Bruce Evans
www.brucein3d.com | brucein3d@gmail.com | 424-362-7186
Game Designer | CG Generalist
Los Angeles, CA
Passionate game designer and artist with over 8 years of production and international experience seeking to help create the next amazing AAA project. My own work is a mix of art, game design, and academic research through the creation of over 10 unique projects and prototypes contributing as an interaction designer, 3D modeler, programmer, and texture artist.

EXPERIENCE
Pixologic - Designer and Plugin Developer, April 2019 - Present
- Design and develop sculpting tools and plug-ins for future releases of ZBrush written in C++ using proprietary SDK's.
- Sculpt high poly meshes, retopologize, and test new features in ZBrush.
- Work with teams of developers and designers to create unique, artist-focused approaches to software, UI, and interaction.
- Prototype quick plugins and standalone software in Python and Java.

Ohio State University - Graduate Research Assistant, August 2016 - April 2019
- Puzzle design, level design, and C# scripting for Clear Lake, a puzzle adventure game made in Unity.
- Crafted over fifty environment props and PBR textures for my thesis project Clear Lake.
- Scripted a procedural UI system and model viewer for Canine Anatomy, an iPad app made in partnership with the OSU Veterinary School.
- Implemented a camera scanning system for detecting real-world objects and handcrafted over forty stop motion puppets and props for the game Escape from The Glass Factory
- Invited to show Escape from the Glass Factory at the UCLA Game Art Festival where the game was played by over 200 people
- Organized the 2018 Global Game Jam ACCAD location with over 40 students in attendance resulting in 5 playable games.
- Designed the mechanics and 3D assets for Disaster Master, a VR experience about handling stress in Unity for the 2017 Global Game Jam.

Sendai Board of Education - Assistant Language Teacher, September 2014 - August 2016
- Prepared and taught English lessons for eleven Japanese classes as a participant in the JET Program (Japanese Exchange and Teaching Program).
- Managed classrooms of approximately 40 non-native English speaking students.
- Volunteered as an English teacher at the Nagamachi Children’s Club in Sendai, Japan.

ASCD - Associate Producer and Video Editor, March 2012 - August 2014
- Worked with teams of designers and producers to create video and graphics concepts for feature documentaries and web videos totaling over 200k views.
- Routinely solve creative problems and complete digital products under strict deadlines.
- Operate camera, setup lighting, and record audio for over fifty productions.

Freelance - Production Assistant and Motion Graphics Animator, June 2011 - August 2014
- Work with the production team to create cable shows including Amazing Factories and Discovery Education programming.
- Schedule meetings, conference calls, and courier services to ship between various studios
- Create motion graphics concepts and edit trailers for use in web marketing.

SKILLS
Tools & Interests
Game Design / Level Design / AR / VR / Environment Art & Design / UX/UI / Shaders
Unreal / Unity / Radiant / Maya / Substance Designer & Painter / ZBrush / Marmoset Toolbag / Photoshop / After Effects / Illustrator / Quixel Suite
Scripting
C# / C++ / Python / ShaderLab / HLSL / Node Based Shaders / PyQt / Javascript / Processing

EDUCATION
Ohio State University - M.F.A. Design, May 2019
Ohio University - B.S. Communications, May 2011

PUBLICATIONS
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