More than fifteen years of art working experience, including eleven in the video games industry, in a variety of roles. Originally an artist/illustrator for a role playing games company before producing bitmap graphics for the PC and Amiga. Skills have expanded to include the production of concept and promotional artwork, 3D modelling, animation and game/interface design.Responsibilities have similarly broadened, evolving towards a more supervisory role, while continuing to produce content, with experience in scheduling, job allocation and working directly with external producers/clients, delivering on time and to specification.
2006 - 2008
Lead Technical Artist
The Kelvin Institute
Created and maintained website and produced promotional materials and videos for the Scottish Enterprise funded organisation as well as providing design input, user interface expertise and digital assets for all internal projects.
2005 - 2006
Created websites, promotional materials and logos/corporate IDs for a number of clients including, DEM Solutions, Colour Management NZ, Strangeboat, Urban Mammoth and the Kelvin Institute.
1994 - 2005
In game, concept and promotional artwork for PC, Mac and console titles including Baldies (PC, Mac, Saturn, Playstation, Jaguar), Skullcaps (PC, Mac), Shinsoki (PC), Dark Planet (PC) and Las Vegas Tycoon (PC, Mac) for publishers Banpresto, Atari, Panasonic Interactive, Simon and Schuster Interactive, Take 2, Imagineer, Ubisoft and Worldplay/AOL.
1993 - 1994
Desktop publishing, editing, writing and illustration, principally on the Walking Guide to West Lothian book and travelling exhibition, financed by Lothian and Edinburgh Enterprise Limited and distributed by West Lothian District Council.
1990 - 1992
Co-owner, designer and illustrator producing material for clients in the role playing games industry including Atlas Games, Pagan Publishing, Triad Entertainment and Last Province Publishing.
1989 - 1990
Livingston Development Corporation
Design and illustration of posters, leaflets and information sheets for local charities, social and environmental groups.