Joe Deng
Character Artist
Burnaby B.C CANADA

Freelance 3D Artist and Illustrator  Vancouver, Canada

Ironclad games – 3D Artist
Hard Edge Creative – Environment Artist
Iceberg Pictures – Movie Poster Artist
Ming Jih Studios – Cover Artist
INCG Magazine – CG Tutorial Columnist

Nov '08 – Present
 Digimax Inc.   Taipei, Taiwan
- Character Modeler
Modeling main characters for company active future film projects, base on the drawings from art department and do several tweaks to reach director’s request.
Dec '06 – Nov '08
Project Title and Awards
Spiral (Sci-Fi short film) – Character Artist 2011

Ghost Actor (Chinese horror fiction) – Cover Illustrator

Warhammer Rider (personal) – 3DTotal Excellence Award    
                                               – CGArena Excellence Award


Jan 2010

Feb 2010

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Quantum Quest: A Cassini Space Odyssey

Los Angeles Movie Awards 2010 :
1st place winner in Animation, Best Director, Best Animated Characters,
Best Voice-over, Best Screenplay
2010 Telly Awards:Children's Audience
Presentation in Comic Con 2008



Position : Character Modeler

2008 – 2009

Heavy Duty - SIGGRAPH Computer Animation Festival
-Character Modeler
Adventures in the NPM - Tokyo Anime Award 2008 - Open Entries Grand Prize
The Legend of The Sacred Stone II (unpublished)
-Pre-Vis animation character modeler

Dan St. Pierre (Disney & DreamWorks)
- Director, Art director
- Popular movies : Tarzan (1999), The Lion King (1994), Shark Tale (2004), etc.

Teddy T. Yang (Disney & DreamWorks)
- CG supervisor
- Popular movies : Shark Tale (2004), Mission to Mars (2000), etc.

   Reference supplied upon request.
Technical Skills
  • Autodesk Maya
  • Pixologic Zbrush
  • Mudbox
  • Autodesk 3DS Max
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Xnormal
  • Bodypaint
  • Unity
  • Unreal Development Toolkit (UDK)
  • Marmoset Toolbag
  • Adobe After Effects
  • Adobe Premiere
  • Autodesk Combustion
Art Skills
  • Digital modeling and sculpting
  • Exceptional illustration skills, using all mediums
  • Fine Matte painting and digital painting skills
  • Life drawing
  • Traditional oil painting
  • Traditional sculpting
  • Character design
  • Create and illustrate Comic books

The Art Institute of Vancouver                                     
- Diploma in 3D Animation Art and Design

National Taiwan University of Arts, Taipei, Taiwan R.O.C   
- Bachelor Degree on Fine Art

Oct '04 - Jun '06
Sep '96 - Jun '00
Employment Objective
To obtain a digital artistic position in a productive environment that
provides the opportunity to utilize my creative and technical skills.
  • Understanding the actual production pipeline
  • Passionate, hard working and responsible employee
  • Strong fine arts and sculpting ability
  • Artistic sensibility and eye for detail
  • Organized and adaptable
  • Cooperative and productive team member


Art Exhibition and Gallery Show
Quantum Quest: A Cassini Space Odyssey, presentation in Comic Con 2008

Art Institute of Vancouver 3D Animation program demo show   

National Dr. Sun Yat- Sen Memorial Hall Art Gallery, Taipei Taiwan
- Featured personal art work in oil painting
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