Abzu

Level Designer, Giant Squid Studio

  • Collaborated with a small team, including Matt Nava, the art director of the award-winning game Journey to create a visually rich and emotionally compelling underwater narrative experience.
  • Level design, documentation, papermaps, layout, and scripting.
  • Leveraged Unreal Matinee and visual storytelling skills to implement the introduction and climax of the narrative.
TRAILER

Friday the 13th: The Game

Senior Level Designer, Illfonic

  • Utilized Unreal 4 for level layout and iteration for Friday the 13th: The Game.
  • Content design documentation for strategic map elements.
TRAILER

Star Citizen

Senior Level Designer, Illfonic

  • Designed the first public-facing, competitive, FPS multiplayer map for Star Citizen using CryEngine.
  • System design, level design and layout for unannounced game mode.
  • System design documentation for team deathmatch mode.
  • Level layout, scripting, and cinematics for first public-facing FPS demonstration level at PAX.
PAX Demo Level

Sonic Boom: Rise of Lyric

Senior Level Designer, Illfonic

  • Carried two local multiplayer levels through production.
  • Rescued another two levels that were in danger of failure.
  • Utilized CryEngine for design, layout, and scripting under a tight deadline.

Lost Planet 3

Level Designer & Sr. Environment Artist, Spark Unlimited

  • Primary responsibility for the entire final act of the single player campaign and three multiplayer levels.
  • Level planning, BSP layout and iteration in Unreal 3.
  • Utilized Unreal 3 Kismet scripting for gameplay prototyping, level streaming, and cinematics.
  • Environment art asset production with Maya and Zbrush.
Demo Reel

Raiders of the Deep

High Level Game Design Pitch, Spark Unlimited

I was given the responsibility to compose a game design pitch document and PowerPoint presentation for a triple A title to be pitched to Microsoft. I managed the support of two artists and was able to bounce ideas off of the veteran designers around me. Now that Spark doesn't exist anymore, I think it's safe to show this.

Game Design Document PDF

Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness

Character Modeler, Nickelodeon Animation Studio

  • Created models, UVs, proxy meshes, high quality deformation clusters, and robust blendshape sets for numerous prominent characters for Kung Fu Panda television series.
  • Maintained meticulous quality under tight "television" deadlines.

Show reel

Fanboy & Chum Chum

Character Modeler, Nickelodeon Animation Studio

  • Created models, UVs, proxy meshes, high quality deformation clusters, and robust blendshape sets for numerous prominent characters for Fanboy & Chum Chum television series.
  • Maintained meticulous quality under tight "television" deadlines.

Show reel

Legendary

Environment Artist, Spark Unlimited

  • Team lead for last level of the game. Maintained lines of communication between departments.
  • Created a library of high quality environment assets the next-gen game Legendary, utilizing the Unreal 3 engine.
  • Setdressing, streaming, asset management, shader network setup, BSP editting, dressing, lighting and matinee animation.
  • Mentored and managed new team members.

Screenshots & Breakdown