Careers: Hard and Soft Surface 3D Modeling and texturing, 2D and 3D Concept Illustration and Animation for Games.

Course Software: Photoshop, Illustrator, Modo, Maya, ZBrush, After Effects, Flash

3D GAME ART FOCUSED students will create works that integrate core modeling and Imaging skills with digital media technology. They will have an understanding of digital drawing/painting, 3D Modeling/sculpting/Surfacing and Animation to create a wide range of game-based art. There is substantial flexibility in the degree of specialization/generalization built into the curriculum that allows students to develop portfolios in one or more of the professions listed below. Graduates will be able to apply a theoretical understanding of 3D Game Art, a detailed working knowledge of a range of contemporary computer graphics software and practical experience gained from a project-based learning program.

Becky Boensch
3D Animator, GURU Studio
http://www.gurustudio.com/

Jennifer Gustafson 3D Animation 2009
3D Animator, Micro Image Animation
http://www.mikrosimage-animation.eu/en/le-studio/
3D Character Animator
DHX Studios, Vancouver BC
http://www.idolminds.com/
Annimator
Nerd corps Animation, Vancouver CA
www.nerdcorps.com
3D Artist
Idol Minds, Luiscille, CO
http://www.idolminds.com/

Nick McVey 3D Animation 2013
Concept Artist and Design Intern: YETI CGI, Grand Rapids
www.yeticgi.com/#/about/
Primary Interface Designer
Idol Minds, Luiscille, CO
www.idolminds.com

Angela Tidball 3D Animation 2011
Designer: Gorilla Studios
http://gorilla-pictures.com/gorilla/
Motion Graphics Animator: Storytelling Pictures, Grand Rapids, MI
www.storytellingpictures.com
Motion Graphics Animator
StoryTelling Pictures, Grand Rapids, MI
www.storytellingpictures.com

Ryan Aeschliman 3D Animation 2012
3D Modeler, Oddly Even
www.oddlyeven.com/
Manager
Big Frog T-Shirts, Naperville, MI
http://www.bigfrog.com/naperville/

Melissa Anys 3D Animation 2010
Art Teacher: Sayfol Internationall School, Sabah, Indonesia
Freelance 3D Artist

Adam Beasley 3D Animation 2005
3D Animator: Battery Studio, Grand Rapids MI
3D Animator: Visual Alchemy,
Grand Rapids, MI
http://www.batterystudio.com
http://visualalchemy.net
http://www.adambeasley.net

Jacob Becker 3D Game Art 2016
Game Artist, Underbite Games
Grand Rapids, MI
http://www.underbitegames.com

Johan Daza 3D Animation 2008
3D Animator and Storyboardist
Storyboard Artist: Life Options Group, Grandville, MI
http://www.lifeoptions.com/

Angela Hauch 3D Animation 2011
Contract Animator: University of
Chicago Hospital

Isaac Karth 3D Animation 2007
Designer/Animator: Panacore Multimedia Studio, Houston, TX
http://www.isaackarth.com/

Bill Langford 3D Animation 2009
Graduate: Vancouver Film School Graduate Program, 3D Animation
http://langford3d.blogspot.com/
3D Modeling and Animation: Dartfrog Creative Grand Rapids , MI
http://www.dartfrogcreative.com

Dustin McCoy 3D Animation 2014
3D Design Intern
Externacgi, Grand Rapids, MI
http://www.externacgi.com/
3D artist at Reset Game Studio
Kalamazoo, MI

Ksenia Odinokova 3D Animation 2007
3D Animation - Graduate Program: School of Visual Arts - NYC
http://www.schoolofvisualarts.edu

Gabriel Schwall 3D Game Art 2016
Game Artist, Underbite Games
Grand Rapids, MI
http://www.underbitegames.com

Chris Shamus 3D Animation 2010
Audit Student 2010
Amway Corporation, Lightwave Training

Case Silva 3D Animation 2010
Flash Developer: Geeky Cool Media LLC
3D Modeling Apprentice: Yeti CGI
http://yeticgi.com

Lydia Zanotti 3D Game Art 2017
3D Environment/prop Artist
Sony: Santa Monica CA
http://sms.playstation.com/
Environment Modeler
Volition games, Champaign Il.
http://www.dsvolition.com/