James Penman
James Penman
3D Artist
Wellington, New Zealand

Summary

I'm a self-taught 3D environment artist recently graduated from Victoria University of Wellington School of Design. While my passion lies in creating world to explore, I also enjoy cooking and sleeping-in on weekends.

Skills

3D ModelingSoftware DevelopmentPBR Texturing

Software proficiency

Blender
Blender
Photoshop
Photoshop
Unity
Unity
Substance Painter
Substance Painter
Substance Designer
Substance Designer
Illustrator
Illustrator

Experience

  • Designer and Software Developer at Reactar Labs
    Auckland, New Zealand
    October 2018 - Present

    Working with Reactar Labs to realise the potential of augmented reality on mobile phones. Predominantly using Unity to produce various experiences.

  • Freelance 3D Content Creator at Various
    New Zealand
    October 2018 - Present

    Currently working as a freelance content creator for various companies.

  • Software Developer at NEC New Zealand Ltd
    Wellington, New Zealand
    November 2016 - August 2018

    Worked with the Smart Cities team to develop a prototype virtual city of Wellington in VR to intuitively visualise city data. We were one of two frontend data visualisers for the platform. I was responsible for developing a system for processing 3D topographical data which was then rendered with Unity in the Vive VR headset.