Ben Hewer-Darroch
Ben Hewer-Darroch
3D Environment Artist
Seattle, United States of America

About

Im a 3D Environment and Material artist, focusing on game art. I am currently looking for work so if you like what I do, please get in touch!

Resume PDF

View

Skills

Environment ModelingProp ModelingTexturingPBR Texturing

Software proficiency

Maya
Maya
Photoshop
Photoshop
Quixel Suite
Quixel Suite

Experience

  • Contract Tester on Destiny 2 at Bungie
    Seattle, United States of America
    August 2020 - Present

    Returned as a contract tester after a hiatus. Duties are as described below.

  • Contract Tester on Destiny 2 at Bungie
    Seattle, United States of America
    September 2018 - August 2019

    Generalist tester on Destiny 2. Worked with multiple teams to ensure the quality of all aspects of the game including Art and Design. Shipped the following seasons and expansions:

    Season of the Forge

    Season of the Drifter

    Season of Oppulence

    Season of the Undying/Shadowkeep

  • GDC Conference Associate at UBM
    San Francisco, United States of America
    March 2017 - March 2018

    Worked with hundreds of volunteers to ensure conference attendees had the best possible GDC experience by prepping speakers, checking badges, and providing assistance wherever required

  • Software/Hardware QA Tester at QAnalysts
    Seattle, United States of America
    October 2017 - September 2018

    Tested Virtual reality hardware and software

    Ran test cases, filed bugs, and ad-hoc tested to ensure an excellent end user experience

  • Contract QA Tester at Harman International
    Seattle, United States of America
    January 2017 - October 2017

    Tested hardware and game functionality for backwards compatibility on Microsoft Xbox

    Kept accurate records and kept several databases up to date in regards to my current tasks

    Followed team guidelines, took ownership of game areas and tasks, and followed a self -set schedule to stay ahead of deadlines to regress and close bugs in a timely manner