Biography: Martin R. Servante 305 First Street, Petaluma, CA 94952 Phone: (415) 328-1403 Email: email@example.com Resume. OBJECTIVE To move forward in a career utilizing my past experience and skill set and learn new techniques/industries if required. SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS Experience has taken me through 11 years of Game development up until recently and before those 2 years in the plastics industry in mechanical design work and previous to those 12 years of Design/Drafting/site inspections and surveys in the Architectural/Civil Engineering field. SKILLS 3d rendering and animation editing software. 3D Studio Max. Adobe Photoshop, Premiere & After Effects. Autodesk Maya 8.5. CAD software (AutoCAD, Solid modeling, Cadkey 3D design and Solid Works). Administration software (Microsoft Project, Excel, Word, Filemaker Pro). Computer literate in Dos & Mac environments. EMPLOYMENT HISTORY Visual Concepts/Take 2 Interactive, San Rafael, CA 2006 – 2008 Lead Artist Pro football 2K8 (PS3) NHL2K9 and MLB2K9 stadiums models and props (May 2008 – Present) All Pro football 2K8 game for environments/stadiums (2006 – 2007) Stormfront Studios, San Rafael, CA 1995 – 2006 Lead Environment Artist Demon Stone (PS2, Xbox) - Atari Worked on production for a movie-based title in the action/adventure genre. Worked on Demon Stone D&D title some future development titles. Two Towers: Lord of the Rings (PS2, Xbox) - Electronic Arts Supervised the Rohan levels of the game. Created major assets for the environment, including cinematic props. Oversaw the continuity between the three Rohan levels. Pool of Radiance 2 (PC) For SSI (Mattel) D&D game with 3rd Edition Rules. Worked on environmental design and creation of interior spaces as well as some exterior spaces. Coordinated the path finding and collision geometry with programming staff. Created loading screens and presentation artwork. Hot Wheels (PS, N64) - Electronic Arts, Mattel Worked on this project in a crisis situation completing one level. Byzantine the Betrayal (PC) Worked for Discovery Channels Multimedia Division. Title won three international awards: The 1997 International Emma awards given out in Frankfurt, Germany, The Gold award for Excellence (Overall), Best adult entertainment (Entertainment), Best Adventure/Fantasy (Games). Worked on puzzle coordination and design as well as 3d modeling of environments especially the locations at Ephesus. Worked on transitional movies and special effects in the overall development of the project. Tony la Russa (PC, GEN) - Electronic Arts 3D reconstruction of existing Baseball stadiums. Old-time Baseball (PC) 3D reconstruction of vintage ballparks no longer in existence for Old-time Baseball published by Stormfront Studios. Title was voted Best New Sports Game for 1996 by Games magazine and highly regarded for its on screen graphics. Star Trek: Deep Space Nine--Harbinger (PC) - Viacom New Media Created transitional animations. Title won a prestigious Codie for its use of live actors. Labcon North America, San Rafael, CA 1992 – 1994 Artist 3-Dimensional designs for plastic parts; reversed engineered designs. 3-Dimensional designs for injection molds. 3-Dimensional designs for assembly and packaging machines. Documentation control. Managed construction of components to molds and machinery designed. Project Planning and scheduling. Autocad r12 & Cadkey r6. Demonstrating good presentation; clear, useable details; with excellent communication skills. Ove Arup & Partners, San Francisco, CA 1992 Artist Construction drawings for Stanford University laboratories. AutoCAD r11 - 2d drafting. Aim Associates (Architects), Petaluma, CA Artist Produced presentation and scheme drawings for various projects including an extension for Sonoma State University. Autocad r11 and renderings on the board. Chitra Design, Petaluma, CA Artist Mechanical Artwork & design graphics for studio doing projects such as wine labels and book covers. Supervised printing and liaison with the clients. Interplan, LTD., London, England 1988 – 1991 Freelance Design/Drafter Over three years freelance design/drafting for highly respected architectural and structural engineering companies (see below). Derby Design Consulting Engineers, London, England 1991 Contract Senior Design/Drafter Produced architectural and structural presentation/working drawings of large power stations in the Middle East (UAE). Liaison with Japanese clients and German Service Engineers. Paul Owen & Associates, London, England 1990 – 1991 Contract Senior Design/Drafter Produced presentation & working details of Steel Frame buildings for Safeways Food Market Stores. Conversion works to Victorian warehousing in the London docklands. Controlled projects and liaison with architects/service engineers. Ove Arup & Partners, London, England 1989 – 1990 Contract Senior Drafter (Project Drafter) Drafted layouts, schematics and design detailing for various prestigious projects such as Communications Tower for the Olympic Games in Barcelona. Multistory office developments for the London docklands at Canary Wharf. Brickwork, steelwork and reinforced concrete structures. Structural Design Partnership, St. Albans, England 1988 – 1989 Contract Senior Drafter Designs and site inspection for small residential units and Retail stores. Supervision of project through design stages. A&B Steel Structurs, St.Albans, England Artist Project Captain for small company of Steel Fabricators working on fabrication details: shop drawings, bill of materials, supervising fabrication and erection. Ove Arup & Partners, London, England 1986 – 1988 Senior Drafter Produced scheme and working drawings for projects ranging from small remodels of art galleries to high-rise office buildings. Supervision on site: site surveys and project drafter. Robert Savage & Associates, London, England 1985 – 1986 Architects Assistant (Office Manager) Producing, planning and construction drawings for Victorian and Georgian Remodels and new apartment buildings in central London. Site supervision: Local Authority approvals and client contacts and meetings. This office was a two-man operation (Therefore experience in every aspect of Design and client liaison was gained.) Mason Pittendrigh & Partners, Amersham, England 1983 – 1985 Senior Project Drafter Civil Engineering Consultants working on projects such The National Coal Board in Wales and Land / Sewerage investigations for developments in London's Docklands. Site inspections: site inspection report writing: surveys. EDUCATION Fundamental Injection Molding classes run by William J. Tobin 1993 St. Albans College of Building, St.Albans, Hertfordshire, England 1985 – 1988 Earned an ONC in Civil Engineering studies equivalent to, or higher than an A.S. Degree. Earned an award for meritorious work during course. Schooling in the United Kingdom from the age of 5 through to 18 years of age and qualified in: 7- CSE’s 3-O Level’s and 1-A Level in Art exams all part of the normal schooling attendance plus exams at the end of each year attended.
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