THERAPON

TYM STUDIO

ROLE

Lead 3D Art | Animation | FX | Immersive Experience Design

DESCRIPTION

Continue your healing journey by diving into the secret world of Therapon! Within this 28 day augmented reality experience, cancer patients from Texas Children’s Hospital can work with Masher, the realm’s Harmonic Conductor, and his crew to build out the Hydration Station and keep a Medicinal Coral Garden thriving through music.

YEAR

2018-2021

GENRE

AR | Healthcare | Oncology | Medical

PLATFORM

iOS | AR

My role: Design (Realms), 2D/3D Art (Headquarters, Hydration Station, ORBS, Organic)
3D/2D - Modeling, UVW Unwrapping
2D/UI - Vector Art for Sprites (After Effects)
Animation - Hardsurface & 2D Motion Graphics
CGI - Procedural/Custom PBR Textures
CGI - Shaders (URP/Shader Forge), Shader FX
CGI - Particle Dynamics/FX
Unity Integration - Prefab/SubObject Assembly
Unity Integration - Hardsurface Animation Controller
Unity Integration - Lighting & Rendering OpenGL, iRay (PBR)

APPLICATION PROMO & DEMO

THERAPON APPEARANCE - Healthcare Games Showdown
TYM Studio Production - Kari Snyder (Producer/Director) - Animated "Bumper" (After Effects) - A. Muniz

2D/3D ASSET DESIGN

ASSETS - MAIN REALMS - Hydration Station "Water Pump"
Left: Hydration Station breakdown for the show. Right: iRay Render from Substance Painter

Hydration Station & Water Pump - Concepts & References

Water Pump - Final Stylized - Unity

OrbRef2.png
WaterPump_Preview.png

ASSETS - MAIN REALMS - Hydration Station "HQ Orb"
3D Mesh, Unwrapped, Textured (PBR), Shader/ShaderFX (URP), Particle Dynamics (suds), & Animation 

ASSETS - MAIN REALMS - Hydration Station "Cyber Coral"
3D Mesh, Unwrapped, Textured (PBR), Prefab Assembly to "Headquarters" asset

Coral - Unity

ChoralGardenPreview.png

ASSET DESIGN - ORBS
Model, Texture, Unwrap, Material, Shaders/FX (URP) Hard Surface Animation

ORBS - Sandbox Animation Test - Unity

ORB REFS

Pitch Samples

CREDITS

TYM STUDIO PRODUCTION TEAM
EXECUTIVE PRODUCER & GAME DESIGNER: 
Karen Y. Snyder (KYS Realm), MFA

PROJECT MANAGER: 
Jacqueline Nguyen

LEAD PROGRAMMER: 
Dennis Mathews

LEAD UNITY DEVELOPER & PROGRAMMER: 
Carlos Puerta 

PROGRAMMER: 
Corey Smith & Alex Eric Rose 

LEAD 3D ARTIST: 
Angel Muniz

LEAD CHARACTER DESIGNER: 
Anastasia Snyder (Ink Rose)

LEAD ANIMATOR & TECHNICAL ARTIST: 
Stephen Mitchell 

UI/UX DESIGN: 
Karen Y. Snyder & Carlos Pureta
 
WRITER: 
Karen Y. Snyder & Jonathan Nelson
 
COMPOSTER: 
Aaron Lehnen

SOUND EFFECTS: 
Karen Y. Snyder, Aurora Snyder & Aaron Lehnen

VOICE TALENT
Masher — Miles Solis
Archibald, Fire Pollock, Sea B, Mr. P.S. and Shaggy Dog — Phil Snyder 
Melodia — Christina Kelly 
Levy — Amelia Rico
L-v1Ra and Sea Slug — Anastasia Snyder
Leaf Sheep — Sophia Mobbs 
Spit Fish  — Aurora Snyder (edited)

SPECIAL THANKS: Texas Children's Hospital