Name

Benjamin A Henderson III (aka - Master Hendu)

About

LIFE AND CAREERS:
Born and raised in Sycamore, IL

Family oriented, extremely close to mother, father and sister

36 years old, bright with a penchant for retaining (seemingly) useless info;
number sequences, dialogue from movies, codes and license plates

CDL Truck driver for 10 years, with Coca-Cola and FedEx Freight

Experience and knowledge in many different consoles and games;
at some point have owned almost every console ranging from Atari 2600 to PS3

Active in various sports including Taekwondo, baseball, football, golf
and basketball

EDUCATION:
Dec 2012 Graduate; BA in Video Game Art and Design Program
Westwood College of Technology and Design; Woodridge, Illinois
Career interests in MOCAP, Character Development, Level Design,
Environment Artist, Audio, Voice Talent, and Music for gaming;

Knowledge of various programs including:
3DS Max, Adobe Photoshop, Flash, Mudbox, UDK
Adobe After FX, Microsoft Office, Adobe Soundbooth

ACHIEVEMENTS:
Plot writing and fight choreography for an independent action film
based on the Star Wars Universe using Adobe Premiere Pro

Participated in C-IV “Jedi Trials”, lightsaber skills competition for Star
Wars’ 30th anniversary in 2007, at Jim Henson’s Studios in Hollywood, CA

Won 2nd place in Taekwondo forms; Fowlerville, MI Invitational 2003

Experience in professional audio recording using live instruments and multi-track mixers
Musician for 20 years, self taught guitar and ability to learn by ear
Performed with many bands playing guitar, bass and vocals
Songwriting, lyrics and music; experience with Boss and Digitech pedals and processors

Specialties

  • Musically inclined
  • martial arts and sports proficiency
  • avid and devoted video game player