Contact: JoshBelay@gmail.com
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WORK EXPERIENCE
Sr. Manager, Product Experience, Baze 
March 2020 - Present
Working in a fast-paced, D2C startup on product UX and other design responsibilities. Leading user experience initiatives across mobile and web, prioritizing user empathy in all design decisions. Supporting content and marketing with product photography, 3D renders, and copywriting.
Director of 3D Content, Incontext Solutions: Oct 2013 - March 2020
Senior Environment Artist: Oct 2013 - Aug 2015 Lead Environment Artist: Aug 2015 - June 2017
I was the owner of both product and production aspects of 3D content for InContext Solutions. My responsibilities included leading a team of 3D artists creating virtual retail spaces in Unity for our real-time VR capable software in addition to asset creation, video editing, optimization, working closely with 3D outsourcing vendors, and our pipeline team to increase efficiency and quality. I also played an active role on the Product and Design team to ensure we created 3D content that supports the strategic decisions of the company. I also supported sales and marketing via presentations of our software's capabilities to a variety of clients including fortune 500 companies. 
Clients: Smuckers, P&G, Coca Cola, Nestle, Kellogs...
Artist and Designer, Pixel Board 
March 2013 - December 2015
Created all artwork/UI and co-designed Pixel Board. Selected as an ADC/GDC Next Finalist for best app of 2014.
Pixel Boad (iOS)
Associate 3D Artist, Netherrealm Studios 
May 2012 - February 2013
Worked as a 3D Artist with a variety of responsibilities, with a focus on efficiency and optimization.

Injustice: Gods Among Us (Xbox 360, PS3, Wii U, PS4, PC)
Injustice Mobile
Batman Arkham City Lockdown (Android)
Unannounced iOS Title
Freelance 3D Artist, Roblox 
2012
Conceptualized and created 3D assets for the webgame, Roblox.
3D Artist Internship, 1st Playable Productions 
June 2011 - September 2011
Worked as a 3D artist primarily modeling and texturing environment assets for Wii games. Set dressed game levels with art assets, set up environment lighting, and tested games.  
Santa Claus Is Coming To Town (Wii)
EDUCATION
Savannah College of Art and Design 2007-2011 
BFA in Animation
Barnestone Studios 2006, 2007 
Studied fine art under Master Classical Artist, Myron Barnstone.
HONORS AND AWARDS
ADC/GDC Next Best App of 2014 Finalist 
Chosen by a panel of industry leaders as a finalist for best app of 2014, presented at GDC Next in LA. 
SCAD GDX Entelechy Award Winner 2010 
Awarded for the best interactive application at the annual Game Developers Exchange. 
SCAD Presidential Scholarship Award 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010
Acknowledged for outstanding academic and artistic performance.
TOOLS
Maya, Photoshop, Lightroom, After Effects, Unity, Unreal 4, Substance Painter, Substance Designer, Quixel Suite, Xnormal, Zbrush, Perforce, Metashape
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