Justin Wentz
Justin Wentz
Concept Artist | Matte Painter | 3D Artist
Los Angeles, United States

Summary

I currently work as a freelance concept artist in Los Angeles, CA for a variety of studios. My full-time staff experience includes positions in the matte painting department at The Mill Los Angeles, where I delivered 3D matte paintings composited and rendered with Nuke and at Cloud Imperium games creating ship and prop concepts for Star Citizen.

Skills

Concept ArtConcept DesignIllustrationMatte Painting3D ModelingLighting

Software proficiency

Photoshop
Photoshop
Blender
Blender
Modo
Modo
SketchUp
SketchUp
Nuke
Nuke
Maya
Maya
Marvelous Designer
Marvelous Designer

Experience

  • Concept Artist at Parallax Studios
    Los Angeles, CA, United States of America
    September 2020 - Present

    Freelance position. Created prop/vehicle/environment designs for films.

  • Concept Artist at One Pixel Brush
    Los Angeles, United States of America
    March 2013 - Present

    Freelance position. Created prop/vehicle/environment designs for games and films.

  • Concept Artist at Technicolor Pre-Production
    Los Angeles, United States of America
    March 2018 - June 2018

    Freelance position. Created VFX concepts and environment designs for films.

  • Concept Artist at Cloud Imperium Games
    Los Angeles, United States of America
    March 2016 - March 2017

    Staff position. Created vehicle/prop designs and marketing illustrations for PC games Star Citizen and Squadron 42.

  • Matte Painter at The Mill LA
    Los Angeles, United States of America
    March 2012 - March 2013

    Staff position. Digital Matte Painting Department - Performed both 2D matte painting and 3D Nuke compositing.

  • Freelance Illustrator at Zoic Studios
    Culver City, CA, United States of America
    January 2011 - March 2011

    Freelance position. Created Character illustrations for Skylanders cinematic sequences.