I'm currently an Art Director for Meta in San Francisco, California. I'm an ex-DreamWorks Animation artist.

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Personal Work - Nostalgic video game characters in a Disney Style 🕹️

Instagram: Avatar Quick Reactions

Role: Art Director

Co-designed with Product Lead, Mari Sheibley

Respond to an Instagram story as your animated Avatar. 

Mobile Game: Supercharged

Role: Art Director

DRIVE. SHOOT. SCORE!!

Play your favorite sport with SUPERCHARGED cars. The ultimate competitive soccer game is now available on mobile, with up to 3v3 real-time matches, live around the world!

Things can change fast in SUPERCHARGED World Cup! Every match is fresh, every goal is different. No referee, no foul, no out of bounds - zero interruption of play.

Mobile Game - Supercharged Championship - Role: Art Director

Mobile Game: Independence Day 

Role: Art Director

Independence Day Extinction is a mobile RTS game set in the cinematic universe of Independence Day Resurgence.

Players choose a side, Humans or Aliens, and set off to build their base, train their armies, and lay waste to the opposing side.

Devastating special powers can be researched and deployed against the enemy. 


Mobile Game - Independence Day: Extinction - Role: Art Director

Mobile Game: Age of Espers

Role: Co-Art Director with Matt Dalluhn

A mobile strategy RPG  - over 350 characters, 26 iso environments, and 12 islands.  Characters were 3d modeled and rendered, then split up into 2d pieces and animated in Spine. 


Mobile Game: BattleCore

Role: Art Director

BattleCore is a match3 RPG where players collect, upgrade, and deploy heroes to win the war against the Zin.

The game features innovations new to the genre including a cylindrical game board and ‘Core Attack’ abilities. Core attacks are powered up by matching tiles on the board.

Heroes are divided into classes with different abilities and synergies. The abilities can be improved through upgrading and fusion. 

BattleCore is an original IP designed as a franchise to support additional genres including first person shooters and real time strategy games.

Mobile Game: Smash Crash Mons.

Role: Art Director (did all of the art, FX and UI)

Smash Crash Monsters is a swipe and combine mobile game that has players take on challenging puzzles while traveling along a saga map.

Players earn coins and gems for the monsters they merge.

Mobile Game: Westbound

Role: Art Director

Westbound is a 'city builder' simulation style isometric game involving narrative quests.

Your wagon train has broken down on its way out to Oregon! Now you're stranded in a canyon with a motley crew of settlers. It's time to build a new home and turn it into your own beautiful frontier ranch town! Saddle up your horse and come along!

Mobile Game: Shipwrecked

Role: Art Director

Shipwrecked is a 'city builder' simulation style isometric game involving narrative quests.

Come explore the lush forest and muddy bay in this castaway island. Become a hero among the pirates and challenge yourself to build your own epic town. Forge axes and start a new seaside adventure land.

Music Video - Earth by Lil Dicky - Role: Concept Art & Art Director

Music Video - Earth by Lil Dicky - Role: Concept Art & Art Director

Earth by Lil Dicky

Role: Art Director

Vocals by: Lil Dicky, Justin Bieber, Ariana Grande, Halsey, Zac Brown, Brendon Urie, Hailee Steinfeld, Wiz Khalifa, Snoop Dogg, Kevin Hart, Adam Levine, Shawn Mendes, Charlie Puth, SIA, Miley Cyrus, Lil Jon, Rita Ora, Miguel, Katy Perry, Lil Yachty, Ed Sheeran, Meghan Trainor, Joel Embiid, Tory Lanez, John Legend, Backstreet Boys, Bad Bunny, Psy, Kris Wu

Feature Animated Films

Role: Look Development (Surfacing) 3D Artist

A compilation of feature animation surfacing / look development work from my time at DreamWorks Animation.

Rise of the Guardians 

Role: Look Development

Shrek Forever After 

Role: Look Development

Kung Fu Panda 2 

Role: Look Development

Monsters vs Aliens 

Role: Look Development

Monsters vs Aliens  Mutant Pumpkins  Role: Look Development


Bee Movie

Role: Look Development

Chopsocky Chooks

Role: Lead Look Development

Everyone's Hero

Role: Look Development

 

Get in touch at rickybaba@gmail.com

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