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Riley K.

Chicago, IL

$45/hour

Digital Media Artist (Photoshop, Maya), Avid Writer

Background check passed as of 7/12/16

$45/Hour


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Columbia College Chicago
Interactive Arts and Media, Writing

Education

Columbia College Chicago (Interactive Arts and Media, Writing)

About Riley

As an experienced writer, artist, animator, and writer, I am well acquainted with the fun and challenging aspects of all aspects of academic and creative writing; as well as digital artwork and media production. I have explored the odds and ends of Maya, Photoshop, ZBrush, and many other programs to their fullest extent, and want nothing more than to show the way through even the most challenging aspects of each one.

Writing:
I myself am an aspiring author, and an avid writer of and creative fiction academic content alike. When it comes to written word, I am somewhat of an expert, and can help students form a similar mastery through fun, workshop sessions in which I help writers discover their potential.

Digital Media:
I have taught functions of Maya and Photoshop to many people both in person, and online, and have worked in numerous team settings. I have both the knowledge, communication skills, and the teaching wherewithal help students forge their own success in a crucible of determination and a passion for creating amazing content. Students who I teach can unlock their full potential, leave with a profound sense of accomplishment, and have a great time in the process!

Throughout my years training in media production, my skills with Photoshop have manifested to near mastery level. I am trained in nearly every function of Photoshop, and have the teaching skills necessary to help students deliver professional level content.

After working extensively in Maya for both game and animation production. My knowledge in modeling, UV texturing, rigging, animating, lighting and rendering have been honed through my years of practice and patience.


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As an experienced writer, artist, animator, and writer, I am well acquainted with the fun and challenging aspects of all aspects of academic and creative writing; as well as digital artwork and media production. I have explored the odds and ends of Maya, Photoshop, ZBrush, and many other programs to their fullest extent, and want nothing more than Read more

Policies
Cancellation
3 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 12 miles of Chicago, IL 60640
Background Check: Passed
Science:
Astronomy
Art:
Adobe Photoshop, Graphic Design
English:
Writing
Computer:
Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, Autodesk Maya,
Computer Gaming, CSS, Graphic Design,
HTML, Microsoft Word
History:
Classics, Geography
Business:
Microsoft Word
Sports/Recreation:
Swimming

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

In most cases, tutors gain approval in a subject by passing a proficiency exam. For some subject areas, like music and art, tutors submit written requests to demonstrate their proficiency to potential students. If a tutor is interested but not yet approved in a subject, the subject will appear in non-bold font. Tutors need to be approved in a subject prior to beginning lessons.

Autodesk Maya

As a game artist with a BA in Interactive Arts and Media, I have several years of experience in Autodesk Maya. I have participated in several team projects, and possess extensive knowledge/experience in modeling, UV unwrapping/texturing, rigging, animation, lighting, rendering and shipping assets to various game engines. Being knowledgable in all aspects of the program, I have both the tools and the communication skills necessary to teach students of any age any level of Maya - be it beginner or advanced level content, I have the wherewithal to explore and solve any questions my students might have.

Graphic Design

I have previous experience designing UI and have a background in typography. I have a degree from Columbia College Chicago specializing in Game Art as both a modeler, animator, and a 2D Artist in several disciplines. I have a profound understanding of contemporary graphic layout and design aesthetic, and have the communication skills necessary to convey them clearly, and help others achieve professional quality work..

Columbia College Chicago
Interactive Arts and Media, Writing

Education

Columbia College Chicago (Interactive Arts and Media, Writing)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $45.00

Cancellation: 3 hours notice required

Travel policy

Riley will travel within 12 miles of Chicago, IL 60640.