Clinton Crumpler
Clinton Crumpler
Studio Head | Creative Director @ Dekogon
Bluffton, United States

Clinton Crumpler

Studio Head | Creative Director at Dekogon Studios

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Clinton is a founder and creative director of the artist collective and studio, Dekogon Studios. Previously an artist at Microsoft Studio's The Coalition, Bethesda's Battlecry Studios, KIXEYE, Army Game Studio, Midwinter Entertainment and various other independent studios; Clinton’s primary focus is environment art, shader development, and art direction. Clinton has released multiple online video tutorials, educational articles, and web classes, both personally and in collaboration with CG Master Academy (CGMA) and Digital Tutors. In 2016 he released a textbook with Sam's Publishing with a focus on game art development for Unreal engine.

He completed his Masters of Fine Art in Interactive and Game Design and Bachelors of Fine Art in Animation at Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD), in Savannah, Georgia. Prior to SCAD, he received his Bachelors of Fine Art in Graphic Design at Longwood University, located in Farmville, Virginia. Clinton was born and raised in Suffolk, Virginia.

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● EMAIL: cmc444@gmail.com
● PORTFOLIO : www.clintoncrumpler.com

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Skills

Art DirectionEnvironment DesignLook Development3D ModelingEnvironment ModelingProp ModelingTexturingGame DevelopmentProp DesignVisual DevelopmentWorld BuildingShadersPBR Texturing

Software proficiency

ZBrush
ZBrush
Photoshop
Photoshop
Maya
Maya
Unreal Engine
Unreal Engine
CRYENGINE
CRYENGINE
Knald
Knald
SpeedTree
SpeedTree
Illustrator
Illustrator
Quixel Mixer
Quixel Mixer
Substance Painter
Substance Painter
Marvelous Designer
Marvelous Designer
InDesign
InDesign

Experience

  • August 2016 - Present
    Studio Head | Creative Director at Dekogon Studios
    Bluffton, SC, United States of America

  • July 2016 - Present
    Digital Instructor at CGMA
    Los Angles, United States of America

  • September 2020 - Present
    Digital Instructor at CGSpectrum
    Melbourne, Australia

  • January 2018 - September 2020
    Principal Environment Artist at Midwinter Entertainment
    Kirkland , United States of America

  • September 2017 - January 2018
    Senior Look Development Artist at Microsoft - The Coalition
    Vancouver, Canada

  • August 2015 - September 2017
    Senior Environment Artist at Microsoft - The Coalition
    Vancouver, Canada

  • October 2014 - August 2014
    Environment Artist at Bethesda Austin
    Austin, United States of America

  • February 2016 - April 2015
    Contract Environment Artist at Elastic Games
    Montreal , Canada

  • April 2013 - August 2013
    Environment Artist at Kixeye
    San Francisco, United States of America

  • June 2012 - April 2013
    Art Lead | Environment Artist at Army Game Studio
    Huntsville, United States of America

Productions

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    • Video Game
      Scavengers
    • Year
      2024
    • Role
      Principal Environment Artist
    • Company
      Midwinter Entertainment
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    • Video Game
      Gears 5
    • Year
      2019
    • Role
      Senior Look Development
    • Company
      Microsoft - The Coalition
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    • Video Game
      Gears of War 4
    • Year
      2016
    • Role
      Senior Environment Artist
    • Company
      Microsoft - The Coalition
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    • Video Game
      Last Year
    • Year
      2017
    • Role
      Environment Artist
    • Company
      Elastic Games
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    • Video Game
      The Lighthouse
    • Year
      2018
    • Role
      Environment Artist
    • Company
      Shadow Knights
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    • Video Game
      Broken
    • Year
      2015
    • Role
      Environment Artist
    • Company
      Kollide Entertainment
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    • Video Game
      Battlecry
    • Year
      2016
    • Role
      Environment Artist
    • Company
      Battlecry Studios
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    • Video Game
      World War Machine
    • Year
      2015
    • Role
      Environment Artist
    • Company
      Tuque Games
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    • Video Game
      Heavy Gear Assault
    • Year
      2014
    • Role
      Texture Artist
    • Company
      MekTek
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    • Video Game
      GoArmy Edge Football
    • Year
      2016
    • Role
      Environment/UI Artist
    • Company
      SAIC
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    • Video Game
      America's Army: Proving Grounds
    • Year
      2014
    • Role
      Environment Artist
    • Company
      Army Game Studio