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Nicolas Saad
3D Environment Artist - Hard Surface Modeler
Berkeley, United States of America

Summary

Employment:
Zoox - 3D Artist - 2016 - Menlo Park, CA
Worked under contract in the Simulation department to help recreate 3D versions of actual roadways locations with a 1:1 real world scale. Then, was tasked with driving a virtual Zoox car through the environments, while the car captured LiDAR data on virtual mounted cameras. The Sim department then used that "mock" data to train the Zoox car algorithms.

School:
Ex'pression College - BAS (Bachelor's of Applied Science) degree
Graduated Salutatorian in 2013 from Ex'pression College for the Digital Arts in Emeryville, California.

Skills

Environment Design3D ModelingHard Surface ModelingGame DevelopmentLevel DesignPBR Texturing

Software proficiency

Maya
Maya
Photoshop
Photoshop
Substance Painter
Substance Painter
Unreal Engine
Unreal Engine
Unity
Unity
Visual Studio
Visual Studio