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Vasilis Chatzikostas
Vasilis Chatzikostas
Freelance artist
Thessaloniki, Greece

Summary

Personal Skills:

➤Level Design: Proficient in Valve's Hammer World Editor with 8 years of hands-on experience, specializing in creating immersive and engaging environments for gaming experiences.

➤Pixel Art: Skilled in pixel art creation with 5 years of experience, demonstrated through contributions to the indie game "Termine" and other projects. Capable of designing visually appealing assets and environments in a retro-style aesthetic.

➤2D Pixel Art Animation: Proficient in creating 2D pixel art animations, bringing characters and environments to life with fluid movement and attention to detail.

➤Video Editing: Experienced in video editing with over 7 years of practice, proficient in using editing software to create engaging and polished video content.

➤ Blender: Beginner with 100 hours of hands-on experience. Proficient in basic modeling and currently advancing skills in sculpting, character rigging, and animation. Actively engaged in learning advanced features to enhance 3D modeling capabilities.

Accomplishments:

Featured Maps in Valve's Team Fortress 2 Updates:
➤King of the Hill Sharkbay: Featured in Valve's Team Fortress 2 Summer Update of 2023 as an official all-around playable map in match-making. Recognized for its quality design and gameplay mechanics.
➤Payload Corruption: Featured in Valve's Team Fortress 2 Scream Fortress/Halloween Update of 2023 as an official playable map in match-making. Acknowledged for its creative design and thematic elements suitable for the Halloween event.

Skills

2D AnimationLevel DesignPixel Artblendercoding

Software proficiency

Blender
Blender
Aseprite
Aseprite
Godot
Godot
Hammer world editor
Hammer world editor
HitFilm Studio
HitFilm Studio

Reel