David Smit

Freelance Art Director / Concept Artist

Berlin, Germany

Work Experience


Freelance Art Director / Artist

Freelance Art Director, Illustrator, concept artist and consultant for: Crytek, Guerrilla Games, KARAKTER, BoosterMedia, Adidas, G-Star, Erwin Olaf, 180Amsterdam, Playboy USA, BBDO, Brand new telly, Wildfire, InMediaRes.
2006 - Present Berlin, Germany


Art Director

Responsibilities included:
Establishing a clear and fresh visual brand.
Growing the art team to production levels.
Communication with Management offsite.
Alignment and communication with Brand and Marketing.
Balancing the creative and corporate needs.
June 2014 - June 2015 Berlin, Germany


Senior Concept Artist

February 2011 - August 2011 Budapest, Hungary

Guerrilla Games

Concept Artist

January 2008 - July 2008 Amsterdam, Netherlands

Ironworks VTC Online

Art director

Art Director at IronWorks, a new video game studio based in Hanoi, Vietnam.
2009 - 2009 Hanoi, Vietnam

Vanguard Games

Concept artist

Worked on and off as a concept artist for W!Games
2006 - 2008 Amsterdam, Netherlands


Utrecht School Of The Arts

Master of Art

September 2007 - September 2008 Hilversum, Netherlands

Utrecht School Of The Arts

Bachelor Game design and development

September 2004 - June 2007 Hilversum, Netherlands

University Of Amsterdam

Followed art history courses next to my Masters graduation project.
August 2007 - June 2008 Amsterdam, Netherlands

Graphic School Amsterdam

Ing multimedia designer

August 2000 - June 2004 Amsterdam, Netherlands


English (Fluent),
Dutch (Native),
German (Beginner),


Adobe Photoshop, Art Direction, Communication, Concept Art, Corona SDK, Creative, Design, Drawing, Illustration, LUA, Management, Painter, Painting, Pencil, Scripting, Unity,