Michael A. Colbert Cincinnati, Ohio 45209
Initek LLC, DISCOVERY BAY, CA (Telecommute)
Generate creative concepts for new game concepts
Design the esthetic look of all visual content for online & social media platforms
Conduct creative research on projects
Generate flash animations for game interactivity
Collaborating effectively with a team of artists and programmers to offer creative solutions to both art and game design challenges
Producing concept sketches and quick edits to communicate artistic concepts
Create high-quality 2D Low Poly 3D assets to meet fast paced deadlines
Organizing and implementing assets in the game engine
Emulates preconceived art style for esthetic continuity
Ability to take character and environment concepts to final phase in a timely manner
Polish final character and environment assets for use in-game
Creates highly polished illustrations to be used in game and marketing
GM of North America Design Center, WARREN, MICHIGAN
Creative Senior Sculptor, previous
Creates interior and exterior three-dimensional digital and/or clay models in accordance with engineering and industrial design requirements using digital techniques.
Uses digital technology to translate designs into three-dimensional industrial design concepts.
Participates in problem solving related to design, human factors, and engineering issues. Work involves considerable creativity, skill, perception, and coordination and is performed with other creative designers, engineers, and design sculptors.
Work independently to aid in design/engineering problem solving.
Manages the time and quality of each particular project as well as guide colleagues through the processes.
Strong communication skills: verbal, written and graphical.
Adobe CS Photoshop, Illustrator & Flash , Alias Studio, Unity 5 (WK), MAYA (WK) and Blender 3d
UNIVERSITY OF CINCINNATI Bachelor of Science: Design
AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST
Volunteering, Community Outreach and Fundraisers
Pendleton Neighborhood Out Reach & Toy Drive 2014 - 2018
Planet Dance 2012
Front Desk Registrar & Reception
Cincinnati Children’s Theater 2012 Audition Check In Volunteer
Crossroads “GO Cincinnati” 2011 Resource Team
Crossroads Awaited 2010 First Impressions
Food and Hot Cocoa Team
Crossroads Angel Tree Christmas Gifts 2010 Gift Sorter
Crossroads Thanksgiving Day Food Drive 2010 Box pick up and Box drop off
Crossroads Whiz Kids 2010 Dinner & Mentor Team
Crossroads “GO Cincinnati” 2010 Prospect House Price Hill Landscaping Team
Give Back Cincinnati “Fall Feast “ 2009
Annual Thanksgiving Dinner
Gathered food items from event sponsors and transported to venue Served, bused and greeted guests for dinner
St. Vincent DePaul Cincinnati Annual Christmas Toy Drive 2009 Set up rooms in categories for disbursement
Assisted with the distribution of Christmas gifts
Art Reception to benefit The Fine Arts Fund Cincinnati, Ohio 2006 Participated in brainstorming sessions for overall look and feel for event Scheduled meetings with host to discuss venue logistics
Generate guest list for event