Pete Zoppi

PETE ZOPPI

CHARACTER ART SPECIALIST, TREYARCH STUDIOS

Pete is currently a Character Art Specialist at Treyarch Studios where he has worked for over 10 years on the Call of Duty: Black Ops franchise.  He has experience in both the gaming and VFX industries and has a deep understanding of both pipelines.  Pete has extensive artistic and technical knowledge that allows him to interface with different departments to not only drive visual quality, but also design tools and systems for efficient art production.  He graduated from Gnomon in 2005 and has worked in Los Angeles ever since.  Pete is also passionate about educating others.  He has worked with Gnomon on masterclasses and instructional content as well as creating and teaching courses for CGMA.  He also mentors artists through the Mentor Coalition.  Over the past 15 years Pete has honed his skills with Maya, Mudbox, Zbrush, Substance Painter, Marmoset, VRay and Arnold