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2K MARIN  as a Level artist on The Bureau: XCOM Declassified, I created models, textures, and props, for sets, while working closely with level architects to layout & maintain efficient geometry standards in the unreal engine pipeline.  Some of my contributions here are building signs, destruction geometry variations, bank box stacks and wooden wall desk, fountain pieces, and scaling of multiple level assets to work with collision and game play.

"set decoration, models, materials, props"



 

2K SPORTS  as an Environment artist on NBA 2K14, I created models, textures, props, and complete sets for what has been hailed as the top selling and one of the best sports video games of all time.

Here in this fan video, is a rooftop environment I modeled and textured...
"set decoration, models, materials, props"


2K SPORTS  As the environment team lead on MLB Baseball, I created models, textures, and animations, for over 44 unique sets, managed artists, large scale outsourcing projects, implementation of new tech, surface shaders, advertisement placement, and quality control of game submissions. Thanks to this great team for their contributions.

MLB 2K12 Game Trailer...

2K SPORTS    "set animation and rigging"
PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES -  Home Run Animation
models textures & animation created in Maya.  

2K SPORTS    "set animation and rigging"
HOUSTON ASTROS - 
Home Run Animation
models textures & animation created in Maya.  

EA SPORTSThese materials and models were created in Photoshop & Maya for EA SPORTS next gen football titles MADDEN & NCAA. Digitally Painted maps include, color layers, specular highlights, normal, bump, blending masks, and occlusion maps layered into a proprietary shader system in Maya.
link ----->...... NCAA 09 Football Trailer
EA SPORTS    "set decoration, modeling, materials" 
Clemson TEXTURES / MODEL REFINEMENT / UV LAYOUT / LIGHTING / MATTE PAINTING
North Carolina TEXTURES / MODEL REFINEMENT / UV LAYOUT / LIGHTING / MATTE PAINTING
Georgia
TEXTURES / MODEL REFINEMENT / UV LAYOUT / LIGHTING / MATTE PAINTING







EA SPORTS     "set decoration, modeling, materials"
University of Washington TEXTURES / MODEL REFINEMENT / UV LAYOUT / LIGHTING / MATTE PAINTINGFresno State TEXTURES / MODEL REFINEMENT / UV LAYOUT / LIGHTING / MATTE PAINTING
Ole Mississippi TEXTURES / MODEL REFINEMENT / UV LAYOUT / LIGHTING / MATTE PAINTING













EA SPORTS
Motion Graphics for NCAA MODELS / TEXTURES / LIGHTING / ANIMATION
These animations were used in-game for cutscenes between plays, and for advertising the new look and broadcast feel of the game.
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video

video
EA SPORTS  "sets & buildings"
Head Coach Campuses
San Francisco 49r's
San Diego Chargers

Campuses were created for the Head Coach '09 beauty shots in game. The buildings were modeled in low poly and the uv's were layed out to be adapted to different textures as needed. Matte Paintings were created to achieve unique backgrounds indicative of the campus locations.
EA SPORTS     "props"
"UGGA" - Georgia's Bulldog TEXTURES / MODEL / UV LAYOUT / LIGHTINGMadden Trophies TEXTURES / MODEL / UV LAYOUT / LIGHTING NCAA Trophies TEXTURES / MODEL / UV LAYOUT / LIGHTING Head Coach Character Heads TEXTURES / BLEND SHAPES (low-rez models shown)

backup to character images

EA SPORTS     "props"
"UGGA" - Georgia's Bulldog TEXTURES / MODEL / UV LAYOUT / LIGHTINGMadden Trophies TEXTURES / MODEL / UV LAYOUT / LIGHTING NCAA Trophies TEXTURES / MODEL / UV LAYOUT / LIGHTING Head Coach Character Heads TEXTURES / BLEND SHAPES (low-rez models shown)
MONDO MEDIA
Cinematics/Cutscenes/Environments/Characters
Atari & Midway Games / Gauntlet Legends /Mountain & Castle Quest scenes / MODELS / TEXTURES / LIGHTING / ANIMATION
Pulse Interactive / Undercover /Helicopter & Riot Cop /
MODELS / TEXTURES / LIGHTING
Sony / Hot Shots Golf 2 /4 Characters /1 Golf Cart /Environment /
MODELS / TEXTURES / MATTE PAINTING
Disney / Tiggers Honey Hunt /Environments / MODELS / TEXTURES / TEXTURE ANIMATION / MATTE PAINTING


created in 3DStudio Max, After Effects, and Photoshop
link -----> ..... http://mondomedia.com/ ..... (backspace to return)
FREELANCE
Interface Design / Flash animation / Graphic Design
Warner Brothers & Mobile Greetings / Hanna Barbera
/ INTERFACE DESIGN FOR CELL PHONES / MATTE PAINTING
women.com / illustrations for online article / GRAPHIC DESIGN
Mondo Media / flash mini show / CHARACTER POLISH / DIGITAL PAINTING
Freelance / fantasy board game / BOARD DESIGN / DIGITAL PAINTING
Freelance / print collateral / GRAPHIC DESIGN

created in Photoshop, Illustrator, and Flash.
CBS evening news visited our EA studio:
my cube on frame 1:32/2:17 / "computer prodigy" Hah