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ADAMNICHOLS

Art Director



Brisbane, Australia
adam@adamnichols.net

ABOUT:

Adam Nichols is an award-winning Australian Concept Artist, Illustrator, UI/UX Designer and Art Director. He has worked at a number of high profile studios including video game mecca Krome Studios, indie breakthrough The Binary Mill, international success story Halfbrick Studios and tech aggitator Croomo, a fast growing tech solutions and VR/AR company. Currently he is the Founder and Art Director of SkullStar Studios specialising in Concept Design, Art Direction, Illustration and UI and UX Design.

He has worked with many of the largest international publishers including Lucasarts, Revolution Studios, Konami, EA, Activision, Microsoft and Atari on some of the largest IP in the world. His catalogue of work includes credits on video games such as Star Wars: The Force Unleashed, Hellboy: The Science of Evil, Fruit Ninja, Clonewars: The Republic Heroes, Mini Motor Racing and TY The Tasmanian Tiger. He has also worked on brands such as Street Fighter, Darkstalkers, Warhammer 40k, Team Fortress 2, Portal 2 and Ghostbusters along with many others.

Previous companies, clients and publishers include:



Previous clients listing include Lucasarts, Revolution Studios, Konami, EA, Activision, Microsoft and Atari.

PROJECTS:

SKULLSTAR STUDIOS CREDITS:

Unannounced Comic Project[2020]
Branding / Artist
Unannounced Mobile Video Game[2019]
Art Direction / Concept Artist

CROOMO CREDITS:

Mondel├ęz - HSE Inductions and Collateral[2018]
Art Direction / Visual Designer
QLD Government: TMR - PrepL and Supervisor[2017-2018]
Branding / Illustration / Concept Artist
DMC Projects - Midtown Centre pre-vis (VR)[2017-2018]
Art Direction / Concept Artist / UX/UI Designer
QLD Government: TMR - Caravan Awareness Tool[2018]
Branding / Illustration / UI/UX Designer
Qube Logistics - Driver Induction simulator[2018]
Visual Designer / UI/UX Designer
Ventia - Critical Risk Protocols[2018]
Visual Designer
IPL / Dyno Nobel - 'World Safety Day'[2018]
Branding / Visual Designer
Qube Logistics - The 'Qube Standard'[2018]
Art Direction / Branding / Visual Designer
ABB - CALM[2017]
Art Direction / UX/UI Design

HALFBRICK STUDIOS CREDITS:

HART[2014-2016]
Professional Development Coordinator
Monster Dash (Redux)[2017]
Artist / Designer
Mythic (formerly 'Arena of Gods')[2016-2017]
Art Direction / Artist
Fruit Ninja: FIGHT[2016-2017]
Artist
Star Sk8r[2016]
UI/UX Design / Artist
Jetpack Joyride - Apple TV[2015]
Artist
Fruit Ninja[2014-2015] iOS / Android
Art Direction / Artist
Fruit Ninja - 5th Anniversary[2015] iOS / Android
Art Direction / Artist
Unreleased Prototype[2015]
Art Direction / UX UI Design (Halfbrick Fridays)
Unreleased Pitch[2015]
Art Direction / Artist
Fruit Ninja - Ghostbusters 30th Anniversary[2014] iOS / Android
Art Direction / Artist
Unreleased Pitch[2014]
Art Direction / Artist
Unreleased Pitch[2014]
Art Direction / Artist
Unreleased Prototype[2014]
Art Direction / UX UI Design (Halfbrick Fridays)

THE BINARY MILL CREDITS:

Gun Club Armory[2014] iOS / Android
Art Direction / Concept Artist / 3D Artist / UX UI Design
Gun Club 3[2013] iOS / Android
Art Direction / Concept Artist / 3D Artist / UX UI Design
Gun Club 2 Retina[2013] iOS
Art Direction / Concept Artist / 3D Artist / UX UI Design
MMR EVO (Team Fortress 2)[2013] Exclusive Content
Art Direction / Concept Artist / 3D Artist / Textures
MMR EVO (Portal 2)[2013] Exclusive Content
Art Direction / Concept Artist / 3D Artist / Textures
MMR EVO[2013] Steam PC / Steam MAC
Art Direction / Concept Artist / 3D Artist / UX UI Design
MMR (Mercedes Benz)[2013] Exclusive content
Art Direction / Concept Artist / 3D Artist / Textures
Mini Motor Racing (Amazon)Exclusive content
Art Direction / Concept Artist / 3D Artist / Textures
Mini Motor Racing (Sony Xperia)[2012] Exclusive content
Art Direction / Concept Artist / 3D Artist / Textures
Mini Motor Racing (China / Japan)[2012] iDreamsky
Translations / Logo Design
Mini Motor Racing (Korea)[2012] JoyMoa
Translations / Logo Design
Mini Motor Racing (LG Dual Play)[2012] LG Smart TV
Art Direction / Concept Artist / 3D Artist / Textures
Mini Motor Racing[2012] EFIGS Translation
Translations
Mini Motor Racing HD[2012] iPad/Android Tablet
Art Direction / Concept Artist / 3D Artist / Textures
Decide-o-tron[2011] iOS
Art Direction / UX UI Design (Penny Arcade)
Gun Club 2[2011] Android
Art Direction / Concept Artist / 3D Artist / Textures
Mini Motor Racing[2011] iOS/Android
Art Direction / Concept Artist / 3D Artist / UX UI Design
Gun Club 2[2010] iOS ]
Art Direction / Concept Artist / 2D Artist / UX UI Design
Fruit Boom![2010] iOS
Art Director / 2D Artist

KROME STUDIOS CREDITS:

Blade Kitten - Episode 2[2015] Steam PC / Steam MAC
Concept Artist / 3D Art / Textures / Lighting
Full House Poker[2011] Xbox 360 / Win Phone 7
Pre-production Art Assists
Microsoft Game Room[2010] XBox360 / PC / Mobile
Concept Artist
Unreleased Video Game[2010] XBox One / PS4
Previs Artist
Unreleased Video Game[2010] Facebook / Mobile
Previs Artist
Blade Kitten - Episode 1[2010] Steam PC / Steam MAC
Concept Artist / 3D Art / Textures / Lighting
Star Wars Clonewars - The Republic Heroes[2008] PS3 / XBox360 / Wii / PS2/ PSP / PC
Art Direction / Lead Concept Artist
Star Wars - The Force Unleased[2007] Wii / PS2 / PSP
Concept Artist / Textures / 3D Artist / UI
In-house Tech Demo[2007] PS3 / XBox360
Concept Artist
Hellboy - The Science of Evil[2006] XBox360 / PS3 / PSP
Concept Artist / Textures
Ty The Tasmanian Tiger 3: Night of the Quinkin[2005] PS2 / XBox / GC
3D Art / Textures

OTHER GAME CREDITS:

Galactic Trader[2010]
UI Design (3 Blokes Studios)
Eternity / Cosmic Jack[2010]
Game Assets / UI Design (Flash/Browsers)


PUBLISHING CREDITS:

BOOKS:

Understanding Colour - Colour Theory[2015]
eBook (Gumroad)
Understanding Colour - Colour Theory[2015]
Instructional Handbook
Art of Adam Nichols - Volume 1 (Second Edition)
[2015] Art Book
Art of Adam Nichols - Volume 1 (First Edition)
[2014] Art Book
Darkstalkers Tribute - 15th Anniversary Art book[2009]
Illustration (Udon)
Street Fighter Tribute - 20th Anniversary Art book[2008]
Illustration (Udon)

COMICS:

Ned Kelly - Ironclad Alien Killer #2[2015]
Comic Cover Artist
Ned Kelly - Ironclad Alien Killer #1[2015]
Comic Cover Artist
Afterburn #2 - Interior Poster[2009]
Illustration (Red 5 Studios)
Ghostbusters Legion - The Zeddemore Factor (TPB)[2005]
Comic Colourist (88MPH Studios / Titan Books)

CARD ILLUSTRATION:

Adam Nichols - Signature Series Cards - Series 1[2014]
Illustration
Warhammer - Invasion Card Game[2010]
Illustration (Fantasy Flight Games)
Call of Cthulhu LCG - Aspirations of Ascension[2010]
Illustration (Fantasy Flight Games)

OTHER CREDITS:

Interactive Wallpaper[2011] iOS / Android
Illustration (CellCrowd)
Unreleased Movie[2010]
Previs Artist (Prox13 Productions)
Megadeth - Redesign Vic Rattlehead[2006]
Illustration (DeviantArt / Megadeth)


EVENTS:

UPCOMING APPEARANCES:

(2020 appearances coming soon!)

PREVIOUS APPEARANCES:

Supanova Gold Coast (April 27-29)[2018]
Guest Artist and Speaker, Artist Alley
Toowoomba Comic Con (August 25)[2018]
Guest Artist, Artist Alley
Oz Comic Con Brisbane (September 23-24)[2017]
Artist Alley
Haven Expo Mackay(July 1-2)[2017]
Guest Artist, Artist Alley
Toowoomba Comic Con (September 2)[2017]
Guest Artist, Artist Alley
Supanova Melbourne (November 18-20)[2017]
Guest Artist and Speaker, Artist Alley
Supanova Brisbane (November 10-12)[2017]
Guest Artist and Speaker, Artist Alley
Supanova Sydney (June 23-25)[2017]
Guest Artist and Speaker, Artist Alley
Supanova Gold Coast (April 21-23)[2017]
Guest Artist and Speaker, Artist Alley
Toowoomba Comic Con[2016]
Guest Artist
OZ Comic Con Brisbane[2016]
Artist Alley
Sugar City Comic Con - Mackay[2016]
Guest Artist and Speaker
Mackay Haven Expo[2016]
Star Wars Guest Artist
Guest Writer[2016]
Angus and Robertson Bookstore, Victoria Point
Supanova Gold Coast[2016]
Guest Artist and Speaker, Artist Alley
PAX AUS[2015]
Developer Booth / Exhibitor on behalf of Halfbrick Studios
Supanova Brisbane[2015]
Artists Alley Guest Artist and Speaker
Star Wars Reads Day[2015]
Angus and Robertson Bookstore, Victoria Point
Mackay Haven Expo[2015]
Booth#4 Guest Artist
Supanova Sydney[2015]
Artist Alley #A005 Guest Artist
Supanova Melbourne[2015]
Guest Artist and Speaker
Supanova Gold Coast[2015]
Guest Artist and Speaker, Artist Alley #A114
Armageddon Melbourne[2014]
Artist Alley #A112 Guest Artist
Brisbane Alternative Expo[Q3 2014]
Artist Exhibitor
Brisbane Alternative Expo[Q1 2014]
Artist Exhibitor
Oz Comic Con Brisbane[2014]
Guest Artist
Oz Comic Con Melbourne[2014]
Guest Artist
Oz Comic Con Sydney[2014]
Guest Artist
Supanova Adelaide[2014]
Artist Alley #A5 Guest Artist and Speaker
Supanova Brisbane[2014]
Artist Alley #A142 Guest Artist
Supanova Gold Coast[2014]
Artist Alley #A9 Guest Artist
Supanova Melbourne[2014]
Guest Artist
Supanova Sydney[2014]
Guest Artist
Supanova Brisbane[2013]
Guest Artist
PAX AUS -[2013]
Developer Booth / Exhibitor on behalf of The Binary Mill
Contrast Symphony[2009]
Guest Demo Artist
GenCon[2009]
Guest Speaker on behalf of Krome Studios
Supanova Brisbane[2009]
Guest Speaker on behalf of Krome Studios
Supanova Brisbane[2008]
Developer Booth / Exhibitor on behalf of Krome Studios


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