Matt Leighton
Matt Leighton
Character Artist
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Summary

A proven Character Artist, with an expert knowledge of digital sculpting and character creation for games. Confident in a range of styles of character art, experience producing marketing artwork and digital illustrations, with a raw enthusiasm for accurate human and animal anatomy leads me to improve on my skills each day.

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Skills

AnatomyCompositingConcept DesignRendering3D ModelingCharacter ModelingDigital SculptingTexturingRetopologyTeaching

Software proficiency

3ds Max
3ds Max
Keyshot
Keyshot
Maya
Maya
Photoshop
Photoshop
Substance Painter
Substance Painter
Unreal Engine
Unreal Engine
ZBrush
ZBrush
Unity
Unity
TopoGun
TopoGun

Experience

  • Character Artist at Skymoons Interactive
    Edinburgh, United Kingdom
    July 2017 - Present

    Character Artist responsible for all aspects of Character Production

  • Lecturer at Teesside University
    Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
    February 2015 - January 2017

    Teaching the core principles of game asset creation in the areas of Character and Environment production.

  • CG Artist at 22cans
    Guildford, United Kingdom
    January 2012 - January 2015

    A primary artist responsible for the production of character meshes, environment assets and promotional artwork.