Bobby Clayton
Bobby Clayton
Visual Development Modeler - Paramount Animation
Hollywood, United States

I am deeply passionate about environment and prop modeling, both organic and hard-surface. My production experience also extends to UV layout, blendshapes, and rigging. I am driven to create innovative and challenging designs for animated shorts, television, and feature films.

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Skills

3D Modeling3D VisualizationCharacter ModelingEnvironment ModelingVisual Development

Software proficiency

Maya
Maya
Photoshop
Photoshop
ZBrush
ZBrush
V-Ray
V-Ray
SpeedTree
SpeedTree

Reel

Productions

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    • TV Production
      Jurassic World: Camp Cretaceous
    • Year
      2020
    • Role
      Lead Environment Modeler
    • Company
      DreamWorks Animation - TV
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    • TV Production
      9-1-1 Lone Star
    • Year
      2020
    • Role
      Modeler
    • Company
      FuseFX
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    • TV Production
      9-1-1
    • Year
      2019
    • Role
      Modeler
    • Company
      FuseFX
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    • TV Production
      American Horror Story: 1984
    • Year
      2019
    • Role
      Modeler
    • Company
      FuseFX
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    • TV Production
      Fast & Furious: Spy Racers
    • Year
      2019
    • Role
      Lead Environment Modeler
    • Company
      Dreamworks Animation - TV
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    • TV Production
      Dragons Rescue Riders
    • Year
      2019
    • Role
      Lead Environment Modeler
    • Company
      DreamWorks Animation - TV
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    • TV Production
      Kung Fu Panda: The Paws of Destiny
    • Year
      2018
    • Role
      Lead Environment Modeler
    • Company
      Dreamworks Animation - TV
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    • TV Production
      Boss Baby: Back in Business
    • Year
      2018
    • Role
      Lead Environment Modeler
    • Company
      Dreamworks Animation - TV
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    • TV Production
      Spirit: Riding Free
    • Year
      2017
    • Role
      Environment Modeler
    • Company
      Dreamworks Animation - TV
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    • TV Production
      Voltron: Legendary Defender
    • Year
      2016
    • Role
      Environment Modeler
    • Company
      DreamWorks Animation - TV
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    • TV Production
      Dinotrux
    • Year
      2015
    • Role
      Environment Modeler
    • Company
      Dreamworks Animation - TV
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    • TV Production
      The Adventures of Puss in Boots
    • Year
      2015
    • Role
      Environment Modeler
    • Company
      DreamWorks Animation - TV
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    • TV Production
      All Hail King Julien
    • Year
      2014
    • Role
      Environment Modeler
    • Company
      Dreamworks Animation - TV
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    • TV Production
      Wallykazam!
    • Year
      2014
    • Role
      CG Generalist
    • Company
      Nickelodeon Animation
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    • TV Production
      Robot and Monster
    • Year
      2012
    • Role
      Asset Finaler
    • Company
      Nickelodeon Animation

Experience

  • Visual Development Modeler at Paramount Animation
    Work From Home, United States of America
    August 2020 - Present

    - Modeling a variety of characters, environments, and props for the layout department's needs.

    - Modeling a variety of environments for pre-visualization/look development to hand off to designers.

    - Working closely with the art director, production designer, and directors to ensure the look, scope, and scale of characters, environments, and props are following the overall needs of the film.

  • Modeler at FuseFX
    October 2019 - January 2020

    Responsibilities include:

    - Modeling a variety of assets for multiple shows with their own specific needs. Tasks included photo-real wound effects,hard-surface vehicles, props, and buildings, clothing for crowd characters, and simple models for fx or lighting needs.

  • Lead Environment Modeler at DreamWorks Animation - TV
    Glendale, United States of America
    March 2017 - March 2019

    Responsibilities include:

    - Reviewing, noting, and directing the work of artists both in-house and in our overseas studios.

    - Interacting with the art and animation directors to ensure the look and needs of their shows remain consistent throughout the course of a show's production.

    - Ensuring that all work is set up correctly for Texture, Lighting, Comp, and Animation.

    - Modeling, UV unwrapping, and Rigging environments and props.

    - Writing scripts as needed to help the workflow of the generalist and modeling departments.

  • Environment Modeler at DreamWorks Animation - TV
    Glendale, United States of America
    March 2014 - March 2017

    Responsibilities include:

    - Reviewing, noting, and directing the work of artists both in-house and in our overseas studios.

    - Ensuring that all work is set up correctly for Texture, Lighting, Comp, and Animation.

    - Modeling, UV unwrapping, and Rigging environments and props.

    - Writing scripts as needed to help the workflow of the generalist and modeling departments.

  • CG Generalist at Nickelodeon
    Burbank, United States of America
    January 2013 - March 2014

    Responsibilities include:

    - Assisting the Character, Environment and Texture lead artists as needed in their respective departments.

    - Ensuring that all props and sets were created correctly, according to the Nickelodeon-specific pipeline.

  • Asset Finaler at Nickelodeon
    Burbank, United States of America
    August 2010 - January 2013

    Responsibilities include:

    - Ensuring that all props and sets were created correctly, according to the Nickelodeon-specific pipeline.

    - Modeling, rigging and/or UVing various props.