Resume

Tomas Lidström

  • Mail: iam@tomaslidstrom.com
  • Phone: +46 070-897 60 80
  • Location: Uppsala, Sweden
  • Nationality: Swedish
  • Languages: Swedish, English

Summary

My name is Tomas Lidström and I am a professional, award-winning Lighting Artist. My primary skills are lighting, post-processing and effects.

I am able to plan my work and deliver products to set dates. I am an effective communicator and problem solver, whilst keeping my focus on the efficient achievement of deadlines that result in the most complete product possible. I take great pride in being a team player and easy to work with.

Available for freelance/contract work.

Skills and Qualities

  • Highly experienced at creating lighting and post-processing to fit specific artistic and gameplay needs
  • Highly experienced in taking ownership of environments to push them to final polish through tweaking colors and composition
  • Highly experienced optimizing models and whole scenes for current generation consoles
  • Highly experienced with creating atmospheric effects through shaders and particle effects
  • Highly experienced in optimizing shaders, effects and lighting for current generation consoles
  • Experienced in various visual scripting languages
  • Good communication and documentation skills through speech, writing and drawing
  • Strong critical thinking and analytical skills

Achievements

  • Grand Prize winner of Make Something Unreal Contest 2010
  • Winner of multiple prizes throughout Make Something Unreal Contest, including Best Art and Best Art in Level

Experience

  • Bad Yolk Games
    January 2018 – present
    Senior Artist

    Games:
    Main Assembly

  • MachineGames
    June 2012 – January 2018
    Senior Lighting Artist

    Games:

    Wolfenstein: The New Order
    Wolfenstein: The Old Blood
    DOOM
    Wolfenstein 2: The New Colossus

  • People Can Fly / Epic Games
    October 2010 – May 2012
    Lighting Artist

    Games:

    Bulletstorm
    Gears of War 3
    Gears of War: Judgement

  • Rebellion
    October 2009 – October 2010
    Lighting Artist

    Games:

    Alien Versus Predator
    NeverDead

  • The Haunted
    Spring and summer of 2009
    Environment Artist, Lighting Artist

  • Grin
    June 2008 – June 2009
    Environment Artist

    Games:
    Wanted: Weapons of Fate
    Terminator: Salvation
    Lead & Gold (Fatshark)