CONTACT INFORMATION:

reidbaker@gmail.com

        480-440-9284

RESUMÉ OVERVIEW

I can provide a detailed resume / CV upon request.

WORK Experience

SENIOR DESIGNER                                                                  August 2015 - April 2016

Two Bit Circus                                                                              Los Angeles, CA

 

AREA ART DIRECTOR & 3D SPECIALIST                      August 2013 - January 2015

RIVA Creative USA                                                                      Los Angeles, CA

 

INTERACTIVE EXPERIENCE DESIGNER                       May 2011 - July 2013

RGH Themed Entertainment                                                Los Angeles, CA                              

 

OWNER / PRINCIPAL                                                              February 2013 - Present

STUDIO Red & Black LLC.                                                       Los Angeles, CA

 

Committee Chair (2015), Venue Producer                 2011 - Present     

ACM SIGGRAPH Conference                                               Multiple Locations

 

DEPT. MANAGER - VIRTUAL REALITY GROUP         August 2008 - July 2010

FORUM8 Co. Ltd.                                                                         Tokyo, Japan

 

VR DESIGN RESEARCHER / 3D SPECIALIST             July 2006 - July 2008

Arizona State University                                                        Tempe, AZ

EDUCATION EXPERIENCE

Bachelor of Science, Design: ARCHITECTURE               August 2004 - May 2008

Arizona State University                                                                Tempe, AZ

 

Masters of Entertainment Technology Candidate*    August 2010 - May 2011

Carnegie Mellon University                                                          Pittsburgh, PA

GENERAL SKILLS:

  • 3D Modeling, Texturing, Sculpting
  • Virtual Reality / Simulation
  • Interaction Design
  • Research / R&D
  • Themed Entertainment Design
  • Architecture and Master Planning
  • Drawing and Sketching
  • Video Editing / Compositing
  • Interdisciplinary Projects
  • Project Scheduling / Budgeting
  • Client Services / Strategy

SOFTWARE EXPERIENCE:

  • 3ds Max, Maya, Mudbox, Modo
  • Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign
  • Unity3d, CRYEngine, Unreal 4
  • Mental Ray, Vray, VRED, Maxwell
  • AutoCad, Revit
  • Python and some scripting
  • Allegorithmic Products
  • Microsoft and Adobe Suites
  • Balsamiq, Visio, and UX tools

HARDWARE EXPERIENCE:

  • 3D Printers, Rapid Prototying
  • HMDs, including Oculus Rift
  • Projection Domes and Holography
  • Kinect, Gesture, Natural Interface
  • iOS and Android Mobile Platforms
  • Pupil / Retina Tracking
  • AR and Computer Vision Systems
  • 3-9DOF Motion Platforms / Simualtors
  • Laser Scanning /Photogrammetry
  • Laser Cutters / CNC Machines

Organizations:

  • ACM SIGGRAPH and SIGCHI
  • IXDA (Interaction Design Assoc.)
  • TEA (Themed Entertainment)
  • Space Tourism Society
  • Digital LA