Ash Thundercliffe
Ash Thundercliffe
Senior Environment Artist At Ready At Dawn
Irvine, California, United States of America

Summary

Ash Thundercliffe is a 3D Environment Artist working in the video game industry. He graduated from the University of Derby with a Bachelors of Arts in Computer Games Modelling and Animation. After completing his degree he moved on to work at Rockstar Games in Leeds to help create the various buildings and structures seen throughout Red Dead Redemption 2. Two years later, he moved to California to work at Ready at Dawn where he helped ship Lone Echo for the Oculus Rift and is now working on the sequel.

Ash has also written multiple articles for 80.lv that highlighted the processes of creating 3D environments. He has also produced tutorials for 3dmotive that focus on creating assets for video games.

Skills

3D ModelingEnvironment ModelingLightingLow-poly ModelingTexturingHigh-poly ModelingPBR Texturing

Software proficiency

Maya
Maya
3ds Max
3ds Max
Substance Designer
Substance Designer
Substance Painter
Substance Painter
Photoshop
Photoshop
Unreal Engine
Unreal Engine
CRYENGINE
CRYENGINE
Marmoset Toolbag
Marmoset Toolbag
World Machine
World Machine
Marvelous Designer
Marvelous Designer
ZBrush
ZBrush
Quixel Suite
Quixel Suite

Productions

  • Lone echo 2 cover
    • Video Game
      Lone Echo 2
    • Year
      2020
    • Role
      Environment Artist
    • Company
      Ready At Dawn
  • Lnec
    • Video Game
      Lone Echo
    • Year
      2017
    • Role
      Environment Artist
    • Company
      Ready At Dawn
  • Rdr2
    • Video Game
      Red Dead Redemption 2
    • Year
      2017
    • Role
      Technical Content Artist
    • Company
      Rockstar Games Leeds

Experience

  • Environment Artist at Ready At Dawn
    Irvine, United States of America
    October 2016 - Present

  • Technical Content Artist at Rockstar Games
    Leeds, United Kingdom
    August 2014 - May 2016