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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Samuel Drangsland

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Samuel Drangsland

3D Environment Artist

(516) 509-9469 | SDland17@gmail.com
https://samueldrangsland.artstation.com/ | www.linkedin.com/in/samueldrangsland

Fledging Studios, Pompano Beach, FL
Lead Environmental Artist (September 2017 – Present)
• Report directly to owner of publicly-funded, indie studio
• Conceptualize and design environmental layouts in compliance for art direction
• Create and optimize world assets and PBR shaders to meet aesthetics and computer
requirements of world environment, assets, and concept art
• Supervise and schedule 2 3D artists ensuring high quality work meeting project requirements

Omega Paradox/Mark Sparacio, Boca Raton, FL
Traditional Artist (February 2015 – June 2015)
• Served as artist on team creating graphic novel/comic book (website:
• Successfully took page layout/rough sketches and developed hand-drawn detailed renderings
for comic book project
• Created depth and form within characters and environments ensuring compliance with book’s
artistic style

Village of Atlantic Beach, Long Island, NY
Ocean Rescue Lieutenant (June 2012- September 2014)
• Maintaining a safe environment by preventing hazardous and potentially harmful actions
• Supervising 1-3 Ocean Rescue Lifeguards on a daily basis ensuring the proper training and
course of action during any critical situation
• Handling distressed visitors with a professional and calming demeanor to unsure no lose or

Long Island, NY
Freelance Remodeling (February 2010- October 2014)
• Demolition and renovation of small homes and basements
• Insulation, drywall installation and finishing work including spackling, sanding, painting and
molding installation
• Plumbing replacement and maintenance


  • After Effects
  • Maya
  • Photoshop
  • Substance Designer
  • Substance Painter
  • Unreal Engine
  • ZBrush


Oct 2014/May 2018

BFA, Computer Animation with Game Art Concentration at Lynn University

  • Art
  • Updated 2 years ago

To contact this candidate email SDland17@gmail.com

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