Shem Dawson
Shem Dawson
Lead Artist at Blizzard Entertainment
Irvine, United States of America

About

Thanks for taking a look at my portfolio, I'm currently located in Irvine, California. My passion as an artist is creating 3D stylized, hand painted art for use in real time game engines. If you have any questions feel free to email me at the below address!

Skills

Environment Design3D ModelingEnvironment ModelingLightingTexturingUV MappingGame DevelopmentWorld BuildingTexture Painting

Software proficiency

3ds Max
3ds Max
Maya
Maya
3DCoat
3DCoat
Photoshop
Photoshop
Mudbox
Mudbox
xNormal
xNormal
Unity
Unity
DDO
DDO
mental ray
mental ray

Productions

  • 220px world of warcraft battle for azeroth
    • Video Game
      World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth
    • Year
      2017
    • Role
      Senior 3D Artist / Supervisor
    • Company
      Blizzard Entertainment
  • 220px legion cover
    • Video Game
      World of Warcraft: Legion
    • Year
      2016
    • Role
      Senior 3D Artist
    • Company
      Blizzard Entertainment
  • Warlords of draenor cover
    • Video Game
      World of Warcraft: Warlords of Draenor
    • Year
      2014
    • Role
      Senior 3D Artist
    • Company
      Blizzard Entertainment
  • Dinotrux poster
    • TV Production
      Dinotrux
    • Year
      2015
    • Role
      3D Artist
    • Company
      Oktobor Animation
  • Teenage mutant ninja turtles nickolodien pizza eating poster
    • TV Production
      Nickelodeon's Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
    • Year
      2014
    • Role
      Lead 3D Artist
    • Company
      Oktobor Animation
  • Monsters vs aliens stars cast characters nickelodeon australia new zealand nicktoons nicktoon mva nick facebook promo 2
    • TV Production
      Nickelodeon's Monsters vs Aliens
    • Year
      2013
    • Role
      Lead 3D Artist
    • Company
      Oktobor Animation
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    • Video Game
      All Blacks Rugby Challenge
    • Year
      2011
    • Role
      3D Artist
    • Company
      Sidhe Interactive

Experience

  • Lead Artist at Blizzard Entertainment
    Irvine, United States of America
    September 2018 - Present

  • Senior 3D Artist at Blizzard Entertainment
    Irvine, United States of America
    April 2014 - September 2018

  • Lead Environment and Prop Artist at Oktobor Animation
    Auckland, New Zealand
    July 2012 - September 2013

  • Lead 3D Artist at CerebralFix
    Christchurch, New Zealand
    June 2011 - July 2012

  • 3D Artist at Sidhe Interactive / Pik Pok
    Wellington, New Zealand
    September 2010 - May 2011