Skilled 3D environment artist, knowledgeable with modern AAA workflows. I have experience with 3DS Max, Zbrush, UE4, Substance Designer, Substance Painter, and many others. I am currently seeking a position as a prop artist or environment artist. See my website portfolio for samples of my work. I am a native English speaker, born and raised in Brisbane, Australia, and graduated from university in 2013 with a Bachelor of Interactive Entertainment, majoring in game design. For my hard work, I received the best Games Design student award. Since moving to Japan, I have studied Japanese independently, and I passed the JLPT N2 Exam in 2017. As an aspiring game artist, I regularly engage with social media for the latest news and developments in gaming. I currrently work at an English School in Tokyo. My duties include teaching in-house at major IT companies, training other instructors, writing education materials, and translation. Although I am currently living in Tokyo, I would be available for an immediate start anywhere in Japan. Please feel free to get in contact. I can be reached through Izanau, or my email firstname.lastname@example.org, or phone call at 090 6657 1991
BtoB English Instructor Manager
Japan, Tokyo, Shinjuku-Gyoenmae
Currently employed at this company since December 2017
I am the main BtoB instructor at Sparta English. My current duties include translation, the creation of textbooks and lesson materials, and managing and training fellow instructors. In addition, I teach in-house at high-profile companies in the Kanto area such as BEAMS, TIS , Fujisoft, CAV, and many more.
Assistant Language Teacher
Japan Exchange and Teaching Program(me) (JET)
Japan, Nagasaki, Shimabara
from July 2015 until July 2017
Team teaching in a Japanese public classroom with a native Japanese English teacher. Duties include: Preparing lesson plans and materials, co-teaching, writing testing and assessment criteria, and being involved in extra-curricular clubs and activities.
Assistant Language Teacher of English
Japan, Gunma, Oura-Machi
from March 2015 until July 2015
Team teaching in a Junior high school in Gunma, for four months.
Retail Store Manager
from March 2007 until March 2015
I was a long term part-time weekend manager at Fotofast, an independent photographic retail store based in Brisbane. My responsibilities included photographic editing and formatting, printer maintenance, customer assistance, and general retail related sales work. I also wrote the company newsletter. I started working at this company during High School and finished after I graduated from University.
Game Art Institute
Environment Art in September ~ November 2017 Environment Artist Online Boot-camp
from September 2017 until December 2017
Studied online for 3 months at Ryan Kingslien's Game Art Institute Environment Art Bootcamp. Learned the skills and methods needed to bring an environment artist's skills up to industry standard. During the course, various game industry professionals came in to mentor us one on one. It was an invaluable experience that gave me a true idea of what the game industry expected of a new recruit.
SAE Institute Australia
Bachelor of Interactive Entertainment in Games Design Major
from February 2011 until February 2014
Learned the range of skills necessary for a games designer to join the games industry including art, social studies, legal studies, and game specific topics. Over the course of the degree, I learned how to design games in a team environment and graduated as the top Games Design student of the year. I was also the Student Council Member for the Games Design Major.
Best Games Design Student Award of my graduating cohort.
Passed the Japanese Language Proficiency Test on the N2 level.