SAN FRANCISCO, CA

2018

ACADEMY OF ART UNIVERSITY

SAN FRANCISCO, CA

3.72 GPA

EDUCATION

MASTER OF FINE ARTS IN VISUAL EFFECTS AND ANIMATION, 3D MODELER AND TEXTURE ARTIST

  • Built complex organic and hard surface 3D models.

  • Retained a solid working base of 3D packages. (i.e. Maya, ZBrush, Mudbox, etc.)

  • Constructed character, environment and prop assets for production uses and pipelines.

  • Created expressive and appealing blend shapes.

  • Produced compelling textured and lit assets.

  • Educated in anatomy for artists. 

2012

ACADEMY OF ART UNIVERSITY

SAN FRANCISCO, CA

3.15 GPA

BACHELOR OF FINE ARTS IN INDUSTRIAL DESIGN

  • Originated consumer electronics and toys through design refinement. 

  • Resolved design challenges during brainstorming, problem solving and analysis.

  • Explored niche and target markets using comprehensive competitor research.

  • Tooled physical models and prototypes using hands-on procedures.

  • Gained a strong foundation of Solid and hard-surface 3D modeling techniques.

  • Composed technical perspective drawings and product orthographics.

  • Teamed with students and departments to collaborate objectives.  

EXPERIENCE

2008 - CURRENT

SHAUN DUNN ART

SAN FRANCISCO, CA

3D ARTIST & CONSULTANT

Clients: Law Offices of Joseph Salama, City Girl Cooks, CGC Group, Webtye, Ganau America, Brix, Niki Interiors, Dr. Caroline Daligues, DMD

  • Client consultation and direction.

  • Developed brands that identify with client persona and style.

  • Designed and developed web interactions. 

  • Manipulated photos and images to client needs.

2009 - 2010

CAMERIN LUXURY INTERIORS

SAN FRANCISCO, CA

DESIGN & 3D ARTIST

  • Formed product and space installations using custom-built organic and hard-surface 3D assets.

  • Delivered renderings of Camerin products in client spaces using provided photo plates.

  • Coordinated with trade shows to draft floor plans for biannual furniture conventions. 

  • Performed minor and major website maintenance on camerinusa.com.

2007 - 2008

MORGANS HOTEL GROUP, CLIFT

SAN FRANCISCO, CA

GUEST RELATIONS AGENT

  • Oversaw guests’ needs independently and as a team.

  • Cataloged guests’ details. 

  • Handled incoming calls.

2006

CLEAR CHANNEL, LIVE NATION

SAN FRANCISCO, CA

HUMAN RESOURCES ADMINISTRATOR

  • Managed appointments and engagements for Human Resources director. 

  • Prepared sensitive employee documents following HIPPA standards.

SOFTWARE PROFICIENCIES

  • Maya

  • ZBrush

  • Marvelous Designer

  • Substance Painter

  • Substance Designer

  • Nuke

  • Mari

  • Mudbox

  • RenderMan

  • Arnold

  • UV Layout

  • xGen

  • After Effects

  • Premiere

  • Photoshop

  • Illustrator

  • InDesign

  • Keyshot

SPECIAL INTEREST

  • Ptex texturing techniques.

  • Life drawing and traditional sculpture mediums.

  • Photography. 

  • Cinematic lighting.

  • Human and animal anatomy.

  • Building GUI elements and tools using MEL and Python in Maya.

  • Intermediate Japanese; reading, writing, and conversation.

NOTEWORTHY MENTIONS

  • 2019, Work featured by the Pixar RenderMan team for the “Rustic Cabin Challenge” competition.

  • 2018, Academy of Art University Spring Show and Career Day Contestant. Poster selected by the department for featuring. 

  • 2010, Selected as one of three participants by the Academy of Art University to compete as a team in the International Furniture Design Competition (IFCC).

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