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Nagesh H

Freelance Digital Artist, Fantasy Artist, & More

7225
Location:Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
Phone: +919948668606
Website: http://www.coroflot.com/pencilmyfriend
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/nageshhinge
448
Kudos
5.0
4 Skills
$20
Rate/Hr
Profile:

Develop and maintain Art Style for various titles with different skills, styles and applications.
Produce high level of mood experience in designing characters, environments, vehicles and props as per required Art Style.
Communicate and work with the Art department to create effective concepts with appeal, purpose and story.
Art staff critiques, reviews, scheduling and mentoring.

Work:

Senior Concept Artist
July 2013 - present
The Awesome Game Studio (TAGS)
Hyderabad

Currently working on concept exploration for a console game.
Successfully completed working on character designs and environments for "Alphaman" puzzle game.
Made promotional wallpapers for "Alphaman".
Responsible to deliver concepts for Games on consoles.
Responsible for designing characters, environments, props and other art assets for console, handheld device and PC games.
High level design work as well as production concept art including thumbnails, rough sketches, color comps and final paintings.

Concept Artist
May 2012 - June 2013
Leon Games Private Limited
Hyderabad

Worked on Hidden Object Games on windows platform.
Successfully completed working on High detailed Backgrounds for Hidden Object Games.
Successfully completed working on characters and environments for games on handheld devices and web.
Complete art assets for mobile games with top level art. Designed the User Interface and HUD for mobile and PC game.
Responsible for designing characters, environments, props and other art assets for mobile and PC games.
High level design work as well as production concept art including thumbnails, rough sketches, color comps and final paintings.

Asst Creative Director/Concept Artist
May 2010 - April 2012
Version 2 Games Ltd
Hyderabad

Promoted to Assistant Creative Director for PS3 title to work on games on consoles.
Successfully completed working on a PS3 Title "Smash and Survive"
Responsible for designing characters, environments, props and other art assets for mobile and PC games.
High level design work as well as production concept art including thumbnails, rough sketches, colour comps and final paintings.
Designed the User Interface and HUD for PS3 titles.

Penciler
Oct 2009 - April 2010
Arkin Comics
Pune

Responsible to make sketches for comic panels as per the script.
Made various action poses of the characters, designed various character.
Created layouts of various backgrounds and panel compositions.
Worked in various styles and mediums.
Worked on children book illustrations.
Made comic book covers.

Storyboard Artist
Nov 2008 - April 2009
Dynamix Inhouse Studio
Pune

I was responsible to work directly with the Art Director and the Script writer to make samples of scenes. Make changes as per the inputs and additions.
I worked on scenes for about 30 mins of the total feature film.
My main role being visualizing and carefully planning scenes for an ambitious 2D feature film, while working closely with the Lead Artist to set Layouts of various scenes.
Used most effective camera angles as necessary.
Successfully delivered the needed requirements.

Skills:

Specialized in Designing Characters, Creatures, Monsters, Demons alike for hardcore games for different platforms.
Knowledge of concept design principles, animation principles, design principles, color theory, perspective, aesthetics. Strong foundations in traditional art.
Imagination and creative storytelling ability through conceptual art production, storyboarding, effective use of camera angles, staging, mood, composition, balance and appeal.
Execute artwork in various mediums, digital and traditional. I use a Wacom Intuos 4 and tablet pc for rapid concept production.
Knowledgeable with the following computer applications: Photoshop, Painter, Zbrush, 3DS Max.
Interact and communicate effectively with co-workers, clients and publishers in a decisive and professional manner.
Responsible, dependable, organized, hard working, team player.

Awards and Achievements:

Worked on successfully released PS3 title "Smash n Survive"
Awarded Gold medal in DASA as Artist of the Year .
Dasa Broadcast Day dec 27 2009 received Outstanding Video Award.
Attained First Position in Character Design Competition at Abhinav College organised by DASA Feb 02 2008.
Attained First Position in Character Design Competition on Animation Day.

Education:

Jul 2005 - April 2010 Studied Diploma in Drawing and Painting at Abhinav Kala Mahavidyalaya, Pune.
Aug 2007 - July 2008 Studied 2d Classical Animation at Dynamix Advanced Animation Academy, Pune.
Sep 2008 - Aug 2009 Studied ADFA with specialization of Digital Painting at DASA institute of Digital media, Pune.

Activities:

Drawing, painting, video games, movies, reading.
Freelance concept design, graphic design, illustration.
Exploring new areas, socializing, travel.