Alec Beals

  • Freelance concept artist and illustrator
  • Milwaukee, WI

Milwaukee-based concept artist/illustrator with several years freelance experience across games (traditional and digital), film and print.

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Concept Artist at Safespeed LLC

2016 – Present Chicago, IL

Primary 2D artist for upcoming VR game experience- primarily working on creature, player, and environment design.

Concept Artist at Hidden Path Entertainment

August 2016 – October 2016 Bellevue, Washington

Concept Artist: Responsible for creating player pickups, props, and weapons as well as the majority of modular environment designs.

2D Artist at Playcorp

2016 – Present Melbourne, Australia

Principal 2D Artist for pending game relaunch, focus on hard surface design such as props and structures,

Concept Artist at USC Advanced Games Project

2015 – 2015 Los Angeles, CA

(Concept Artist) Created initial designs, orthographic, 3D block-in and final concepts for phygital vehicle toy product

Intern | 2D Artist at Guild Software

2014 – 2014 Milwaukee, WI

(intern) Produced character, creature and environment designs for Ravenstorm: Rift of Souls
Worked with storyboard artist to create finished matte and illustrations for animation

Intern | Concept Artist at GameMasterz

2014 – 2014 Copenhagen, Denmark

Intern | Produced character, creature and environment designs while working with storyboard artists and animators to create finished animation-ready art.


Entertainment Design at Gnomon School of Visual Effects

2014 – 2015 Los Angeles, CA

Attended Gnomon School of Visual Effects for various entertainment design classes, workshops and networking events with industry professionals.

Illustration at Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design

2011 – 2014 Milwaukee, WI

Attended the Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design from 2011-2014 as an Illustration major.


Best of Term Spring 2015: Environment Design, Gnomon School of Visual Effects

Gnomon Student Show 2015, Gnomon School of Visual Effects

Best of Term Fall 2015: Character Design, Gnomon School of VIsual Effects


IllustrationConcept ArtVehicle DesignEnvironment DesignCharacter DesignMapsLook Development


Playcorp, Safespeed LLC, Good Day Game Studio, Weird Pictures, Radio Car Control Action Magazine, Hidden Path Entertainment, Leap Motion