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RESUME

(KAYLEE) TIAN LIN TAN

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EDUCATION

Ringling College of Art & Design, Sarasota, FL

Bachelor of Fine Arts, May 2023 
Awards: Emerging Service Leaders Award, President's List 2019/2020, 2020/2021
Major: Computer Animation, GPA: 3.82/4.00

Singapore Polytechnic, Singapore

Diploma, May 2017 
Major: Digital Animation, GPA: 3.73/4.0  

MODELLING/

TEXTURING/

ANIMATION

EXPERIENCE

CG Generalist

Ringling College of Art & Design, Sarasota, FL, January 2020 – December 2020  

As part of an animation course, produced 10-second scenes to demonstrate weight, force, and character emotion: 
• Designed character and environment and researched outdoor lighting  
• Modeled, textured and rigged character, environment and props, lit scenes, animated pose-to-pose  
• Developed animation with thumbnails and storyboards, based on video reference and class critique 

3D Junior Environment Artist

Bandai Namco Studios, Singapore, Feb 2017 - Aug 2018 

• Collaborated on the AAA game title, Ace Combat 7 
• Developed 3D assets & texturing of props in a photorealistic style including non-player character (NPC) planes, weapons like missiles, infrastructures and buildings 
• Constructed 3D environments according to level map layout 
• Planned and executed asset placements including buildings, foliage and streets 
• Optimized 3D assets 

LEADERSHIP AND DESIGN EXPERIENCE

Volunteer Assistantship

Ringling College of Art & Design, Sarasota, FL, Fall 2019 – Spring 2023 

• Selected for the Lazarus Engaged Learning Assistantship Program 
• Volunteered at Orange Blossom Community Garden, Habitat for Humanity, All Faiths Food Bank, Humane Society, Sarasota Bay Estuary Program, Children First 
• Communicated with the volunteer coordinator on development of illustrated children’s book for Children First 

Multimedia Designer

AviationLearn Pte Ltd, Singapore, Dec 2018 - June 2019  

• Co-led designated group for development of website for client work, organized weekly meetings 
• Designed user interface (UI) for prototype application and website
• Created 2D and 3D designs for E-learning courseware 

Artist

VLIVE Fan Art Sticker Design Contest, South Korea, July 2018 

• Design won the internationally held contest 
• Sticker design used on VLIVE application and Korean search engine Naver  
• Conceptualized and developed sticker designs digitally using Procreate  

Freelance Art Instructor

CreativeBITS, Singapore, Oct 2017 - Nov 2018 

• Trained primary and secondary school students in a group setting in various art skills, digitally and traditionally  

• Taught character design, impressionistic painting and 3D courses taught using Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Sketch 

Student Volunteer

Siggraph Asia, Kobe, Japan, Fall 2015

• Hosted and guided guests at the Annual Siggraph Asia event of 7000 attendees from over 50 countries and regions 

• Attended training prior to the start of the convention 

SKILLS

AND

ABILITIES

Software Proficiencies

Advanced knowledge in Autodesk Maya, Zbrush, Substance Painter, Nuke, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Premiere Pro; Basic knowledge in Keyshot, Unreal Engine, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Animate

Traditional Art Skills

Traditional animation, Practical sculpting

Language Proficiencies

Fluent in English, Mandarin (Chinese) and Basic Japanese

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