My work on Avatar Kinect...
Finally I can be a bit proud of something that I worked on at Microsoft that is actually coming to market.
I worked on this over the last 6 months on a great team.

Look at the trailer and toward the end you’ll see the avatars in rooms that are outside, like, Spring summer, winter (in the video) and fall (also in the video)…… I designed all the art for those rooms. I also designed all the art for the Emotes in each room. (even for the themed rooms I didn’t design.) Those are reward animations that are related to each theme.

A side note…. my team did a motion capture of Steve Ballmer and rushed to have it finished for Consumer Electronics Show.

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  • Jeff Clark
    Jeff Clarkabout 4 years ago

    Very cool! Love the design!

  • Thanks Jeff… it was a blast to work on.

    – Mike Cressy

  • Cindy Schnackel
    Cindy Schnackelabout 4 years ago

    Wonderful work! It’s amazing how much avatars can be made to really resemble people.

  • I found the final product to be much fun… not trying to pat my own back or anything… Thanks Cindy!

    – Mike Cressy

  • Mark.I.F. Jarvis
    Mark.I.F. Jarvisabout 4 years ago

    Great work :)

  • Thank you Mark!

    – Mike Cressy

  • tori yule
    tori yuleabout 4 years ago

    Fantastic! Congratulations on this!!

  • Thank you so much Tori! I loved working on this project.

    – Mike Cressy