Nikola Yordanov ( Othrandir )

Concept Artist & Illustrator Norwich, England

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Nikola Yordanov is a concept artist and an illustrator. He is studying Games Art & Design in the Norwich University of the Arts. He has worked primarily on freelance jobs for private clients. The jobs entailed book covers, personal illustrations, product presentations and illustrations for phone/laptop/tablet cases. He has also worked as a concept artist on a freelance basis. He produced over 15 character sheets for Aviators Studios and their game Tavern Tycoon. His work was featured in The Guardian in October 2015.

Experience

Character Artist

Aviators Studio

I was producing character sheets for their game Tavern Tycoon. I produced more than 45 different characters.

Illustrator

Private Client

Painted an illustration for my client’s game’s main menu screen.

Concept Artist

UOK Software

Produced concept art (environment and creature design)for two of the games they were developing at the time.

Book Cover Artist

Private Client

Painted two cover illustrations for two of my client’s books.

Education

Norwich University of the Arts

BA Games Art & Design (Expected 2016)

In this course I am being taught how to use 3D Software like Autodesk Maya and Zbrush, how to use game engines like Unity and UDK, as well as advance my skills in concept art and illustration. NUA lets me learn the basics of 3D softwares needed in the game industry, but also focus on concept art. Because of the nature of the curriculum, I have become very good at working in a team.

Specialties

Concept Art Illustration