Welcome to Liam Yoo’s portfolio website.
I am a 3D graphic artist, multimedia specialist, VR/AR, Web developer and UI/UX designer. I hold a Bachelor of Digital Art and Design degree and have 6 years work experience in the new media industry.
I am passionate about 3D graphic visualizations, creating virtual worlds and providing better media solutions for people. I always push forward new 3D and digital media technologies for high quality and efficiency.
Multimedia Developer | Mount Royal University | 2017.01 – Current
- Create multimedia contents: videos, animations, interactive contents and images for online courses
- Create informative motion graphics and animations using Adobe Animate, After Effect and Autodesk 3DS Max
- Develop interactive online contents to deliver intuitive education experiences to online learners
- Research and develop VR and AR technologies for continuing and professional education
Web Developer and UX/UI Designer
Finevo Lending Group | 2017.07 – Current (Part-time)
(Heritage Lending Group) | 2016.05 – 2016.06(Full-time internship) | 08.2016 – 08.2017(Part-time)
- Renewed the UX/UI design of Finevo.ca
- Maintain and update the contents using WordPress
- Redefined a corporate identity of Heritage Lending Group
- Designed all events’ posters, banners and brochures
- Developed an internal website using WordPress
- Re-developed HeritageLending.com
3D Environment Artist | EST Soft | 2010.10- 2014.01
- Visualized 3D environment graphics for Cabal and Cabal 2 online.
- Developed 3D environmental visual graphics for MMO RPG Games used Cry Engine 3 and Unity engine.
- Created 3D modelings and designed 3D terrain environmental graphics using Autodesk 3DS MAX, Z-Brush and World Machine, applied normal maps and specular maps to every props and virtual world to improve the graphic quality.
- Drew and created textures using Photoshop and Quixel Suite.
- Optimized polygons, set Level Of Details and map textures to improve graphic performance for users.
- Created realistic 3d sky with realistic sun ray and controllable clouds in the game.
- Set up scenes with lighting setting, cut scenes, prop arrangements, terrains and foliages.
3D Motion Graphic Designer & UX designer| VReeZe| 2009.01- 2009.12
- Created 3D motion graphics for broadcast and production companies.
- Made animations for 3D graphics using Autodesk Creation Suite, set up scenes’ lighting and materials focus on reducing rendering time, besides keeping high visual quality.
- Used V-ray, Mental Ray and Scan-line Renderers for the best image quality.
- Designed and developed web site UI/UX and graphics.
- Social media marketing and online advertisement.
- High poly hard surface modelling, Z-Brush sculpting, texturing, lighting and rendering with 3DS Max and V-Ray
- Creating 3D environments, architectures and interior scenes
- Creating textures using Quixel Suite, Allegorithmic Substance Designer, Substance Painter and Adobe Photoshop
- Experience Unreal Engine and Unity Engine including VR (GearVR and Oculus)
- UX, UI, Logo, branding and graphic design skills
- Experience CMS and LMS: created own WordPress theme from the scratch, WordPress, BlackBoard and Bright Space
- Video shooting, editing and post production including excellent video equipment operating skills
- PC Build skills
I spend most of my spare time to upgrade my skills. I currently take some online and offline courses to learn following skills.
- Expanding 3D tools operating skills: Maya, AutoCAD and Revit
- GPU based rendering technologies: Arnold, Octane and Red Shift
- 3D Texturing Skills: Substance Designer, Mari and Mega Scans
- VR/AR development skills
- App development skills
- Adobe Create Cloud
- Adobe Photoshop / Adobe Illustrator / Adobe After Effect / Adobe Premiere / Adobe Audition / Adobe Captivate / Adobe XD / Adobe Indesign / Adobe Lightroom
- Web design & development Skills
- CSS / SASS / UX / UI Design
- WordPress / CMS / LMS
- Photography & Videography Skills
- Photo, Video shooting and editing
- Visual effects and animations
- Post production skills such as colour grading
- Autodesk Suite
- 3DS Max / Maya / AutoCAD / Revit
- 3D software & Plug-ins
- Maxon Cinema 4D
- Octane render
- Quixel Suite
- Substance Painter/ Designer
- World Machine
- Virtual Game Engine
- Epic Unreal Engine
- Unity Engine
- Cry Engine
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