Qiu Fang

"Qiu Fang is an Irvine-based concept artist who specializes in stylized character design. Matriculating from the Entertainment Design Program at Art Center College of Design. He currently leads the character concept pipeline on Blizzard Entertainment's Overwatch 2. When not drawing characters of his own, Qiu can be found teaching design thinking and process to up-and-coming professionals."

Participant Schedule

Sunday 10/16


Creating Iconic Heroes with the Overwatch Team!

Sunday 10/16 12:10PM - 1:10PM Room 211

Paul Warzecha, Qiu Fang, Daryl Tan, Rakan Khamash

From conceptual sketches to final character models learn how the Overwatch team breathes life into the heroes of Overwatch 2.

Members of the Overwatch concept team will show what goes into creating new hero and skin designs followed by the character modeling team sharing how these are translated into final ingame models. Big emphasis on creating appealing characters that resonate with players and how to make sure we don’t lose the cool factor as the designs are taken into 3 dimensions.


Careers in Entertainment Design after ArtCenter

Sunday 10/16 4:00PM - 5:00PM Room 101

ArtCenter, Prog Wang, Qiu Fang, Ainsley Dye, Guillaume Aretos, Tim Campos

A conversation with alumni and young professionals about life as a concept artist after ArtCenter.
Topics will be:
-Preparing for a career as a Character Designer
-Preparing for a career as a Story Artist
-Preparing for a career as a Concept Artist in Animation
-Preparing for a career as a Concept Artist in Video Games
-Career paths for Concept Artists