Information Summary:

Hi, I'm Darren Bacon a concept artist based in Seattle, Washington.

For over a decade I've worked on games, film and animation at companies like Bungie, Disney (ImageMovers Digital) Electronic Arts (Los Angeles) and now Microsoft.  I am currently the Lead Concept Artist at 343 Industries, a division of Microsoft Studios that develops the Halo franchise.

Please see my LinkedIn page for more detailed experience.

 

Press:

KOTAKU The Best Video Game Concept Art of 2015*

TECH INSIDER — This 'Halo 5' concept art is downright gorgeous

KOTAKU It's Late. Let This Computer Buy You A Drink. 

BUNGIE.NET — http://halo.bungie.net/news/content.aspx?cid=32095

 

Book Publications:

Robota — additional artist, Dover Publications, Inc., 2016

The Art of Halo 5: Guardians — contributing artist, interviewee, Insight Editions 2015

Nuthin' but Mech Vol.3  — contributing artist, Design Studio Press 2015

The Art of Destiny — contributing artist, Insight Editions 2014

Blast: Spaceship Sketches and Renderings  guest artist, Design Studio Press 2012

The Art of Disney’s A Christmas Carol — concept artist, Disney Editions 2009

In the Future… — co-author, Design Studio Press 2006

 

Events:

Killer Portfolio or Portfolio Killer: Part 2 - Portfolio Reviews  — GDC Speaker, 2017

Killer Portfolio or Portfolio Killer: Part 2 - Portfolio Reviews  — GDC Speaker, 2015

 

Exhibition:

2013 Ghosts in the Machine  Featured Artist, LTD Art Gallery Seattle, Washington