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Alvaro Buendia
Alvaro Buendia
CG Artist/concept designer/sculptor/freelance
Austin, United States

Summary

Hi there
3d concept artist/sculptor, worked 10 years in Blizzard Entertainment, 6.5 years as a character artist in the cinematics team and 3.5 years as a 3d concept artist/sculptor in the art development team, worked on warcraft - wrath of the litch king, pandaria, cataclysm, warlords of dreanor, legion, and the upcoming expansion, starcraft 2- wings of liberty, heart of the swarm, and legacy of the void, overwatch, 3d collectibles and consumer products,

currently at bluepoint games.

3d concept artist/character sculpting, i am proficient in zbrush, photoshop, keyshot, maya among other programs,

Professional Experience
Senior Concept sculptor, Cinematics/consumer products
Blizzard Entertainment, Irvine California
2014 -2017

senior character artist
Blizzard Entertainment, Irvine California
2007-2014

Character Artist (contract) The Orphanage
Pirate of the Caribbean 3 at worlds end
2007
Education.
Toronto Film school
2003-2004
IADT tampa
2004-2005
Vancouver Film School
2005-2006
Bluepoint games 2018- 2022

Probablymonsters 2022- present

Skills

Concept ArtDigital PaintingDigital SculptingTexturingCreature Designcharacter artproduction modeling

Software proficiency

Keyshot
Keyshot
Maya
Maya
Modo
Modo
Mudbox
Mudbox
Photoshop
Photoshop
Sculptris
Sculptris
Softimage
Softimage
ZBrush
ZBrush
V-Ray
V-Ray
RenderMan
RenderMan
mental ray
mental ray

Productions

  • Overwatch cover 1
    • Video Game
      Overwatch (Cinematics)
    • Year
      2016
    • Role
      Senior Character Artist/Concept Artist
    • Company
      Blizzard Entertainment
  • 250px legion cover 1
    • Video Game
      World of Warcraft: Legion
    • Year
      2016
    • Role
      Senior Concept Sculptor (cinematics)
    • Company
      Blizzard Entertainment
  • Warcraft teaser poster 1
    • Movie
      Warcraft (Film)
    • Year
      2016
    • Role
      Concept Artist
    • Company
      Blizzard Entertainment \ Legacy Pictures
  • 20151026192008starcraft ii   legacy of the void cover 1
    • Video Game
      Starcraft 2: Legacy of the void
    • Year
      2015
    • Role
      Senior Character Artist - Cinematics
    • Company
      Blizzard Entertainment
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    • Video Game
      World of Warcraft: Warlords of Draenor
    • Year
      2014
    • Role
      Senior Character Artist - Cinematics
    • Company
      Blizzard Entertainment
  • 250px diablo iii ros cover 1
    • Video Game
      Diablo 3 Ripper of souls
    • Year
      2014
    • Role
      Senior Character Artist - Cinematics
    • Company
      Blizzard Entertainment
  • Sc2 heart of the swarm cover 1
    • Video Game
      Starcraft 2: Heart of the swarm
    • Year
      2013
    • Role
      Cinematic Character artist/cinematic modeler
    • Company
      Blizzard Entertainment
  • World of warcraft mists of pandaria standard edition box art 1
    • Video Game
      World of Warcraft: Mist of Pandaria
    • Year
      2012
    • Role
      Cinematic Character Artist
    • Company
      Blizzard Entertainment
  • Cataclysm cover art 1
    • Video Game
      World of Warcraft: Cataclysm
    • Year
      2010
    • Role
      Cinematic Character Artist
    • Company
      Blizzard Entertainment
  • 129615 world of warcraft wrath of the lich king collector s edition macintosh other 1
    • Video Game
      World of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lich king
    • Year
      2008
    • Role
      Cinematic Artist/3d Artist
    • Company
      Blizzard Entertainment
  • Starcraft ii   box art 1
    • Video Game
      Starcraft 2
    • Year
      2010
    • Role
      Cinematic artist\Cinematic Modeler
    • Company
      Blizzard Entertainment
  • Diablo iii cover 1
    • Video Game
      Diablo 3
    • Year
      2012
    • Role
      Cinematic Character artist/cinematic modeler
    • Company
      Blizzard Entertainment
  • Pirates awe poster 1
    • Movie
      Pirates of the Caribbean 3 at worlds end
    • Year
      2007
    • Role
      character artist (contract)
    • Company
      The Orphanage

Experience

  • senior character artist at bluepoint games
    Austin, United States of America
    February 2018 - Present

    senior character artist -

    published titles - demon's souls 2020

  • Senior 3d Concept Artist/Modeler at Blizzard Entertainment
    irvine, United States of America
    May 2013 - May 2017

    worked as a 3d character artist on the creative development team doing concepts for the legendary warcraft movie, Wow legion, the upcoming expansion, overwatch, as well as working on assets for collectibles and products and merchandise.

  • Senior Character Artist at Blizzard Entertainment
    Irvine, United States of America
    April 2007 - July 2013

    worked as a charactrer artist for about 6.5 years on the cinematic modeling team, worked on world of warcraft expansions from wrath of the litch king to warlords of dreanor, diablo 3, starcraft 2 and expansions, and overwatch.