Inês Merino
Inês Merino
3D Artist and Concept Artist
Porto, Portugal

About

Hi, I'm Inês Merino, a 3D Artist and Concept Artist/Illustrator working in the videogame industry. Doing Handpainted 3D and Digital Sculpting every time the opportunity arises!
Passionate about art and design, I love learning, embrace change, and have a driven and hard working mindset, always searching for ways to improve my work and with it the world that surrounds me.
I'm available for freelance, contract and full time work. If you would like me to work with you or just say hi, send me an email at info@inesmerino.com - would love to hear from you!

Skills

Concept ArtIllustrationCharacter DesignHandpainted Texturing3D ModelingGame ArtDigital PaintingDigital SculptingGame DevelopmentTraditional ArtEnvironment Design

Software proficiency

Photoshop
Photoshop
Procreate
Procreate
3DCoat
3DCoat
ZBrush
ZBrush
Modo
Modo
Marmoset Toolbag
Marmoset Toolbag
Unreal Engine
Unreal Engine
Maya
Maya
Keyshot
Keyshot
Blender
Blender
Affinity Photo
Affinity Photo
Premiere
Premiere
Illustrator
Illustrator
InDesign
InDesign
Krita
Krita
Sketchfab
Sketchfab

Experience

  • Freelance Character Concept Artist and Illustrator at Echo Games
    April 2017 - Present

    Character Design:

    Designing several bosses and their weapons, creating a final artwork showcasing front and back view of the character, their weapon, portrait and additional details as needed.

    Illustration:

    Creating a final illustration of an existing character showcasing the character's personality and abilities in an action pose.

    Environment Design:

    Designing and illustrating a boss battle arena environment.

  • Freelance 3D Artist at Echo Games
    February 2018 - August 2018

    Modeling and Texturing an entire game-ready environment for the game’s first boss battle arena, a sci-fi sound laboratory. Implementing it on Unreal Engine 4, with a light setup and collisions.

  • Animation & Drawing Instructor at Universidade do Porto / Oporto's University
    Porto, Portugal
    January 2016 - January 2018

    Instructor in animation and drawing for kids aged 12-14 and 10-12 for the summer week courses in Junior University of University of Porto.