Meet Hunter Mabrey, Animation / Motion Capture


  • Hunter


Expert user of Maya, Adobe After Effects, 3ds Max.  Experienced with Vicon Blade, The Foundry MARI, The Foundry Nuke, Unreal Engine, Adobe Photoshop, Windows 7, Mac OS X, Microsoft Office, MotionBuilder, and Adobe Illustrator. Knowledgeable in Softimage, Flash, Unity 3D, V-Ray, and Adobe InDesign.  Three years of leadership.

            FlightSafety International                                  Dallas, TX                               July 2016 – Present
Instructional Systems Specialist

  • Ensure training materials match specifications and standards set by FlightSafety
  • Create accurate and high-quality graphics for use in different training products

The Art Institute of Fort Worth                       Fort Worth, TX                     March 2013 – Present
Assistant Professor

  • Help design and drive curriculum related to Media Arts and Animation and Game Art and Design Programs
  • Deliver class instruction

VS Marketplace                                                    Sewickley, PA                       Jan. 2012 – Feb. 2013
VP of Design

  • Constructed 3D models in Maya for use in Unity game engine
  • Created promotional videos in After Effects
  • Designed page layouts for company website in Illustrator and Photoshop

CRM Studios                                                         Dallas, TX                               Aug. 2011 – Nov. 2011

  • Animated lip-sync for characters in game

Motion Capture Animator/Modeler                                                  Feb. 2007 – Dec. 2007

  • Troubleshot software and hardware issues with the Vicon IQ motion capture system
  • Directed actors in order to acquire best results in the allotted time
  • Trained other employees in the use of the Vicon IQ motion capture system

Olde Tyme Books                                 Dallas, TX                               June 2011 – Nov. 2011

  • Directed Illustrator in order to produce high-quality illustrations while still meeting deadlines
  • Assisted in designing main character Bob Humbug
  • Chose fonts and laid out text

Curious Pictures                                   New York, NY                       Aug.2009 – Sep. 2009;
Motion Capture Artist                                                                                          Dec. 2008 – Jan. 2009

  • Retargeted Motion Capture data onto CG character skeleton
  • Keyframed secondary animation for more appealing movement
  • Cleaned Motion Capture data in order to remove any gaps or discrepancies


Animation Mentor              Certificate in Advanced Studies in Character Animation
Winter 2011
New York University          M.S. in Digital Imaging and Design Studies
Fall 2009, Graduate with Honors
The University of Texas at Dallas      B.A. in Arts and Technology
Fall 2007, Graduate with Honors
CompTIA A+ Certification, February 2013
CompTIA Network+ Certification, March 2013
CompTIA Security+ Certification, December 2015

Short film ‘The Apple’ shown at 17th Annual Austin Film Festival