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David Bolton
David Bolton
Senior Character Artist at Riot Games
Seattle, United States

Specialties:
Creating stylized 3D assets from humanoid to creatures
Creating low poly assets that are optimized for animation
Texture painting in both PBR pipelines and Hand-Painted Diffuse
NPR workflows

Skills

3D Character ArtCharacter ArtCharacter ModelingDigital SculptingHigh-poly ModelingLow-poly ModelingUV MappingTexture BakingPBR TexturingHand Painted TexturingConcept ArtIllustrationCharacter Design

Software proficiency

ZBrush
ZBrush
Blender
Blender
Maya
Maya
3ds Max
3ds Max
TopoGun
TopoGun
Photoshop
Photoshop
3DCoat
3DCoat
Substance 3D Painter
Substance 3D Painter
Marmoset Toolbag
Marmoset Toolbag
Keyshot
Keyshot

Experience

  • January 2022 - Present
    Senior Character Artist at Riot Games
    Bellevue, United States of America

  • June 2021 - December 2021
    Character Artist - Temp at Blizzard Entertainment
    Irvine, United States of America

  • June 2021 - September 2021
    Character Artist at Airship Syndicate
    Austin, United States of America

  • October 2020 - January 2021
    Character Artist at Level52 Studios
    Auburn, United States of America

  • March 2020 - October 2020
    Character Artist at Bungie
    Bellevue, United States of America

  • July 2018 - September 2019
    Character Artist at Funko
    Everett, United States of America

  • October 2017 - February 2018
    Concept Artist at ArenaNet
    Bellevue, United States of America

  • July 2015 - January 2017
    Concept Artist at Glu Mobile
    Bellevue, United States of America

  • April 2013 - July 2015
    Concept Artist at 343 Industries (Microsoft Game Studios)
    Kirkland, United States of America

  • April 2011 - April 2012
    Concept Artist at 343 Industries (Microsoft Game Studios)
    Kirkland, United States of America

  • June 2009 - April 2011
    Concept Artist at ArenaNet (NCsoft)
    Bellevue, United States of America

Productions

  • Destiny2
    • Video Game
      Destiny 2: Beyond Light
    • Year
      2020
    • Role
      Character Artist
    • Company
      Bungie
  • Halowars2
    • Video Game
      Halo Wars 2
    • Year
      2017
    • Role
      Concept Artist
    • Company
      343 Industries
  • Halo5
    • Video Game
      Halo 5
    • Year
      2015
    • Role
      Concept Artist
    • Company
      343 Industries
  • Halo 4 standard edition %28esrb%29
    • Video Game
      Halo 4
    • Year
      2012
    • Role
      Concept Artist
    • Company
      343 Industries
  • Guild wars 2 cover
    • Video Game
      Guild Wars 2
    • Year
      2012
    • Role
      Concept Artist
    • Company
      ArenaNet