Joe Baker.
Concept Art & Visual Development.


EXPERIENCE & ACCOMPLISHMENTS

2017 - Present Freelance Concept Artist
Projects can be viewed here

2017 D&AD New Blood 'One To Watch' Award

2017 Leeds Arts University Degree Show           
Exhibited degree project (short story, visual development, art book, short animated film trailer) - The Broadcast of the Disappearance of Masumi Miyamoto

2017 Leeds Arts University Pop Up Exhibition         
Created an art book for a well received pop up exhibition

2016 Leeds Bid - The Lifting Tower     
Team Project creating a series of Christmas projections onto the Leeds Lifting Tower


EDUCATION

2014 - 2017 Leeds Arts University
BA (Hons) Animation (First Class Honours)
Dissertation on Transmedia Storytelling, World Building & Immersion  

2013 - 2014 Stockport College
Foundation Diploma in Art & Design (Pass)

2011 - 2013 Aquinas College
A Levels - Art & Design, Graphic Communication, Computing, Physics (AACD)


SKILLS & SOFTWARE

  • Easy going nature with great interpersonal skills
  • Willing to go above and beyond to deliver unique and creative solutions
  • Strong understanding of artistic fundamentals, including colour, materials, light, perspective, form & anatomy
  • Adobe Suite - advanced in Photoshop, After Effects, Premiere Pro & InDesign
  • 3D Modelling - including but not limited to Modo, Blender and Maya
  • Excellent storyboarding skills
  • Good experience as a digital colourist