Full name

Gizelle Karen L. Baluso


Concept Artist/Illustrator


Makati City, Philippines


I am a Concept Artist and Illustrator who is a passionate and visionary creator with over 7 years of experience for games, entertainment and media.


Freelance Concept Artist

Advanced Initiative

· August 2017 – Present

Currently working on concept designs of characters and sets for a Nintendo Switch game.

Freelance Illustrator

Fantasy Flight Games

· September 2017 – December 2017

Contributed card illustrations for FFG’s upcoming title.

Freelance Concept Artist


Stockholm, Sweden · July 2016 – May 2017

Contributed 2D environment and props conceptual
design for an unannounced game.

Freelance Illustrator

Inspire Education

London, UK · September 2015 – November 2016

Contributed illustrations and concepts
for interactive media/app for web
and devices.

Freelance Illustrator

University of the Philippines

Quezon City, PH · August 2015 – June 2016

Collaborated with engineering on
various web, application interfaces
and illustration works.

Senior Concept Artist

Ladyluck Digital Media

Makati City, PH · November 2010 – February 2015

Supervised and assisted in managing a team
for the Sims 4 asset creation (Asst. Art Lead)
Contributed and developed concepts
and asset creations to projects such as the
following titles: The Sims 4, The Last of Us, Uncharted 3, Dance Central 3, and The Gremlins.


BS Digital Illustration and Animation

Ateneo de Naga University

Naga City, PH · 2006 – 2010

*cum laude


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