Playgrounds TV: games

Jad Saber is a Lebanese concept artist based in Paris. He has worked on a multitude of videogame projects most notably Naughty Dog’s The Last of Us: Part 2 and Uncharted: Lost Legacy. He is currently working in the Film industry and teaching concept art at the NEW3DGE school in Paris.

Panel ‘Concept art for Naughty Dog’

Together with Danar Worya and Florent Lebrun Jad is going to talk about the concept art these artists did for the The Last Part of Us II by  Naughty Dog.

Naughty Dog is one of the most successful and prolific game development studios in the world and a flagship first-party studio within PlayStation’s Worldwide Studios group. From creating the iconic Crash Bandicoot and Jak and Daxterseries to modern franchises like Uncharted and The Last of Us, Naughty Dog is responsible for some of the most critically acclaimed and commercially successful games on Sony’s PlayStation platforms.

Danar, Florent and Jad all worked on Naughty Dog’s latest title is The Last of Us Part II, as freelance concept artists. How did they manage to launch their work for Naughty Dog to this level? In a panel discussion they will talk about their professional journey.