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Michael Rooker | Elance
 
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Michael Rooker

Creative and experienced 2D/3D Artist
   United Kingdom
  |   Birmingham, West Midlands
  |  8:01 pm Local Time

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Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $33

2D/3D Graphic Artist and Animator with over 14yrs experience in the video games and animation industry.
Previous Studio work and Clients include: Blitz Games, Data Design Interactive, Lucas Arts, Nickelodeon, Hasbro, Microsoft, Nintendo, Sony, SG Gaming, Games Media, Universal Interactive, Disney Interactive, Fox Interactive and Vivendi Games.

3D Specialties: Animation and Dynamics systems
-Low-Polygon "In-Game" and Subpatch model creation
-UV Mapping and Texture Creation
-High resolution modelling and sculpting using ZBrush
-Morph...

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Portfolio

Cyber Hockey - Art Director/Sole artist and animator. Jellyfish - Model, texture,...
Personal piece of animation work. As an experiment I used soft body dynamics to create...
I was the Art Director and Sole Artist on the project. Responsible for Character...
All of the above games were created during my time as Lead Artist at Data Design....
Art Director, Modeller, Animator, Texture artist.
All models and textures and designs were created by myself as Lead Artist at Data...
Character Designer, Modeller, Texture Artist.
Personal character design and sketch work.
http://mikerooker.blogspot.co.uk/
Designed and illustrated the characters for the XBOX launch title Fuzion Frenzy. Fuzion...
Designed and illustrated the characters for the XBOX launch title Fuzion Frenzy. Fuzion...
Concept Artist
Concept Artist
Concept Artist
Character Design, Illustration and Photoshop paint work. Copyright Games Media 2012.
Character Design, Illustration and Photoshop paint work. Copyright Games Media 2012.
Illustration and Photoshop paint work. Copyright Games Media 2012.
Character Design and illustration.
Character design and illustration. Copyright Games Media 2012.

Skills (14)

Tested
3d Animation
Adobe After Effects
Lightwave 3d
Adobe Photoshop
Storyboarding
3D Modeling
Computer Graphics
Illustration
Zbrush
2D Animation
Concept Art
Character Design
Texturing
Graphic Design

Service Description

With my experience and knowledge of multiple artistic disciplines and experience creating 3D animation, models, environments and concept art for various AAA clients I am sure I can cater for your every need. Weather it be for Video games, TV, Film or Illustration I can incorporate different styles to fit any clients specific needs and always do my upmost to keep budgets fair and the quality of work produced to meet commercially viable standards.

Services include but are not exclusive to:

2D Concept Art, Character Design, Story Boards and Illustration (Pencil and Ink drawings scanned and painted in Photoshop)

3D Modelling, Texturing, Rigging, Particles, Dynamics, Motion Graphics and Animation using Lightwave 11.5. (video games, animation)

Animation, Post Production and editing using Adobe AfterFX CS5.

U.I. Design (Video Games)



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Employment

Games Media/Scientific Games
Senior Graphic Artist
2010 - 2013
Responsibilities: -Concept Art and Visual Design -Character Design/illustration (Photoshop) -FMV production and post production (AfterFX) -3D Modelling/ and Texturing (Lightwave10.5) -Rigging...
Data Design Interactive
Lead Artist
2001 - 2009
Responsibilities: -Character Designer and concept artist. -StoryBoards for FMV and animation.(Lightwave9.6, After FX) -3D Modelling/Mapping and Texturing (Lightwave9.6, Photoshop) -Rigging...
Blitz Games
Concept Artist / 3D Artist
1999 - 2001
Responsibilities: -Character Designer and concept artist. -Level Design (Visual illustration) -Storyboards for FMV and animation sequences.(After FX/Adobe Premier) -3D Modelling/Mapping and...

Education

Glamorgan School of Art and Design
BA Animtion and Film making
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Stafford Art College
HND Graphic Design and Photography
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Keywords

Computer Games
Lightwave 3D
Animation
Modelling
Graphic Deisgn
Concept Art
illustration
Story Boards
Editing and Composting.
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Design & Multimedia
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Reviews
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Identity
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Member Since
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