About

My Current CVDownloadView OnlineFor those that want to skip to the end

Vestibulum consectetur tortor purus, a fermentum dolor malesuada eget. Vestibulum et aliquet tortor. Integer ligula augue, accumsan lacinia orci sit amet, congue placerat arcu. Suspendisse potenti. Suspendisse pharetra leo dolor, eget ullamcorper felis aliquet ac. Pellentesque malesuada, orci a malesuada malesuada, neque urna dignissim tellus, et dapibus urna sapien at enim. Curabitur quis libero a lorem laoreet placerat. Duis eu erat eu ante feugiat pellentesque at ut justo. Nullam id pulvinar est. Ut aliquet, ligula sit amet gravida pretium, magna lorem imperdiet ipsum, vitae ultrices leo neque ut lorem. Nunc feugiat posuere quam, tempor vulputate lectus mollis sit amet.

Curabitur eget purus vel risus bibendum placerat. Quisque finibus ante a purus varius mattis. Aliquam tristique sit amet tortor at interdum. Phasellus id sapien eu dui viverra commodo sed eu ligula. Phasellus lectus enim, placerat placerat tellus non, porta congue nisl. Nam quis ante sagittis sem blandit dictum id sit amet diam. Mauris lacus orci, imperdiet eget sodales nec, rhoncus porta nulla. Nam id fermentum lectus.

Detailed Information

The following is a breakdown of my skills, software knowledge and career background.

Most entries can be expanded for more detail or just grab my CV for a succinct breakdown.

Core Skills
  • Asset Creation
  • Layout
  • Modular Design
  • Decals
  • Vertex Painting
  • Asset Creation
  • Prefabs
  • Next Gen Asset Creation
  • Current Gen Asset Creation
  • Bug Fixing
  • Effecient & Optimal Asset Creation
  • Platform Limitations
  • High Poly
  • Low Poly
  • Hard Surface
  • Organic Surface
  • Vertex Colour
  • Effecient & Optimal Mesh Creation
  • Organic Surface
  • Hard Surface
  • Effecient & Optimal Creation
  • Maintaining Texel Density
  • UV Sets
  • Pelt Mapping
  • Light Map Creation
  • Physically Based Shading
  • Traditional Shading
  • Layering
  • Passes
  • HLSL
  • Texture Map Creation
  • Material Creation
  • Physically Based Rendering Understanding
  • 3D & 2D Painting
  • Mip Map Creation
  • Normal
  • Ambient Occlusion
  • Displacement
  • Parallax Occlusion
  • Curvature
  • Polynominal
  • Ambient Occlusion
  • Lighting
  • Sphere & Cube Reflections
  • Mesh Reduction
  • Mip Map Creation
  • Engine Implementation
  • Real-Time
  • Directional
  • Static
  • Vertex
  • UV Unwrapping & Layout for Light Mapping
Complementary Skills
  • Graphic Design
  • HTML5
  • XHTML
  • CSS
  • XML
  • JavaScript
  • PHP
  • ASP
  • Compositing
  • Batch Frame Operations
  • Sprite Creation
  • Photography
  • Illustration
  • Painting
  • Print Making
  • Sculpting
  • Textiles
  • Productivity
  • Tools
  • Game Flow
  • Bug Fixing
  • Animation Trees
  • Rigging
  • Inverse Kinematics
  • Blend Shapes
  • Sprites
  • Stop Motion
  • PhysX
  • Baking Simulations to Animation
  • Creation
  • Sprite Authoring
  • APEX Turbulence
  • Graphic Design
  • Animation
  • Multiple Resolution Support
  • Offline
  • Batch
  • Real-Time
  • Compositing
  • Modelling
  • Rigging
Software Experience
  • Modelling
  • UV Unwrapping
  • Map Transfer & Baking
  • Scripting
  • Lighting
  • Rendering
  • Animation
  • Sculpting
  • Painting
  • Map Transfer & Baking
  • PBR Workflow
  • Painting
  • Map Transfer & Baking
  • Map Transfer & Baking
  • Retopology
  • Atlassian Confluence
  • Atlassian Jira
Engine Experience
Unreal Engine 4I'm well versed in creating assets for Unreal Engine 4 as well as other features.

  • Material Creation
  • Lighting
  • Blueprints
UnityI have a very in-depth knowledge and experience with using Unity for desktop, mobile and VR projects.

  • Shader Creation
  • Lighting
  • C# Scripting
Employment History
Freelance ArtistSelf Employed2016 - NowCurabitur suscipit lacinia dui. Quisque euismod mi vulputate, varius diam ut, molestie purus. Suspendisse potenti. Proin sollicitudin feugiat venenatis. Vivamus ullamcorper interdum augue, ac ultricies quam finibus ac. Cras dictum at felis a euismod. Pellentesque vel odio porta tortor congue auctor. Donec eget lacus turpis. Donec at risus at sapien finibus bibendum.
Senior ArtistFat Pebble2014 - 2016Curabitur suscipit lacinia dui. Quisque euismod mi vulputate, varius diam ut, molestie purus. Suspendisse potenti. Proin sollicitudin feugiat venenatis. Vivamus ullamcorper interdum augue, ac ultricies quam finibus ac. Cras dictum at felis a euismod. Pellentesque vel odio porta tortor congue auctor. Donec eget lacus turpis. Donec at risus at sapien finibus bibendum.
Freelance ArtistSelf Employed2011 - 2014Curabitur suscipit lacinia dui. Quisque euismod mi vulputate, varius diam ut, molestie purus. Suspendisse potenti. Proin sollicitudin feugiat venenatis. Vivamus ullamcorper interdum augue, ac ultricies quam finibus ac. Cras dictum at felis a euismod. Pellentesque vel odio porta tortor congue auctor. Donec eget lacus turpis. Donec at risus at sapien finibus bibendum.
Game ArtistZoë Mode2008 - 2011Curabitur suscipit lacinia dui. Quisque euismod mi vulputate, varius diam ut, molestie purus. Suspendisse potenti. Proin sollicitudin feugiat venenatis. Vivamus ullamcorper interdum augue, ac ultricies quam finibus ac. Cras dictum at felis a euismod. Pellentesque vel odio porta tortor congue auctor. Donec eget lacus turpis. Donec at risus at sapien finibus bibendum.
Freelance ArtistEscape Studios2007Curabitur suscipit lacinia dui. Quisque euismod mi vulputate, varius diam ut, molestie purus. Suspendisse potenti. Proin sollicitudin feugiat venenatis. Vivamus ullamcorper interdum augue, ac ultricies quam finibus ac. Cras dictum at felis a euismod. Pellentesque vel odio porta tortor congue auctor. Donec eget lacus turpis. Donec at risus at sapien finibus bibendum.
Web DesignerCodeweavers2006Curabitur suscipit lacinia dui. Quisque euismod mi vulputate, varius diam ut, molestie purus. Suspendisse potenti. Proin sollicitudin feugiat venenatis. Vivamus ullamcorper interdum augue, ac ultricies quam finibus ac. Cras dictum at felis a euismod. Pellentesque vel odio porta tortor congue auctor. Donec eget lacus turpis. Donec at risus at sapien finibus bibendum.
Published Titles
Rock RevolutionPS3 / Xbox 360 / Wii2008Freelance
You're in the MoviesXbox 3602008Zoë Mode
Girls Life : Sleepover PartyWii2010Zoë Mode
Grease : The Official Video GameWii2010Zoë Mode
ChimePC2010Zoë Mode
Chime Super DeluxePS32011Zoë Mode
Grease DancePS3 / Xbox 3602012Zoë Mode
HauntXbox 3602012Zoë Mode
Daisy My DesigniOS / Android2013Freelance
Jack Nano RacingiOS / Android2013Freelance
The Voice : I Want YouPS3 / Xbox 360 / Wii U2014Freelance
RiskPS4 / PS3 / Xbox One / Xbox 3602015Freelance
Play-Doh JamiOS / Android2015Fat Pebble
Marvel: Ultimate AlliancePS4 / XBox One / PC2016Freelance
Marvel: Ultimate Alliance 2PS4 / XBox One / PC2016Freelance
Risk: Urban AssaultPS4 / PS3 / Xbox One / Xbox 3602016Freelance
Unpublished Titles
Camera Based Air Guitar Game *Console
Kinect Acting Game *Console
Xbox Avatar Golf Game *Console
Marble Creature Game *Console
DJ Hero : After Party *Console
Creature Box *Mobile
King KaboomMobile
Face Captured Singing Game *Mobile
Will To SurviveDesktop / Mobile
The Last DropDesktop / Mobile
Rescue Is Coming *Desktop / Mobile
Match 3 Game *Mobile
4 In a BlowMobile
Homicide DetectiveDesktop / Mobile
Multiplayer VR Experience *Vive VR
* Denotes a title that was never announced
Qualifications
Maya For CharactersMaya For CharactersAutodesk Training CourseAutodesk TrainingEscape Studios-2007
Maya For GamesMaya For GamesAutodesk Training CourseAutodesk TrainingEscape Studios-2007
Maya CoreMaya CoreAutodesk Training CourseAutodesk TrainingEscape Studios-2007
IllustrationIllustrationBA Honours DegreeBA Honours DegreeUniversity of Derby2:12003 - 2006
Foundation Studies (Art And Design)Foundation ArtBTEC DiplomaBTEC DiplomaNewcastle Under Lyme CollegeMerit2002 - 2003
Art : Fine ArtArt : Fine ArtA-LevelA-LevelBlythe Bridge High School A2000 - 2002
ComputingComputingA-LevelA-LevelBlythe Bridge High School B2000 - 2002
D&T : Product DesignProduct DesignA-LevelA-LevelBlythe Bridge High School C2000 - 2002
English LiteratureEnglish LiteratureAS-LevelAS-LevelBlythe Bridge High School E2000 - 2002
Art : Drawing And PaintingArtGCSEGCSEBlythe Bridge High School A*1995 - 2000
D&T : Graphic ProductsGraphic ProductsGCSEGCSEBlythe Bridge High School A1995 - 2000
EnglishEnglishGCSEGCSEBlythe Bridge High School B1995 - 2000
GeographyGeographyGCSEGCSEBlythe Bridge High School B1995 - 2000
Science : Double AwardScience : DoubleGCSEGCSEBlythe Bridge High School B1995 - 2000
Science : Double AwardScience : DoubleGCSEGCSEBlythe Bridge High School B1995 - 2000
MathematicsMathematicsGCSEGCSEBlythe Bridge High School C1995 - 2000
English LiteratureEnglish LiteratureGCSEGCSEBlythe Bridge High School C1995 - 2000
SpanishSpanishGCSEGCSEBlythe Bridge High School C1995 - 2000
Information TechnologyITKey Skills Level 3Key Skills Level 3Blythe Bridge High School -2000 - 2002
Application Of NumberNumeracyKey Skills Level 2Key Skills Level 2Blythe Bridge High School -2000 - 2002
Computer Literacy & ITITRSA Stage IRSA Stage IBlythe Bridge High School -1995 - 2000

Other Information

Firing Pin Games

A PHP Error was encountered

Severity: Notice

Message: Undefined variable: main_data

Filename: about/index.php

Line Number: 181

Backtrace:

File: /var/www/vhosts/firingpingames.com/liquidoodle/application/views/about/index.php
Line: 181
Function: _error_handler

File: /var/www/vhosts/firingpingames.com/liquidoodle/application/core/MY_Controller.php
Line: 157
Function: view

File: /var/www/vhosts/firingpingames.com/liquidoodle/application/controllers/About.php
Line: 124
Function: display

File: /var/www/vhosts/firingpingames.com/liquidoodle/index.php
Line: 315
Function: require_once

Games I've Helped Kickstart

A PHP Error was encountered

Severity: Notice

Message: Undefined variable: main_data

Filename: about/index.php

Line Number: 186

Backtrace:

File: /var/www/vhosts/firingpingames.com/liquidoodle/application/views/about/index.php
Line: 186
Function: _error_handler

File: /var/www/vhosts/firingpingames.com/liquidoodle/application/core/MY_Controller.php
Line: 157
Function: view

File: /var/www/vhosts/firingpingames.com/liquidoodle/application/controllers/About.php
Line: 124
Function: display

File: /var/www/vhosts/firingpingames.com/liquidoodle/index.php
Line: 315
Function: require_once

The Beat Gremlin

A PHP Error was encountered

Severity: Notice

Message: Undefined variable: main_data

Filename: about/index.php

Line Number: 191

Backtrace:

File: /var/www/vhosts/firingpingames.com/liquidoodle/application/views/about/index.php
Line: 191
Function: _error_handler

File: /var/www/vhosts/firingpingames.com/liquidoodle/application/core/MY_Controller.php
Line: 157
Function: view

File: /var/www/vhosts/firingpingames.com/liquidoodle/application/controllers/About.php
Line: 124
Function: display

File: /var/www/vhosts/firingpingames.com/liquidoodle/index.php
Line: 315
Function: require_once