Giorgio De Michele

Giorgio De Michele

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First Name * Giorgio
Last Name * De Michele
Username * Erebus74
Country * Italy
City Castelfiorentino
Nationality italian
Languages EnglishItalian

Experience

Current Position Artist;Designer;Writer / Editor
Areas of Expertise AdvertistingDigital PaintingGraphic DesignIndustrial DesignPublishing InternetVisualisationWeb Designillustrationtoy design
Preferred Tools DesignArt DirectionCharactersCompositingIllustrationIllustratorPainterPhotoshopStoryboardingZBrushFlashDreamWeaverFreehandFinal Cut ProConcept artPhotographyWebsitesWeb GraphicsBryceModoJavaScriptPHP

Contact

Availability: Freelance
Website www.erebus-art.com

About

Hello, I'm a freelance illustrator, graphic and web designer based in Italy.
I've great experience in the boardgame industry with several different games already published for wich I've done all the graphics AND illustrations:
Leader1:hell of the north, Swordfish, Wild, Lupin the IIIrd espansione, Lamborghini the official Race Game, Il gioco dei telefilm, Palio di Siena, Knights, Yang-tze, Rendezvous),
And other titles that are about to be published, for several editors (Ghenos Games, Giochi Uniti, Gotha Games), for example RACE!.

I'm both a freehand illustrator and a professional graphic and web designer, so I can move from concept ideas to final product, packaging, advertising and also web marketing, with ease.
you can see my complete gallery: http://erebus74.deviantart.com/gallery/
And the BOARDGAME GALLERY here: http://erebus74.deviantart.com/gallery/24833675

I know several 3D SOFTWARES (Modo 601, Maya, Zbrush, 3DS Max, Rhynoceros), and I can produce models for prototypation and production of playing pieces (example).

I'm also a roleplaying and boardgame designer and have a game already published this autumn, Al Rashid wich has been ranked #6 at Essen Fair , and Space Commander that will be published probably 2014 by Gotha Games.
I'm good at inventing new narrative story lines, characters, stories, and original ambientations, and I've already created tons of ambientations, creature ideas (entire races), and original cultures, so I can contribute a lot of ideas for new games/stories/expansions.

SUMMARY OF SKILLS:
- Illustration: I'm an experienced illustrator, expecially in the development of hyper-realistic or cartoonish environments, creatures, and also characters.
- Boardgame design and graphic development: from illustrations to packaging, boards, layouts, rules, etc.
- Graphic design: I've more than 12 years of experience, I've worked on brand identities, logos, packaging, advertising, fairs, store interior design, professional catalogues and so on.
- Web: I know html5, css3, some PHP and some javascript. I also have knowledge of SEO and use of the social medias (facebook, twitter, pinterest, deviantArt, g ) for web marketing.
- 3D softwares: Modo, Bryce, Zbrush, Rhynocers, 3DS Max, Autocad, Maya.
- Really Experienced in Photoshop, I can also train other people in using it.
- Experienced in Illustrator and inDesign
- Some experience in Flash

LANGUAGES:
Italian - native
English - very good write/read, fair spoken

If you are interested in my work, contact me!

Best regards

Giorgio De Michele

P.s.: if you wanna keep in touch with me and my art:
https://www.facebook.com/giorgio.demichele
https://twitter.com/Erebusart
http://erebus74.deviantart.com/

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