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Summer 2018 Intern - Cathy Zhang

This year, I thought about applying for summer internships to develope more skills in 3D animation field. Then my digital art teacher recommended me the Epic Software Group. I had two interviews with Vic, on the first one, Vic suggested me to study more in technical animations and using 3DS MAX as the main program. I have been working on game environmental designs with Maya and Zbrush in my past years, thus, technical animations gained my interest as something I never tried before.  I started…

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Summer 2016 Intern - Wei Jin

An internship is very important for anyone wants to work in the creative field. However, the sluggish economy doesn't help college students looking for internships. After many unanswered emails and applications to other companies, I remembered a good friend of mine had a good internship in the previous year which lead to employment at Epic Software Group. So I decided to contact him to see if I could get an internship. To my surprise, I found out they are taking internships every summer! …

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Capturing Realistic Human Movement

  August 19, 2013 – When animating 3D models, some actions that are required for animated characters to do can be difficult to create certain actions. When we want to give a character a more natural feel or lifelike characteristics we use real people to act out movements that records it into 3D. This technique is known as Motion Capture.Motion capture is the process of capturing realistic movements for animated characters that can be used for many types of productions such as Industrial,…

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Epic software group Selected to Create Animated Logo for 2012 Lombardi Award Broadcast

November 28, 2012 - On December 5th, the 43rd Annual Rotary Lombardi Awards Ceremony will take place on CBS TV, and the animated logo for the show was created by the artists and animators at the epic software group.  The Rotary Lombardi Award is presented annually to the college football lineman — offense or defense — who, in addition to outstanding performance and ability, best exemplifies the discipline of Vince Lombardi.  As the legendary coach of the Green Bay Packers, Lombardi…

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My epic Internship - Clare Spaulding

August 13, 2012 – I discovered the epic software group towards the end of my senior year of high school while browsing online publications, and was very curious about such a unique, local company. After peeking around their website and viewing examples of the variety of work they do, I decided to apply for an internship as a writer. I was welcomed with open arms and was immediately given tasks that would test my eye for detail. I worked on the epic website, the company blog, assisted in developing…

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