Mickie Yen

Freelance 3D Animator & Digital Artist

Location:Toronto, Ontario, Canada
2 Skills
Mickie Yen
290 Renforth Dr. Etobicoke ON M9C 2L3
E-mail: mickieyen@gmail.com
Phone: 647 994 7342
Art Portfolio: http://mickieyen.blogspot.com/

Career Objective

To obtain a career in the gaming/entertainment industry as a 3D environment artist

• Proficient in various 3D software and sculpting software
• Strong knowledge of 2D graphic and composition applications
• Strong knowledge of video production software
• Solid background in Fine Art (drawing, painting, sculpting, color theory, two and three
dimensional illustration)
• Strong pre-visualization and concept sketching skills
• Ability to accurately estimate the time to complete tasks and manage priorities to meet
• Capable of working under pressure and meeting changing requirements
• Proficient in Windows, Ms Office and Internet Applications
• Good communication skills and the ability to work well in a team environment

- 3Ds Max
- Adobe Photoshop
- Adobe Premiere Pro
- Adobe After Effect
- Adobe Encore
- Crazy Bump
- Composition
- Maya
- Mudbox
- Z-brush

• Designing lighting systems that will support different atmosphere and game play
• Producing realistic shaders and texture maps
• Efficient UV map layout and optimization
• Augmenting mesh detail with normal mapping
• Knowledge of Mental Ray
• Excellent scaling and spatial awareness
• General understanding of programming
• Image and video compositing
• Digital painting

Multimedia 3D animation, Humber College 2008-2011
Economic and fine art history, University of Toronto 2004-2008


Digital Painter, Gamehive Corporation 2010-2011
• Assisted in developing a mobile game - Antrim Escape 3
• Designed and illustrated 12 game scenes by using Adobe Photoshop
• Ensured the illustrated game scenes meet the developers’ game requirement
• Created 3 dimensional images by applying realistic shading and highlights
• Made sure the items are in correct spatial scale relative to one another
• Finished projects in a timely manner

Art Director, ROCSAUT, University of Toronto 2005-2006
• Designed and created the products of ROCSAUT such as the membership cards,
posters, advertisement and flyers of 9 events for marketing purposes
• Decorated and planned event locations
• Negotiated with different stores and retailers on the cost of the event location
• Worked in teams to organize 9 events including an orientation, a singing contest, a New
York trip, 3 clubbing events, a cooking event, a Taiwanese cultural event and a ski trip.
Skills (2) Rating
3D Animation
Digital Art