Full name

Ryan Sanders

Title

Artist

Blurb

My name is Ryan Sanders. I am the owner and artist at Alcove.

Biography


I have over 12 years of experience in the video games industry working for large and small studios, on AAA titles for multiple platforms.



WORK EXPERIENCE


Alcove LLC

2014 to current
Owner / Artist

• Artist:
- concept and design
- sculpting: 3D via ZBrush and traditional
- fabrication
- mold making
- casting
- painting



ZIPPER INTERACTIVE

11/2005 to 6/2012
Senior environment artist:

Unit 13: Playstation Vita
• Senior environment artist:
- modeling, texturing, lighting

Socom 4: DLC: (PS3)
• Senior environment artist:
- modeling, texturing, level creation, layout & design, lighting

Socom 4: (PS3)
• Technical artist:
- liaison between art & engineering
- set up, documented, and educated art team on pipeline for memory and optimization
- Audited & maintained memory budgets for all missions on a bi-weekly basis
- Identified & provided solutions for memory related issues on a per mission basis

MAG: DLC: (PS3)
- modeling, texturing, level creation, layout & design, lighting, animation

MAG: (PS3)
- modeling, texturing, level creation, layout & design, lighting



VALKYRIE ENTERTAINMENT

5/2005 to 11/2005
Environment artist:

Forza Motorsport 2: (X-BOX)
- Modeling, Texturing



Sakson & Taylor: CSG - MICROSOFT GAME STUDIOS

11/2004 to 5/2005
Environment artist:

Forza Motorsport: (X-BOX)
- modeling, texturing, track design, lighting



Sakson & Taylor: CSG - MICROSOFT GAME STUDIOS

8/2003 to 8/2004
Environment artist:

Forza Motorsport: (X-BOX)
- modeling, texturing, track design, lighting



ELECTRONIC ARTS SEATTLE

4/2001 to 10/2002
Environment artist:

Need For Speed: Hot Pursuit II (PC, NGC, X-BOX)
- modeling, texturing, track design, lighting

MotorCity Online: (PC)
- modeling, integration and placement of human AI, lighting, visualization, animation



EDUCATION

A.A.A. 3D Computer Animation
DigiPen Institute of Technology
Redmond, Wa

A.C.L.S. Certification
University California San Diego
San Diego, Ca.

Phlebotomy Course / Phlebotomy Certification
Loma Linda University -School of Allied Health Professions
Loma Linda, Ca.

Emergency Medical Technician Course
E.M.T. / B.L.S. Certification
Mt. San Jacinto Jr. College
San Jacinto, Ca.

Skills

ZBrush, Sculpture, Mold Making, Casting, Painting, Blender

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