Jessica Cookston
Jessica Cookston
3D Artist
Huntsville, United States of America

Summary

My name is Jessica Nicole Cookston and I am a 3D and 2D artist specializing in character art! 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.

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Skills

3D ModelingCharacter ModelingCharacter DesignUV MappingDigital SculptingBasic RiggingTexturingBaking Normal MapsIllustrationDigital PaintingBlueprint Scripting

Software proficiency

Maya
Maya
Unreal Engine
Unreal Engine
Substance Painter
Substance Painter
Photoshop
Photoshop
Illustrator
Illustrator
CLIP STUDIO PAINT
CLIP STUDIO PAINT
Sketchfab
Sketchfab
3DCoat
3DCoat
ZBrushCore
ZBrushCore

Productions

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    • Video Game
      Potato Paradox Plus
    • Year
      2020
    • Role
      2D Character Artist
    • Company
      Lazer Bread Games
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    • Video Game
      Salt
    • Year
      2018
    • Role
      Contracted 3D Modeler
    • Company
      Lavaboots Studios LLC

Experience

  • Digital Artist at Intuitive Research and Technology Corporation
    Huntsville, Alabama, United States of America
    May 2017 - Present

    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.

  • Freelance 2D Character Artist at Lazerbread Games
    Huntsville, United States of America
    December 2018 - Present

    Freelance 2D 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.

  • Illustrator at The University of Alabama in Huntsville
    Huntsville, Alabama, United States of America
    October 2017 - September 2018

    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.

  • Freelance 3D Artist at Lava Boots Studios LLC.
    Huntsville, Alabama, United States of America
    November 2016 - January 2017

    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.