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Ricardo Van Duuren | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Aug 4, 2015

Ricardo Van Duuren

Game, Art, Design and Direction
   Netherlands
  |   Utrecht, Utrecht
  |  4:41 am Local Time

Overview

RicoD helps developers make it visibly clear what their product is about and for whom.

With work in over 70 games including top 50 and top 25 grossing games, RicoD is your go-to source for reliable:

- art direction;
- game art design, illustration, production and consultancy;
- visual development, including concept art and style development;
- (2D) game art production and asset management (project management based on PMI, PRINCE2 and Agile);
- visual communication, illustration and marketing materials;
- and graphic design for interactive...

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Portfolio

CGMA workshop Environment Design for Games submission week 6. Futuristic, Blade...
http://fricod.blogspot.com/2011/08/cgma-workshop-environment-design-for_29.html
Brochure describing the services of RicoD - Ricardo van Duuren
environment piece. A snow covered forest scene with an ancient structure. Worshipers...
Submission for the last week of a CGMA workshop on environment design, instructed by...
http://fricod.blogspot.com/2011/09/cgma-workshop-environment-design-for.html
CGMA workshop Environment Design submission for week 7.
http://fricod.blogspot.com/2011/08/cgma-workshop-environment-design-for_29.html
Illustration of part of a house. Up leads to eternal rest, down to damnation. I tried...
My contribution to the organisation Rhiza, which builds schools and other educational...
Robot concept for a game project of Xform.
http://fricod.blogspot.com/2011/06/some-new-work.html
A concept for a crab-like tank robot for a game project of Xform
http://fricod.blogspot.com/2011/06/some-new-work.html
Submission for week 4 of Environment Design for Games 1. Follow the link to see more.
http://fricod.blogspot.com/2011/08/cgma-workshop-environment-design-for.html
A science-fiction character. Keywords were: futuristic, assassin or warrior, sexy.
My entry for Creature of the Week 229 over at conceptart.org. The description was...
Cartoon Viking Woman, with every cliche I could think of. ;)
Mockup for an iOS game pitch with a comical sushi restaurant theme.
Splashscreen for the iOS game Arms Cartel. This is the tutorial Arms dealer. Design and...
http://itunes.apple.com/au/app/arms-cartel/id472922389?mt=8
Second splashscreen for the iOS game Arms Cartel, featuring the cartel girl. Design and...
http://itunes.apple.com/au/app/arms-cartel/id472922389?mt=8
In-game portrait of the girl who informs you about your cartel. Design and production...
http://itunes.apple.com/au/app/arms-cartel/id472922389?mt=8
In-game portrait of the arms dealer from the Arms Cartel tutorial. Design and...
http://itunes.apple.com/au/app/arms-cartel/id472922389?mt=8
Various work for the game Danfo Reloaded, targeted at the Nokia Asha 300 series phones.
http://store.ovi.com/content/269408
Map for the game Arms Cartel Global - Brazil. 3D models by 3dgeneralist, layout,...
http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/arms-cartel-global/id504804197?mt=8
Map for the game Arms Cartel Global - Egypt. 3D models by 3dgeneralist, layout,...
http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/arms-cartel-global/id504804197?mt=8
Map for the game Arms Cartel Global - Mexico. 3D models by 3dgeneralist, layout,...
http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/arms-cartel-global/id504804197?mt=8
Map for the game Arms Cartel Global - Myanmar. 3D models by 3dgeneralist, layout,...
http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/arms-cartel-global/id504804197?mt=8
Map for the game Arms Cartel Global - Myanmar. 3D models by 3dgeneralist, layout,...
http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/arms-cartel-global/id504804197?mt=8
In-game portrait for the game Arms Cartel Global - Cartel Member. Design and production...
http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/arms-cartel-global/id504804197?mt=8

Skills (15)

Tested
Adobe Photoshop
Adobe Photoshop CS5 Extended Test
My Score
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Game Art
Concept Art
2D Design
2D game art
Visual Development
Art Direction
Concept Design
Style Guide Development
Digital Painting
Illustration
Project Management
CG Artwork
Environment Design
Character Design

Service Description

Services include, but are not limited to:

- art direction (visual development, mood boards, style guides, mockups, guiding junior artists etc.)
- consultancy (art, design, best practices, hiring)
- illustration (splash screens, marketing material, story art)
- concept art (mood, characters, creatures, vehicles, environments and props)
- 2D game art production (sprites, backgrounds, GUI / HUD assets, project management)
- flow charts, UX and interface design
- layout
- icons (GUI, app stores etc.)

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Employment

RicoD
proprietor
2010 - Present
Founded art studio RicoD in November 2010. Have worked on and completed 70+ projects since, mostly in the entertainment industry with a focus on games and children's books, goods and apps.
Soepel
designer / artist
2010 - 2010
Short term contract as a designer / 2D artist for various projects, mostly in the adver games sector as well as an unreleased Nintendo DS game project. Projects included 2 titles for Disney...
Randstad HR Services
ICT professional (frontend design and development)
2009 - 2010
Part of the web cluster of Randstad HR Solutions. Initially stationed at Randstad HR Solutions as a consultant from TopTalent Consultancy, within several months Randstad HR Solutions offered the...

Education

CG Society / CGMA master classes and MOOCs
various masterclasses (certified)
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Hogeschool Zuyd
BA in Oriental Languages and Communication
2002 - 2006

Keywords

game
art
artist
illustration
concept
design
art direction
graphic
2D
character
management
visual
communication
multimedia
production
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