CONTACT
 

Nick Popovich
nitzmoff@hotmail.com

Permanent Address:
10025 Delsy Dr.
North Royalton, OH 44133
(440) 582-4895

OBJECTIVE  
To establish myself as an artist in the video game industry by fully utilizing my talents and ideas with a team of creative individuals in the pursuit of creating original, artistic entertainment.

EDUCATION  

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Digital Arts, Magna Cum Laude
Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio

- BGSU Honors Society
- Golden Key National Honor Society
- Dean’s List (2000 – 2004)
- Computer Art Club

Proficiencies:
- Alias|Wavefront Maya
- Adobe Photoshop
- Adobe AfterEffects
- Media 100i
- Traditional and Digital Drawing
- Traditional and Digital Painting

EXPERIENCE  

Fishboy animated film, Bowling Green, OH              06/03 - 04/04
- Worked with a team of seven artists to create a fourteen-minute   long high end CG movie.
- Concepted characters and their backgrounds
- Wrote original screenplay
- Created original art of various medias for the film
- Acquired valuable leadership skills

National Kalamazoo Cartoon Challenge, Kalamazoo, MI      05/03
- Worked with a team to produce a high-end 30 sec.
  CG movie in less than 5 days
- Created story, concept art, storyboards, and textured all models

Flat Land Games, Bowling Green, OH                    08/02 - 10/03
- Concept Artist, designed characters and environments
- Character, environment and weapon texture artist
- Worked extensively on overall artistic and game play designs
- Collaborated with other team members on other major elements

Medical College of Ohio                                         09/02 - 12/02 - Storyboarded medical video
- Created and textured 3D models for animation

Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH 04/01 - 05/02
-Free-Lance Painting

Life Formations Animatronics, Bowling Green, OH   09/01 - 12/01
- Concept Artist, designed animatronic models and environments

“Shard” Role-playing Game                                   01/01 - 05/01
- Concept Artist, designed characters

EXHIBITIONS  
Bowling Green State University Undergraduate Art Exhibit 04/02
- One of 269 selected from over 630 entries

KCD Residence Hall Purchase Award                               03/02