For the next event in our speaker series hosted at Bungie Studios,
IGDA Seattle is proud to present two top artists from 343 Industries, Vic DeLeon and RJ Ranola, joining us as this month’s speakers to discuss the environmental art of one of the biggest, and most beautiful, games of 2012 — Halo 4.
Thursday, February 21, 2013 from 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Networking and Refreshments: 6:30 pm
Presentation: 7:00 pm
Followed by Q&A and further mingling
Vic DeLeon – Lead Mission Artist, Props Art Director at 343 Industries
Vic specializes in organic sculpting and modeling of environments, as well as directing the artistic quality of environment prop setpieces. His work on Halo 4 includes modeling and texturing of the Reclaimer, Requiem, and Infinity missions, as well as Ragnarok, Harvest, Shatter, and Wreckage in Wargames. He also worked on Spartan Ops season 1 and 2. Vic previously worked at Bungie on Halo 2, Halo 3, Halo: ODST, and Halo Reach..
RJ Ranola – Senior Environment Artist at 343 Industries
RJ specializes in hard-surface environment modeling, texturing and level assembly. His work on Halo 4 includes modeling and texturing work on the Dawn, Shutdown, and Composer missions as well as Spartan Ops season 2. He also modeled the massive Mammoth vehicle from the Reclaimer mission. He previously worked at Raven Software on several major titles like Singularity, Return to Castle Wolfenstein, and Def Jam Icon.
A big thanks to our hosts, Bungie for their ongoing support in our speaker series.
Refreshments provided by IGDA Seattle Board of Directors.
Seating capacity is limited – please arrive early to ensure entry!
What are my transportation/parking options getting to the event?
Bungie Studios is located conveniently right next to the Bellevue Transit Center.
Parking validation for the garage below Taphouse is available at the front desk in the studio lobby.
Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
No. In the event that verification is needed your e-mail or the eventbrite app are sufficient.
Do I have to be an IGDA Member to attend?
No. Currently the speaker series is open to the public, however we encourage all attendees who are not IGDA Members to consider joining at www.IGDA.org