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Alec Chalmers
Alec Chalmers
Course Leader - BA(Hons) Games Art / BA(Hons) Games Design
Leeds, United Kingdom

Summary

I am Course Leader on the new BA (Hons) Games Art and BA (Hons) Games Design courses, which I wrote and developed from scratch. I also wrote and designed the world's first MA Worldbuilding course.

I have industry experience as both a Game Artist and an Environment Concept Artist in the games industry, and I Freelance as a Concept Artist alongside my role as an educator.

Skills

Course DevelopmentLecturingTeachingPublic SpeakingArt DirectionConcept ArtConcept DesignEnvironment Design3D ModelingEnvironment ModelingArchitectural Design

Software proficiency

Photoshop
Photoshop
Blender
Blender
Maya
Maya
3ds Max
3ds Max
Octane Render
Octane Render
Marvelous Designer
Marvelous Designer
SketchUp
SketchUp
DAZ Studio
DAZ Studio
ZBrush
ZBrush
Substance 3D Painter
Substance 3D Painter
Unreal Engine
Unreal Engine
Unity
Unity
Character Creator
Character Creator
Substance 3D Designer
Substance 3D Designer
Marmoset Toolbag
Marmoset Toolbag

Experience

  • Senior Lecturer BA (Hons) Comic and Concept Art at Leeds Arts University
    Leeds, United Kingdom
    March 2022 - Present

  • Environment Concept Artist at Infuse Studio
    United States of America
    February 2021 - April 2021

  • Course Leader - MA Worldbuilding at Leeds Arts University
    Leeds, United Kingdom
    July 2020 - Present

  • Lecturer - BA (Hons) Comic and Concept Art at Leeds Arts University
    Leeds, United Kingdom
    March 2022 - Present

  • Game Artist at Just Add Water Developments Ltd.
    Leeds, United Kingdom
    September 2017 - September 2018

  • Environment Artist Intern at Infuse Studio
    United Kingdom
    December 2016 - April 2017

  • Part-time Lecturer at Teesside University
    Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
    March 2017 - Present