There’s only a week left to submit to the TurboSquid Dystopia/Utopia 3D Art Competition! Now that we’ve reached the final stretch, it’s time to announce this year’s judges, a panel of 3D experts gathered from our competition sponsors and our own Squid team.
Texturing (Substance Painter) and modeling expert at Evermotion, standing behind the most acclaimed 3d scenes made for various rendering engines.
Robert became interested in 3d graphics during his first year of studies in the field of interior design. After several years of developing his passion for modeling, texturing and lighting 3d scenes, he took part in Evermotion Challenge 2015 and won. He has worked for Evermotion ever since and now mainly focuses on texturing, modeling and creating 3d scenes in V-Ray and Unreal Engine. His purpose is to achieve the most realistic results with special attention to details and quality.
Director of Strategy for Entertainment at Allegorithmic
After graduating in Computer Science and Computer Graphics, Jeremie joined Allegorithmic in 2006 as a Technical Artist. He has since moved to Los Angeles, California, acting as the main interface between clients in North America and Allegorithmic’s development teams. He currently drives Allegorithmic’s product strategy for the Entertainment industry.
Enterprise Sales Manager at Wacom
Nathalie has been with the enterprise team at Wacom Technology for over 4 years and is currently the Enterprise Sales Manager – US Central region. She has over 17 years of business development experience in the digital entertainment industry. She held multiple management roles in her career at EA Criterion Software, Crytek GHbm, Emergent Games Technology, and Xaviant Studios working with publishers, studios and partners worldwide like Activision, Sony, Microsoft, Take Two, Sega, Valve, Nvidia, Electronic Arts, and Ubisoft. Nathalie lives in Austin with her husband Rob, daughter Lauren and 3 dogs, Jax, Jolie, and Lucky.
VP of Creative Technology at TurboSquid/PixelSquid
Dade Orgeron is a 3D designer & art director with over 20 years of experience creating intricate and compelling visuals. He has maintained an award-winning career in high-end advertising and title design for film and television and has worked on numerous campaigns for Honda, Microsoft, Autodesk, Verizon, HBO, FOX Sports, NASCAR, Nickelodeon and more. Now as VP of Creative Technology for TurboSquid, he is using his experience of being a self-taught 3D designer to help train thousands of 3D artists around the world. His deep understanding of both 3D design and 3D technology trends is helping TurboSquid create a new paradigm for offering curated 3D content that can be used by everyone.
Vice President of Business Development and CheckMate Evangelist at TurboSquid
A 3D animation industry veteran and respected development professional with a long track record of delivering high-quality tools, service, and support on his partners’ behalf.
Has maintained solid relationships with the major players in the 3D arena including Autodesk, Adobe, Maxon, The Foundry, Newtek, nVidia, AMD, Chaos Group, Digital Tutors, Lynda.com, and cgSociety among many others. Is a member of the Advisory Board for the cgSociety team and LSU Digital Media Masters Degree Program Advisory Council.
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