GUS MENDONCA DESIGN
GUS MENDONCA DESIGN

ABOUT

ABOUT GUS MENDONCA

 
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“ONCE UPON A TIME THERE WAS A BOY WHO WANTED TO DESIGN DREAMS.”

Gus Mendonça is an US based Freelance Concept Artist and Matte Painter for the entertainment industry with a strong focus on Games, Film, TV, Animation and Virtual Reality. Gus has dedicated his career to projects that are highly creative and that push the boundaries of visual design, technology and most importantly storytelling. During his career as a Concept Artist Gus Mendonça has designed for acclaimed franchises such as Star Wars, The Avengers, Halo, Gears of War, Dead Rising, Call of Duty, Need for Speed and Guild Wars to mention a few.

Gus grew up in the projects of a small town in Brazil and used his passion for the arts coupled with strong drive and work discipline to hone in his skills as a designer and kick start a career that spans for over a decade now.

Gus has lived in Brazil, Portugal, Canada, Japan and the US, always focused on designing experiences that capture the imagination of audiences around the world.

While living in Canada Gus attended classes at Emily Carr University of Art + Design to push his skills in Industrial Design and Architecture and has continued to learn from many titans of the industry while having the privilege to work alongside them. Gus believes that when one chooses a career in the arts you are signing up for a lifetime of learning.

Gus now lives in Seattle, Washington and continues to work with Game Studios, Filmmakers, VFX House and Production Designers helping them bring their stories and experiences to life.

SERVICES

CONCEPT ART & VISUAL DEVELOPMENT

-Environment Design

-Character Design

-Matte Painting

-Production Design

-Art Direction Partnership

-Architectural Visualization

-Marketing Illustration

-IP Development

PROJECTS

Gears of War 5

Star Wars: Jedi Fallen Order

Star Wars "Darth Vader" VR

The Avengers

Call of Duty Infinite Warfare

Samsung Christmas VR Experience 2016

Halo 5 Guardians

Angels & Airwaves "The Dream Walker"

Poet Anderson The Dream Walker

ADR1FT

Star Wars 1313

Star Wars "The Clone Wars"

Star Wars "The Bounty Hunter Code"

Star Wars "The Jedi Path"

Adr1ft

Nike TW 14

Chernobyl Diaries

Star Gate SG1

Sanctuary (SyFy)

Dead Rising 2

Dead Rising Case Zero

EA Syndicate

Need for Speed Carbon

Need for Speed Pro Street

EA Skate

EA Facebreaker

Medal of Honor Heroes

Medal of Honor Heroes 2

EA Sports Active

EA Playground

Pogo Island

Fifa 2005

CLIENTS

Microsoft Game Studios

ILM (Industrial Light & Magic)

LucasFilm Ltd

LucasArts

Marvel

DC

Activision

Square Enix / Eidos

Tom DeLonge

To the Stars Academy of Arts and Science

Bob Industries

Microsoft

343 Industries

ThreeOneZero

Universal Studios

MGM Studios

Warner Bros.

Dino De Laurentiis Company

20th Century Fox

Columbia Pictures

Sony Pictures

Becker and Mayer

Abram Books

EA

Capcom

Nike

Coca-Cola

Burger King

Nokia

Samsung

PUBLICATIONS

Spectrum 25

NUTHIN’ BUT MECH 4 (NBM4)

Spectrum 24

Poet Anderson "The Dream Walker" Graphic Novel

The Art of Halo 5

Star Wars Concept Art

Star Wars "Bounty Hunter"

Star Wars "Jedi Path" Special Edition

Call of Duty Infinite Warfare Special Edition

Advanced Photoshop #40

Design 360° #7

Expose 3

Expose 5

Exotique 2

AWARDS

Spectrum 25 / Concept Art / 2018

Spectrum 24 / Concept Art / 2017

GDC / Art Boss Winner / 2017

Expose 5 / 2010

Expose 3 / 2005

Exotique 2 / 2010

New Masters of Fantasy / 2005

D'Artist 

Design 360° / Japan / 2007

Graphic Design USA / Gold Award / 2003

Globo: Professional of the Year 1999 / Brazil