Brandon Volpe
Brandon Volpe
3D Artist
Detroit, MI, United States of America

Summary

I'm an Environment, CGI and Graphic Artist that specializes in hard surface modeling of buildings and props, automotive and graphic design. I came from an architecture background, and then I became interested in renderings and now 3d art and computer graphics are my passion.

www.BrandonVolpe.com

Feel free to contact me if you are interested in my work or for freelance opportunities. For more information about my experience, please see my LinkedIn profile.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/brandonvolpe

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Skills

3D ModelingDigital SculptingHard Surface ModelingOrganic ModelingUV MappingPBR TexturingLightingWorld BuildingVirtual Reality

Software proficiency

Maya
Maya
3ds Max
3ds Max
Cinema 4D
Cinema 4D
ZBrush
ZBrush
Mudbox
Mudbox
Modo
Modo
V-Ray
V-Ray
Keyshot
Keyshot
Substance Painter
Substance Painter
Substance Designer
Substance Designer
Quixel Suite
Quixel Suite
Marmoset Toolbag
Marmoset Toolbag
TopoGun
TopoGun
3DCoat
3DCoat
Photoshop
Photoshop
Illustrator
Illustrator
After Effects
After Effects
Vue
Vue
Unity
Unity
Unreal Engine
Unreal Engine
CRYENGINE
CRYENGINE
World Machine
World Machine
SpeedTree
SpeedTree
MightyBake
MightyBake
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xNormal

Productions

  • E brandon volpe model and texture a nex gen building %282%29
    • Commercial / Advertisement
      Tutorial: Modeling and Texturing a Next-gen Building for Games in 3ds max
    • Year
      2016
    • Role
      Teacher, Instructor, Artist
    • Company
      Pluralsight (Formerly: Digital Tutors)
  • Com.froginvasiongames.vietnamchopper.runneractivity
    • Mobile Game
      Vietnam Chopper
    • Year
      2015
    • Role
      Artist, Designer, Programmer, Developer, Publisher
    • Company
      Frog Invasion Games
  • Com.froginvasiongames.thecasinovaultrobbery.runneractivity
    • Mobile Game
      The Casino Vault Robbery
    • Year
      2015
    • Role
      Artist, Designer, Programmer, Developer, Publisher
    • Company
      Frog Invasion Games
  • Brandon volpe space time technology
    • Book
      Space Time & Technology eBook
    • Year
      2012
    • Role
      Artist, Designer, Writer, Publisher
    • Company
      Lulu

Experience

  • 3D Technical Artist at Altia
    Colorado Springs, and Detroit, United States of America
    October 2017 - July 2018

    At Fiat Chrysler on creating HMI’s (Human Machine Interface) for Instrument Clusters, GUIs (Graphic User Interface)

  • 3D Environment Artist at Nascent Games
    Sacramento , CA, United States of America
    February 2017 - July 2017

    Video game art for a game called “Kinship” made in Unity

  • Lead Virtual Reality 3D Artist at PixlHut
    West Bloomfield, Michigan, United States of America
    June 2016 - September 2016

    Working with the team on a car configurator VR project using the HTC Vive and Unreal Engine 4

  • 3D Instructor at Digital Tutors
    Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States of America
    October 2015 - March 2016

    As an instructor with the industry leaders in online tutorials I created a course called “Modeling and Texturing a Next-Gen Building for Games in 3ds Max”.

    https://www.digitaltutors.com/tutorial/2445-Modeling-and-Texturing-a-Next-Gen-Building-for-Games-in-3ds-Max

  • Conference Associate Volunteer at Game Developers Conference - UBM Tech
    San Francisco, CA, United States of America
    March 2013 - March 2016

    -I’m proud to be part of a huge family of Volunteer CA’s to help out with the events, session and anything else helping it run smoothly making it the biggest and best gaming convention in the world.

    http://www.gdconf.com/

  • 3D Environment Artist at Frog Invasion Games
    Clinton Township, United States of America
    December 2014 - July 2015

    Worked on and built 3 Mobile games at

    www.FrogInvasionGames.com

  • Freelance 3D Artist at Various Studios
    Clinton Township, United States of America
    June 2012 - May 2015

    I started as a 3D Artist with several freelance projects developing my talent and skills over the years.

    www.BrandV3D.com