David Lyons

3D Artist / Front End Web Dev

Software & Skills

  • Javascript / ES6
  • HTML
  • SCSS
  • Command Line
  • Browser Dev Tools
  • Three.js / WebGL
  • Bootstrap
  • Visual Studio Code
  • npm
  • Git
  • React, Gatsby
  • Storybook
  • Webpack
  • Grunt, Gulp
  • Photoshop
  • Illustrator
  • Premiere
  • Maya
  • ZBrush
  • Photo Editing
  • Video Editing
  • Graphic Design
  • Interaction Design
  • Vector Math
  • 3D Modeling
  • Digital Sculpting
  • Retopology
  • UV Layout
  • Texturing
  • 3D Printing
  • Currently learning:
  • Blender
  • GLSL Shaders
  • TypeScript

Work Experience

  • Working in tandem with UX designer to code and document a design system pattern library for the web with React, Bootstrap, Reactstrap, SCSS, ES6, Storybook, Webpack, Babel, SVG icons, and third-party npm components.
  • Setup Babel build scripts and published design system to GitHub Packages.
  • Developed microsite with Gatsby and the design system and connected to Contentful with GraphQL.
  • 3D web developer for Motorola Solutions APX Next .
  • Finalist in Fast Company's 2020 Innovation by Design Awards in the User Experience category.
  • Applied UVs, textures and materials to radio 3D model.
  • Cleaned and compressed radio 3D model to minimize file size and load time on the web while maintaining fidelity.
  • Implemented lights, camera rig, preloader and animation with vanilla Javascript, Three.js and Tween.js.
  • Translated Sketch and Zeplin designs into interactive, responsive user interfaces with HTML, SCSS and Javascript.
  • Concatenated, minified and compiled Javascript and SCSS files with Gulp.
  • Front end engineer on spherical 360 video WebVR platform and interactive WebVR music experience .
  • Worked with teams of software engineers, designers, producers, back-end developers and quality control.
  • Designed and implemented 2D and 3D user interfaces with HTML, SCSS, vanilla Javascript, Three.js and Tween.js.
  • Added support for VR headsets and controllers with Three.js, WebVR API and Gamepad API.
  • Implemented UI sound effects with Web Audio API.
  • Tested with all major VR headsets and controllers in all supported WebVR browsers:
    Oculus Rift, Vive, Windows MR, Oculus Go, GearVR, Daydream / Chrome, Firefox, Edge, Oculus Browser.
  • Created interactive 3D graphics prototypes with Javascript and Three.js.
  • Front end developer on Borden Dairy’s 2014 responsive website .
  • Worked with teams of project managers, UX, creatives, back-end developers and quality control.
  • Experimented with virtual reality, 3D modeling, Leap Motion hand tracking and 3D printing.
  • Assisted with video editing.
  • Worked on clients including Texas Motor Speedway, Sabre Airline Solutions, Dallas Symphony Orchestra, Legacy Texas Bank, Associa and American Home Shield.
  • Lead front end developer on Chuck E. Cheese’s 2012 responsive website .
  • Worked with teams of project managers, UX, creatives, back-end developers and quality control.
  • Experimented with Three.js and WebGL.
  • Worked on clients including Central Market, Corner Bakery, Advance Auto Parts, T.G.I. Friday’s, TXU Energy, The Home Depot, Go RVing and Summer's Eve.

Education

Texas A&M University
Bachelor of Science in Visualization, December 2010
Fall 2007 - Fall 2010
College Station, TX

The University of Texas at Dallas
Spring 2010 semester away in the Arts and Technology department