Key Competences

  • User Interface (UI)

  • 2D & 3D Art

  • ​User Experience (UX)

  • Client Relations

  • Training

  • Customer Service

Experience & Accomplishments

Games for Entertainment & Learning Lab – 3D/2D Artist Lansing, MI                05/2016 – 05/2017

  • Collaborated with 3-4 student developers and designers to create several educational games.

  • Developed the mobile application Tahir’s Playbook, a football-themed game aimed at helping kids lose weight and stay healthy:

    • ​Leveraged various design tools to create 2D/3D elements for various mockups for the game’s UI.

    • Created the interface framework by researching user needs.

    • Executed 3D artistry in designing characters’ clothing and environments.

  • Designed 3D art assets and laid out the main menu for the VESTA Virtual Vineyard PC VR game, coordinating with a team of four to construct the virtual reality elements in Unity.

  • Interfaced with clients to determine expectations and specifications.

Michigan State University Teacher’s Assistant (TA) – Lansing, MI                     01/2016 – 05/2017

3D Modeling & Design / Advanced 3D Computer Animation

  • Introduced students to 3D art and Maya, teaching rigging, texturing, modeling and animation.

  • Aided in organizing the course structure, in addition to creating a schedule for the TAs and managing their responsibilities; prioritized efficiency and preparedness across all functions.

StaplesPrint and Marketing Associate – Bloomfield Hills, MI                            09/2017-Current

•    Engage attentively with customers to ensure jobs are produced above expectations.
•    Create high quality print materials in a complex working environment.

Freelance UI/UX Designer                                                      

​Veritenze LLC 

  • Assisted with the development of the PC game Seed of Amaranth, a fantasy visual novel.​​

    • Created the artwork assets for the user interface and main logo.

07/2018 – 09/2018

Education

Bachelor of Arts (BA), Media and Information 

Michigan State University
Minor in Game Design | Graduated with distinction from the Honors College

Master of Science (MS), Human-Centered Design and Engineering

University of Michigan Dearborn

Degree expected in 2022

Technical Skills

•Sketch • Photoshop • Illustrator •Unity •Maya • Zbrush 

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