Brett Briley (Spark)
Brett Briley (Spark)
Freelance Film & Game Character/Concept Artist
The Colony, United States

Summary

Brett Briley began his career in CG as an artist at Disney but has worked in the videogame industry since 1999 for studios including Red Storm Ent, Irock Interactive, Sony Online Ent, Nerve Software, Ensemble Studios, id Software, Project TriForce, Creative Assembly, and Epic Games. He has also spent years as a successful independent, freelance artist. Brett has worked on a long list of titles including Paragon, Total War: Warhammer, Doom, Doom 3: Ressurection of Evil, Wolfenstein: The New Order, Rage, Halo Wars, Age of Empires 3, Age of Empires 3: Warchiefs, Oblivion, D&D Online, Neverwinter Nights 2, Planetside, Planetside: Core Combat, Planetside: Aftershock, Lucky's Tale, Savage Skies, and Freedom of those he can name. In addition to working in the gaming sector, he has taught at the Art Institute of Dallas, TAD (The Art Department), SMU, and is currently teaching with UArtsy.com. More information about Brett Briley and his work can be found at www.bbriley.com

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Skills

Art DirectionConcept Art3D ModelingCharacter ModelingCreature ModelingHard Surface ModelingGame DevelopmentCharacter DesignZbrushTraditional Art

Software proficiency

ZBrush
ZBrush
Photoshop
Photoshop
Keyshot
Keyshot
3ds Max
3ds Max
Marmoset Toolbag
Marmoset Toolbag
Substance 3D Painter
Substance 3D Painter
CrazyBump
CrazyBump
xNormal
xNormal
Quixel Suite
Quixel Suite

Experience

  • Lead Freelance Character/Concept Artist at Lead Freelance Character/Concept Artist
    The Colony, United States of America
    September 2013 - Present

  • Senior Character Artist at Id Software
    Richardson, TX, United States of America
    August 2008 - September 2013

  • Artist at Ensemble Studios
    Dallas, TX, United States of America
    October 2005 - August 2008

  • Freelance Character Artist at Liquid Development
    Mckinney, TX, United States of America
    January 2004 - October 2005

  • Concept Artist / 3d Artist at Nerve Software
    Mesquite, TX, United States of America
    January 2003 - January 2004

  • Concept Artist / 3d Artist at Sony Online Entertainment
    Lake St. Louis, MO, United States of America
    January 2001 - January 2003

  • Concept Artist / 3d Artist at iRock Interactive
    Cary, NC, United States of America
    January 2000 - January 2001

  • Concept Artist / Artist at Redstorm Entertainment
    Cary, NC, United States of America
    January 1999 - January 2000

  • Artist at Walt Disney
    Orlando, Fl, United States of America
    January 1997 - January 1999