Robert Ramsay CRe-AM Interview

Name : Robert Ramsay

Job Title : Freelance Artist/Developer

Organisation : Pixel Burner

Sector : Video Games Development

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Interview Date : 1/10/2015

Location : London

Short Biography

Freelance art in all things Visual-Digital including Gui Design and Icons, Pickups. 3D Characters and Props. Modular assets for Games built in Unity and UE4. Concept art for environments, characters and props/vehicles. Cleanup of 2D photos and 3D scans. Web graphics, banners, posters, leaflets, Logo design, Weapon design, Fashion Design, Matte Painting, Traditional Drawing and Painting, Sculpting and 3D Printing.


1. What current technologies and tools fulfill your needs in your practice?

PC Platform, Unity3D, Gamemaker, Unreal, Stingray, Adobe, Wacom tablet, Digital Drawing Pad, Sketchfab, Kinect, Opensource software

2. What technologies do you see emerging in the next 5-10 years?

VR, AR, Hololens, Multiplayer Virtual Reality, New Interface Technologies, Motion capture technology

3. Could you identify any strengths and weaknesses with these technologies?

Speed of development of new tools makes it difficult to keep up


4. Do you think there are additional technologies or tools needed, or that you would wish for?

Better and higher speed wireless technologies and sensor devices


5. If these were available what would you be creating?

New virtual experiences that mix real and virtual worlds e.g. in derelict buildings

6. Can you see any strengths and weakness involved?

The uncanny valley syndrome – too realistic environments

7. What do you recommend to fill the gap between creators and technology providers?

An approach like Runescape where chatbox was used to capture user feedback, less secrecy from technology developers and feedback and collaboration on projects.