Charlotte Higton
Charlotte Higton
3D Artist
Norwich, United Kingdom

About

Scorpio-born 3D Artist. MA Games student. Avid Zombie Slayer and Pokemon Master.

Hello, I am a UK Based 3D Artist. I am currently studying for my Masters Degree in Games at Norwich University of the Arts, having recently graduated there with a First Class Honours Degree in Animation. I work mainly in ZBrush but I am proficient in Maya and Cinema 4D. I am competent at modelling, sculpting, retopology, rigging, texturing and animation.

Since graduating I was able to secure paid commercial work as a freelance 3D Artist & Animator for Lambda Films and other contract work.I have worked on live briefs for the BBC, Mustard TV and Cinema Plus. Whilst studying for my BA I also undertook work experience as a 3D Generalist at Lambda Films & Animation Studio in Norwich.

Education:
Norwich University of the Arts: First Class BA Honours Degree in Animation - 2014 - 2017
Norwich University of the Arts: MA Games - 2017 - Present.

Thank you for taking the time to view my work, please see my PDF Resume for more in-depth information.

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Skills

Digital SculptingSculptingDrawingAnimaticStoryboardingOrganic and Hardsurface ModellingHigh Poly to Low Poly WorkflowFacial Rigging & AnimationLightingRigging2D AnimationCharacter DesignRetopologyCreature DesignTexture BakingAnimation3DTexturingRendering3D Animation3D Modeling3D VisualizationCharacter ModelingCreature Modeling

Software proficiency

After Effects
After Effects
Cinema 4D
Cinema 4D
Maya
Maya
Mudbox
Mudbox
Photoshop
Photoshop
Sculptris
Sculptris
Substance Painter
Substance Painter
Marmoset Toolbag
Marmoset Toolbag
ZBrush
ZBrush
Marvelous Designer
Marvelous Designer
xNormal
xNormal
Premiere
Premiere
TVPaint
TVPaint
Procreate
Procreate
Dragonframe
Dragonframe

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Experience

  • Freelance Character Rigger & Animator at Freelance
    Norwich, United Kingdom
    July 2017 - July 2017

    Rigged 2 Characters & Animated a Walk Cycle for Hasbro's Mr Frosty Fruity Hoops commercial.

  • 3D Generalist and Animator (Work Experience) at Lambda Films and Animation
    Norwich, United Kingdom
    June 2016 - August 2016

    Whilst undertaking work experience at Lambda Films I was able to improve my 3D knowledge and skillset by learning Cinema 4D and working on my modelling, rigging and animation skills. I was also given the opportunity to work my first commercial animation, The Future of AI of which I am responsible for the design, model, rig and animation of the robot in the first minute or so of the video.