My name is Jess Cookston and I am a 3D and 2D artist! I work for an aerospace engineering company on serious games VR applications. Outside of work I act as a character artist for Lazer Bread Games as well as other freelance projects.
Responsible for accurate, 3d model recreations of real world objects to be used in real time and prerendered products. Helped introduce and implement a streamlined pipeline for the art team. Interfaced with customers to create tasking for Redmine based off of the contracts needs. Assisted in project management by providing accurate estimates for time and cost.
Character artist designing and creating character assets for the upcoming title Potato Paradox Plus. Also responsible for marketing related assets such as steam page imagery and logo design.
Worked alongside another artist to illustrate Dr. Sundar Christopher's second book. Dr. Christopher is the Dean of the College of Science at The University of Alabama in Huntsville. Met bi-weekly to discuss illustrations and make design decisions to fulfill Dr. Christopher's needs.
Worked remotely on several in game assets. Worked with the developers to meet their design needs and kept communication to meet design changes as they arose.