Matthew James Ward
Matthew James Ward

Matthew James Ward

  United States

To work for a professional video game or animation studio, and enjoy what I do every day and who I work with.

In high school I realized that I could make a living creating and being a part of an industry I really enjoy and spending a lot of time participating in, which would be video games and movies.

Learning: University of Wisconsin Stout

Skills: Substance 3D Painter Autodesk Maya Arnold for Maya Blender Blender Eevee Blender Cycles

Expertise: 3D Animation Game Design & Development

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3D Modeling Intern
Minneapolis, MN | Jun 2018 - Aug 2018

o Researched and developed new and complicated models o Compiled reference material for projects o Completed complex modeling and UV unwrap

Menomonie, WI | Sep 2018 - May 2019

o Rigged numerous 3D models for animating o Created multiple dynamic and original animations for Unity o Transferred custom animations

Set Dresser
| Jul 2021 -

o Compiled reference material for assets o Completed complex UV unwrapping and textures o Crafted high resolution textures

Current Education

University of Wisconsin Stout
Class of 2019