Josh Guglielmo has been a concept artist in the video game industry for the last 10 years, working on titles such as Mobile Strike, Star Trek Online, Champions Online and Golden Axe.  His illustrations have been featured on the covers of both Game Informer and PC Gamer. He lives with his wife and bird in the Bay Area of California.

JOSH GUGLIELMO

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Machine Zone (2015-Present)

Senior 2D Artist for Mobile Strike

  • Created concept art, illustrations, and in-game assets including gear icons, buildings, vehicles and character designs

  • Led an in-house team of four artists

  • Provided feedback to outsourcing and the in-house sales team

  • Developed detailed style guides to help facilitate outsourcing and the onboarding of new hires

 

Cryptic Studios (2008-2015)

Concept Artist for Champions Online, Star Trek Online, and several unannounced games

  • Worked on multiple projects as the sole concept artist

  • Created characters, environments, creatures and vehicles

  • Created mock-ups and final art for the user interfaces of several games

 

Secret Level (2007)

Associate Concept Artist for Golden Axe: Beast Rider

  • Created detailed concepts for characters, environments, creatures and props

 

PUBLICATIONS

  • Exposé 12

  • Phantasm Magazine

  • Star Trek Magazine

  • Game Informer

  • PC Gamer

  • Hero Games

 

EDUCATION

Academy of Art University (2002-2007)

Illustration Major

 

SKILLS

  • Proficient in Adobe Photoshop

  • Experience with Zbrush, Jira, Perforce and Confluence

 

CONTACT

ArcaneChroma.com

ArcaneChroma@gmail.com