His Story…

Daniel currently resides in Orange County, California with his wife and newborn son while working as a VFX artist for Amazon Game Studios since May of 2011. His main skill sets include 3D modeling, texturing, rendering and VFX. He also loves pitching game ideas and working with great team members while creating fun games. Daniel was educated at the Academy of Art University of San Francisco, then dropped out to go on his own after 3 years. He’s been in the industry ever since and loving every minute of it.

Education:

Academy of Art University of San Francisco
3D Modeling major

Experience

Amazon Game Studios:
Game Artist | 2011 – Present
Air Patriots
Lucky’s Escape
Sev Zero
The Unmaking
3 Cancelled Games
Breakaway
New World

NetDevil:
CG Generalist | 2009-2011
LEGO Universe
Fortune Online
Jumpgate Evolution

Heartwood Studios:
CG Generalist | 2008-2009
Architecture & Military projects for companies like Boeing/FBI/etc

Crytic Studios:
Character Artist | 2008
Champions Online

LinkedIn Resume

Gaming

“Games have been a huge part of my life and it still is. I proudly logged almost 200 hours on Skyrim, and many others. I really appreciate the fact that this is my job. How crazy is that? Getting yelled at by my parents for playing too much games and now I make a living doing it!”

Current favorites: Witcher 3 / Destiny / World of Warcraft / Fallout 4 / Overwatch / Rust / H1Z1 King of the Kill

Favorite Twitch Streamers: Lirik / Summit1G / Sodapoppin

Applications

Lumberyard
3DS Max
After Effects
Photoshop
Unity
Cryengine
Maya
Zbrush

Skill set: Modeling / Texturing / Rendering / VFX

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