Claire Roberts

Senior 3D Generalist

Lifelong multidisciplinary artist combining traditional art background with current technology.  Highly organized and detail oriented, with strong communication skills, and at ease with cross-disciplinary collaboration.  Valuable contributor and troubleshooter during all development phases.  Committed and enthusiastic, with 14 years industry experience and 20 shipped titles.

Highlights & Proficiencies

  • Developed for PC, console, mobile, HTC Vive, Oculus Rift and Gear VR

  • Designed visual language and VFX for player readability and enhanced gameplay experience

  • Created 3D assets and VFX using Maya, 3D Studio Max, Adobe Photoshop and Unity 3D

  • Functional knowledge of Mudbox, zBrush, Adobe After Effects, Premiere

  • Beginner knowledge of Unreal Engine/UE4 Cascade, Houdini, Substance

  • Implemented destructible 3D assets using Havok & various state machine systems

  • Provided asset tracking, quality control, optimization, and outsource management

  • Created and maintained visual libraries, style guides, tutorial packages & pipeline documentation

  • Provided training, mentoring and support

Experience

  • Lead Artist/Consultant - Banging Rocks (VR concept development) - Feb 2018-present

  • Lead Artist/Consultant - Titan Squad (remote, New Orleans, LA) - Sep 2017-present

  • Lead Artist - Fire-Point Interactive - Mar-Jul 2017

  • Art Mentor - Vancouver Film School (Game Design Program) - May 2015-Jul 2017

  • Art Generalist - Blueprint Reality - Oct 2016-Feb 2017

  • Art Generalist - Roadhouse Interactive - Dec 2014-Aug 2016

  • Art Generalist - Fathom Interactive - Dec 2013-Jul 2014

  • Art Generalist - Blackbird Interactive - Apr 2012-Aug 2013

  • Art Generalist - Relic Entertainment - Mar 2005-Apr 2012

  • Art Generalist - Kerberos Productions - Jul 2004-Feb 2005

Education

  • Introduction to Software Development - BCIT, Vancouver, BC - 2010

  • 3D Animation & Digital Effects - Vancouver Film School, Vancouver, BC - 2003

  • Fine Arts - Dawson College, Montreal, PQ - 1992-1995

Other Training

  • Mental Health First Aid - Mental Health Commission of Canada - 2015

  • SAFETALK (Suicide Awareness for Everyone) - Crisis Centre, Vancouver - 2015

  • Various - community safety, emergency planning, conflict resolution & de-escalation - Ongoing

Volunteer

  • Ranger (community safety & mediation) - Black Rock Rangers, Burning Man - 2013-present

  • Founder, Mentor - BC Rangers - 2014-present

  • Volunteer Coordinator - Black Rock Rangers, Burning Man - 2015-2018

  • Producer - Greater Vancouver Interactive Arts Society (GVIAS) - 2016

  • Regional Contact - Burning Man - 2013

  • Board Member - GVIAS - 2013

  • Volunteer Coordinator - GVIAS - 2010

FUN!

  • Visual Arts - painting, drawing, sculpting, calligraphy & illumination, weird multi-disciplinary mashups

  • Performing Arts - vocalist, dancer, fire arts

  • Facilitation - Workshops and interactive projects for creativity, expression, empathy and play

Shipped Titles