Daryl Clewlow

United Kingdom

Director of Clewlow Creative

Traditional Art Training (painting, drawing, sculpting)

Concept/ Digital Art

Art Direction

Leadership

Creative Direction

Biography

Daryl is a specialist in art direction and creative thinking, unlocking businesses' abilities to grow, develop and deliver within their creative crafts across game development and publishing, ensuring creativity is a core business strength. Daryl holds over 26 years' experience working in entertainment, spanning both the game and film industries. His expertise and skills have been instrumental in putting some of the top UK games studios on the international stage for visual quality, across multiple platforms and genres, winning numerous awards. He has held in house senior studio leadership positions most notably at NaturalMotion, Nordeus and Jagex. Recently he founded his own consultancy aimed at levelling up game studios capabilities within the creative crafts and is an advisory board member for multiple studios

Work Experience

2022 -Present day

Founder/ Owner

Clewlow Creative

2018 -2022

Senior Director of Art, Design and Audio

Jagex

2016 -2018

Head of Art

Nordeus

2013 -2016

Head of Art

NaturalMotion

2010 -2013

Art Director

Blitz Games Studios

2006 -2010

Art Director

Rebellion

2002 -2005

Lead Concept Artist

Core Design

2002 -2002

Environment Artist

Free Radical Design

1996 -2002

Special FX Artist

Freelance

Education

2000 -2001

HND

WGC College

Animation and Multimedia

1993 -1996

Bachelor of Arts

University of the Arts London (Chelsea)

Fine/ Studio Arts

Skills

Traditional Art Training (painting, drawing, sculpting)

24 Years of Experience

Concept/ Digital Art

18 Years of Experience

Art Direction

10 Years of Experience

Leadership

10 Years of Experience

Creative Direction

10 Years of Experience

Management

10 Years of Experience

Studio Leadership (Creative)

7 Years of Experience

VFX

6 Years of Experience