Imery Watson
Imery Watson
concept design and art direction for film, games and VR
Wellington, New Zealand

I am a concept designer and art director with 20 years experience in a range of creative roles. I have a wide experience of the film industry from preproduction to post.

My goal is to produce work that:

-Communicates with directors, production designers and visual effects supervisors to help realize the creative vision of the project.

-Serves as an essential compass for all phases of production, and gets people excited about the project.

-Integrates into the pipeline - the concept phase using 3d tools that provide flexibility and rational solutions to help solve problems early.

Clients include:

Legendary Pictures, Universal Studios, Paramount Pictures, Warner Brothers, Disney Studios, EA LA, Alcon Entertainment, Amblin Entertainment, Appian Way, New Regency, Weta Digital, Weta Workshop,
Dneg London, MPC London, Fluid Pictures London, The Mill LA, Charlex NY, HSI London, Frank the Plumber LA, Halon Entertainment, The Third Floor.

Projects include:

The Lord of the Rings Trilogy, Batman Begins, Harry Potter 5, Sweeney Todd, Ninja Turtles, Medal of Honor, Prometheus, Spectral, Valerian, Guardian of the Galaxy Vol. 2, Carnival Row.

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Skills

Art DirectionConcept DesignDigital PaintingMatte Painting3D Modeling3D Visualizationdesignkeyframe illustrationpitch workproduction illustration

Software proficiency

Keyshot
Keyshot
Maya
Maya
Nuke
Nuke
Photoshop
Photoshop
Substance Painter
Substance Painter
Substance Designer
Substance Designer
Unity
Unity
Marvelous Designer
Marvelous Designer
Redshift
Redshift