Ian is a veteran of the independent gaming scene, currently based in Lindsay, Ontario. He specializes in 2D illustration and pixel art, both in low and high resolutions. He is an honours gradutate from the Illustration programme at the Ontario College of Art and Design, and over the course of his career has worked both as an independent contractor and as lead artist, directing a stable of internationally-based artists and designers.
In 2005 he was selected for the Ben Wicks Award, a national award for Canadian cartoonists. In 2009, he was sole artist on Inferus, a game demo which won 1st place in Best Game on the Go, and 3rd in Best Game on Intel Graphics, in the Intel Level Up Contest. The contest was judged by a panel of industry professionals, including Sid Meier and Will Wright, announced at GDC Austin.
Some recent clients include Lamentations of the Flame Princess, Golden Goblin Press, Sentinel Hill Press, Sony, Google, Geek Industrial Complex, A Bit Lucky, Inc., Hiive, Sean Gailey (Jinx.com), Slang Design, Sine Nomine Publishing, and Vblank Entertainment
You can reach Ian for contract inquiries at email@example.com