Richard Zryd




Bachelor of Arts in Studio Art, Drawing Specialization, Oakland University, Rochester, MI 2010. Cumulative GPA: 3.84

Associates Degree in Applied Science, Specialization in 3D Animation, Macomb Community College, Warren, MI 2005. Cumulative GPA: 3.86

Associates Degree in General Studies, Macomb Community College, Warren, MI 2004.


Applicable Skills


Zbrush, Maya, Photoshop, Substance Painter, 3D-Coat, BodyPaint 3d, Headus UV layout, Topogun, XNormal, Crazybump, Marmoset, Mental Ray, Octane Render, After Effects, Illustrator, Keyshot, Visual Studio, Perforce, Tortoise SVN, and Microsoft Office.

Background in traditional art mediums including graphite, oil paint, clay modeling and mixed media.


Professional Experience


CG Generalist, Stardock Entertainment, Plymouth, MI from November 2013 to January 2017.

  Projects: Sorcerer King, Galactic Civilizations III: Mercenaries, Ashes of the Singularity (PC)

Contract Character Artist, Zynga Inc, San Francisco, CA from September 2012 to September 2013.

  Projects: Solstice Arena (iOS, PC and MAC)

Adjunct Faculty, Lawrence Technological University, Southfield, MI from September 2012 to 2013.

  Classes: 3D Animation 1

Contract Character Artist, A Bit Lucky Inc, San Mateo, CA from January 2012 to September 2012.

  Projects: Solstice Arena (iOS, PC and MAC)

Contract Character Artist, Spark Plug Games LLC, Cary, NC from February 2011 to May 2012.

  Projects: Cancelled title, Plight of the Zombie (iOS and Andriod), and Unannounced title

Freelance 3D Generalist, The Quintek Group Inc, Sterling Heights, MI from January 2009 to February 2011

Adjunct Instructor, Macomb Community College, Warren, MI January 2008 to April 2010

Senior 3-D artist, The Quintek Group Inc, Sterling Heights, MI from January 2006 to December 2008


Fine Art Group Exhibitions

2010 “Student Art in the House" Anderson House, Lansing Mi, [October 2010 - September 2011]

2010 “LAT 42.676041 LON 83.217841" Oakland University Art Gallery, Rochester Mi, [April 17 – May 16, 2010]



Original Epcot Design. Walt Disney: The American Dreamer. Thomas Tumbusch, Tomart Pusblishing, 2008.


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