Welcome to my Online Portfolio

I am digital artist and technical director at Industrial Light & Magic. I am writing/scripting software, light and render shots, create simulation for water/fire effects and all kind of FX. High complex visual effects are my favorite problems for solving it. In my free time, i am also practice a lots of modeling, sculpting, 2d painting, live painting and writing novels. I like travel around the world and married to beautiful wife and a proud i am a  father.

I’ve started my career as Eletric-Specialist. I’ve decided to turn my hobby into a job and join film industry. first, i work on germans first full features animation movie and lots of other projects in Germany and london follows. In 2008, i’ve moved to New Zealand to work on James Cameron “Avatar”, a long, great and fun project ! After this, my journey brought me from Sydney, Austrailia, Los Angeles to Vancouver, Canada.  I have worked for companies like Weta, Dreamworks Animation, Animal Logic, Digital Domain.

you can find me on twitter  and drop me drop lines if you want. or visit my travel blog or write me an email to heribertraab at gmail

german (native)
english (kind of fluent)
portugese (in progress)

heribertraab (at) gmail.com


Disclaimer 2: the above is the author’s personal opinion and is not the opinion or policy of his employer.