Amanda Kadatz
Amanda Kadatz
Senior 2D Artist
BC, Canada

Summary

6+ years experience working in video games at Disney Interactive/Disney Games and Interactive Experiences.
Bachelor's Degree of Visual Communication + Design, Character Design major

Skills

Concept ArtEnvironment DesignIllustrationStoryboardingCharacter DesignProp DesignCartooning

Software proficiency

Illustrator
Illustrator
Photoshop
Photoshop
SketchUp
SketchUp
Unity
Unity
Flash
Flash

Productions

  • Twitchboxart
    • Video Game
      Club Penguin Island
    • Year
      2017
    • Role
      Senior Artist
    • Company
      Disney Interactive
  • Clubpenguincover
    • Video Game
      Club Penguin
    • Year
      2005
    • Role
      Flash Environment Illustrator
    • Company
      Disney Interactive

Experience

  • Senior Artist at Disney Interactive
    Canada
    December 2016 - Present

    Visual collaborator developing, concepting and designing new, original video game prototypes. Responsible for creating concept art, mockups, final 2D art assets, world art designs, characters, props, icons, background paintings, textures, UI art assets and game design storyboarding. Work in tandem with art director to maintain the alignment of prototype designs. Recognized for preserving visual style/brand integrity.

  • 2D Artist at Disney Interactive
    Canada
    February 2012 - December 2016

    Responsible for providing 2D concept art and completed 2D illustrations for interactive environments for use in the online children's game Club Penguin. Asset responsibilities include interactive background art for monthly release content completed in Adobe Flash, prop, terrain and building concepts for translation into 3D assets.