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Arvin Villapando
Email: arvinmoses@gmail.com

PROFESSIONAL PROFILE

I’m a self motivated and enthusiastic artist with an earnest desire to excel in what I do.  As an artist I embrace the opportunity to create something that is aesthetically captivating.  I also love having opportunity to share knowledge in workflows I’ve learned through experience.

SOFTWARE

Zbrush, Modo, Substance Designer, Maya, 3D Coat, Photoshop, UDK, Unity

ACCOLADES

  • Featured on Substance Designer Facebook Page
  • Featured on Allegorithmic Gallery
  • Featured on CGChannel
  • Staff Pick on Sketchfab
  • Featured on Verold Studio

STRENGTHS

  • Knowledge of high resolution to game ready asset workflow
  • Skilled with creating high resolution mesh with sculpting or tradition SubD
  • Proficient in creating low poly cage for high poly asset
  • Proficient with creating reusable procedural assets using Substance Designer and within Game Engine
  • Efficient working within a pipeline.  Won’t leave a mess for others to clean up
  • Equally proficient in creating a variety of assets – characters, props, or environments.
  • Good communicator, eager learner, and self motivated.
  • Passionate about stories, worlds, and characters.

RELATED EXPERIENCE

3D MODELING AND RENDERING INSTRUCTOR
Dallas County Community College
8/2011 – Current

Training Students in both environment and character creation techniques for video games.  I covered a variety of topics including HiPoly Modeling, Sculpting, Low Poly Meshes, Map Baking, and Texturing.  I taught a variety of software including Zbrush, Maya, 3D Coat, Xnormal, and Photoshop.

I also helped as an advisor for modeling and texturing for a few game projects for the school.

INTERN/FREELANCER
Element X Creative
5/2010 – 1/2011.

Conceptualized, Modeled and Textured digital assets for a direct to DVD show entitled “Bowlopolis”.
Modeled, Textured, and Posed assets for a wildlife project.

EDUCATION:

COLLIN COLLEGE
Plano, TX

9/2007 – 12/2010

Associates of Applied Science degree in3D Animation and Game Art