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Adam Duff - Concept Artist | Elance
Last Sign-in: Sep 8, 2015

Adam Duff - Concept Artist

Senior Concept Artist & Art Director
  |   Montreal, Quebec


Minimum Hourly Rate $66
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Hey there!

I'm a senior concept artist, art director and 2D/3D animation teacher from Montreal, with over 16 years of industry experience in film and gaming. These include such companies as Electronic Arts, A2M (Behavior), 4-Elements Studios, among others.

I am also the founder of the Adamation Station, an online learning resource for concept art and illustration for all levels of expertise.

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Personal Illustration
Personal Illustration depicting a close and rare encounter with a young nomadic gypsy girl
Personal Illustration
Concept Art piece for Funcom's MMO - Secret World
Personal works depicting the discovery of an ancient underground Templar ruin
A concept piece for Funcom's MMO - Secret World
Personal children's illustration depicting the fantasical landscape and creatures of...
Personal Children's illustration of what I think I spotted in my back yard a few years ago
Personal illustration
Personal Illustration
Personal Illustration

Skills (7)

Senior concept artist
Art Director
Animation Director
Video Game & Film Animation Teacher 2D/3D
Video Game & Film Concept Art Teacher
Video Game & Film Animation Teacher 2D/3D
Video Game & Film Concept Art Teacher

Service Description

I'm guessing that you have a new game, book, film or advertisement that you've spent days, weeks or months carefully planning out.

Now you need someone with the artistic and visualization skills to bring it to life. You need someone who can take a simple idea and transform it into a living, breathing character, environment or creature that draws people to your product like a moth to the flame.

Well, look no further!

With over 16 years of professional experience as both an artist and director for some of the biggest game and film companies in the world, I possess the skills needed to not only create the jaw-dropping artwork that you will want to see on the front cover of your product, but I can do so quickly and efficiently, which is a handy skill to have at your disposal when your budget is tight and your deadline is tighter.

I know what you're looking for, not only from an artistic standpoint, but from a management standpoint as well, because I have lived and experienced both sides of the business.

So let's work together to bring your ideas to life, and knock everybody's socks off in the process!

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Kindlefire Books
Children's Book Illustration
2012 - 2012
Co-producer (Illustrator) of the children's book DONUTS, written by author Julia Dweck and published by Kindlefire. Within a few days of its release on Amazon, it has jumped to #1 in the "hot new...
College of Old Montreal
Teacher - 2D/3D Animation, Acting for Animation
2010 - 2011
Full-time Acting for Animation & 2D/3D Animation Teacher (Maya Software) for 1st, 2nd and 3rd year Film and Game Animation Students
Electronic Arts Montreal (mobile)
Art & Animation Director
2010 - 2010
Art & Animation Director for all mobile games at EA (mobile), including over 7 titles
Vision Globale (4-Elements Studios)
Art & Animation Director - Lead Concept Artist
2009 - 2010
Art & Animation Director for all in-house PC Games. Lead Concept Artist, Character Designer & Environment Designer for PC Games and Film Productions. Responsible for all art-related correspondence...
Side City Studios
3D Modeller/Animator, Sr. Concept Artist
2009 - 2009
Maya Modeller & Animator, Sr. 2D Concept Artist for in-house developed PC Games
Kutoka Interactive
Character Animator, 2D Character Designer
2008 - 2008
Softimage Character Animator, 2D Character Designer for PC Children's Games
Bronfman JEC
Flash Animator, 2D Character Designer
2007 - 2008
2D Character & Environment Designer, Flash Animator for Children's Educational CD Rom Games
A2M (Behavior)
Concept Artist, Storyboard Artist
2005 - 2007
2D Concept Artist, Character & Environment Designer, Storyboard Artist for AAA console games
Stonehaven Studios (Frenetik)
2D Character Designer, Flash Character Animator
2004 - 2006
2D Character & Environment Designer, Flash Character Animator for Children's PC Rom Games
ZAQ Studios
2D Key Animator, Character Designer
2001 - 2004
2D Key Animator, Character & Environment Designer for PC Rom Games
ZAQ Studios
2D Key Animator, Animation Supervisor
1998 - 2001
2D Key Character Animator, Animation Supervisor for PC Rom Games


Advanced Concept Art
2011 - 2011
Maya 3D Animation, Modelling, Rigging, Texturing
2005 - 2005
Marymount Academy
High School Diploma
1989 - 2004
Concordia Univerisity
Classical Film Animation
1998 - 2001
Dawson College
Fine Arts
1995 - 1997
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Concept Artist
Art Director
Art Teacher
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  • Lifetime
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Member Since
September 2012
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Adam Duff - Concept Artist