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Dave Viola
Dave Viola
Character Artist
Los Angeles, United States of America

Summary

Highly motivated artist with a strong understanding of human and creature anatomy with an eye for design, shape, and silhouette with regards to modeling. Has years of experience creating high and low poly characters and textures, optimized across different platforms. Collaborative with the ability to communicate effectively with artists, designers, engineers.

Skills

AnatomyDigital SculptingGame DevelopmentRetopologyTeam ManagementTexture BakingCharacter Artist3D Artistlead

Software proficiency

Maya
Maya
Photoshop
Photoshop
Substance Painter
Substance Painter
Marmoset Toolbag
Marmoset Toolbag
Unreal Engine
Unreal Engine
ZBrush
ZBrush
Unity
Unity
Knald
Knald

Experience

  • 3D Artist at Section Studios
    Los Angeles
    July 2015 - Present

  • Freelance Artist at Nick Jr
    Los Angeles, United States of America
    February 2016 - April 2016

  • Freelance Artist at FunPlus Interactive
    Los Angeles, United States of America
    April 2016 - June 2016

  • 3D Artist at Spark Unlimited
    Los Angeles, United States of America
    November 2014 - February 2015

  • Lead Artist/3D Artist at Viacom: Nickelodeon/MTV Networks
    San Francisco/Los Angeles, United States of America
    August 2010 - July 2014