Jimmiek Rankin
Jimmiek Rankin
Character artist available for full time or freelance.
Austin, United States of America

About

Jimmie Rankin has more than 8 years of experience in the video game and animation worlds. Jimmie’s Dhalsim model was featured on the Street Fighter Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/streetfighter/ and generated more than 14,000 likes and vigorous community engagement. The model was also featured on the popular Shoryuken Webzine. Skilled in ZBrush, Maya, 3ds Max, Quixel, and Substance Designer, but always excited to learn new tools and pipelines.
Jimmie is currently a character modeler for Gen:Lock and RWBY, two popular Rooster Teeth animations.

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Skills

StoryboardingCharacter ModelingEnvironment ModelingPBR TexturingTexture Baking

Software proficiency

3ds Max
3ds Max
Maya
Maya
Substance Painter
Substance Painter
Marmoset Toolbag
Marmoset Toolbag
ZBrush
ZBrush
Marvelous Designer
Marvelous Designer
Quixel Suite
Quixel Suite

Productions

  • Genlock
    • TV Production
      Gen:lock
    • Year
      2019
    • Role
      Character Modeler
    • Company
      Rooster Teeth
  • Rwby
    • TV Production
      RWBY
    • Year
      2018
    • Role
      Character and Generalist
    • Company
      Rooster Teeth

Experience

  • Character Artist at Rooster Teeth
    AUSTIN, United States of America
    October 2018 - Present

    Characters and props for the animation RWBY. Characters and props for the animation Gen:Lock. Also integration of outsourced assets into the pipeline.

  • Character Artist at Chicken Waffle
    AUSTIN, United States of America
    February 2017 - January 2018

    Characters and Props for a small AR/VR startup based in Austin Texas. Current releases are on Steam and the app stores for mobile.