ERNEST J. WALKER III
 (Cell phone)(443) 622-4620
www.linkedin.com/in/ejwiii
ewalker@ejw3.com

SKILLS

- Autodesk Maya: Modeling, Texturing, Lighting
- Autodesk 3D Studio Max: Modeling, Texturing, Lighting
- Adobe Photoshop: Texturing, Digital Painting, Normal Map Generating
- Unreal Engine 2 and 3: Creating Level Environments using Static Meshes generated in a 3d Package, Lighting and Particle effects.
- Zbrush and Mudbox: Sculpting and Normal Map Generating

WORK EXPERIENCE

Big Fish Games
Quality Assurance Tester II

August 2015 to Mar 2017

  • Tested multiple slot machine games within the Big Fish Casino app for Android, iOS, Kindle, and web platforms.
  • Provided additional testing assistance and created level assets for the companies Virtual Reality studio Liftoff Labs.

LEAP Motion                    
App Review Tester  

April 2013 to June 2015

  • Tested multiple Augmented and Virtual Reality art applications for use of the LEAP Motion Controller.
  • Provided additional offsite assistance to developers with presenting an Augmented Reality 3D art app for Siggraph 2014.

New World Edutainment 
Environment Artist

April 2008 to October 2008

  • Created in game 3D environment assets and props based off of concepts designed by the lead artist.

Nemesis Studios Entertainment 
3D Environment Artist

August 2006 to January 2008

  • Modeled and textured 3D level assets, scenery, and props via concepts created by the lead artist.

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Arts, Game Art and Design        
The Art Institute of Phoenix

ADDITIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

IGDA
Game Developers Conference CA Volunteer Program 2005-2017

REFERENCES

Eugene Boac (Lead Staff QA Analyst at SCEA)
Eugene_boac@playstation.sony.com
650-655-5365 919
East Hillsdale Blvd., Foster City CA 94404

Tabitha Williamson (Lead Staff QA Tester at SCEA) Tabitha_williamson@playstation.sony.com
650-655-5276 919
East Hillsdale Blvd., Foster City CA 94404

Cody Drake (Senior Lead QA Analyst at SCEA)
cody_drake@playstation.sony.com
650-655-7382
East Hillsdale Blvd., Foster City CA 94404

Christopher Rose (Lead QA Tester at SEGA of America)
ChrisRoseBanks@gmail.com
650-863-1903

Leif Holt (Former Lead Artist at Nemesis Studios Entertainment)
310-483-4494

Joseph Hatcher (Director of Development at Hatch Now)
 310-285-8652