I have collaborated with Daniel while working together at Chermayeff & Geismar where he provided a range of services from client coordination, design, graphics and media production. After working together in this firm, we continued to stay in contact and have collaborated anew through assignments at C&G Partners. Daniel's talents have expanded to include animation, rendering and everything digital. He is a pleasure to work with offering creative vision on-time, on-budget and on-the-mark. Top rate.
Keith Helmetag, Partner at C&G Partners
I have known Daniel for the better part of the last dozen years. He has been a customer of mine as well as an advocate for Autodesk and specifically Autodesk's Maya software. He is passionate, knowledgeable and most of all extremely active in the NY 3D User Community. He stays abreast of the trends and attends all of the most pertinent meetings, groups and demonstrations as they pertain to high-end 3D graphics.
He would make a fine addition to any team but also would be a great choice as a freelance resource as well. He's also a really nice guy
Ben D'Amprisi, Jr. - Americas Middleware Sales Development Manager at Autodesk
Daniel Jay helped me create web sites back when there were no HTML editors and the latest feature of Photoshop was layers. He's a talented, hardworking artist with a keen eye and an understanding of good design. His 3D animation work in Maya shows a rare combination of technical knowledge as well as creative skill.
Marcello Povoa - Executive Director at MPP Interatvia
In the five years I’ve known Daniel Jay, I’ve been consistently impressed by his technical ability and artistic vision. His work is unfailingly arresting and brimming with wit and humor. He’s not only a master of 3D animation, he enlivens every project with his sense of fun and attention to all the details that go into making terrific art.
Zina Saunders - Writer-Illustrator, Animator
I've know Daniel for more than 10 years. He's really dedicated with what he does. He's a kind of person if you ask him to deliver something 100%, he'd come back with 150% to 200% result without any fuss.
Toshiya Masude - Art director, Callaway Digital Arts
Daniel Jay was a very talented designer and production artist at Chermayeff & Geismar Inc. and moved on to become a creative animation artist in his own right. His technical skills, knowledge and experience make him a much sought after professional. In addition to his work related assets, he happens to be a very unassuming, easy to work with, warm and friendly person.
Steff Geissbuhler, Partner, Chermayeff & Geismar Inc.
I am Howard Davis, professor of shoe construction at Parsons The New School For Design and president of the 8-Track Shoe Corp. I contracted Daniel Jay to do some animation work for the 8-Track Shoe Corp. and he did a top job. I was very pleased with his work and professionalism. He presented me with exactly what I requested in a timely fashion and I highly recommend him.
When I started my Video project I knew CGI would be a huge enhancement, fortunately I found Daniel Jay who was not only a complete professional skill wise, but was diligent in his goal to meet my needs.
Also as I found when I did my research not every computer artist will know all the intricacies of every business. (mine is clothing construction) ...Daniel was keen to ask the right questions and to redo over anything that I wished to refine with complete enthusiasm and willingness to get my project correct..and a responsible rates..
I would recommend working with Daniel Jay on any CGI projects
Andrea Masano - Owner at MASANO Sportswear
Daniel delivered exactly what I was asking for. He communicated his progress frequently and was able to step in to work with a third party provider when necessary. I will request that Daniel works on our future digital modeling projects and would recommend him to anyone who has similar work to be completed.
We are a small company developing mobile apps for dietitians. We were in need of some complex drawings on a tight deadline. We searched out graphic artists and found Dan. Not only did he help us meet our deadline, but he provided us with amazing art work. We couldn't be happier! Dan is our go to guy for any future work we need!
Ralf DiMatteo, RD. CDN
Nutrition Workbench LLC
Great work, I had to have female and male figures modeled accurately to their shape and only had to explain the details to him once. He modeled very well, he was responsive and timely with all communication. Great work Daniel, thank you so much and I look forward to working with you again soon in the future.
Roya Latif - Director City Life Events
I have enjoyed working with Daniel on numerous 3D projects. He readily jumps between animation, rendering and 3D modeling from the most elemental to remarkably complex levels.
Dan works well in very experimental and creative problem solving situations. He always comes up with a unique solution and is very open to unproven creative paths. The work we have done together has been admired greatly and I would recommend him to anyone's team.
M. Henry Jones, Director Snake Monkey 3D
I've known Daniel Jay for twenty years. He is a dedicated artist well versed in computer technology. He has a passion for drawing and for studying the anatomy of the human figure.
MInerva Durham, Director of Spring Studio
It's all about running smooth and maintaining lubrication. Even in the most hazardous driving conditions, the roads may freeze, but Dan's animated characters won't. What kind of virtual oil does he put in those characters? Get me a tanker of that!
George Van den Heuvel - El Paso, Texas - Truck driver