Grady Frederick
Grady Frederick
Freelance Concept Artist and Illustrator
Montreal, Canada

About

I'm a concept artist and illustrator located in Montreal, working freelance for a variety of clients in the gaming, film, and animation industry.

Open to new opportunities!

Skills

Concept ArtConcept DesignEnvironment DesignIllustration3D ModelingCharacter DesignProp DesignBackground Painting

Software proficiency

After Effects
After Effects
Illustrator
Illustrator
Keyshot
Keyshot
Maya
Maya
Mudbox
Mudbox
Painter
Painter
Photoshop
Photoshop
SketchUp
SketchUp
3DCoat
3DCoat
Harmony
Harmony

Experience

  • Concept Artist at Playwing
    Montreal, Canada
    February 2019 - Present

    Freelance Concept Artist for Playwing Bordeaux studio, working remotely.

  • Illustrator at Orange Nebula
    Canada
    November 2018 - Present

    Design and illustrate cards, box art and marketing material for current and upcoming tabletop games.

  • Illustrator at Cirque Du Soleil
    Montreal, Canada
    March 2018 - March 2018

    Made a series of illustrations showcasing all aspects of the 45 degrees project representing the desired final result on stage

  • Concept Artist at Rooster Teeth
    Montreal, Canada
    December 2017 - January 2018

    Contributed as a Concept Artist for an undisclosed project as well as doing some matte painting for season 16 of Red vs. Blue

  • Concept Artist at Jumpship
    Montreal, Canada
    March 2017 - Present

    Concept Artist for production of "Somerville", an upcoming debut title by Jumpship, founded by Chris Olsen and co-founder of Playdead Dino Patti.

    Responsible for mostly environment and prop design, mood exploration and translating the strong narrative in a cinematic way visually.

  • Background Color Artist at Mercury Filmworks
    Ottawa, Canada
    June 2014 - November 2017

    Responsible for adding color, mood, atmosphere and lighting to layouts while being conscious of light direction from scene to scene and composition for several animated series.