Credentials

EXPERIENCE

Vancouver Film School (2015-present)

Fire-Point Games

Blueprint Reality

  • Awaken [VR] (2017) – VFX, 3D assets

Roadhouse Interactive

Fathom Interactive

  • Sky Punks (2015) – environment models, textures, level dressing

Team Sharkeye

  • Oscar (release TBA) – Art Director, VFX

Blackbird Interactive

Relic Entertainment

Kerberos Productions

PROFICIENCIES

  • Unity3D, various in-house dev tools
  • 3D asset creation using Maya, 3D Studio Max, & Adobe Photoshop
  • Experience with creating art assets suitable for HTC Vive, Oculus Rift and Gear VR platforms
  • Extensive experience with Unity’s Shuriken and in-house particle systems & VFX editors
  • Destructible assets, state machines, Havok physics & VFX hookups
  • VFX language design for player readability and gameplay enhancement
  • Highly organized, strong communication skills, detail oriented, & at ease with cross-disciplinary collaboration
  • Quality control, asset tracking, optimization, documentation and compilation of visual libraries
  • Extensive PC user with experience in all Microsoft OS’s, and general office software
  • Version control systems: Perforce, GIT, & SVN
  • Functional knowledge of Mudbox, zBrush, Adobe After Effects, Premiere & Sony Vegas
  • Supportive of junior artists, happy and able to mentor and train
  • Ruthless bug squasher

FORMAL EDUCATION

OTHER TRAINING

  • Mental Health Commission of Canada Mental Health First Aid, Basic (2015)
  • Crisis Centre, VancouverSAFETALK (Suicide Awareness For Everyone) (2015)
  • Various – community safety/emergency, conflict resolution/de-escalation (ongoing)

VOLUNTEER

Greater Vancouver Interactive Arts Society (2006-current)
GVIAS is a not-for-profit society created by the local Burning Man community to support interactive arts in BC, by providing art grants and organizing community events where artists can showcase their art.

  • Event Producer (Burn In The Forest 2016, Recompression 2010)
  • Board Member (Treasurer, 2013)
  • Web Committee (Chair, 2012-2014)

BC Rangers  (2014-present)
BC Rangers volunteer to preserve the welfare and quality of experience of Burning Man community events in Vancouver and Victoria BC, by acting as non-confrontational community mediators, providers of reliable information, and facilitators of public safety.

  • Founder
  • Director
  • Trainer

Burning Man (2013-present)
Burning Man is an annual week-long festival of art and community, and weirdness held in Nevada’s Black Rock Desert.

  • Black Rock Rangers Volunteer Coordinator (2015-current)
  • Black Rock Ranger (2013-current)
  • Regional Contact (2014-2016)

FUN!

  • Visual Arts: painting, drawing, sculpting, calligraphy, illumination, weird multi-disciplinary mashups
  • Facilitation: Workshops and interactive projects for creativity, expression, empathy and ridiculousness
  • Performing Arts: costuming, dancing, singing, fire and flow arts