Sierra Division 3D Environment Art Mentorship

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Starting August 2024

Boost your competitive edge in the Games Industry with our Environment Art mentorships. Learn industry pipeline techniques, receive expert feedback and advice, and refine your projects. From sculpting, kit creation, texturing, lighting and rendering, to polishing portfolios, get job ready with weekly one-on-one sessions and ongoing mentor support from Sierra Division.

Sierra Division Mentorships are ideal for:

  • Students: Get industry insights and personalized feedback to complement your studies
  • Recent Graduates: Receive extra guidance and support to refine your portfolio and transition into the industry as a professional
  • Self-Taught Artists: Benefit from expert industry guidance to enhance your skills and achieve your career goal

MEET YOUR MENTOR

Jon Arellano is a Senior Environment Artist, currently working at Santa Monica Studios. Over the last decade, he has created high-quality game environments for popular AAA titles such as God of War: Ragnarok, Call of Duty: Cold War, Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare, Ashes of Creation: Apocalypse, and Everquest. Jon is also an instructor at Gnomon and has done live workshops, demos and panels. His work has been featured on 80lvl, ArtStation, and Adobe Substance 3D.

See Jon’s portfolio HERE


ENVIRONMENT ART MENTORSHIPS

Tier One
Career Guidance

Get an in-depth 1:1 session with Jon.

Our Career Guidance session caters to artists seeking tailored advice aligned with their career aspirations, assisting in strategizing the most effective pathways to realize their goals.

Included

  • One 2 hour session with mentor
  • One 30 minute follow up
  • Introductory Conversation
  • Access to notes and session transcript
  • Access to the Sierra Division Discord

Tier Two
1-1: 4 Sessions

Get 4 weekly or twice weekly 1:1 sessions with your mentor, Jon Arellano.

This mentorship is tailored to artists aiming to refine their portfolio or specific skills in a chosen area of environment art.

Included

  • 4 individual hourly sessions offered once or twice per week
  • Personalized demos
  • Access to notes and session transcripts
  • Access to the Sierra Division Discord
  • Access to mentor throughout the week during their office hours

Tier Three
1-1: 8 Sessions

Get 8 weekly or twice weekly 1:1 sessions with your mentor, Jon Arellano to create the ultimate portfolio piece.

In this mentorship, you will get:

  • In-depth portfolio review providing insightful feedback to refine and optimize your body of work
  • Career guidance to help you achieve your professional ambitions 
  • A brand new portfolio piece showcasing your unique skills and creative vision

Included

  • 8 individual hourly sessions offered once or twice per week
  • Personalized demos and paint overs
  • Access to notes and session transcripts
  • Access to the Sierra Division Discord
  • Access to mentor throughout the week during their office hours

F.A.Q.

When does my mentorship start?

  • Once you have booked your mentorship, you will receive an email with your mentor’s availability. You will then be able to select the date and time that works best for you. Our first mentorship sessions with Jon Arellano will be held in August 2024.

How long are the sessions? 

  • Each session for Tier One and Tier Two are one hour. If you booked the Career Guidance mentorship, it is two hours plus a 30 minute follow-up.

Can I record my session?

  • No, you are not allowed to record or redistribute your sessions. We will provide you with notes, paint overs and transcripts that you will be able to refer to during and after the mentorship.

Will I get a job in the industry after the mentorship?

  • While we cannot guarantee job placement, our mentorship program is designed to significantly enhance your skills and increase your chances of landing a job. Your mentor will provide you with the guidance and preparation needed to make you a strong candidate in the industry.

What will I learn during the mentorship?

  • Our mentorships are tailored to your needs and there is no set curriculum. Prior to the start of the mentorship, you will be asked to complete a form inviting you to share your needs and goals. Your mentor will create a plan based on the information you have provided.

Do I need to prepare for the mentorship?

  • Yes. To make the most of your mentorship you are expected to come prepared with questions, your portfolio and/or artwork files at each session.

What happens if I miss a session?

  • If you cannot make a session, please contact your mentor to reschedule. All sessions must be completed within 3 months from the start date.

I am no longer available. Can I get a refund?

  • Refunds are not available once you have completed the first session. However, if you encounter a scheduling conflict, we can work with you to find a suitable rescheduling option.

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