Resume

Matt Roper

Sacramento, CA

mattroper.email@gmail.com

Animator/Illustrator

 

2D Animation, Character Design, Digital Painting, 3D Modeling, 3D Animation, Storyboarding

Flash, Photoshop, Illustrator, Painter, Premiere, Maya, XSI, Lightwave, Autocad

 

EXPERIENCE

 

Luxury Outdoor Living – Sacramento, CA – Nov 2015 – Current

Contract Artist – Landscape Design

  • Architectural surveying and drafting of outdoor structures.
  • Drafting scale measurements and drawings of structures.
  • Autocad conversion of scale drawings and measurements.

 

Hall Landscape Design – Napa, CA – Nov 2015 – April 2016

Contract Artist

  • Created 2D architectural drawings of houses and yards for landscape design projects

 

Game Craftsmen LLC – San Francisco, CA – Sept – Oct 2015

Contract Artist/Animator

Heroes Rising – Kickstarter video game

  • Created conceptual super hero character designs and attack animations

 

Epic Level Designs – Sacramento, CA – Aug 2015 –current

Contract Artist

  • Created character designs for characters to be screen printed on T-shirts

 

Luxury Outdoor Living – Sacramento, CA – June 2015 – July

Contract Artist

  • Created 2D architectural drawings of houses and yards for landscape design projects

 

5th Planet Games – Rocklin, CA – July 2013 to Nov 2014

Lead Animator

 

  • Created character design concepts for mobile game Curio Quest (Shipped)
  • Assisted in leading artistic direction of character art and VFX animation in Curio Quest
  • Assisted in collaborating and managing artistic pipeline of artists and animators
  • Animated 2D VFX and UI elements
  • Animated 2D character assets for shipped games;
  • Curio Quest, Dawn of the Dragons, Clash of the Dragons and Legacy of a Thousand Suns

 

Cherrington Construction Corporation – Sacramento, CA – 2012 to 2013

Contract 3D Conceptual Artist

 

  • Created 3D model and animation pre-visualization of mechanically engineered Pipe Thruster prototype

 

Hearts Revolution – Electronic Pop Band – Los Angeles, CA – June 2012

Contract 2D Animator

 

  • Created retro video game style character animation and background for music video

 

Bioware Social – Sacramento, CA – Nov 2011 – May 2012

2D Animator

 

  • Created 2D attack animations in game SuperHero City (Shipped)
  • Assisted in managing and directing other animators
  • Created art assets and animation for animated sidekicks in SuperHero City

 

Klicknation – Sacramento, CA – May 2010 – Nov 2011

Lead Animator

  • Created 2D attack animations in game SuperHero City (Shipped)
  • Assisted in managing and directing in house and contract animators
  • Created art assets and animation for animated sidekicks in SuperHero City
  • Created card illustrations for SuperHero City
  • 3D Character models for Age of Champions (Shipped)
  • VFX Animation for Age of Immortals (Shipped)

 

Backyard Dream – Sacramento, CA – 2010

Contract  3D Conceptual Artist

 

  • Created conceptual 3D Architectural renderings for visualizing outdoor landscape installations

 

American River College – Sacramento, CA – 2009 – 2010

Character Design Tutor

  • Instructed and assisted a group of students in character design creation and collaboration

 

American River College – Beacon Tutor Program  – Mar – May 2005

3D Modeling Tutor

 

  • Instructed and assisted 3D Modeling students in modeling techniques using Lightwave 3D

 

EDUCATION

 

3D Animation Certificate in Art New Media 2010

American River College – Sacramento, CA