Marco Alama

Hard worker, curious, fun.

Email

marco.alama@gmail.com

Telephone

0039 3473454763

Instagram

@artlightyear

I love to make artsy stuff, experiments and some code.

I write and draw books for (mostly) children.

Expertise

Some of the things I do

Art Direction

I can supervise and help building coherence and consistency in a project involving different skills and professionalities.

Graphic Design

I can elaborate graphics and visuals for a wide range of occasions, both for digital and print use.

Illustration and Visual Development

I love creating character designs, worldbuilding and add narratives to the stories!

Experimenting

I enjoy trying out new techs and softwares to always find new approaches to design something fun!

Skills

Some of the things I do

Raster Graphics

With Adobe Photoshop - Proficiency in designing static assets and mockups for digital or print use

Vector Graphics

With Adobe Illustrator - Proficiency in designing logos and vector assets and icons

Motion Graphics

With Adobe After Effects - Proficiency in creating motion graphics videos and animations

UI Design

With Adobe XD or Sketch - Proficiency in designing UI systems and Interfaces

Game Developing

With Unity - Proficiency in developing games and experiences, both in 2D and 3D

Front End Developing

Proficiency in developing websites using HTML, CSS, JS, PHP - using a CMS as Wordpress or starting from scratch.

Work Experience

What I did in my past

2016-today

Brad&K Productions

Project manager - Art Director - Graphic Designer - UX designer

Rome

Coordination of the resources dedicated to the graphic production Skills in creating presentation material and digital strategy plans to the client. Production of static and animated assets for social media for clients as Disney, Warner Bros., Universal Pictures. UX, prototyping and developing of websites. Project management of Videogames and editorial social/digital marketing strategies.

2012-2016

Freelancing

Graphic designer / Visual designer

Rome / Genoa

I designed several graphic assets for a local radio and a local wedding events website

2015

L&C

Intern Storyboard Artist

Rome

I was the Intern in the storyboarding process. I made concept art and environment design for the storyboards of an animated series.

2015

InnovAction Lab

Pitcher, COO and Creative Director

Rome

I founded my early-stage startup about Toys to Life. I was the creative director and in charge of presenting the project to investors

2013

Silent Bay Studios

Intern Level Design

Genoa

I worked in this videogame development studio - which was acquired by Miniclip - in Level Design, Level Editing and Texture Painting

Education

University and Schools

2014 - 2015

Sapienza University of Rome

Rome

Master degree in Visual Communication and Multimedia Design. Summa cum Laude. Thesis project: Toys-to-life videogame named "Toys".

2010-2013

University of Genoa

Genoa

Bachelor Degree in Visual and Product Design. Summa cum Laude. Thesis project: small videogame portfolio named "Never Mind".

Cool Facts

Other cool stuff I did

2018-2019

Auto-published books

Rome

I wrote, illustrated and auto-produced two books, "The Cure for Sad Days" and "Gleam", presenting them to Arfestival, an indie comics festival in Rome.

2015-2019

Global Game Jam Enthusiast

Rome

I took part to several Global Game Jams in Rome. Most of the results of those experiences can be seen in the "work" section of this site.

2015-2016

Maker Faire Exhibitor

Rome

I presented two projects at the European edition of the Maker Faire. The two projects were "Battle for the City" and "Toys", both visible in the "work" section of this site.

Contacts

Where you can reach me

email

marco.alama@gmail.com

telephone

00393473454763