Contact Information

Name : Arno Schmitz
Residence : The Netherlands
For my adress and phone number please mail me at the email adress listed below.

Find me on : Linkedin, CGTalk, CGHUB, 3DTotal, Polycount, ArtStation


Work Experience 

2016 : Senior Character Artist at Guerrilla Games                                                                                                         Current Position
                        Amsterdam (Full-time Job)

2012 : Character Artist at Guerrilla Games                                                                                                                           
                        Amsterdam (Full-time Job)

2012 : Junior Character Artist at Guerrilla Games                                                                                                                           
                        Amsterdam (Full-time Job)

2009 : Modeller at Playlogic
                        Breda Prinsebeek (Internship)

2010 : Graphic Artist at Oscar Chiaradia Studios
                        Amstenrade (Freelance Job)


        2011 Successfully completed the Intensive Drawing Program at Florence Academy of Art.

        2010 Graduated Cum Laude at NHTV internationale hogeschool Breda with a Bachelor's in Game Architecture and Design. Specialized in Character Creation ( Concepting, Modelling, Texturing ).


        2006 Obtained my HAVO degree with NT-Profile

Subjects : Math B2, Science , Chemistry, Economy, English, German, Dutch, Visual Art



         2017 I Did the Sculpting Portrait from Life and Anatomy workshop taught by Sanne van Tongeren.

         2014 I Did the Portraiture & Facial Anatomy On-Site Masterclass taught by Scott Eaton.

         2014 I Did the Animal Anatomy On-Site Course taught by Dr. Stuart Sumida.

         2013 I Did the Anatomy for Artist On-Site Masterclass taught by Scott Eaton.

         2013 Successfully completed the Hard Surface Character Modelling course taught by Josh Herman.

         2010 Successfully completed the Anatomy for Artists Online course taught by Scott Eaton.

Shipped Games

Horizon Zero Dawn, 2016 Killzone Shadow Fall, 2013 Fairytale Fights, 2009      
Horizon: Zero Dawn Killzone: Shadow Fall Fairytale Fights      


Fluent with :

         Autodesk Maya

         Autodesk Mudbox

         Adobe Photoshop

         Mental Ray for Maya

         Pixologic Z-brush

         Marvelous Designer



Experience with :

         Autodesk 3DS Max

         Adobe After Effects

         Adobe Flash

         Adobe Premier

         Adobe Illustrator

         Decima Engine

         SideFX Houdini

         Unreal Editor ( Version 2003, 2004 and 3 )

 Interests and Additional Information

Interests : Visual arts, drawing, movies, games and CG art

         Motivated, Competent, Serious and learns fast.

        The Huygens Scholarship has been awarded to me.

        Awarded with a 3DTotal Excellence Award, CG Choice Award and CGHUB Gold Award.

        Published work in various books and magazines.

        Good knowledge of anatomy. © 2017 Arno Schmitz, all rights reserved.