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Nikita Orlov

I'm an experienced concept artist with a profound skill set necessary for game development and entertainment industry. Offer strong analytical and problem-solving skills, traditional and digital art skills, 3d modeling and sculpting, Unity engine experience, ability to follow through with projects from inception to completion.

I have a BFA degree in fine arts and illustration. I am passioned about art and games, achieving new goals and creating exiting worlds. 

Software:
Photoshop
ZBrush, Maya, Blender, Marmoset, 3d Coat
Spine, Adobe Animate, After Effects
Unity

For last 4 years, I've been working in the mobile game industry.  It's a fast-paced and ever-changing industry that keeps me on my toes.  Here are some of the roles I've played since jumping into this industry:

  • HoboLabs//San Francisco, CA. 2016 - present
    Storm the Gates
    Mobile co-op RPG game. "A cross between clash royale and castle crashers with cuter characters."
    - work as a studio lead animator and artist. I cover all game animation needs from characters and effects to UI. (Spine, Unity)
    - as a small team member, I work closely with product/engineer department to ensure smooth pipeline and assets delivery
    - learned how to work in Unity, creating and incorporating assets into the game engine.
    - worked closely with the game designer, helping to tune assets and animations in a spreadsheet.
    - helped to establish art and animation style

  • Unboard LLC //Berkeley, CA. 2015
    Worked as a lead artist in the new trading card game with real-time mechanics Epic Everything.
    - established the art style, coordinated outsource artists
    - did Card design, environment design, illustration and animation mock-ups

  • Freelance // 2014-2015
    Mage Company LLC
    Artist for a popular board game 12 Realms
    - character design. 2d art and adaptation for 3d print
    - map design
    - cover art

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Cheers,
Nikita Orlov