Art Direction & Production Design

Creating a cohesive and unique visual aesthetic and providing artistic direction for clients and companies.
Productions include designs of brand identities, interactive applications, games, films, albums,
campaigns and artist presentations. Digital and print.
Experienced in leading teams of specialists in interactive media and film production pipelines.
Some of the projects featured below are executed alone from idea to implementation,
while others have been implemented by a team of specialists supervised by Zakarian.

SPECIALTIES: Organization, production & direction of short films and music videos, advertising videos and short documentaries with and without team.
Concept development, visual design and aesthetic direction for interactive applications and games for various platforms: VR, mobile, desktop.
Project management, leading small to mid-size teams, SCRUM, Agile.
Artistic direction for projects including; advertising, digital and print media, custom tattoo designs, company and artist logos & brand ID, album art and product packaging, fashion & product photos.

DIGITAL SKILLS: Environment and Character Concept Art, Digital Paintings, 3D Modeling, Texturing, Implementation in Unity.
TRADITIONAL SKILLS: Acrylic, Watercolor & Oil Painting, Pencils, Pens and Ink.

SOFTWARE: Adobe Creative Suite, Unity, Unreal, Cinema4D, Substance, MARI, Blender
HARDWARE: HTC Vive + Vive Pro, Oculus Rift, Gear VR, HoloLens, LeapMotion, Canon DSLR, Sony FS5, Sensor-based installations.