Michael Beyene
Michael Beyene
3D Artist
Kalamazoo, United States

Summary

I'm Michael! 3D game art Instructor at KVCC. I love Maya, Substance Painter, Unreal/Unity and Zbrush.

I am looking for 3D Artist work.
I am Michigan based but willing to relocate.

Email: beyenemk@gmail.com

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Skills

Digital Painting3D Modeling3D VisualizationDigital SculptingEnvironment ModelingHard Surface ModelingProp ModelingTexturingUV MappingSculptingArchitectural VisualizationPhoto-manipulationPublic SpeakingPhotogrammetryUnityPBR TexturingTexture BakingUnreal

Software proficiency

Maya
Maya
Substance Painter
Substance Painter
Unreal Engine
Unreal Engine
ZBrush
ZBrush
Mixer
Mixer
Megascans
Megascans
Substance Alchemist
Substance Alchemist
SpeedTree
SpeedTree
Marvelous Designer
Marvelous Designer
Photoshop
Photoshop
Illustrator
Illustrator
Unity
Unity
3ds Max
3ds Max
Houdini
Houdini
Arnold
Arnold
Sketchfab
Sketchfab
Quixel Suite
Quixel Suite
Twinmotion
Twinmotion

Experience

  • Game Art Instuctor at Kalamazoo Valley Community College
    Kalamazoo, United States of America
    January 2018 - Present

    Instructing 3D Game Art with Autodesk Maya, Substance Painter and Unreal Engine, and Adobe Suite courses at Kalamazoo Valley Community Colleg

  • 3D Artist at Steelcase
    Grand Rapids, United States of America
    October 2017 - September 2017

    Created 3D models of a variety of product lines for digital architectural visualization of commercial and office spaces.

  • 3D Printing Instructor at Kalamazoo Institute of Arts
    Kalamazoo, United States of America
    July 2018 - July 2018

    Toy Camp and Design: Lead a week-long summer camp for young aspiring students to learn 3D software and print 3D objects.

    From the KIA: "Participants will love this imagination boot camp where they will design their own toys and models in powerful 3D modeling software. Demonstrations by the instructor will feature subjects like figures and miniatures, building blocks and puzzles, vehicles and robots, game pieces, and trinkets and toys..."

  • 3D Artist at Michigan State University Games, Education & Learning Lab.
    East Lansing, United States of America
    April 2015 - May 2016

    3D and 2D artist at MSU own game development laboratory.

    I have worked on Criminal Procedure as a prop artist and MSU's game Coursera project as a character and prop artist.