RESUME


TECHNICAL EXPERIENCE & SKILLS

       SOFTWARE

       3D/2D
  • MAYA
  • ZBRUSH
  • MARMOSET
  • PHOTOSHOP/ILLUSTRATOR
  • QUIXEL
  • KEYSHOT
  • SUBSTANCE PAINTER
  • MODELING
  • TEXTURING/UV MAPPING
  • HIGH TO LOW (NORMAL MAPPING)
  • 2D/3D CONCEPT/DESIGN
  • RENDERING
  • REAL TIME VFX

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY


3D Character Artist: Jan 2015 - Present.

Nerd Kingdom, Dallas, TX.  Project: TUG. NERD KINGDOM
  • 3D character & asset sculpting.
  • High poly to low work flow.
  • Testing created assets in game.
  • Basic real time VFX.

3D Modeler/Artist: June 2014 – Present.           
TNG Visual Effects, Torrance, CA. TNG VFX
  • 3D sculpting/modeling, 3D scan clean-up, asset design/concept.
  • Texture, UV layout, pipeline development.

Jr. 3D Modeler/Texture Artist: Apr 2014 - Jun 2014.

Luma Pictures, Santa Monica, CA. 
Project: Guardians of the Galaxy. LUMA PICTURES  
  • 3D sculpting, asset design/concept and creation.
  • 3D character art, weapons/objects.
  • 3D Art work prep
  • Worked closely with look development artist/art directors to achieve client goals.
Graphic Artist/Screen Printing Group Leader: June 2012 – Feb 2014.
New Hope Services New Horizons Inc. Employment Opportunity Center.
  • Manage & order supplies for printing prep & apparel for screen printing in order to complete projects to meet deadlines & client needs.
  • Create & prepare graphic imagery for use in screen printing on apparel for Medicalodges, Inc. & community – based business & organizations.
  • Ensure the quality, delivery of printed apparel, & other products.
  • Manage inventory intake/outtake and waste through QuickBooks and create new product inventory numbers as needed.
  • Work closely with the EOC Program Directors to create a brand identity package to include brochures, advertisements, business cards, logos, and more for Medicalodges, Inc.
  • Assist & teach intellectually disabled individuals to use screen printing equipment, heat press & finishing equipment.
  • Manage a team of employees & intellectually disabled individuals in day-to-day operations for the screen printing department.
Combat Engineer (12/21B)Aug 2004 – May 2008.

US Army Corps of Engineers.
  • Performed duties of reading, interpreting maps, and map overlays of enemy operations to confer with my chief executive officer in assistance to tactical operations and survivability of personnel on missions.
  • Worked with Iraqi interpreters, being able to adapt & overcome language barriers to achieve maximum protection for personnel in emergency situations.
  • Engaged in road/bridge/rigging construction along with demolition of dilapidated & buildings & structures in Europe & the Middle East..
EDUCATION

Pittsburg State University: Jan 2009 – May 2012.
          Bachelors of Fine Arts: Commercial Art, Graduate, May 2012, GPA 3.7.