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Chuck Jones

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Chuck Jones
Chuck Jones.jpg
Biographical information
Born

June 22, 1966[1]

Title(s)
  • Illustrator
  • 3D Artist
Time period

1996 – 2003[2]

Chuck Jones is an artist who worked at Valve.

Biography[edit]

Jones has been in the video games industry since 1993.[2] He studied at University of North Texas where he graduated with a degree in Bachelor of Fine Arts.[2] After college, he worked as a tattoo artist in Dallas, and tagged Jerry Cantrell of Alice In Chains.[3] He had previously worked at 3D Realms (along with Doug Wood) on video games such as Duke Nukem 3D and Shadow Warrior.[2] In 1996, he was contacted by a recruiter, put on a plane, and flown to Seattle. He liked the opportunities he saw at Valve and joined the company.[4]

Work[edit]

Main category: Chuck Jones designs

Jones was responsible for concepts/designs of characters, animations, scripted sequences, and weapon models for Half-Life. He created half of character content in game, provided test animations for scripted sequence development, illustrations for marketing assets, and was responsible for character and weapon rigging.[5]

Trivia[edit]

Chuck's surname appears in Half-Life as an Easter egg in the Anomalous Materials laboratory on a locker.

Gallery[edit]

Half-Life[edit]

Concept art[edit]

Renders[edit]

Textures[edit]

Selected gameography[edit]

Official biographies[edit]

Chuck Jones - Illustrator/3D Artist
Chuck joins Valve from Apogee/3D Realms where he was an artist and animator for Duke Nukem 3D, Rise of the Triad, Shadow Warrior and, most recently, the Duke Nukem Plutonium Pack. Formerly a tattoo artist, Chuck tagged Jerry Cantrell of rock group Alice In Chains long before he created the space aliens who invaded Los Angeles.

References[edit]

  1. Blue's News archive
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Chuck Jones' personal website
  3. Biography on Valve's official website (January 11, 1998) (archived)
  4. Interview with Chuck Jones on Jaspur's Half-Life (December 23, 1997) (archived)
  5. Chuck Jones' personal website

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