Xander Smith
Xander Smith
Lead Artist at Aliza Technologies
Los Angeles, United States of America

Summary

I have the immense pleasure of working as a Concept Designer and 3D Artist in the entertainment industry. Some favorite projects I've worked on in film and television include American Horror Story, Aquaman, Godzilla vs. Kong, and Star Wars: The Mandalorian. Clients include 21st Century Fox, Digital Domain, The Costume Designers Guild, Participant Media, AFX Studio, Alliance Studio, Ironhead Studio, Studio ADI, Myth VFX, and many more. I'm extremely excited about the future of entertainment, its a great time to be a content-maker at the cross-roads of art and tech.

Skills

Concept ArtConcept DesignIllustrationRendering3D Modeling3D PrintingDigital SculptingPaintingDrawingDesign

Software proficiency

Photoshop
Photoshop
Maya
Maya
ZBrush
ZBrush
Mari
Mari
Keyshot
Keyshot
Redshift
Redshift
Marvelous Designer
Marvelous Designer
Ornatrix
Ornatrix
Cinema 4D
Cinema 4D

Productions

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    • Movie
      Godzilla vs King Kong
    • Year
      2020
    • Role
      Concept Artist
    • Company
      Studio ADI
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    • Movie
      Fengshen Trilogy
    • Year
      2020
    • Role
      Concept Artist
    • Company
      Myth VFX
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    • Movie
      The Greatest Showman
    • Year
      2017
    • Role
      Digital Sculptor/Modeler, Designer
    • Company
      Partizan Media, Lionsgate
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    • Movie
      Jin-Roh: The Wold Brigade
    • Year
      2018
    • Role
      Concept Artist, 3D Modeler
    • Company
      Alliance Studio
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    • Movie
      Aquaman
    • Year
      2018
    • Role
      Digital Modeler for 3D Print
    • Company
      Ironhead Studio
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    • Movie
      Captive State
    • Year
      2018
    • Role
      Concept Artist
    • Company
      Participant Media
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    • TV Production
      American Horror Story: Hotel, Roanoke, Cult
    • Year
      2015
    • Role
      Concept Artist, Costume Illustrator, Character Designer
    • Company
      AFX Studio
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    • TV Production
      Scream Queens season 1 and 2
    • Year
      2016
    • Role
      Concept Artist, Costume Designer
    • Company
      AFX Studio
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    • TV Production
      American Horror Story: Roanoke
    • Year
      2016
    • Role
      Concept Artist/ Costume Designer/ Storyboard Artist for 13 episodes.
    • Company
      AFX Studio
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    • TV Production
      Scream Queens Season 2
    • Year
      2016
    • Role
      Concept Artist/ Costume Designer for the main villain.
    • Company
      AFX Studio
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    • Commercial / Advertisement
      3D Printable products and Sculptures
    • Year
      2016
    • Role
      Digital Sculptor
    • Company
      Gentle Giant Studios
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    • TV Production
      Scream Queens
    • Year
      2015
    • Role
      Concept Artist/ Costume Designer
    • Company
      AFX Studio
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    • TV Production
      American Horror Story: Hotel
    • Year
      2015
    • Role
      Concept Artist/ Costume Designer
    • Company
      AFX Studio
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    • Video Game
      Star Citizen
    • Year
      2016
    • Role
      Concept Artist
    • Company
      Ironklad Studios
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    • Movie
      Avatar 2
    • Year
      2018
    • Role
      3D scan data cleanup
    • Company
      Ironklad Studios
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    • Video Game
      Halo 5: Guardians
    • Year
      2015
    • Role
      Concept Artist
    • Company
      Ironklad Studios

Experience

  • Concept Artist at Studio ADI
    March 2018 - March 2018

    Worked on creature designs with the practical effects team.

  • Concept Artist at Digital Domain
    February 2018 - March 2018

    Concept Artist/Digital painter for characters and props for VR video game.

  • Concept Artist at Myth VFX
    December 2017 - February 2018

    Developed concept art for visual effects shots, creature designs, and character designs.

  • Concept Artist, Digital Modeler at Alliance Studio
    May 2017 - June 2017

    Designed and Modeled for 3D print armor and costume parts for film productions.

  • Digital Modeler at Ironhead Studio
    United States of America
    February 2017 - April 2017

    Digital Sculptor/3D modeler for 3D printable costume/armor pieces for Aquaman.

  • Concept Artist/ Designer at AFX Studio
    Los Angeles, United States of America
    February 2015 - April 2017

    Concept Artist, Costume Designer, Storyboard Artist for television and film productions, developed workflows to design for prosthetic makeup effects. Worked on 3 seasons of American Horror Story: Hotel, Roanoke, and Cult. Designed the main villain costumes for Scream Queens season 1 and 2.

  • Digital Sculptor/3D Artist at Gentle Giant Studios
    Los Angeles, United States of America
    July 2015 - June 2016

    Digital Sculptor/3D modeler for 3D printable sculptures and products, including statues and collectibles for The Walking Dead, Witcher 3, animated Star Wars, Marvel superheroes, and Disney characters.

  • Concept Artist/ 3D Modeler at Mode Select
    Los Angeles, United States of America
    June 2015 - August 2015

    Concept Artist/ 3D Modeler for commercials and video games.

  • Junior Concept Artist at Ironklad Studios
    Los Angeles, United States of America
    January 2015 - June 2015

    2D and 3D Concept design for film, television, games, commercials, and print. Projects include Star Citizen, G.I. Joe 3, Halo 5, The Blob, and Avatar 2.