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Mohannad Al-Khatib

 

Overview

Biography

Mohannad Al-Khatib [aka Psycho-Designs] is a passionate 3D and Digital Artist and a recent graduate of the Computation Arts programme at Concordia University. Interested in complex character design and storytelling, he has worked at the Hexagram Concordia Research Institute as a 3D and VFX artist and teacher on various game related projects, such as: Skins, Fabulous, Otsi, TimeTraveller, PlayPr, and Victorinator. He is also an active member of Obx Labs, AbTeC, TAG, and CCGD.

Work experiences

  • Artist Current

    With TAG from July 2010 to present.
    The Artist on the Vicotinator iPhone game, and the 3D artist for an unannounced iPhone/iPad game.
  • Guest Lecturer Current

    With Concordia University from January 2008 to present.
    Give guest lectures annually for 3D and sculpture, and game design classes.
  • 3D artist and Research Associate at Obx Lab Current

    With Concordia University from November 2007 to present.
    Lead the second iteration of Otsi: Produce 3D assists [creatures and props] for games and Machinimas. Teaching Aboriginal teens Modeling and Level design in UDK assists for their games. VFX artist on the TimeTraveller mechinema.
  • Owner Current

    With Psycho-Designs.com from September 2004 to present.
    Freelance Artist.
  • Freelance 3D Artist and Consultan

    With Miralupa Inc. from September 2011 to September 2011.
    Model and optimize game assets for the Chromian Wars AR game
  • Teacher Assistant Current

    With Concordia University from September 2009 to present.
    Teacher Assistant for the Game Design class. Give several Art asset creation tutorials.
  • 3D artist at Hexagram

    With Concordia University from February 2008 to September 2008.
    Modeling and texturing props and creatures for a game.
  • Character Artist

    With Four Loonies from March 2008 to August 2008.
    The production of a Soldier for the game Planet2. which included: Concept development, modeling, sculpting, texturing, rigging, producing test animations, and integrating into the engine.
  • ZBrush Instructor at Concordia University

    With Concordia University from March 2008 to April 2008.
    Organizing and giving hands on tutorials using ZBrush.
  • Video artist for the Linkin Park North American tour of 2008

    With geodezik from December 2007 to March 2008.
    Production of videos and loops to be displayed/projected around the band as they play live
  • Teacher Assistant

    With Concordia University from September 2007 to December 2007.
    Assisting students during Maya class. Troubleshooting problems and bugs with assignments Answering technical questions by Email.

Skillset

Education/Training
Concordia University, Class of 2009, Computation Arts
Concordia University, Class of 2009, Computation Arts