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Driving licence B (motorcars), Able to attend company site.

Interest

Video Games, Film, Technology, Ju-jitsu, Tennis, Golf, Painting...

Summary

I’m a highly motivated artist with a MA in Media and Communications including Video Game Animations Certificate. I have rich experience that covers different aspects of video game development. I have strong language skills gained throughout an extensive travel and rich working experience in multiple European countries. Currently, I’m seeking an artist position in an international video game company.<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>

References

Ben Tate

Available upon request.

Only to be contacted with my

Prior permission.

Many Thanks

Work experience

Nov 2009Present

Games Master

Codemasters
Reporting directly to the Senior Games Master, the Games Master is responsible for processing 1st line customer support requests for all Codemasters Online games. (including in-game support, live events and when required, out of game support).

Responsibilities:

  • Provide 24x7 1st line in-game customer support to all Codemasters Online games.
  • Manage and own to resolution both external service and in-game service player generated issues.
  • Provide clear and accurate in-game communications to players regarding planned and unplanned maintenance outages.
  • Complete incident reports to ensure accurate feedback is achieved regarding individual incidents.
  • Mentor new staff on quality of work and task prioritisation.
  • Provide occasional cover for QA testing (including weekend and bank holidays).
  • Ensure that all customer and internal communications are handled with professionalism, respect and the required level of customer care.
  • Assist both the marketing and community teams with ad-hoc requests to deliver rewards and promotions to players.
  • Assist both technical and administrative teams with RMT investigations.
  • Monitor and moderate community forums during out of normal office hours.
  • Provide post-event reports detailing the results of in-game events.
Feb 2008Present

Fps

Tactical-Assault

Position

Texture Artist / Modeler

Responsibilities:

  • Expert knowledge of Max and Photoshop
  • Knowledge of games development pipeline/environment/engines
  • Visual environment creation, modeling, texturing
  •  Implementation game environments
  • Formal art training
  • Art ability
  • Real-time 3D: Modelling, texturing, animation and effects
  • 3D optimization, rendering tricks
  • Work closely with the programmers and designers
  • Achieve a artful result from model optimization to thing lightning tweaking
  • Embrace the whole picture
  • Use the 3D engine to it`s best on the given platform
Nov 2010Present

Senior Games Master

Codemasters

Reporting directly to the Lead Games Master, the Senior Games Master is responsible for processing 1st line Games Master support requests for all Codemasters Online games.

(Including in-game support, live events and when required, out of game support).

Responsibilities:

• Successfully resolve and provide final tier support for escalated player requests• Monitor first tier support performance to ensure quality of work product• Enforce player Codes of Conduct and Terms of Service• Execute and ensure proper shift procedures and processes are followed• Report, document and provide follow-through for game issues• Develop and update knowledge documentation as required• Perform other duties as assigned by management

Mar 2008Dec 2009

Byook

SupinfoGame

Role: modeling and texturing of environment art

Responsibilities:

  • Expert knowledge of Max and Photoshop
  • Knowledge of games development pipeline/environment/engines
  • Visual environment creation, modeling, texturing
  •  Implementation game environments
  • Formal art training
  • Art ability
  • Real-time 3D: Modelling, texturing, animation and effects
  • 3D optimization, rendering tricks
  • Work closely with the programmers and designers
  • Achieve a artful result from model optimization to thing lightning tweaking
  • Embrace the whole picture
  • Use the 3D engine to it`s best on the given platform
Jul 2008Jun 2009

Fps

Anarchy-Productions

First-person shooter, PC,

Role: modeling and texturing of environment art/ weapons/ props,

Responsibilities:

  • Expert knowledge of Max and Photoshop
  • Knowledge of games development pipeline/environment/engines
  • Visual environment creation, modeling, texturing
  •  Implementation game environments
  • Formal art training
  • Art ability
  • Real-time 3D: Modelling, texturing, animation and effects
  • 3D optimization, rendering tricks
  • Work closely with the programmers and designers
  • Achieve a artful result from model optimization to thing lightning tweaking
  • Embrace the whole picture
  • Use the 3D engine to it`s best on the given platform

Portfolio

Education

Skills

Next-Gen
Normal map
Sculpting
Lighting
Uv's unwarping
Texturing
3D modeling

Certifications

Oct 2007Oct 2008

Autodesk

Certificate, Video Game