Bobby Clayton

Senior CG Modeler / 10 yrs

Santa Clarita, CA

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Modeler

Outer Banks (2020)

Modeler

Hollywood (2020)

Modeler

Castle Rock (2018)

Environment Modeler

All Hail King Julien: Exiled (2017)

Modeler

Tiger's Apprentice (2023)

Lead Environment Modeler

Jurassic World: Camp Cretaceous (2020)

Lead Environment Modeler

Fast & Furious: Spy Racers (2019)

Modeler

9-1-1 (2018)

Modeler

American Horror Story (2011)

Lead Environment Modeler

Dragons Rescue Riders (2019)

Lead Environment Modeler

Kung Fu Panda: The Paws of Destiny (2018)

Lead Environment Modeler

The Boss Baby (2018)

Lead Environment Modeler

Voltron: Legendary Defender (2016)

Lead Environment Modeler

The Adventures of Puss in Boots (2015)

Environment Modeler

Spirit Riding Free (2017)

Generalist

All Hail King Julien (2014)

Generalist

Dinotrux (2015)

Generalist

VeggieTales in the House (2014)

Cg Generalist

Wallykazam! (2014)

Asset Finaler

Monsters vs Aliens (2013)

Asset Finaler

Robot and Monster (2012)

Work History
  • Modeler

    Paramount Animation

    August 2020 - Present
    Los Angeles, California, United States
  • Modeler

    CoSA VFX

    June 2020 - June 2020
    Los Angeles, California, US
  • Modeler

    FuseFX

    October 2019 - January 2020
    Burbank, California, US

    Projects:
    - 9-1-1
    - 9-1-1: Lone Star
    - American Horror Story
    - Bull
    - Castle Rock
    - Law & Order: SVU
    - S.W.A.T.
    - Hollywood (In Development)

  • Lead Environment Modeler

    DreamWorks Animation

    March 2017 - March 2019

    Responsibilities include:
    - Work with Animation and Art directors to establish achievable environment designs and functionality.
    - Instruct and review overseas and/or in-house artists for model/UV/rig, keeping the overall vision of the show in mind.
    - Work with other departments to achieve the "big picture."
    - Provide in-house fixes for problem assets.
    - Creating sets and props in-house as needed.

    Projects:
    - Voltron: Legendary Defender
    - The Adventures of Puss in Boots
    - All Hail King Julien
    - Kung Fu Panda: Paws of Destiny
    - Dragons: Rescue Riders
    - Fast & Furious: Spy Racers (in development)
    - Jurassic World: Camp Cretaceous (in development)

  • Environment Modeler

    DreamWorks Animation

    March 2014 - March 2017

    Projects:
    - Voltron: Legendary Defender
    - The Adventures of Puss in Boots
    - All Hail King Julien
    - Dinotrux
    - Other Series in Development

    Responsibilities include:
    - Creating environment models
    - UV Layout
    - Rigging
    - Reviewing, noting and approving the work of overseas and in-house environment artists

  • CG Generalist

    Nickelodeon Animation Studio

    January 2013 - March 2014

    Responsibilities include:
    - Creating character, environment or prop models
    - UV Layout
    - Blendshapes
    - Rigging
    - Texturing
    - Lighting
    - Finaling
    - Assisting the leads of each department as needed

  • Asset Finaler

    Nickelodeon Animation Studio

    August 2010 - January 2013

    Responsibilities include:

    - Ensuring that all props and sets were created correctly, according to the Nickelodeon-specific pipeline.
    - Creating (character) proxy geo for the rigging team.
    - Modeling, rigging and/or UVing various props.
    - Various other tasks for the Modeling, Rigging and Environment Artist leads as needed.

Education
  • Computer Science, Bachelor of Arts in 2006

    James Madison University

    2004 - 2006
  • Computer Science, Associates in Arts & Science

    Lord Fairfax Community College

    January 2002 - November 2004