Jon Gourley

Instructor DAVE 101

Jon Gourley - Instructor DAVE 101Jon Gourley - Instructor DAVE 101

Generalist for Game of Thrones


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Jon Gourley is a professional Modeler & Lighter with 10+ years of experience. He works well under pressure to meet time-sensitive deadlines. His effective leadership, collaboration and creative thinking skills make it possible to for him to troubleshoot and solve complex problems that arise during projects. He is highly experienced in Team Leading, Lighting, Modeling, Layout, Texturing/ Shading, and Look Development and gratefully passes along this knowledge to his students.

The Flash (Modeler)
Constantine (Modeler/ Lighter)
The Amazing Spider-Man (Lighting Artist)
Game of Thrones (Generalist)
The Hunger Games (Lighting and Layout Artist)
Terra Nova (Lighting and Layout Artist)
Skylanders Spyro’s Adventure (Lighting Lead)
Killzone 3 (Modeler/ Designer/ Lighter)
Gears of War 3 (Lighter/ Generalist)
Dogfights (Lead Modeler)
Supergirl (Modeler)

Work Experience
Encore – Hollywood, CA (Modeler)
Zoic Studios – New York, NY (CG Lead)
Zoic Studios – Culver City, CA (Lighting Lead)
Visual Cue Studios – Orlando, FL (VFX/CG Supervisor)
Ntropic – Los Angeles, CA/ New York, NY (Commercial Generalist)
Pixomondo – Burbank, CA (Lighter/ Generalist)
Digital Domain – Venice, CA (Lighter/ Generalist)
Rhythm and Hues The BoX – El Segundo, CA (3D Generalist)
Valve – Bellvue, WA (Modeler/ Alpha Tester)
Radical 3D – Los Angeles, CA (Lead Modeler)

Bachelors of Arts – Digital Art – Arizona State University
Occupational Associates – Digital Animation & Visual Effects – The Digital Animation & Visual Effects School

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2012 Contributed to Emmy Award winning “Game of Thrones” episode “Valar Morghulis”
2012 Contributed to VES Award winning “Terra Nova” episode “Occupation & Resistance”
2009 Silver Telly Award: Use of Animation – Dogfights
2009 Silver Telly Award: Lighting – Dogfights
2009 Silver Telly Award: Use of Animation – Battle 360
2009 Silver Telly Award: Special Effects – Battle 360
2008 Bronze Telly Award: Use of Animation – Dogfights
2008 Bronze Telly Award: Lighting – Dogfights

Jon is a current member of the Visual Effects Society

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Jon Gourley