Elise (EJtheArtist) Motzny
Elise (EJtheArtist) Motzny
3D Artist
Chicago, United States of America

Summary

EJ brings a ton of heart to her art. Her happy demeanor inspires others around her and she loves working with them to create amazing games. Versatile in her artstyle, from stylized assets to realistic forms, she is able to adapt to any project.

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Skills

Environment ModelingProp DesignProp ModelingEnvironment DesignPaintingTexturingDigital Sculpting

Software proficiency

Maya
Maya
ZBrush
ZBrush
Substance Painter
Substance Painter
Photoshop
Photoshop
3ds Max
3ds Max
Substance Designer
Substance Designer
Unreal Engine
Unreal Engine
Unity
Unity
Quixel Suite
Quixel Suite
Marvelous Designer
Marvelous Designer
Illustrator
Illustrator

Productions

  • Mortal kombat 11 cover art
    • Video Game
      Mortal Kombat 11
    • Year
      2019
    • Role
      Associate Artist
    • Company
      NetherRealm Studios
  • Lux
    • TV Production
      LUX Studios
    • Year
      2017
    • Role
      Artist and Animator
    • Company
      LUX Studios
  • Everjanebox
    • Video Game
      Ever, Jane
    • Year
      2016
    • Role
      3D Environment Artist
    • Company
      3 Turn Productions
  • Yq bannerimage
    • Mobile Game
      Yeti's Quest
    • Year
      2015
    • Role
      3D Artist
    • Company
      Yeti Activity
  • Organ trail cover
    • Video Game
      Organ Trail
    • Year
      2012
    • Role
      Pixel Artist
    • Company
      The Men Who Wear Many Hats

Experience

  • Associate Artist at NetherRealm Studios
    Chicago, United States of America
    October 2018 - Present

    Create and Implement 3D Assets for Characters.

    Concept Ideas or work from an existing concept

    Model, Sculpt, Texture, Rig, Weight, and Implement Assets in Engine

  • 3D Artist at 3 Turn Productions
    Chicago, United States of America
    July 2015 - Present

    Work with art team to design, model, and texture the world of Ever Jane.

    Assist Founder with fresh ideas and solutions for game's design goals.

  • 3D Modeling Teaching Assistant at Northwestern University
    Evanston, United States of America
    September 2016 - September 2016

    Taught Maya to 5th and 6th graders with Rachel Nador.

  • Art Lead & 3D Environment Artist at Yeti Activity
    Chicago, United States of America
    May 2014 - May 2015

    Design, model, and texture eight levels that each represent a different bio-dome of Nepal

    Work closely with clients to assure their artistic vision is being reached

  • Contract Prop Artist at Arch Virtual
    Chicago, United States of America
    January 2014 - May 2014

    Create props for architectural renderings that utilize Unity and Oculus Rift

    Assure texture quality meets PBR standards

  • Contract Pixel Artist at The Men Who Wear Many Hats
    Chicago, United States of America
    June 2011 - August 2011

    Create splash pages of the Chicago Skyline and Evil Dead Cottage for the awesomely zombified version of Organ Trail.

  • Digital Art Tutor at Columbia College Chicago
    Chicago, United States of America
    September 2010 - May 2013

    Help students progress as digital artists with friendly encouragement, advice, and quick demonstrations.