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Natalie Chenard
Natalie Chenard
3D Artist
Toronto, Canada

A motivated and passionate artist, open and driven to learn new skills and techniques to provide quality work. Has a clear understanding of animation and game studio process, and adaptable to changes in environment and work. Supportive in team environments, and demonstrating leadership through problems.

Skills

2D AnimationConcept ArtConcept DesignDigital PaintingIllustrationStoryboarding3D Animation3D ModelingDrawingProject Management

Software proficiency

3ds Max
3ds Max
Substance Painter
Substance Painter
ZBrush
ZBrush
Unreal Engine
Unreal Engine
Substance Designer
Substance Designer
Photoshop
Photoshop
Harmony
Harmony

Productions

  • Bygonebugs
    • Movie
      Bygone Bugs
    • Year
      2018
    • Role
      2d Animator, Cleanup Artist, 2d FXs
    • Company
      Seneca College

Experience

  • 2D and 3D Artist at SoReal
    Toronto, Canada
    May 2019 - Present

    Working with an international company through Seneca College's Summer Institute program, working remotely on concept art and taking designs into finalized 3d models for a TBA VR game.

  • Creative Peer Tutor at Seneca College
    Toronto, Canada
    September 2017 - April 2019

    Supported students in creative programs who required help in study skills and assessing their assignments.

    Tutored in Adobe Suite programs, Autodesk 3ds Max, and tradition drawing and painting skills for layout, character design and animation.

  • Animator at Seneca College
    Toronto, Canada
    May 2018 - December 2018

    Interned as an animator through Seneca College's Summer Institute program. Worked on two short films - "Bygone Bugs" directed by Barnabus Wornoff and "WaWaTay" directed by Neil Affleck. Work included 2d character animation, special effects, and managing project assets.

  • Level Design Intern at Phantom Compass
    Ontario, Canada
    April 2011 - June 2011

    Designing levels based on the art guide.

    Researching and creating assets for an environment.

    Ability to work remotely with a team while achieving milestones.

  • Assistant Graphic Design Manager at MARC Advertising
    Newmarket, Canada
    September 2012 - December 2014

    Providing creative solutions to clients on their advertisements.

    Keeping time management for the graphic design team.

    Assisting in hiring and training of new graphic designers.

  • Graphic Designer at Seneca Student Federation
    North York, Canada
    September 2016 - May 2017

    Design promotional materials for Student Federation events and campus club meetings.

    Using creative problem solving for advertising, promoting and supporting events on campus.

    Providing support on projects and events outside of graphic design work.