Steamroller exists to breathe life into stories, characters, and experiences in visual, physical, and virtual spaces. Each project that comes our way, be it a game, a film, or a theme park ride, exists in its own universe. It is our job to bring this multiverse to life. Our animators build believable characters and whole worlds in a multitude of universes, while our developers manipulate the rules of perception to transport you to a new definition of reality. We relish the opportunity to bring our clients’ universes to life while also developing our own stories.

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Jingjing Cao

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Jingjing Cao

Visual Development Artist
1130 Greensboro Lane # 2321, Sarasota, FL 34234


Ringling College of Art & Design, Sarasota, FL BFA Illustration May 2017
GPA 3.54/4.0


Portrait Artist
jingtimestwo@gmail.com (941) 323-0846 art.jingjingcao.net
Fall 2016- Spring 2017· Sarasota, FL
Commissioned portrait for Jared Cohen, featured speaker for 2017 Town Hall Lecture Series hosted by Ringling College Library Association. Portrait will be showcased in the town hall and then given the portrait to speaker.

Collaborative Project with The Illustration Academy

Summer 2016· Kansas City, MO
5 weeks of intensive illustration assignments and analytical figure painting from life instructed by Mark English, Gary Kelley, C.F.Payne, Victo Ngai, Wes Burt and Bill Sienkiewicz. focused mainly on digital illustration skills. Produced numerous illustrations including series of Product design illustrations, portraits, visual development for videogames.

Collaborative Artist with General Motors
Spring 2016· Sarasota, FL
Directly working with mentors from the company’s creative team. Using Zbrush, KeyShot, Adobe Photoshop and traditional clay to design and sculpt prototypes with a dynamic shape language, trasform 2D ideas into 3D sculptures.

Comic Artist

Fall 2015- Spring 2016· Sarasota, FL
Collaborated with a group of 16 artists, created 2 page comics for Meanwhile, an independent collaborative comic published by Ringling College. The comic showcased in Comic Con.


Best of Ringling Show 2016

Spring 2016· Sarasota, FL
Two illustration pieces showcased in the Best of Ringling Show judged by editorial artist Bill Mayer.

Illest of Illustration Show 2016

Fall 2016· Sarasota, FL
One illustration piece showcased for Local gallery judged by illustrator Sachin Teng.


Proficient knowledge in Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Zbrush, Blender, Keyshot, 3D Coat. Traditional mediums such as oil and acrylics, Professional knowledge at Character, costume and

prop designing. for animation & video games,analytical figure drawing& painting skills. Fluent in English and Chinese, learning Japanese and French


  • Concept Art
  • design
  • Drawing
  • inking
  • Painting
  • Zbrush modeling



BFA at Ringling College of Art and Design

Graduating this May. Ready to work on June 12th.

  • Art, Concept
  • Updated 3 years ago

To contact this candidate email jcao@c.ringling.edu

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