Roger J. Yuen

Roger J. Yuen

Creative Enforcer & Conceptual Leader

A LITTLE ABOUT ME

Welcome to my site. I am a creator.designer.leader.freelancer.collaborator.batman fan.food enthusiast.

I live in the wonderful city of Chicago, IL.

My passions are to collaborate, motivate, and lead a creative team.

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SPECIALTY SKILLS

ILLUSTRATION

I’m extremely proficient in digital and traditional illustration. Both are valuable skill sets that I’ll continue to hone for the rest of my life..

CONCEPTUAL DESIGN

Quick conceptual art is a trade I utilize quit often. It helps the viewer really grasp the idea and feel before anything goes into full fledge production.

INTERACTIVE MEDIA GURU

The majority of my career has been spent working in interactive media. I feel confident that my knowledge in this area is top knotch.

TEAM & PROJECT MANAGEMENT

I have strong project management skills and refined motivational techniques. I take pride in being able to harness maximum potentials from my teammates.

WORK PROCESS


IDEA


CONCEPT


DESIGN


CREATE


TEST


LAUNCH

RANDOM FACTS


13077 images processed


35 games credited


873 tater tots eaten


75470 steps taken last week

CLIENTS

MY WORKS

Super Monopoly Money : Online Slot

Super Monopoly Money : Online Slot

Cool Jewels : Online Slot

Cool Jewels : Online Slot

Viking Vanguard : Online Slot

Viking Vanguard : Online Slot

Touch Hockey 2 : ONLINE

Touch Hockey 2 : ONLINE

Yeknom Inc.

Yeknom Inc.

Tony Hawk : Shred

Tony Hawk : Shred

Red Flag Fleet : Online Slot

Red Flag Fleet : Online Slot

Tony Hawk : Ride

Tony Hawk : Ride

Fight Night Round 3

Fight Night Round 3

Def Jam ICON

Def Jam ICON

MECH : ONLINE

MECH : ONLINE

TOUCH TANKS 5 : ONLINE

TOUCH TANKS 5 : ONLINE

Marvel Project *unreleased*

Marvel Project *unreleased*

2014 Sketchbook

2014 Sketchbook

Fire Queen : Online Slot

Fire Queen : Online Slot

Mancala HD

Mancala HD

Screaming Animal Cards

Screaming Animal Cards

Masked Magi Concept

Masked Magi Concept

Color Process

Color Process

Ruxbin : Logo

Ruxbin : Logo

Panda Holdings : Logo

Panda Holdings : Logo

The Continuum

The Continuum

Fight Night Round 1 & Round 2

Fight Night Round 1 & Round 2

NBA Street & NBA Street Vol:2

NBA Street & NBA Street Vol:2

NBA Live and March Madness

NBA Live and March Madness

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Roger J. Yuen

Roger J. Yuen

rogerjyuen@gmail.com

312.985.7337

Chicago Illinois

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WORK HISTORY

2013

Art Lead

SCIENTIFIC GAMES (WILLIAMS STUDIO)

I manage art schedules and production pipelines for game development. I’m currently leading  7 on site artists and 3 remote artists. I define art styles and visual approaches for our game titles.

2012

Adjunct Faculty

Columbia College Chicago

I started to teach night classes in late 2012. I’m currently teaching in the evenings : Character Visualization for Games and 3D Composition for Games.

2011

Art Consultant

FLIPSIDE5

I managed schedules and time lines for 2D / 3D asset creation for 4 mobile game product *list available upon request*. I also contributed to the asset creation pipeline : 3D models, texture maps, concept art, UI/UX design, and digital illustration.

2009

Senior Lead Level Architect

Robomodo / Activision

I led a team of 2 – 3 artists in the process of creating levels and game prop assets for the 2 Tony Hawk consoles games *list available upon request*. I also contributed to the asset creation pipeline with : 3D models, texture maps, concept art, animation, and VFX.

2007

Senior Art Director

Seven Lights LLC

I managed an art team of 4 with 2 freelance contractors in process of developing graphics, game assets, production assets for 3 flash game *list available upon request*. I also contributed to the asset creation pipeline with : 3D models, texture maps, concept art, animation, comic book pages, digital / traditional illustration, and VFX.

1999

Senior Interface Designer / Environment Artist

Electronic Arts (Chicago Studio)

I led a core team of 2 artists in the process of creating levels and UI design for 12 EA titles *list available upon request*. I also contributed to the asset creation pipeline with : 3D models, texture maps, concept art, animation, and VFX.

1998

Graphic Designer / Web Designer

Discover Financial Services

I designed and implemented DFS and NVS intranet site. I created logos and collateral art for internal and external advertising. I created and developed animated banner ads.

EDUCATION HISTORY

1998

Fine Arts & Visual Communications

Illinois Institute of Art

I received my bachelors degree in Fine Arts & Visual Communications with a final GPA of 3.7 /4.0

LEADERSHIP & MANAGEMENT

ART DIRECTION

Innovate & Collaborate

TEAM BUILDING

International Team Management

Standardize optimal art practices

AGILE SCHEDULING PROCESS

SOFTWARE EXPERTISE

Photoshop

After Effects

Illustrator

Flash

Indesign

Modo

Maya

ZBrush

DOWNLOAD MY CV

You can download my CV in pdf format if you like. I currently work for Scientific Games Interactive. I lead team of 10 artists to create great visual content for our Real Money Gaming division.

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VIEW MY LINKEDIN PROFILE

You can view my LinkedIn profile. I’ve been working the interactive art, design, and game industry for over 16 years.

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