Gabor Szikszai - Illustrator, Graphic Designer, Art Director in the Game Industry
Gabor Szikszai graduated in 1990 from the Hungarian University of Fine Arts with an MFA degree in Graphic Art, Art History, and Teaching of Artistic Drawing.
An unexpected commission from the popular sci-fi magazine “Galaktika” in 1989 made partnering with Zoltan Boros, another illustrator and friend, an obvious choice.
The historic success of their first artistic collaboration kept the two artists together as “Boros-Szikszai” for the next 25 years, through an assortment of assignments including advertising illustrations, storyboards for numerous multinational advertising agencies, and artistic illustrations for book covers, role playing games and trading card games.
The Boros-Szikszai collaboration ended in 2010, with Gabor moving to Boston, MA. Since then Gabor has resided in Boston, New York, Reno, and Los Angeles while contributing to the birth of numerou titles in the Game industry. He has acted as Art Director, Concept Artist, and Freelance Artist for companies such as Nuukster, Hit Point, Arkadium, True Office, Sony Online Entertainment, IGT, Activision, Seismic Games, and most recently Niantic.
He occasionally accepts freelance illustration commissions in his free time, and continues to collaborate with Zoltan for certain specific projects.