Full name

Darik Smith

Title

3D Environment Artist / Modeler

Location

Ontario, Canada

Blurb

I live to make art

Biography

From 2015 to the present I work in TV Animation creating environment assets for popular kids series. It's fun and fulfilling, so I do not plan on changing careers any time soon.

In the meantime I am working on my 2D design and painting skills.

Experience

Location Modeler

Guru Studio

Toronto, ON · May 2015 – June 2018

I created assets for a variety of locations such as jungles, islands, castles, forests, swamps, deserts and more for TV Animation.

Senior Modeler

Guru Studio

Toronto, ON · June 23, 2018 – Present

Promoted to senior position and responsible for improving aspects of visual design in the set modeling pipeline. Continuing to build assets and providing feedback to junior modelers to improve composition, etc.

Education

BAA Animation

Sheridan College

Oakville, Canada · September 2011 – April 2015

Specialties

Environment Art, Video Game Development, 3D Modeling, Concept Art

Skills

Maya, Unreal Engine 4, Zbrush, Photoshop, xNormal, World Machine, 3dCoat

Elsewhere