Hey there, nice to meet you!
I’m Emily, a freelance Senior Concept Artist/Illustrator based in London.
I pride myself in being highly organised and have a lifelong passion for exploring storytelling through narrative, unique character design and rich world building. I convey meaning using bright colours, lots of personality and a touch of humour!
I've been creating work across the video game and entertainment industries for over a decade (Both in-house & freelance). Working on game titles from AAA, Indie, mobile & tabletop, for much loved household name IPs as well as forging brand new worlds. I strive to communicate my ideas through the limitless lens of wonder and imagination!

Recently branching out to include illustrating and authoring children's books and highly interested in visual development for animation studios.

Selected Clients:

Disney - Dlala Studios, Disney - Ravensburger North America, Inc. Activision/Blizzard - King,  Amazon Games - Glowmade, Studio Drydock, Gamkat.
Skills:  Visual Development/Concept Art | Illustration | Art Direction/Art Lead | Author
I'm always on the lookout for exciting new projects and opportunities, so please get in contact via hello@emilyabeydeera.com !

Actively seeking Literary Agency representation for YA/Middle Grade as an Illustrator & both Author/Illustrator & Illustrator for Picture Books. I have a PB Dummy avaliable for query. Please do get in touch if you feel my work is a good fit for you!
Gallery shows

World Roulette: Light Grey Art Lab

Ahoy! The Drawn Chorus Collective
Mentorship & Speaking Engagements

Concept Art & Freelance Business Mentor with Limitbreak Mentorship Programme (2019-22)
Creating a Portfolio for the Games Industry - UCA Group (2020-2022)

Creative Conversations - Abertay University (2022)
Designing the Future - UCA Farnham (2020)

Rapid Prototyping Workshop - Ada National College (2018)
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