Adam Christopher Murphy
Phone: (818) 800-4712
Linkedin Profile: http://linkd.in/JaEX1m
I am a freelance 3D Environment and Lighting artist with a taste for photography and film. I thrive when I can work with other creative people to create a unique and quality final product.
GAME DEVELOPMENT / GRAPHIC DESIGN / DIGITAL ART
Olive Branch Theatricals - Newhall, CA - Jul. 2018 - Present
Technical Advisor - “Little Red Riding Hood”, “King Arthur” (Musical Theater Productions)
Manage technical side of a live musical theater production.
El Portal Theater - North Hollywood, CA - Contract Aug. 2017 - Sept. 2017
Audio Director, Set Construction - "The Drowsy Chaperone" (Musical Theater Production)
Direct sound cues, mix and manage microphones for limited run musical theater production.
Freelance Graphic Design, 3D Artist, Photography - Feb. 2017 to Present
Graphic Designer, 3D Artist, Photographer and Cinematographer
The Global Asylum - Burbank, CA - Contracted Aug. 2016 - Sept. 2016
3D Environment Artist and Rendering - "Trolland" (Animated Film)
Create 3D environments from pre-built assets, render animated frames for background of animated film.
Game Wizards - Santa Monica, CA - Jan. 2011 to Sept. 2011
3D Environment Artist , Graphic Designer, Marketing - “Star Hack” (Mobile Game)
Used Unreal Development Kit Mobile to create an iPhone game.
Created & optimized lighting and materials for use on mobile platforms.
High-to-Low Poly workflow for modeling for mobile platforms.
Brand product, develop digital and print advertising material to promote it.
Hot Reel Productions – North Hollywood, CA - July 2010 to October 2015
Graphic Designer, Asst. Director, Lighting, Camera Operator - “The Faded Line”, “Pacoima Noir" (Short Films)
Crossfade Film Festival 2012 Winner: Best film for "The Faded Line" and "The Tight Rope".
Pre-production, concept art, location scouting, casting and storyboarding.
Lighting design to convey mood and environment for filmed scenes and photo shoots.
Shot composition and camera operation.
Film and voice acting experience.
Collaborate with local art collectives to host art galleries and educational workshops.
OTHER WORK EXPERIENCE:
Westside Union School District - Quartz Hill, CA - Sep. 2018 - Present
IT Tech Assistant - Part-time
Troubleshoot and fix issues with computer, network, audio/video media systems.
Educate users on appropriate usage of district IT equipment per established procedures.
AmerisourceBergen - Valencia, CA - Jan. 2016 to Feb. 2017
Order Verification, Warehouse Associate
Verify order contents via computerized verification system, resolve discrepancies or issues with order.
Creative Technology US – Panorama City, CA - Dec. 2011 to Jan. 2016
LED Support Technician, Warehouse Associate
Utilize the latest in LED visual display technology for events/shows as well as troubleshooting, calibration, repair and show preparation.
Murphy Consultants – North Hills, CA - Jan 2010 to Dec. 2013
Computer Technical Analyst, IT, Web Designer
Diagnose technical issues with client computer systems.
Educate clients on use of software, hardware, firmware and website design.
Custom build computers and case modifications for clients.
Brunswick Corporation - Northridge, CA - June 2007 - Dec. 2011
Customer Service Representative
SOFTWARE / GAME ENGINES / SKILLS:
Autodesk 3ds Max: Modeling / Unwrapping / Animation / Lighting
Autodesk Maya: Particle Systems / Modeling / Unwrapping / Lighting
Adobe Creative Suite: Photoshop, Lightroom, Illustrator, After Effects for Graphic Design / Image Creation & Manipulation / Digital Painting / Photo Editing / Motion Graphics
Pixologic Zbrush: High-resolution 3d sculpting & painting.
Substance Painter: Real Time PBR Texture Creation (Normal, AO, Diffuse, Specular)
xNormal: High-to-Low Poly Texture Baking (Normal, AO, Diffuse, Specular)
Unreal Engine 4: Cinematics / Lighting / Level Construction / Blueprints
Art Institute of California – Los Angeles, Santa Monica, CA - 2009 to 2012
Bachelor of Science Degree in Video Game Art and Design
Recieved Best of Quarter award for UDK cinematic "Forerunner Relic".