John Sweeney

Freelance Digital Artist & Illustrator

Location:Harvard, Illinois, United States
2 Skills
John P. Sweeney III

Obtain employment with an aggressive company that can utilize my passion and skills to create computer enhanced art for the advertising, gaming and entertainment industries.

Bachelors of Applied Science Degree – Game Art, Westwood College, Chicago, IL 07/2011
(GPA 3.65 Honors) – Westwood Vision Scholarship Recipient

• Creating 2D and 3D characters and animation for the Web, digital media, television, movies and software
• Using life drawing and rendering techniques to develop characters, backgrounds and stories
• Utilizing the laws of motion and physics to create life-like motion for animated characters
• Conceptualize and develop ideas for cartoons and animations; integrate audio and video effects to create features

• Advanced Photoshop
• Advanced Illustrator
• Advanced Flash
• Life/Anatomy Study
• Character Development
• Advanced in Maya/3DSMax
• Intermediate Mudbox/Zbrush
• Knowledge of Unreal Engine and level creation methods
• Low poly/high poly Asset creation
• UV Mapping 3DSMax/Maya
• Texture creation
• Hard surface modeling
• 3D model rigging – Maya/3DSMax
• 3D animation – Maya/3DSMax
• Mental Ray Lighting in 3DS Max/Maya
• Basic Photography
• Intermediate Dreamweaver
• Intermediate After Effects
• Intermediate Final Cut
• Video editing software
• Microsoft Office App proficient


Graphic Artist, St. Joseph Services. Chicago, IL. 1/2012 – 2/1012
• Responsible for Concept Art for “Centered on Basketball” program
• Developed Web & Print images for clients site and promotional materials
• Responsible for development and layout of promotional materials such as flyers and web graphics

Office Manager, Thermal Remediation Inc. Bartlett, IL. 06/2002 - Present
• Responsible for the scheduling of equipment for operations, and purchasing of materials and supplies
• Developed Web site for the corporation
• Responsible for the development of promotional material such as the Statement of Qualifications including photos and history profiles as well as electronic presentation material
Heavy Equipment Operator, Thermal Remediation Inc, Bartlett, IL.
03/2009 - Present
• Daily activities included, but not limited to, running heavy equipment, managing/supervising daily site activities, client contact, safety issues and regulatory compliance
• Project record keeping and/or documentation as well site health and safety requirements.
• 40 hour Haz/Mat certified
Salary History
Hourly Wage: Between $17.00 and $26.00 per hour depending on job office or field work
Skills (2) Rating
Digital Art