Tyler Gregory
Technical Artist
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Detail-oriented professional with experience in real-time graphics, modern game engines, tools development, VFX, UI/UX, animation, and industry standard DCC software. Communicates and collaborates effectively with artists and engineers.
Experience
Sept 2019 -
Present
Technical Artist
PlayStation Studios - San Diego, CA
  • Contribute to 15 AAA game title releases
  • Build 100+ real-time 2D and 3D animated backgrounds (dynamic themes) for PlayStation 4 home screen
  • Construct animated web banner packages and custom animation/rendering engine (Javascript, WebGL, GLSL)
  • Develop automated asset preparation/packaging tools to decrease work time from several hours to seconds
  • Design UI/UX interactions and motion graphics utilizing After Effects and Lottie
  • Model, texture/surface, light, render, and composite 3D assets with Maya, Cinema 4D, and Blender
  • Build bonus content applications for release on PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5 consoles
 
June 2014 -
Present
Technical Artist
Polygon Pixel
  • Collaborate with a team on two game development projects
  • Develop Unity editor tools (C#, Odin) for scripted interactions, character rigging, and procedural modeling
  • Script Maya and Blender tools (Python, MEL) to improve modeling, rigging, and exporting workflows
  • Implement a remote production pipeline involving Linux servers, Subversion, and custom export/import scripts
  • Program gameplay systems in Unity (C#) and Unreal Engine 4 (C++, Blueprints) game engines
  • Write shaders (Unity HLSL, UE4 Material Editor) for character, environment, VFX, and post-process effects
  • Rig and animate bipedal, creature, and mechanical 3D game characters in Maya
 
Mar 2011 -
Present
2D/3D Generalist
Freelance
  • Produce a variety of graphic design, video production, and web design work for multiple clients
  • Create visual effects and motion graphics using software including After Effects, Maya, and Blender
  • Design logos, flyers, illustrations, and apparel prints with Illustrator and Photoshop
  • Supervise VFX on-set for film and music video productions
  • Develop dynamic and responsive websites using HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and PHP
 
Education
2011 -
2015
California State University, Fullerton
Fullerton, CA
Bachelor of Fine Arts in Entertainment Art/Animation