Personal Essay I want to Become a Character Artist
I am Trustworthy because I know what I should and shouldn’t say.
Caring I care about the work I do and about the people around me,
Optimistic I have a positive attitude towards my work and the people I work with,
Effective listener: When interested in the subject or job I’m working on, I’m interested in the position, or the issue always has my full attention.
Well-Organized because I have OCD,
Great planner, I am a great planner because I tend to plan multiple steps,
I am Logical because I connect some form of logic to all of my work
Understanding Because I am open-minded to all situations and ideas,
I’m Persistent because when I start something, I see it to the end.
My top 3 development roles are Level designer, Environmental artist, and Character artist.
Responsibilities: Draw and create Weapons, Vehicles, Characters, and other props.
Ten Year plan
Year 1: Attend high school and choose video editing and art as my electives
Purpose: Develop essential art and editing skills.
Year 2: Complete High school
Year 3: Attend college and choose art and photography as my classes.
Purpose: Develop professional Art and editing skills
Year 4: Continue college and choose Video production.
Purpose: Develop character movements and environmental movements
Year 5: Finnish college and begin making Characters and props for games.
Purpose: Develop an understanding of editing character animation and character creation.
Year 6: Apply for a Junior character artist position at a game studio.
Purpose: Get an understanding of the job and experience working with others.
Year 7: Stay and work for the studio for a couple of years to gain experience
Purpose: Show future studios my reliability, stability, and experience with the job.
Year 8: Get enough experience to drop the Junior title.
Purpose: Get more experience in the job and get closer to an advancement
Year 9: Get good enough to become the official character artist.
Purpose: Do the best I can to earn an advance and get more experience managing others.
Year 10: Apply for a Character artist position at a bigger studio.
Purpose: Work with a larger group of people.