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Kevin Keele
Kevin Keele
Environment Artist, Freelance Illustrator
Salt Lake City, United States of America

Summary

Kevin Keele - Artist with 15+ years of experience in game development, art direction, concept art, and illustration.

Disney Interactive Studios, Salt Lake City, UT 2005-2016
• Art director for Disney Infinity 3.0 Inside Out Playset and Finding Dory Playset intro. Managed a team of artists of various skill sets, set and directed the visual tone, coordinated with Pixar Studios.
• Senior Artist – Created engaging worlds from a variety of Disney properties, demonstrating a capacity for problem solving and adaptability.
• Published titles: Tak 3, Chicken Little, Meet the Robinsons, Hannah Montana, Bolt, Epic Mickey, Cars 2, Toy Story 3, Disney Infinity, Disney Infinity 2.0, Disney Infinity 3.0

Freelance Illustrator
Shannon Associates, New York, NY 2013-Present
• Award-winning illustrator for more than 30 book covers, including the Hardy Boys series and New York Times bestselling Masterminds series.
• Illustrator for magazines, picture books, Magic: the Gathering cards, and educational e-books.
• Worked with prominent publishing houses, including Scholastic, Harper-Collins, Simon and Schuster, Sourcebooks, Bloomsbury, and National Geographic.

Skills

Art DirectionConcept ArtDigital PaintingEnvironment DesignIllustration3D ModelingCharacter ModelingEnvironment ModelingLightingTexturingGame DesignGame DevelopmentCharacter DesignPBR TexturingBook Cover Illustration

Software proficiency

Maya
Maya
3ds Max
3ds Max
Photoshop
Photoshop
Illustrator
Illustrator
Painter
Painter
CrazyBump
CrazyBump
Substance Designer
Substance Designer
ZBrush
ZBrush
Unity
Unity
Substance Painter
Substance Painter