Hi, I'm Darren Bacon, a concept artist based in Seattle, Washington.
I've worked on games, film and animation at companies like Bungie, Disney (ImageMovers Digital), Electronic Arts (Los Angeles) and Microsoft. I am currently the Lead Concept Artist at 343 Industries, a division of Microsoft Studios that develops the Halo franchise.
Please see my LinkedIn page for more detailed experience.
Nuthin’ But Mech 4 — contributing artist, Design Studio Press 2018
Robota — additional artist, Dover Publications, Inc., 2016
The Art of Halo 5: Guardians — contributing artist, interviewee, Insight Editions 2015
Nuthin' but Mech Vol.3 — contributing artist, Design Studio Press 2015
The Art of Destiny — contributing artist, Insight Editions 2014
Blast: Spaceship Sketches and Renderings — guest artist, Design Studio Press 2012
The Art of Disney’s A Christmas Carol — concept artist, Disney Editions 2009
In the Future… — co-author, Design Studio Press 2006
TECH INSIDER — This 'Halo 5' concept art is downright gorgeous
BUNGIE.NET — Breaking In
Killer Portfolio or Portfolio Killer: Advice from Industry Artists — GDC Speaker, 2018
Killer Portfolio or Portfolio Killer: Part 2 - Portfolio Reviews — GDC Speaker, 2017
Killer Portfolio or Portfolio Killer: Part 2 - Portfolio Reviews — GDC Speaker, 2015
2013 Ghosts in the Machine — Featured Artist, LTD Art Gallery Seattle, Washington