Background and career
Jose Vega is a concept designer and visual development artist whose work mainly centers on the video game and film industries. He is currently the Lead Supervisor in the Background Department for the Castlevania Netflix series at Powerhouse Animation Studios in Austin, Texas.
Vega graduated with a bachelor in Media Arts and Animation from the Art Institute. He started his career as a 3D visualization artist, working on architecture and interior design in Florida. After four years, his career took a different direction for the next couple of years until recently. Since he moved back to his hometown, Puerto Rico, three years ago, Jose Vega started developing his skills as a concept artist and illustrator. Working on indie projects, as well as small personal projects for clients, his passion for the arts grew more and more each day.
He is very passionate about working in a team and building great projects for the entertainment industry. He has worked for companies such as: Fantasy Flight Games and Cryptozoic Entertainment –making card illustrations, maps and environments–, Startling, Inc., Hirez Studios, Replicas, Shy the Sun, Wizards of the Coast, Cryptozoic Entertainment, Blur Entertainment, Riot Games, and others.