DONG KYU KIM

 

TEXTURE ARTIST | LOOK DEVELOPMENT | LIGHTING | 3D GENERALIST

 

Vancouver, BC, Canada

778 814 8700

shadowree@gmail.com

www.dongQkim.com

Solid knowledge of Mari, Maya, Substance Painter - VRay, Photoshop, After Effects, and Illustrator.
Production experience with Proprietary Software, Katana - Redshift, RenderMan RIS, Mental-Ray, Zbrush, Nuke, Mudbox, Qualoth, Marvelous Designer, XGen, SpeedTree, PFTrack, Bonjour, PTGui, Shotgun and RV
Current interests - Substance Designer

WORK EXPERIENCE

ScanlineVFX

Vancouver, BC, Canada

April 2019 - Present

Texture Artist | 3D Generalist


Eternals (2021)
The Suicide Squad (2021)
Lisey's Story (TV)(2021)
Justice League (Zack Snyder's)(2021)
Fengshen Trilogy (2021)
Godzilla vs. Kong (2021)

Midway (2019)

- Texturing and Look Development on characters, environments, vehicles, and props using Mari, Substance Painter, and Vray

- Supporting lighting team to finish the project

MPC

Vancouver, BC, Canada

December 2018 - March 2019

Lighting Artist

 

Sonic the Hedgehog (2020)

Pokemon : Detective Pikachu (2019)

- Worked closely with lead and supervisor to match look and direction

EDGE PICTURES

Seoul, S. Korea

November 2018 - January 2019

Freelance Look Development Artist

 

Unannounced HYUNDAI Brand Films

LG Ultra Gear 2

Kakao Castelbajac Good Shot

Chimelong Paradise

- Worked modeling to look development products, environments, vehicles, and characters

Ingenuity Studios

Los Angeles, CA, USA

January 2018 - November 2018

3D Generalist

Isn't it Romantic

Happy Death Day 2

Hell Fest

The Walking Dead Season 9

Arrested Development Season 5

Black-ish

Wrecked

Best Worst Weekend Ever

Timeless

Unregistered

Maroon 5 : Three Little Birds

Shawn Mendes : In My Blood

Tiesto & Post Malone : Jackie Chan

Eminem : Fall, Lucky you

Jenifer Lopez : Dinero

Elle King : Shame

Grand Marnier : Watercolor

- Helped build look-dev scene that matches base look

- Matched the look of lighting and concept to the final direction with Creative Art Director

- Worked commercials, movies, and music video projects modeling to lighting 

PIKTOPUS

Pleasanton, CA, USA

December 2017 - January 2018

Freelance Look Development Artist

 

Unannounced TV series

Mr. Sunshine (2018)

- Worked XGen and look development cartoon three characters

- Worked texturing old Japanese steamboat

Blizzard Entertainment

Irvine, CA, USA

June 2017 - September 2017

Surfacing Artist Intern

 

Overwatch : Reunion (2018)

Overwatch : Honor and Glory (2017)

Heroes of the Storm : Dragons of the Nexus (2017)

- Worked closely with surfacing, modeling, and lighting team to establish good texture and shading for environment props

- Matched the look of props to the footage from game and concept arts done by art director and leads

GIANTSTEP

Seoul, S. Korea

June 2014 - September 2014 | September 2014 - September 2015 | September 2016 - December 2016

Intern 3D Generalist | Junior 3D Generalist | Freelance Look Development Artist

Seven Nights II (2018)
MARVEL Future Fight II (2017)

Nantoo (2016)

IDEA (2016)

HYUNDAI Motors Group Brand Film (2016)

All in Small : KIA Picanto (2016)

Galaxy Gear S2 IFA (2016)

MARVEL Future Fight I (2016)

Shinsegae China (2015)

Mr. Pizza (2015)

Galaxy Gear : Circle (2015)

Assassination Classroom (2015)

HankookTire - MRT (2014)

- Learn GIANTSTEP's pipeline and process in the 3D commercial and VFX department

- Learned modeling, animation, lighting, and compositing for post-production

- Worked closely with the rest of the team to establish good textures and shading for characters and props

- Matched the look of products and environment to the plate and concept arts done by art director and supervisors

- Helped build a texture library that collectively contains textures in an organized folder

- Mentored how to use Mari and write guideline

- Helped texturing and shading outsource works: Iron Man, Hulk, Jave's armor and weapon, Kris's armor, and Racheal's face 

ART EXPERIENCE | Short Films

Artella

Texture Artist

Cat and Moth (2019)

The Wrong Rock (2019)

Duel (2016)

- Worked stylized texturing props and characters

STUDIO X

Texture Artist | Lighting Artist

Wishing Box (2016)

Lost Song (2016)

Dino Hunt (2016)

Aria for a Cow (2014)

- Worked XGen and look development characters

- Worked stylized texturing and lighting