Cheryl Austin
1086 Morris Ct., San Jose, Ca 95126
E-Mail: cherylaustin@sbcglobal.net
Phone: (408) 375-5611

OBJECTIVE
To continue to take an active role in video game development as a 3D Character Artist.

SKILLS
-Maya, Max, Z Brush.
-Adobe Photoshop, X-Normal, Crazy Bump.
-High and Low Poly 3D Modeling, Texturing, Character Design
-Character Concept

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY


Paragon Studios, Mountain View, Ca 2009-2012
Senior Character Artist
-City of Heroes MMORPG (PC)
-Building high/Low poly, next-generation characters.
-Modeling, texturing, UV Mapping and zbrushing.
-Proficient with modeling and texturing quickly and efficiently.
-Use of next-generation related tools and editors.


Crystal Dynamics, Redwood City, Ca 2006 - 2009
Senior Character Artist
-Tomb Raider Underworld (Xbox 360, PS3 and PC)
-Building high/Low poly, next-generation characters.
-Modeling, texturing, UV Mapping and zbrushing.
-Proficient with modeling and texturing quickly and efficiently.
-Use of next-generation related tools and editors.

 

Electronic Arts, Redwood City, Ca 2003 - 2006
Senior Character Artist
-James Bond "From Russia with Love" (PS2) "Lord of the Rings Third Age" (PS2)
-"Lord of the Rings Return of the King" (PS2)
-Modeling, Texturing and UV mapping player and non player models
-Became proficient with proprietary software in short time.



Atari/Midway Games, Milpitas, Ca 1997 - 2003
2D/3D Lead Character Artist
Gladiator "Crimson Reign" (PS2) Joust (PS2) Skins Game (Arcade) Grey Dawn (PS2) Tenth Degree (Arcade)
-Modeled, textured, concepted and rigged characters.
-Modeled and textured environments.
-Designed and created cabinet art.
-Created character animation for game enemies
-Lead Character Artist directing 4 other characters artists.
-Cleaned up character motion capture.
-Concepted, modeled, and textured world elements


Interplay Productions, Irvine, Ca 1991- 1997
2D/3D Artist
Fallout, (PC) Red Asphalt "Rock and Roll Racing 2" (PSOne) Star Trek 25th Anniversary (PC)
Robocop vs. Terminator (SNES) Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (PC) Stonekeep (PC) Dungeon Master (PC) Bards Tale (PC) The Lost Vikings (SNES) ClayFighter 2 (SNES)

-Created full range of production art on 2D and 3D console and computer games.
-Designed and animated characters.
-Duties also included 2D rotoscoping, map layouts, background design, tiles, and master color scheming.

 

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Available upon request