Sami Sena
I am a visual artist based in Florianópolis, Brasil. My work is focused on concept art and illustration for entertainment design. I have worked for more than ten years in the Brazilian game industry, in art direction, visual development, 2d game assets production and texturing in several types of games. Also, I taught art related disciplines in a local university in the Games and Digital Entertainment Program and in a MFA in Illustration. My classes included topics such as character design, illustration, editorial illustration, digital painting and drawing fundaments. Nowadays, I work as a 2D Art Director at PUGA Studios.

Experience (projects, companies and roles I've been affiliated with):
Taikodom - Hoplon Infotainment - Lead artist (2005 - 2012)
Mistério dos Sonhos Trilogy - Xmile Learning - Art director /concept artist / 2D game artist (2013-2014)
Adventurezator - Pigasus Games - Art director /concept artist / 2D game artist (2012 - 2015)
Popeman - Freelancer - Concept artist / 2D artist (2014)
Kitty Kitchen - Freelancer - Concept artist (2014)
Universidade do Vale do Itajaí - UNIVALI - University lecturer (2017 - 2020)
Puga Studios - Art director (2021 ) / Learning consultant (2022 ) / 2D Art Director (2022 - currently)

Universidade do Estado de Santa Catarina - UDESC - Bachelor in Fine Arts (1999 - 2002)
Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina - UFSC - Master Degree in Engineering and Knowledge Management  (2015 - 2017)