Sunday, February 12, 2012


Patrick Collins

Austin, TX 78754
(610) 639-2556


Multimedia Games / Everi May 2012 - Present
Artist II
  • Created several published titles for slot machine games, many now visible and playable in land based casinos
  • Specialized in many different areas and became recognized for specialties with custom particle effects, 2D animation, and special effects in Adobe After Effects
  • Has taken leadership roles in training other artists, interns, and hosting 'Art Camp' live tutorials for the art department
  • Received leadership certificate for classes taken at UT Austin
Isotope Entertainment August 2011– July 2012
Lead Artist
  • Principal artist for the game Pocket Wizard (unreleased at this time) for all game assets both static and animated.
  • Created artistic look and feel for a dynamic and modernized yet arcane-based interactive interface system.
  • Responsible for other artists assisting in collaboration to complete portions of game assets.
Night Chase Games July 2011- December 2011
Principal Artist
  • Responsible for making a unique eerie feel to a large and otherwise clean environment.
  • Created character animations.
  • Intuitively created a switch-out system to create over 400 possible unique enemy physical body combinations.
TBS Games June 2011 – December 2011
  • Collaborated with team lead to create new high-definition images for the newly released Uniwar HD
  • Responsible for updating full appearances of both the title screen illustration and all user interface icons, making them sharper and more efficient.
Facebook June 2011
Graphic Designer
  • Took existing graphics for the Facebook WindowShopper app and redesigned them to be more visually appealing and bandwidth efficient.
  • Created interactive button animations as well as static appearances.
  • Designed new advertising icon to have a cleaner, more modernized and brighter look.
PixelJam May 2011 - July 2011
Art Assistant
  • Organized and edited pixel art animation frames for Captain Commander.
  • Tested Captain Commander and reported back on all found bugs and issues, left detailed documents on locations and varieties found.
TBS Games April 2011 - June 2011
Principal Artist
  • Spearheaded re-designing a previous project (Karate – unreleased) from the company's predecessor Javaground.
  • Assisted project lead in forming a rich coherent story that overshadowed the previous version.
  • Developed animated storyboards to direct focus of animated cutscenes
Facebook April 2011
Graphic Designer
  • Created custom elements for an app on Facebook involving TGI Friday's and Jameson Whiskey.
  • Designed unique methods of animation and animation organization to make the game more intuitive and fun.
Caldera Labs August 2010 – December 2010
Principal Artist
  • Designed newer ships for the game Star Traders and new art to replace old and outdated work.
  • Redesigned several elements of the interface to be much visually clearly and more appealing.
Gaia Interactive May 2010 – July 2010
  • Designed and created new outfits for characters in Gaia Online.
Night Chase Games January 2010 – April 2010
Principal Artist
  • Streamlined a unique pixel look to graphics for a pixel nature survival game, Blue Isle. (unreleased)
  • Edited and fixed visual elements in an existing user interface to be more streamlined and more easily viewable.
JavaGround June 2009 – December 2009
Lead Artist
  • Designed custom animations, characters, and assets for Karate (unreleased).
  • Created streamlined visuals for an interactive user interface, both menu and player.
  • Designed several interchangeable tile-based backgrounds allowing extensive reusability.
  • Designed several interactive and movie accurate James Bond environments for iTop Agent.
P&J Tube January 2009 – July 2009
Graphic Artist
  • Designed ads displaying the efficiency and magnitude of several steel products.
  • Created replacement company logo which was subsequently adopted.
Schell Games April 2007 – May 2008

  • Created concept art for an undisclosed Nintendo DS game.
  • Used photo manipulation to warp and bend photos into appropriate backgrounds.
  • Recreated old and uncertain character designs to new, fresh designs agreed upon by the team.
  • Created/edited storyboards to assist the flow of the story.


B.Sc. in Game Art and Design, completed May 2007, awarded June 2005.
The Art Institute of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh PA


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