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Jonathan Lauer
Jonathan Lauer
3D Artist
Denver, United States of America

Summary

I am a 3D Artist with over 5 years working experience in video game development. My skill set includes 3D modeling, texturing, animation, and wearing the many other hats of a 3D generalist. Feel free to contact me with job opportunities at jlauer22@gmail.com

Skills

Character ModelingTexturingHigh-poly ModelingLow-poly ModelingRendering3D AnimationDigital SculptingDigital PaintingTexture BakingLightingUV Mapping3D PrintingGraphic DesignMotion Graphics

Software proficiency

Maya
Maya
Photoshop
Photoshop
ZBrush
ZBrush
Unity
Unity
xNormal
xNormal
3ds Max
3ds Max
3DCoat
3DCoat
Illustrator
Illustrator
InDesign
InDesign
Mudbox
Mudbox
After Effects
After Effects
Substance B2M
Substance B2M

Productions

  • Qubekingdom 480x432
    • Mobile Game
      Qube Kingdom
    • Year
      2014
    • Role
      Character Artist
    • Company
      Idol Minds
  • Latest
    • Mobile Game
      Tales of Honor The Secret Fleet
    • Year
      2014
    • Role
      Character Artist
    • Company
      Idol Minds
  • Images
    • Video Game
      Magic: The Gathering - Tactics
    • Year
      2011
    • Role
      Character Animator
    • Company
      Sony Online Entertainment

Experience

  • Environment Artist at Deck Nine Games
    Westminster, United States of America
    September 2016 - Present

    Model, Texture, and implement environment assets for story driven games including Life is Strange: Before the Storm.

  • Character Artist at Idol Minds
    Louisville CO, United States of America
    October 2012 - July 2015

    Responsible for high-poly and low-poly character modeling, texturing, animation, some rigging and rendering for multiple mobile video game titles as well as helping out the environment team when needed

  • Character Art Assistant at Idol Minds
    Louisville CO, United States of America
    July 2011 - March 2012

    Responsibilities included character animation, modeling, texturing, weighting, and digital painting for the video game "Warrior’s Lair" for the PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita

  • Animator at Sony Online Entertainment
    Denver, United States of America
    July 2010 - May 2011

    Created character animation for the "Magic: The Gathering Tactics" video game for PC

    Other responsibilities included re-targeting and cleaning up animation that was shared between characters and rendering

  • Education - BA Media Arts and Animation at Art Institute of Colorado
    Denver, United States of America
    July 2007 - December 2010

    Here I learned the skills and software necessary to work as an Animator, 3D Artist, and Graphic Designer.