Damon Woods

Character Artist, Los Angeles, CA


Creating characters is what gets me up in the morning. I love what I do and I plan on making a long career of it. Whether its 3D modelling programs or good old fashioned clay, I’ve always enjoyed the process of bringing my imagination to life.


Experience

3D Character Artist at Encore VFX
February 2016 – Present Los Angeles, CA
Character Artist at Obsidian Entertainment
July 2015 – February 2016 Irvine, CA
Character Art Instructor at CG Master Academy (CGMA)
June 2015 – Present Los Angeles, CA
Senior Character Artist at Kojima Productions (Konami)- LA
July 2014 Los Angeles, CA
Character Modeling Instructor at The Art Institute of California- Hollywood
March 2014 – July 2014 Hollywood, CA
Character Artist at Brain Zoo Studios
2011 – 2014 Van Nuys, CA
3D Artist at Inhance Digital
2010 – 2011 Los Angeles, CA

Education

BS- Media Arts & Animation at The Art Institute of California- Orange County
2008 – 2010

Awards

2015
Work featured on the cover of 3D Artist Magazine Issue 80, 3D Artist Magazine
2015
Work Featured in 3D Artist Magazine Issue 85, 3D Artist Magazine
2013
Top Row ZBrush Central, ZBC
2013
Work Featured in 3D Artist Magazine issue 61, 3D Artist Magazine
2012
Work featured in 3D world Magazine issue 153, 3D World Magazine
2011
Work featured in 3D world Magazine issue 162, 3D World Magazine

Exhibitions

2014
Digital Renaissance at AUSSI Galley, Costa Mesa, CA

Clients

  • Konami
  • Blur Studios
  • Disney
  • Marvel Studios
  • Amazon
  • 3D Artist Magazine
  • 3D World Magazine
  • Microsoft
  • Spinmaster
  • Capital Records LLC
  • Universal

Specialties

  • Character Art
  • Character Design
  • Modeling
  • Sculpting
  • Texturing
  • Shader Creation
  • Illustration

Skills

  • Maya
  • 3DS Max
  • Softimage
  • Zbrush
  • Photoshop
  • VRay
  • Mental Ray
  • Marmoset Toolbag
  • Keyshot
  • Marvelous Designer
  • Substance Painter
  • Fox Engine
  • Unity Engine