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Joaquin Cossio
Joaquin Cossio
3D Modeler / Character Artist / Instructor
Montevideo, Uruguay

Summary

3D character artist with over 8 years of professional experience in the industry, including a wide range of clients for cinematics and videogames. Focus on character creation, creatures and look dev, and passionate about creating visual narratives.

Awards and highlights.

Artwork featured on substance painter gallery, Autodesk, Artsation, 3D total, russian3dscanner, and CG society.
3D total: Staff pick for 26th November 2020
3D total: 15 Lifelike Artworks from Autumn 2020
https://3dtotal.com/news/inspiration/15-lifelike-artworks-from-autumn-2020
Zbrush summit 2019 sculpt-off participant.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s2b7mDG4Qrg

Interviews/Podcast/Webinars

CRAD Live Interview 2021 (Spanish)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E616Wzs-s8E
Goblin Rex Studios Podcast 2021
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K74zOWIVcLY&t=3333s
3D total interview 2020
https://3dtotal.com/news/interviews/joaquin-cossio-3d-character-artist-interview
Libel Academy Webinar 2020 (Spanish)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xNWBXi79mf4
UYCG Chated presentation 2019 (Spanish)
https://uycg.com.uy/chated_03-2019/
80 lvl article 2018
https://80.lv/articles/creating-captain-blackbeard-with-zbrush-and-v-ray/

Skills

Character ModelingLook DevelopmentDigital Sculpting3D ModelingPBR TexturingRendering

Software proficiency

ZBrush
ZBrush
3ds Max
3ds Max
Maya
Maya
Mudbox
Mudbox
Substance 3D Painter
Substance 3D Painter
Unreal Engine
Unreal Engine
Marvelous Designer
Marvelous Designer

Productions

  • Screen shot 2018 10 04 at 9.34.06 am
    • Commercial / Advertisement
      ESPN (Disney) - 3D figurines
    • Year
      2018
    • Role
      Principal Character Artist
    • Company
      ESPN the magazine

Experience

  • 3D Character Artist (remote) at Bonus XP
    Montevideo, Uruguay
    June 2020 - Present

    - Creating high-quality characters for a AAA title.

    - Help with the design and ideas in collaboration with the Art dep.

    - Character modeling and sculpting, lowpoly, baking, and texturing.

    - Create the final presentation using a real-time engine for the final delivery.

  • Freelancer 3D Character Artist for cinematic and games at Self-employed
    Montevideo, Uruguay
    November 2017 - Present

    With over 8 years of professional experience, I provide solutions in the field of character creation and creature, as well as the creation of high-quality assets.

    My services include:

    High and low poly modeling, retopology, UVs, Textures, Look-dev and rendering.

  • Freelance 3D artist at Self-employed
    Montevideo, Uruguay
    August 2014 - November 2017

    3D artists focus on the creation of a wide range of assets in the advertising industry, renowned clients such as NBA, ESPN, ADIDAS, MCDONALDS.