DHX, Nickelodeon 'Blaze' - Production team Art Direction and client relations.
Microsoft, Cognition VR, Art Direction - VR Characters
Smoking Gun, Microsoft 'Age of Empires' - Outsource Art Direction
Sony: 'SOCOM' & MAG - Art Direction
Microsoft Cognition VR, Art Direction - Design/Style Briefs and Outsource Markups
Task: Provide instruction and direct outsource assets for cutomized fantasy Nexus personal assistant VR and AR characters.
Task: Provide instruction and art direct outsource assets to develp the new Human Nexus avatar VR and AR character.
Task: Provide instruction and direct outsourse assets in Shanghai to provide artwork for Age of Empires RTS game. These had to read well on a phone as well as a PC.
Task: Provide Art Direction during Art Director absence.
Microsoft Cognition VR, Art Direction - Environment development and review
Nerd Corps, Mattel Monster High - Art Direction 'The Lost Movie'
Task: Facilitate a directional redesign and product test of the virtual reality ‘rubenoid’ avatars towards a more desirable, mature and comfortable aesthetic while keeping that aesthetic out of the uncanny valley (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Uncanny_valley). The team developed new characters and we product-tested them to gauge comfort levels. Displayed here are facial, body, hair, hands and clothing explorations. Both VR and moble AR.
Task: Provide in-VR environment modeling review of the meeting and quest levels. Direction confined by the limited geometry, texturing and lighting that was dictated by high processor demands of the VR and moble AR processor space at the time. Consideration given to fear responses, vertigo, uncanny valley, etc.
Microsoft Cognition VR, Art Direction - Early Augmented Reality proposals.
Task: Develop new AR, VR, Mixed Reality functions for customers utilizing AI assistance and smart phones.
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