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Brian Lawver

Senior Artist (concept design, UI, 3D production)
Seattle, Washington 
brianlawverart@gmail.com
www.BrianLawver.net


 

Summary of Qualifcations

  • 10+ years experience crafting video games
  • Experience hiring, managing, and working with teams of artists in multiple disciplines
  • First hand experience developing art styles in a game team environment
  • Experience shipping games on all platforms (console, pc, mobile)
  • Proven ability providing feedback to artists to elevate the quality of games
  • Active problem solver that enjoys learning new tools to power through production
  • High level of conceptual design in different styles
  • High level of 3D production (high poly, low poly, rigging, skinning,textures)
  • High level of UX/UI experience, both creating diagrams and actual UI assets
  • Ability to multi-task and work on multiple disciplinary tasks and deliver consistently
  • Digipen BA in Production Animation

 


Professional Experience

Concept Artist, UX/UI Artist,Marketing Artist, 3D Artist - Sharkbite Games

  • Respsonsible for original visual designs throughout production
  • Provide feedback to fellow artists to improve the quality of the game
  • Work closely alongside creative director and design for current and future projects
  • Created marketing illustrations for soon to be released title
  • Provide visual feedback to offsite marketing team
  • Defined visual style of the UI from concept, asset creation, and implementation in Unity
  • Work closely with engineering to fit the needs of the UX

Freelance Concept Designer - Wizards of the Coast 2019

Senior Concept/Marketing Artist - King 2016-2017

Freelance Concept Designer - Gobo Animation and Digital 2017

Freelance Story Artist -  Myrkott Productions 2017

Senior Concept Artist - Glu Mobile 2014-2016

Freelance Illustrator - Riot Games 2016

Freelance Concept Design/Illustrator - Valve/Steam Workshop 2015

Freelance Concept Artist - Pipeworks Studio 2014-2016

Concept/UI Artist - Airtight Games 2012-2014

Freelance Art Director - Agner & Wolf Brewing 2013- 2014

Concept Artist - Gree/Funzio 2012-2013

Concept/UI Artist - ArenaNet 2008-2012       


Software

 Adobe Photoshop
Zbrush
Substance Painter
Maya
3d Coat
Marmoset Toolbag
Unity
Axure


Education

DigiPen Institute of Technology Redmond WA 2004-2008

Bachelor’s Degree of Fine Arts in Production Animation

 

  

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