Maria Zvonkova
Maria Zvonkova
2d artist
Kharkiv, Ukraine

About

Hello!
I am Maria Zvonkova, 2d Artist. Working for gamedev since 2016.

Education:
2009–2015
Kharkiv National University of Architecture and Civil Engineering.
Architecture of buildings and structures.
Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch.) — 2014, Specialist — 2015.

Courses:
2d Animation for Games. Basics — Projector
Animation of game elements, items, locations and characters.
Program: Adobe After Effects
Mentor: Roman Boichuk. 2017-2018

Character Concept Art/ 3D-sculpting in ZBrush - Artcraft
Character development from sketch to 3d model.
Programs: Alchemy, DAZ Studio, Marvelous Designer, Zbrush, 3D-Coat, Keyshot
Mentor: Artem Gusak. 2017

Digital graphics 2D — Games Academy
Painting of zooms and items for HOPA games. Development of UI and icons for mobile games.
Mentor: Tatiana Opanasiuk. 2016

Coursera online courses:
Design: Creation of Artifacts in Society, 2013
Introduction to Art: Concepts & Techniques, 2013

Awards:
Steelfreedom — 2014
Team — Andrew Soloviov, Maria Zvonkova, Ivan Shevchenko.
Category LOFT — 1 place
Category MALL — 3 place

Languages:
Russian, Ukrainian, English (B2), German (A2), Italian (A2).

Skills

Concept ArtConcept DesignDigital Painting3D ModelingCharacter ModelingDigital SculptingCharacter DesignSketching2d art

Software proficiency

After Effects
After Effects
Blender
Blender
Photoshop
Photoshop
ZBrush
ZBrush
Procreate
Procreate

Reel

Productions

  • The unseen fears last dance ce feature
    • Video Game
      The Unseen Fears: Last Dance Collector's Edition
    • Year
      2018
    • Role
      2d Artist
    • Company
      GrandMa Studios
  • Reflections of life in screams and sorrow ce feature
    • Video Game
      Reflections of Life: In Screams and Sorrow Collector's Edition
    • Year
      2018
    • Role
      2d Artist
    • Company
      GrandMa Studios
  • Whispered secrets forgotten sins ce feature
    • Video Game
      Whispered Secrets: Forgotten Sins Collector's Edition
    • Year
      2017
    • Role
      2d Artist, Art Lead Assistant
    • Company
      GrandMa Studios
  • The unseen fears outlive collectors edition feature
    • Video Game
      The Unseen Fears: Outlive Collector's Edition
    • Year
      2017
    • Role
      2d Artist, Art Lead Assistant
    • Company
      GrandMa Studios
  • The unseen fears body thief ce feature
    • Video Game
      The Unseen Fears: Body Thief Collector's Edition
    • Year
      2017
    • Role
      Junior 2d Artist
    • Company
      GrandMa Studios

Experience

  • 2d Artist at G5 Games
    Kharkiv, Ukraine
    April 2018 - Present

    Concept art, sketching, art management

  • Art Lead Assistant, 2d Artist at GrandMa Studios
    Kyiv, Ukraine
    July 2016 - April 2018

    Matte painting of zoom zones, interactive items, fullscreen scenes, mini-games etc. Matte painting of characters in cutscenes and on the locations. Management of the work of junior artists. Quality control.

  • Outsource 2d Artist at Wopidom
    April 2017 - May 2017

    Outsorce collaboration. Work with HOG items for scenes