Jes Schroeder

Freelance Digital Artist & Comic Artist

Location:Washington, Illinois, United States
2 Skills
3D Art: Low and High Poly Modeling, both character and item-based, unwrapping and texturing.
2D Art:
Created concept drawings for characters, game assets
Created fully rendered digital paintings in unique styles
Experience with Graphic Design, Typography, both web and print-based
2D Keyframing animation
3D Keyframe animation and character rigging
Programs Used
Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite 5, Autodesk series, Blender, Minor work with CMS like Drupal and Wordpress.
Slane College of Communication and Fine Arts at Bradley, Peoria IL May 2011
BSA in Interactive Media: Animation and Visual Effects

Related Experience
America Live - IM 491/413 January 2011 - May 2011
Theatrical Production w/Audience Participation
Storyboard/Concept Artist
Storyboarded 3/5 of the commercials produced for the airtime “breaks” throughout the show. Also produced designs for logos and lower thirds for the screen.

BU Rock Show - IM 413 August 2010 - January 2011
Immersive Rock Show with iPad Controlled lighting and Audio
Lighting Designer/Sound Technician
Used software to program lighting cues to interact with iPad music software.

Pumpkin Grand Prix - IM 313 August 2010 - December 2010
Third-Person Racer using the Unity Engine
Worked with creating the Conceptual Design and goal of the game
Specialized in creation/texturing of Character and Item assets

Tale of Tydo - IM 450 January 2010 - April 2010
Lead Designer, First-Person RPG
Organized and plotted the structure
Wrote the concept book for the game and organized user testing.

iBradley 2011 Interactive Media Festival 2011
3rd Place - Interactive Category for “Pumpkin Grand Prix”

Team Fortress 2 “Polycount Pack” Contest - 2010
Recieved an honorary in-game pin for contest entry

Previous Job Experience
Princeton Fine Arts Academy Octoboer 2012 - Present
Boss: Liana Hall
Location: Princeton, IL
Comic Art tutor: Instructing students on the principles and elements of design, gesture drawing, and eventually, storytelling and composition.

Freelance May 2011 - Present
Location: Peoria, IL
Designed character portraits, concept environments and illustrations for small-time
Skills (2) Rating
Digital Art
Comic Art