Name

Jolanda van Zandbergen

About

Jolanda is graduated with a Master of Arts in Creative Design for Digital Culture and a Bachelor in Game Art at the HKU in Utrecht (Netherlands). Where she graduated with a thesis where she explores how artists can evoke emotions through their art by researching Psychology of the Arts and Affective Science. With her research she aimed to create a guideline for other artist so they can easily evoke emotions with the spectators.

Specialized in Character Design and Visual Development. She loves to create stories, worlds and engaging characters for Games or Animations.

Her interests are gaming, painting, drawing, cats, cartoons, sci-fi, zombies.

Her goal is to create art with reason and intelligence, adding emotional value to the pieces and thus let the spectator/player connect with her art, story and characters.

Also check her blog for the most recent updates:
http://jo-moodyboard.blogspot.com/

Experience

Concept Artist

Napoleon Games, Aalst, Belgium

Game Artist

Neopica, Gent, Belgium

(Intern) 2D/3D Artist and Animator

Visual Impact, Aalst, Belgium

Lead Artist

Base Games, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Junior Artist/ Concept Artist

Soepel, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Education

Master of Arts in Creative Design for Digital Cultures

Hogeschool voor de Kunsten Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands

Bachelor Game Art,Honours

Hogeschool voor de Kunsten Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands

MBO Game Design

Mediacollege Amsterdam, amsterdam, Netherlands