Chris Karbach
Chris Karbach
Visual Development Artist
Braunschweig/Hamburg, Germany

About

I am a Concept Artist and Illustrator working in entertainment industry - including films, games, themeparks and printed media for more than five years.

Skills

Concept ArtConcept DesignEnvironment DesignIllustrationMarketing IllustrationProp DesignVisual Development

Software proficiency

Photoshop
Photoshop
Blender
Blender
Cinema 4D
Cinema 4D
Procreate
Procreate
Premiere
Premiere
Oculus Medium
Oculus Medium

Experience

  • Visual Development Artist at Freelance
    Germany
    March 2019 - Present

  • Concept Artist at InnoGames GmbH
    Hamburg, Germany
    January 2016 - February 2019

    • Conceptualized upcoming content collaboratively with the Concept Art Department, from initial idea to moodboards and early visual development.

    • Hosted and moderated team-wide Brainstorming sessions to flesh out our ideas and create believable fantasy races and cultures.

    • Designed great amount of the in-game assets, including buildings, creatures and characters

    • Created UI Elements (Loading Screens/ Worldmap-Tiles)

    • Presented achievements of the Art Department to the wider team.

    • Assisted with feedback and paint-overs to help improve the art direction and visuals of the game

  • Illustrator and Concept Artist at Freelance
    Germany
    November 2012 - December 2015

    • Created Concept Art and Vis-Dev for for Indiegames, mobile Games and Themeparks

    • Illustrated book covers and other print media

    • Graphic design/Illustration tasks for advertising and fashion industry

    • Reported directly to private clients aswell as art departments and marketing departments during this time.