Anthony Lentini
1301 Whirlaway Ln
Hanover Park, Illinois 60133            
Cell Phone: 847-902-7643            


Technical 2D & 3D Graphic Animator / Illustrator
Expertise lies in creating and teaching high end 3D computer graphics, animation and multimedia

PROFILE: Over 20 years experience creating renderings and animations for visualization and presentation purposes for large scale architectural, gaming, and advertising firms, as well adjunct instruction for several education programs.

OBJECTIVE: Continued advancement and work in the field of computer graphic illustration and animation.


3D Studio Max / Viz



Adobe Photoshop
Adobe Premiere
Audio Editing
Architectural Projects
Software Installation

Adobe Illustrator
Adobe Dreamweaver
Autodesk Combustion
Gaming Projects
Hardware Assembly & Repair

Adobe After Effects
Adobe Flash
Video Editing
2D and 3D Animation
Adjunct Instructor


Various Freelance 3D Render and Animation Projects                   

May 2015 to Present

  • 3D Visualization projects for exhibit industry and sports related exhibits.
  • 2D and 3D graphs and renders created for courtroom presentations / litigation.

 Various IT Contractor Positions                                                                      

May 2015 to Present
  • Desktop computer support, hardware repair, software installation and configuration.
  • Office and documentation organization.

Metro Exhibit Corp
Woodridge, Illinois

March 2012 to April 2015

  • 3D model building, renders and animations.  General computer hardware and software support.

3D Content Developer
Product Animations Chicago, Illinois

December 2010 to October 2011

  • 3D model building and animation of mechanical devices for training purposes. 

Adjunct Instructor
ITT Technical Institute Mount Prospect, Illinois

March 2009 to May 2009

  • Beginning Autodesk 3D Studio model building, materials, and rendering. 

3D Animator/Illustrator
Skidmore, Owings & Merrill Chicago, Illinois

September 2008 to December 2008

  • Rendering architectural projects and technical support of other 2D and 3D graphic artists in the Chicago office. 
  • My short time with S.O.M. was due to budget cutting and mass layoffs by the firm at the end of the year.

3D Animator/Illustrator
Land Vision St. Charles, Illinois

November 2004 to June 2008

  • Modeling and rendering various architectural structures and large scale land development projects.  Site and reference photography.

Adjunct Instructor    
Moraine Valley College Palos Hills, Illinois 

Jan 2006 to March 2006

  • Beginning Autodesk 3D Studio Viz.

Adjunct Multimedia Instructor
Westwood College O'Hare Campus, Illinois

May 2005 to October 2005

  • Beginning, intermediate, and advanced 3D Studio Max & Character Studio

Adjunct Multimedia Instructor
ITT Technical Institute Matteson, Illinois

December 2003 to March 2004

  • 3D Studio Max & Character Studio

3D Animator/Illustrator
Trialgraphix Chicago, Illinois

November 2002 to August 2003

  • Modeling and animating patent and legal animations. Software installation and computer configuration. Short video productions.

3D Animator/Illustrator
Graphic Dimensions Lake Bluff, Illinois

June 1999 to November 2002

  • Modeling and animating architectural and product animations.  Software installation and computer repair. 

Short video/audio productions.  Software training.

3D Game Artist/Designer
Midway Games Chicago, Illinois

June 1997 to June 1999

  • Design and modeling of high resolution fantasy structures and vehicles.  Conversion of high detail models to ‘game ready’ low resolution models and texture maps.

3D Animator/Illustrator
Graphic Dimensions (Visual Realism Group) Lake Bluff, Illinois

November 1994 to May 1997

  • Modeling and animating architectural and product animations.  Software installation and computer repair. 

Short video/audio productions.  Software training.

3D Animator/Illustrator
Teledec International Oak Brook, Illinois

October 1993 to October 1994

  • Modeling and animating flying logos and technical animations.  Desktop publishing and 2D still graphics



School Of Communication Arts Minneapolis, Minnesota

January 1991 to July 1991

  • 2D & 3D art and animation course.
  • Topas, Tips, Rio, Photostyler, Adobe Illustrator, 3D Studio DOS Release 1 software packages.

Bachelor of Arts, Columbia College Chicago, Illinois

February 1986 to June 1989

  • Graphic Arts and Computer Graphics
  • Wavefront Explorer, Crystal 3D, Lumena, CubiComp, Director, Anaimate 3D, Aldus Pagemaker, BASIC & PASCAL programming, IBM System 36 Mainframe

Triton College River Grove, Illinois

August 1984 to December 1985

  • CAD/CAM Drafting
  • Burroughs Mainframe, Computervision 3D Solid Modeling CAD system, Baush & Lomb ProDucer CAD system, Vector graphics programming


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