Name

Michael Carter Jr

About

Hi my name is Michael Carter Jr. I am a Concept artist living in Detroit,Michigan. My focus is Concept Design and Visual Development for video games and Feature Film

for questions and information you can email me at: j_carter_m@yahoo.com

Education

College for Creative Studies 2007- 2011 B.F.A in Entertainment Arts - Game Art

WORK EXPERIENCE:

Visteon, 3D Graphic/ U.I. Design Intern, Van Buren Township, Michigan 2012- Present Modeled 3D assets for car clusters and designed U.I. for infotainment systems

Freelance Artist Detroit, Michigan 2012- Present

Palmer Moving and Storage, Mover, Warren, Michigan 2011-2011
Moving and Storage for families and corporations

Detroit Youth Symposium, Speaker, Detroit, Michigan 2011-2011
Spoke to high school student about concept design and Game assets and also did a Demonstration in z-brush.

Detroit Summer Youth Program, Maintenance Technician, Detroit, Michigan 2009
Cleaned conference rooms, baths, laboratories, offices, halls, and other areas. Set-up for various meeting.

4731 Gallery, Internship, Detroit, Michigan, 2006 - 2007
Studied under the leadership of Tammy Babbitt. Set-up art exhibits and assist art shows.

University Preparatory Academy, Teachers Assistant, Detroit, Michigan 2005-2006
Assisted in teacher an art class to elementary school from grades K-5.

The Detroit News, Internship, Detroit, Michigan, 2004 - 2005
Worked with Cartoonist Henry Payne in developing fictional cartoon characters, and also provided assists with various office duties.
 
Skills: Character and Creature Concept-Design, vehicle, props and weapon design, environment design, Character, environment modeling and sculpting, Texture painting

Tool set: Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Adobe after Effects, Autodesk Maya 2011, Zbrush 4.0, Google sketch-up, UV-layout, X-normals, Pen, Ink, Graphite, Acrylic, Oil and Watercolor Paint

For additional Information and artwork visit:
http://michaelcarterjr.blogspot.com/

Specialties

  • Concept-Design
  • character and creature design
  • vehicle design
  • props and weapon design
  • environment design
  • Character modeling and sculpting
  • U-v layout
  • texturing

Skills

  • Adobe Photoshop CS4
  • Adobe illustrator CS4
  • Adobe after Effects
  • Autodesk Maya 2011
  • Pixelogic Zbrush 4.0
  • google sketch-up
  • Adobe after Effects
  • Microsoft Office 2007
  • Pen and Ink
  • Graphite
  • Acrylic Paints
  • Oil paints
  • Watercolor Paints