Katia Zenava

  • 5 years of work in a print media as journalist and editor of scientific review
  • Ability to analyze information from various sources
  • Master’s Degree in International Relations with thesis on “Criteria of Evaluation of Effectiveness of Foreign Politics”
  • Highly skilled with web-implementation tools
  • Technically gifted, organized, resourceful and eager learner
  • Congenial and sympathetic to multicultural environment with a life history of interest to cultures
  • Fluent in English, French, Russian and Belorussian

What I Do

Photography

Photojournalist, Exclusive photographer of President, 17000 photographs in the National Archive of Belarus

Graphic and Web Design

CMS-based web site building, banners, logo design and catalogues

Games and 3D

7 years of experience working as an 3D artist, rigger and animator for Video Games industry. Worked on the following games: Roller Coaster Tycoon, Rokh, Eden Rising, Lego Minifigures, Age of Conan. Original idea and successful grant application for Rat Story game about environmental disaster and child labour in ship breaking facility in India

Videography

Videocapturing, editing in Final Cut Pro or Adobe Premiere, documentary shot in Cambodia with Montrealer, Muylen Pong, survivor of Khmer Rouge genocide.

Information

Gather and treat information, scientific research. Worked as an editor of scientific review of Ministry of Industry. Write news, reviews, experience of working with technical articles that needed to be “translated” to a commonly understood language. Writing of proposals, preparing presentations, pitching.

Organization

Organizing events, maintaining relationships

Interviews

Conducting interviews to gather additional information for research.

Folklore

Folklore

28 years of dancing in Folk dance groups, like "Tchabarock", "Crizhachok" from Minsk, Belarus, "Reel et Macadam" and "Les Sortileges, danses du monde" from Montreal, Canada. Participated in Festivals in Swiss, England, Germany, Poland, Czechoslovakia (1989) and more

Resume

18 Years of Experience

Education

2003
Belorussian State University

Master's Degree in International Relations

Thesis "Criteria of Evaluation of Effectiveness of Foreign Politics

2001
Belorussian State University

Bachelor of Journalism

Diploma with Distinction of International Journalism and Photojournalism

2007
Concordia University

Certificate Computer Animation

2011
Montmorency College

AEC 3D Animation

Experience

2013 - Current
Nvizzio Creations

3D Artist

Working as an Animator, 3D and Marketing Artist on the following games: Roller Coaster Tycoon Touch, Eden Rising, Rokh, Lego Minifigures, ¬Age of Conan

2012 - 2017
3DLighthouse

Artist, Web-designer and CEO

Developing my own enterprise, two successful grant applications, developing online database for 3D Artists community and a game (Rat Story) about environmental problems and child labor in ship breaking facility in India

2008-2010
Self-Employed

Independent Filmmaker

Making a feature-length documentary “Meet Muylen” about Cambodian survivor of Khmer Rouge genocide: filming in Cambodia, conducting interviews through interpreter, organizing shoots and choosing locations, editing in Final Cut Pro.

2005 – 2008
Marc Azran Creations

Graphic and Web designer

Working for jewelry company, developing their web site, making catalogues, web-banners, macro photography of jewelry etc.

2004
Ministry of Industry

Editor of Scientific Review TEO

Planned issue, edited and wrote articles, coordinated designer, freelancers, planned work of editorial board, guided communication output for this organization, maintained relationship with directors of major enterprises.

2001-2002
Administration of President of Republic of Belarus

Exclusive photographer of President of Belarus A. Lukashenko

Portraying President of Belarus, providing photos for books and internet, making albums. 17000 of my photos are in National Archive of Belarus

1996-2001
Self-Employed

Freelance Journalist

Many of my articles and photographs published in newspapers.

Personal qualities

Congenial and sympathetic to multicultural work environment

100%

Quick and eager learner

100%

Resourseful

100%

Energetic and motivated

95%

Organized

85%

Working with deadlines and time management

95%

Areas of Expertise

Research and analysis of information

100%

Writing news, reviews, editing articles

88%

Photo and Video Capturing

98%

Graphic Design

90%

Web Design

90%

3D Modeling, Texturing, Animation

85%

Video Editing

85%

Writing pitches, presentations, proposals

90%

Technical Skills

Microsoft Office

95%

WordPress, Joomla, Drupal

85%

HTML / CSS / MySQL

45%

Autodesk 3DsMax, Maya, MotionBuilder

95%

Zbrush

80%

Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere, After Effects

98%

Adobe Photoshop

100%

Portfolio

My Works

This section is under construction

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Portfolio 2014

Austria

Austria

Photography
President of Belarus and Russia

President of Belarus and Russia

Photography
Documentary in Cambodia

Documentary in Cambodia

Video
Photojournalism

Photojournalism

Photography
Graphic and Web Design

Graphic and Web Design

Graphic and Web
Rigging and animation

Rigging and animation

Animation

Contact

Get in Touch

+1 (514) 575-0714

Montreal

katiazenava@gmail.com

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