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Charidimos Bitsakakis
Charidimos Bitsakakis
Freelance Concept Artist
Athens, Greece

Summary

I have studied Fine Arts with traditional and contemporary media throughout my academic training for 8 years in Athens School of Fine Arts , Greece where I obtained my BA degree on visual arts (concentration in painting and sculpture). I have then been awarded the Rector's scholarship for my MA studies on Digital Arts/Visual Arts in University of Arts, London. I have been working professionally in the video game and film industries for the last 6+ years. I have been involved in the creation of various projects such as illustration card games, book illustrations, video game character design, level design and environmental art, action figure creation (clay), animation for short films, matte painting for commercial spots and feature films.

My field of expertise is concept art, character design and illustration.
My work also contains: Matte painting, animation, 3D modeling, video art, comic design and more.

Skills

Concept ArtCharacter DesignIllustrationBook Cover IllustrationMatte Painting2D AnimationDigital PaintingDigital SculptingSketchingDrawingPainting

Software proficiency

Photoshop
Photoshop
SketchBook Pro
SketchBook Pro
Premiere
Premiere
Sculptris
Sculptris

Productions

  • 9789129694932 200
    • Movie
      Cirkeln
    • Year
      2015
    • Role
      concept artist / vfx consultant
    • Company
      IXOR vfx
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    • Commercial / Advertisement
      Lord of the Cable
    • Year
      2015
    • Role
      Matte Painter
    • Company
      IXOR vfx

Experience

  • Lead Designer / Illustrator / Concept Artist at Para-Bellum Wargames LTD
    January 2017 - Present

  • Freelance Concept Artist at FAUST Post Production studios
    Athens, Greece
    January 2016 - Present

  • Concept Artist / Matte Painter at IXOR vfx
    Athens, Greece
    November 2014 - April 2015