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AWARDS / RECOGNITION

Gnomon's Best of Term winner in Environment Exterior (Winter 2020)
Gnomon's Best of Term winner in Character – Realism (Fall 2020)
Featured in Artstation Magazine article Discover Gnomon’s Best of Term Students 2021

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Creative and detail-oriented 3D Character Artist with a comprehensive background in digital production, including character design, texturing and shading, look development and compositing. Self-motivated and hard-working professional accustomed to performing well under pressure and completing all projects within schedule. 

EXPERIENCE

Luma Pictures - Los Angeles, CA                                     DEC 2021-NOV 2023
Character Artist / Asset Artist

The Third Floor, Inc - Los Angeles, CA                          AUG 2021 - DEC 2021
 Asset Artist

LOGAN tv - Los Angeles, CA                                                                AUG 2021
Modeler

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Digital Production                                      2018 - 2021
Gnomon School of Visual Effects, Games + Animation – Los Angeles, CA

Associate of Arts in Art Studies / General                                         2013 - 2016
San Joaquin Delta College - Stockton, CA
SKILLS

• Modeling
• Sculpting
• UV Mapping
• Texturing and Shading
• Look Development
• Lighting and Rendering
• Multi-pass Compositing
• Anatomy
• Fluent in both English and Spanish (Native)
SOFTWARE

• Maya
• ZBrush
• Mari
• Katana
• Nuke
• Marvelous Designer
• Speedtree
• Substance Painter
• VRay
• Redshift
• Arnold
• Keyshot
• Unreal Engine
• Mudbox
• Photoshop
INTERESTS

• Cinematography
• Traditional Sculpting
• Filmmaking
• Story-driven games

PRODUCTIONS

Movie                                        Halo (Season 2)
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Year                                                             2024
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Role                                                   Asset Artist
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Company                                    Luma Pictures
Movie                             I am Groot (Season 2)
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Year                                                             2023
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Role                                                   Asset Artist
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Company                                    Luma Pictures
Movie                                                       Ahsoka
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Year                                                             2023
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Role                                                   Asset Artist
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Company                           The Third Floor, Inc.
Movie     Ant-Man & the Wasp: Quantumania
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Year                                                             2023
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Role                                                   Asset Artist
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Company                                    Luma Pictures
Movie               Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3
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Year                                                             2023
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Role                                                   Asset Artist
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Company                           The Third Floor, Inc.
Movie                                 Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile
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Year                                                             2022
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Role                                                   Asset Artist
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Company                                    Luma Pictures
Movie                                                           Prey
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Year                                                             2022
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Role                                                   Asset Artist
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Company                           The Third Floor, Inc.
Movie                          Thor: Love and Thunder
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Year                                                             2022
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Role                                                   Asset Artist
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Company                                    Luma Pictures
Movie               Dr. Strange and the Multiverse of Madness
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Year                                                                                 2022
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Role                                                                       Asset Artist
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Company                                                        Luma Pictures
Creative and detail-oriented 3D Character Artist with a comprehensive background in digital production, including character design, texturing and shading, look development and compositing. Self-motivated and hard-working professional accustomed to performing well under pressure and completing all projects within schedule. Looking for and is open to any interesting opportunities in the entertainment industry.
EDUCATION


Bachelor of Fine Arts in Digital Production  2018-2021
Gnomon School of Visual Effects - Los Angeles, CA

Associate of Arts in Art Studies/General      2013-2016
San Joaquin Delta College - Stockton, CA
SOFTWARE

•Maya
• ZBrush
• Mari
• Nuke
• Marvelous Designer
• Speedtree
• Substance Painter
• VRay
• Redshift
• Arnold
• Keyshot
• Unreal Engine
• Mudbox
• Photoshop
SKILLS

• Modeling
• Sculpting
• UV Mapping
• Texturing and Shading
• Look Development
• Lighting and Rendering
• Multi-pass Compositing
• Anatomy
• Fluent in both English and Spanish (Native)
AWARDS / RECOGNITION

Gnomon's Best of Term winner in Character - Realism (Fall 2020)
Gnomon's Best of Term winner in Environment Exterior (Winter 2020)
Featured in Artstation Magazine article Discover Gnomon's Best of Term Students 2021

pdf version

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