Rachel Nador

3D Artist

Email: rachelnador@gmail.com

Portfolio: www.rachelnador.com




Adobe Photoshop

Substance Painter


Familiarity with Unity and Zbrush


Medical and Scientific 3D Modeling

Game Environment and Prop Modeling

Modeling for AR/VR

High-Resolution Modeling

Material and Texture Creation

Shipped Games

Def Jam Icon

True Crime 2 New York City

James Bond 007 Everything or Nothing

Tiger Woods Golf 2005

Dr. Muto

Xmen III

Work Experience

Freelance/Contract 3D Artist - Chicago, Illinois – April 06 – Present

Clients include:

Environment Artist – Z-Axis – Foster City, California - April 05 - March 06

Modeled and textured environment objects.

Tasks also included debugging, creation of LODs, collision geometry, tagging, etc.

Modeled and UV'd game environment architecture and props.

Duties also included lighting, fx implementation, prop placement, and object tagging.

Environment Artist – Electronic Arts – Redwood City, California - March 03 - November 04

Modeled and refined course terrain and objects.

Modeled and textured game environment objects (machinery, architectural details, other props, etc.)

Modeled and textured high-resolution models for pre-rendered cinematic.

Environment Artist – Midway Games West/ Atari Games – Milpitas, California - September 99 - February 03

Modeled, textured, and created world animations for nine different levels.

Created high-resolution models and special effects for Dr. Muto promotional cinematic teaser.

Duties for cinematic also included lighting, rendering, task delegation, and video editing.

Modeled, textured, and created world animations for multiple organic levels.

Conducted research and development for level creation techniques.

Lead art team to create promotional cinematic under tight deadline (6 weeks.)

Also involved in cinematic model creation, lighting, effects, and rendering.

Edited cinematic using Adobe Premiere.

Concepted, modeled, and textured game worlds including terrain, props, and architecture.


Bachelor of arts in the Fine Arts – With a minor in Anthropology – University of Iowa – Iowa City