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November 9, 1967 |
|Occupation||Voice Actor, Computer Scientist, and Visual Effects Supervisor|
Guido Quaroni (born November 9, 1967) is an Italian voice actor and Supervising Technical Director at Pixar Animation Studios. He was one of the developers of solidThinking, a NURBS based 3D modeling and rendering software.
He attended the faculty of Electronic Engineering at the Politecnico di Milano in Milan, Italy from 1987 to 1992. In 1991, he started his professional career as a software engineer designing and writing the first version of solidThinking, a NURBS based 3D modeling and rendering software for the NeXT platform. solidThinking was awarded as the best new application in the "CAD and 3D" category at NeXTWORLD EXPO held in San Francisco in June 1993.
Working at Pixar
As Technical Director
Quaroni worked initially as a generalist Technical Director on Toy Story 2 by performing, modeling, articulation, shading, and special effects tasks. In 2000, he was promoted as a sequence supervisor for the movie Monsters, Inc. (2001) focusing on dynamic simulations and special effects. Upon completion of the movie in 2001, Quaroni moved to the Software R&D division, leading the team responsible for the shading and texturing production pipeline.
In 2007, Quaroni returned to production taking the role as a Supervising Technical Director for Toy Story 3 (2010) leading the teams also responsible for characters, sets, animation controls, surface materials, lighting, special effects, and rendering.
As voice actor
|1999||Toy Story 2||Modeling, Shading, Artuculation and FX Artist|
|2001||Monsters, Inc.||Sequence Supervisor: Simulation and Effect/Voice of Tony the Grosser|
|2003||Finding Nemo||Lead Studio Tools Research and Development|
|2004||The Incredibles||Lead Studio Tools Research and Development|
|2006||Cars||Lead Studio Tools Research and Development/Voice of Guido|
|2007||Ratatouille||Production Engineering Team Lead|
|2008||WALL-E||Production Engineering Team Lead|
|2008||Tokyo Mater||Additional Voices|
|2010||Toy Story 3||Supervising Technical Director|
|2011||Cars 2||Voice of Guido|
|2013||Monsters University||Supervising Technical Director|
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