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Amanda Newman

United States of America,  Savannah, GA Savannah College of Art and Design,  Interactive Design and Game Development Postproduction,  May 30, 2015
About Amanda:
As Character Artist, Character Technical Director, and Character Animator on the project, Deep Siege, I had the opportunity to experience the entire character pipeline in a next-generation game. From sculpting the character in Zbrush all the way to editing motion capture data that I recorded in Vicon Blade and Motionbuilder, I have been able to create a character that fits into the environment created by my teammates.

About Deep Siege:
Deep Siege is a 3-player co-operative survival game set on a Jules Verne-inspired style of submarine. Under attack by a giant sea monster, the players must communicate in order to coordinate their efforts to defeat the monster and keep their ship from being destroyed.

Deep Siege Team Members:
Zack Bogucki, Amanda Newman, Saimon Ma, John Dunford, Casey Arterburn
  • Animation
  • Modeling
  • Rigging
  • Maya
  • Motion Builder
  • Photoshop
  • Unreal 4
  • Zbrush
Pixologic
  • NEXT-GEN GAMING
  • Student of the Year
  • 941 Page Views
  • 5 Images
  • April 30, 2015
0:05 - Initial view of animation
0:08 - Unlabeled Motion Capture marker data, in Vicon Blade
0:13 - Marker labeling and Solved Motion in Vicon Blade
0:15 - Edited animation in Motionbuilder
0:27 - Multiple animation views: Sitting, Injured, Jogging
0:31 - Staggering, Wading in water, Repairing

Credits:
Character Model, Rig, and Animations by Amanda Newman (me)
Environment by Saimon Ma and John Dunford

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