Aleksey Chekalenko
Senior environment 3D Artist/ Lead Artist
Kiev, Ukraine

Summary

Aleksey Chekalenko
Senior Environment 3D Artist
Lead Artist

Contact information:
e-mail: tongarich@gmail.com
phone: +380509864222
skype: tongar4ek

Location: Kiev, Ukraine

Education:
International Science and Technology University - Magister degree of computer science

Skills and qualifications:

• experience in game development industry since 2004;
• Excellent modeling skills, including a strong understanding of efficient techniques for game production;
• Good knowledge of full objects production pipeline from concept to final export and setup;
• Experienced in modeling objects of environment and props using 3Ds Max, Maya and zBrush;
• Experienced in developing games for next-generation consoles;
• Capable to create 3D models from concept art;
• Good knowledge of PBS technology;
• Capable to create texture maps using Photoshop and Substance Painter;
• Strong understanding of UV theory and unwrapping;
• Experienced in RnD researches and implementations for a project;
• Capable to write tech documentation;
• Capable to lead and supervise a team;

Software:
Maya, Max, zBrush, Marvelous Designer, Photoshop, Substance Painter, Substance Designer

Experience:

February 2004 - May 2007 - “Nikitova Games LLC “( Kiev, Ukraine) www.nikitova.com
Position: 3D Artist/ Lead Artist
Responsibilities: outsource 3d game environment production, high quality modeling world objects and props.
Lead Artist responsibilities: distribute tasks to the team, trainings and assistance of junior artists, checking quality and giving feedbacks.

September 2007 – september 2009 - “Vogster Ent.“( Kiev, Ukraine) www.vogster.com
Position: Level artist, senior environment 3D Artist
Worked full time on AAA next gen title (MMOTPSRPG) “CrimeCraft” which has been shipped by Vogster Ent. L.L.C. www.crimecraft.com
Responsibilities: full range 3d game environment, high quality modeling, texturing world objects and props.

November 2009 – march 2011 - “Crytek-Ukraine” ( Kiev, Ukraine) www.crytek.com
Position: Environment 3D Artist
Worked full time on AAA next gen title (FPS) “Crysis 2” which has been shipped by “EA”. www.mycrysis.com
Responsibilities: full range 3d game environment production, high quality modeling, texturing world objects and props.
Worked full time on next gen title (MMOFPS) “Warface”

Aprill 2011 - December 2011 - GSC ( Kiev, Ukraine)
Position: Senior environment 3D Artist/Lead Artist
Worked full time on AAA next gen title (FPS) “STALKER 2” which hasn't been shipped. Project has been freezed.

March 2012 - March 2015 - Vostok Games (Kiev, Ukraine)
Position: Senior environment 3D Artist, Lead Artist, R&D.
Full time work on next gen title (MMOFPS) “Survarium”.
Lead Artist responsibilities: distribute tasks to the team, trainings and assistance of junior artists, checking quality and giving feedbacks.
R&D: implementing new technologies to the engine and work pipeline in cooperation with render/game programmers and artists.

March 2015 - November 2020 - Wargaming Kiev - Persha Studia
Position: Senior 3D Artist/Lead Artist
Full time work on MMO title “World of Tanks”.
Lead Artist responsibilities: distribute tasks to the team, trainings and assistance of artists, checking quality and giving feedbacks according to the project needs.

Projects:
________________outsourcing_______________________
• Midway - Gauntlet: Seven Sorrows
• EA Sports - American Football 2007
• EA - Battlefield 2142
• EA Sports - NBA 2007
• EA - Sims
• Activision - Tony Hawk's American Wasteland
• Activision – Gun
• Triumph - Overlord
______________full time projects_____________________
• Vogster – CrimeCraft
• Crytek – Crysis 2
• Crytek - Warfase
• GSC - STALKER 2
• Vostok Games - Survarium
• Wargaming Kiev - WOT
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Skills

Environment ModelingTeam ManagementPhotogrammetryPBR Texturing

Software proficiency

Maya
Maya
3ds Max
3ds Max
Blender
Blender
RealityCapture
RealityCapture
Metashape
Metashape
Photoshop
Photoshop
Substance Painter
Substance Painter
Substance Designer
Substance Designer
Marmoset Toolbag
Marmoset Toolbag
Marvelous Designer
Marvelous Designer