Sze Jones is best known for creating heroine characters for video games and cinematics. She has created numerous notable video games heroines in the past 20 years.
Prior to taking up her current role as Senior Character Artist for Crystal Dynamics Sze worked the Character Modelling Supervisor and Senior Artist at Blur Studio where she implemented and managed the studio’s character modelling pipeline. Sze was also the Lead Character Artist for Uncharted 3 at Naughty Dog where she crafted cutting edge, cinematic quality characters.
Project highlights: Uncharted 3, Tomb Raider Underworld, The Age of Conan, Everquest II, Star Wars: The Old Republic, Mass Effect 2, Empire Earth, Prototype, Fable 2, Halo Wars and Warhammer. Her character creations have been featured in Sketch Theatre, ZBrush Central, XSI base, CG Society, Play Magazine, CG World Magazine and CG Channel.
Sze is passionate about teaching and sharing her knowledge to build strong foundations and to inspire others to their fullest potential. Her teaching and past presentations include: Los Angeles Academy of Figurative Arts, Otis College of Art and Design, CGWorskhops, Art Institute of Los Angeles, Santa Monica College, San Diego Comic Con International, Gnomon School of Visual Effects and Siggraph.
Sze's traditional paintings, sculptures and jewellery depict the mystical realm of her imagination and offer a serene visual experience. Her artworks have been exhibited in The Hive Gallery, Giant Robot 2 Gallery, Gnomon Gallery and Sketch Theatre.