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Anton Wiklund
Freelance Art Director and UI Designer

 

Summary

Anton is a well educated art director with experience in the game, web and online advertising industry.

Specialities:

– Game Art Direction
– UI Design for Mobile and PC Games
– Game Branding and Identity Design
– Game Design Education and Lecturing

 

Experience

 

UI Designer at Empire Studios

2015

2015 I worked as a Art Director and UI designer for Empire Studios in Bahrain developing the first major mobile game in the region – Guardians of Valor.

Art Director / Freelance Designer at AntonW.com

2008 – Present

Freelance Art Director and UI Designer. As a freelancer I specialize in art direction and UI design for desktop and mobile games.

Some of my recent clients:
– WayForward (USA)
– MTV Networks (USA/UK)
– Infinite-Interactive (Australia)
– RiotGames (USA)
– RedMoon Studios (German)
– Kalis Portal (Isreal)
– Glu (USA)
– Kabam (USA)
– Wulven Games

 

UI Designer at Kabam

2014

UI designer at Kabam in San Francisco USA. I worked on the game title “Arcane Empires” creating the concept and the final UI design for the popular mobile Steampunk game.

 

Art Director at GameSiteTemplates.com

2007 – Present

Game Site Templates offer affordable game website templates, forum skins, joomla templates, game logos and interface designs.
GameSiteTemplates.com

 

Art Director at Upside Studios AB

Public Company; 1-10 employees; Graphic Design Industry
2005 – 2008

I worked at Upside studios as graphic artist and art director
Here are some of the game titles and clients I worked with:

-En Riktig Jul/Julkalendern 2007 (Panvision / SVT)
-Horse and Pony – My first Pony – (Panvision)
-Internet Games (SVT)
-Internet Flash Game (IkanoBanken)
-Concept and Story Board (Alfa Laval)
-E-Learning Game- Lasarus (Region Skåne)
-Game Interface Design (KP- KPwebbeb.se)

 

Exam Student at Massive Entertainment

Privately Held; 51-200 employees; Computer Games industry
2005

I did my final exam at Massive Entertainment as Cinematic Artist. I contributed to the first cinematic movies made for the game “World in Conflict”
Massive.se

 

Millitary service in the Swedish AirForce

July 2001 – June 2002 (1 year)
Served the Swedish Royal AirForce F4.

 

Education

 

University Studies – Luleå Tekniska Universitet (LTU)

Bachelor degree, Computer Graphics “GSCEPT”, 2002 – 2005
GSCEPT.com

Upper Secondary School – Hjalmar Stömerskolan(HS)

Extended Media Studies , 1998 – 2001