Zachary Davis

Freelance 3D Animator & Photo Editor

Location:Lawrenceville, Georgia, United States
2 Skills
Zachary Davis

University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia
August 2013 - December 2015
Bachelor of Fine Arts in Animation, College of Arts and Sciences, December 2015, Overall GPA: 3.6/4.0
• Graduated *** Laude

Georgia Perimeter College, Clarkston, Georgia
August 2011 - May 2013
Associate of Science in Art, May 2013, Overall GPA: 3.6/4.0
• Selected as student of the semester in Mathematics, Dean’s List – Fall 2011, Fall 2012, and Spring 2013
• Atlanta Collage Society Award of Merit – Spring 2012

Relevant Projects and Courses:
• Sole Artist and designer for “Head Hunter,” infinite runner game using Unity 5 game engine
• Lead designer and animator for “Oculus Expedition,” project using the Oculus Rift and the Unity 5 game engine
• Co-leader and animator of iOS tower defense game using GameSalad
• Courses in Autodesk Maya for animation, rigging, modeling, and particle system simulations. HTML, CSS, JQuery, app design, film editing, performance design, and script writing

IS3D, LLC (Cogent Education):
Athens, Georgia June 2015 – June 2016
• Key artist in developing Interactive Case Studies for biology education; Product releases include Meiosis, Cell Signaling, Filtration, Photosynthesis, Nitrogen Cycle, Action Potentials, and Diffusion
• Modeled and animated lab equipment and microscopic structures of various biological elements using Maya and the Unity game engine
• Responsible for video production using Adobe Premiere and After Effects
• Provided 2D asset creation and model texturing using Adobe Photoshop
• Utilized Unity to carry out product production, layout design, video editing, and simulation implementation
• Assisted with the debugging, differentiation, and general improvement of existing case studies
• Collaborated with design team and content writers in the storyboarding and planning process for new cases

• Unity 5
• Auto Desk Maya
• Substance Painter
• Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, and Premiere Pro
• Adobe Flash, Dreamweaver, and After Effects
• HTML and CSS
• Talented studio artist

Skills (2) Rating
3D Animation
Photo Editing