Käy Vriend
Käy Vriend
All-round Adobe Substance 3D Expert.
Noord-Holland, Netherlands

Summary

All-round Adobe Substance 3D Expert. Coach/mentor, entrepreneur.

Feel free to reach out and connect!
https://www.linkedin.com/in/kayvriend/

Skills

PBR TexturingGame DesignShadersSubstance PainterHoudiniSubstance SamplerTexturingCMF DesignMaterialsUnreal EngineSubstance DesignerTextures

Software proficiency

Modo
Modo
Substance 3D Painter
Substance 3D Painter
Substance 3D Designer
Substance 3D Designer
Marmoset Toolbag
Marmoset Toolbag
Unreal Engine
Unreal Engine
Unity
Unity
World Machine
World Machine
Xfrog
Xfrog
Genetica
Genetica
Substance 3D Sampler
Substance 3D Sampler
EmberGen
EmberGen

Productions

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    • Video Game
      Iron Man VR
    • Year
      2022
    • Role
      Material Consultant
    • Company
      Camouflaj/Meta
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    • Video Game
      Phantom Fury
    • Year
      2023
    • Role
      Material Artist
    • Company
      Slipgate Ironworks
  • Game page box art warpaws inits 320x480
    • Video Game
      Warpaws
    • Year
      2023
    • Role
      Technical Artist
    • Company
      Slipgate Ironworks
  • Simcenmar studio 4
    • Video Game
      Project EVAC
    • Year
      2023
    • Role
      Material/Tech Artist
    • Company
      Royal Dutch Navy Simulation Centre
  • Simcenmar studio 2
    • Video Game
      Landing Craft Vehicle Personnel
    • Year
      2022
    • Role
      Material/Tech Artist
    • Company
      Royal Dutch Navy Simulation Centre
  • Simcenmar studio 1
    • Video Game
      Torpedo Reload Drill
    • Year
      2021
    • Role
      Material/Tech Artist
    • Company
      Royal Dutch Navy Simulation Centre
  • Zerolatency
    • Video Game
      Zero Latency VR - Zombie Survival
    • Year
      2016
    • Role
      Texture/Shader artist (zombies)
    • Company
      Zero Latency
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    • Video Game
      Shattered Origins - Guardians of Unity
    • Year
      2011
    • Role
      Texture artist
    • Company
      Elder_Games
  • Arcan
    • Video Game
      Arcan
    • Year
      2009
    • Role
      Texture/Shader artist
    • Company
      Elder_Games

Experience

  • Material consultant at Camouflaj
    June 2021 - Present

    Reinforcing the Camouflaj material/tech art team working on AAA games.

  • Coach/Mentor (Materials/Shaders) at Royal Dutch Navy
    Den Helder, Netherlands
    January 2022 - Present

    Mentoring and coaching interns and juniors in shaders and materials, focusing mainly on the Adobe Substance 3D Suite and Unreal Engine.

    Also a bit of production here and there, specifically materials, shaders and tech art.

  • Sergeant specific expertise (reserve) at Royal Dutch Navy
    Den Helder, Netherlands
    May 2020 - September 2022

    Sergeant (reservist) at the NL Navy maritime simulations centre.

    Coaching and mentoring of interns, giving workshops and hands on training in the Adobe Substance suite and Unreal Engine, contributing to pipeline design and production of high quality materials and shaders targeting VR platforms.

  • Content Collaborator at Adobe Substance 3D
    Clermont-Ferrand, France
    April 2021 - November 2021

    Creating awesome content for the Substance 3D Painter library in collaboration with the amazing Adobe Substance team.

  • Technical Artist at Slipgate Ironworks
    Aalborg, Denmark
    June 2021 - October 2021

    Assisting with texture/material/general optimisations in Unreal Engine for Warpaws.

  • Texture Artist at Slipgate Ironworks
    Aalborg
    September 2020 - May 2021

    Creating materials for Phantom Fury.

  • Material Artist at Gametextures.com
    Seattle, United States of America
    July 2017 - October 2017

    Creating materials and patterns for the Gametextures.com library.

  • Founder at Procedural Design
    Grootebroek, Netherlands
    January 2014 - Present

    Creating procedural materials for various game engines and offline renderers. From indie to AAA games and arch-vis to movies and commercials and anything in between.