Malte Sturm
Malte Sturm
3D Character Artist at Airborn Studios
Hamburg, Germany

Summary

3D Character Artist from Germany. Passionate about vivid characters with story - realistic and stylized.

Sharing knowledge and working together motivates me.
Learning new things keeps me going.
Creating makes me happy.

Skills

AnatomyDigital SculptingCharacter ModelingHigh-poly ModelingLow-poly ModelingHard Surface ModelingCharacter DesignPBR TexturingTexturingUV MappingTexture BakingRetopologyProp ModelingRenderingC# scripting

Software proficiency

ZBrush
ZBrush
3ds Max
3ds Max
Marvelous Designer
Marvelous Designer
Substance Painter
Substance Painter
Photoshop
Photoshop
After Effects
After Effects
Unity
Unity
Marmoset Toolbag
Marmoset Toolbag
V-Ray
V-Ray
Keyshot
Keyshot
xNormal
xNormal

Experience

  • 3D Character Artist at Airborn Studios
    Berlin, Germany
    April 2021 - Present

  • 3D Character Artist at Threaks GmbH
    Hamburg, Germany
    December 2019 - December 2020

    - Created a range of real time characters and creatures from start to finish following art direction and concepts

    - Set up characters in engine (unity) and closely worked with tech department on solutions for custom skin shader, hair, eyes and so on.

    - Established workflows , researched new technologies and solutions

    - Handled communication with outsourcing, gave feedback and reworked things where needed

    - Did basic facial blend shapes on a range of characters

  • Associate 3D Artist at Bigpoint GmbH
    Hamburg, Germany
    May 2014 - November 2019

    - Created various real time asset types from start to finish, ranging from animated ships to rocks and modular space stations

    - Established new workflows and implemented new technologies, helped to transfer 2D game to

    3D technology

    - Handled outsourcing with several vendors

  • Junior 3D Artist at Bigpoint GmbH
    Hamburg, Germany
    June 2012 - May 2014

    - Created various pre-rendered assets for an online strategy game

    - Created marketing assets

    - Handled outsourcing with several vendors