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Yuo Tengara

Lighter|Look Dev Artist

24207 Barker Dr. Diamond Bar, CA 91765 ● (909)680-2894 ●



Gnomon School of Visual Effects SEPT 2011 –SEPT 2013

2 year certificate program with emphasis on modeling and texturing.

University of California, Irvine SEPT 2007 – JUN 2010

B.A. in Studio Art

Asahi Gakuen APR 1995 – MAR 2006

Studied Japanese in a pure Japanese speaking environment.


Gnomon Studio APR 2013 – present

Concept artist

●Assisted the director in bring his vision to life by providing sketches.

Project Holodeck: Wildskies OCT 2012 – APR 2013

Concept and texture artist

●Contributed to the project by coming up with idea sketches of an NPC based on the

description given by the art director and the client.

●Created a hand painted texture for game assets and learned how to work around the

limitation of game.

Yokohama Postal Service NOV 2010 – JAN 2011

Mail sorter

●Organized and sorted letters based on the address and assisted in packing the letters to be


●Helped inputting address in the database to make sure the letters do not get lost.

Red Cross SEPT 2006 – DEC 2006


●Packed medical kit and helped input address of shipment information into the database.


● Women & Criminal Justice Network Art Gallery MAY 2010

● Asian Pacific Student Association JAM Art Exhibition MAY 2010

● “It’s a TRAP !!!” UCI Senior Exhibition MAR 2010

●“You See I” Undergraduate Student Gallery NOV 2009


Proficiency in: Maya, Mudbox, Zbrush, Mari, Vray, Nuke, Adobe Photoshop, After Effect, and

Window operating systems

Knowledge of: drawing, digital painting, and photography

Language: English (native), Japanese (fluent)

Interest: spending time with my dogs, food photography, skiing, studying diamond grading