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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Joshua Emswiller

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Joshua Emswiller

EDUCATION – Computer Game Design | George Mason University, 2017 Graduate

Contract Modeler/Animator | Sky Farm Interactive | July 2019 – present

  • Modeling and custom rigging characters using 3DS Max
  • Responsible for character animations and facial expressions

Game Artist/animator | Benten Technologies | APRIL 2017 – March 2019

  • Created story boards, 3D models and 2D/3D animations for applications
  • Designed the look and layout of applications
  • Oversaw game art quality

Game artist contractor | pixabits studios | January 2015 – June 2016

  • Created 2D art and character sprites for the application “That Frog”
  • Created 2D animation for the application “That Frog”

Lead instructor | MGTA “Mason Game + Technology Academy” | 2014 – 2016

  • Onsite instructor at George Mason University
  • Course Teacher: Intro to Game Design, Intro to Unity and Unreal, Modeling and Animation
  • Extensively taught Unity 3D and 3DS Max, Unreal, and Photoshop

Software: 3DS max, Photoshop, Unity 3D, Substance Painter, After Effects, Visual Studios, Illustrator
Skills: Low and high poly modeling, 3D and 2D animation, skinning/rigging, UV mapping, Digital art, Scene lighting, Level design, Character design, Texture maps

Vera Lichtenberg | Director of MGTA | 202-285-9952
Ross Dannenberg | Head of Pixabits Studios | 703-855-5049
Zachery Shelton | Director of STEM excel | 703-475-6487


  • 3D animation
  • 3D Modeling
  • Skinning and rigging
  • Animation
  • Updated 1 year ago

To contact this candidate email emswiller123@gmail.com

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