MICHAEL CHANG

michael@twistingheavens.com

PORTFOLIO

Headset for Mass Effect : Andromeda

A transformative redesign of PDP’s Afterglow LVL5+ Headset into an object resembling equipment from the Mass Effect universe. (Now sold as Afterglow LVL6+).

Headset Concepts for Mass Effect : Andromeda

Concepts focused on incorporating various design elements of the game’s prominently featured N7 armor while maintaining compatibility with components of the existing PDP Afterglow LVL 5+ headset.

Gears of War 4 Lancer Replica

To achieve the detail and accuracy of this 1:1 scale replica I provided detailed instructions on deco, color, material, and finish, and reviewed samples at each stage of production.

Gears 5 Collector's Edition

Work on this project included rendering and painting the drone, designing the controller, patch, ID, manual, packaging, and promotional images.

Mass Effect: Andromeda - Nomad RC Replica

To achieve the detail and accuracy of this 18:1 scale replica I provided detailed instructions on deco, color, material, and finish, and reviewed samples at each stage of production.

Pokémon Elements

Designed with a richer finish and more serious tone to appeal to a core demographic of fans in their twenties. Each character is accented with traditional Japanese motifs of its elemental type.

Pokémon Badges

To imbue the inherent cuteness of Pokémon with a certain streetwise toughness and attitude I looked to youth subcultures like punks, bikers, teddy boys, rudies, and psychobillies.

PDP Faceoff Controllers : Phantom Black & Breath of the Wild

Patterns of shifting light are created using a technique inspired by luxury textiles like silk damask.

User Manual for Victrix Team AMP

The design follows established brand guidelines to maintain cohesion with the other products in this line of professional gaming equipment: PDP’s Pro AF headset and Pro FS fightstick.

Pixel Pals

PDP’s line of collectible figures brings favorite heroes and villains to life with illuminated artwork. I worked on the initial concept and specifications, and created pixel characters for the lifespan of the project.

Pixel Pals Concepts

For these more complex characters I used a different approach to give them greater detail and veracity while retaining the same small size and low resolution of standard Pixel Pals.

Legendary Pokémon DS Accessories

This set of accessories for the Nintendo DS employs a restricted palette to give these legendary Pokémon the dramatic flair of Japanese lacquerware.

Mario Switch Cases

A fresh and fun take on Mario for all ages and genders with clean, graphic artwork and bright brand colors.

Nintendo Switch System Travel Cases

Surrounding artwork was created to complement the character assets, then the entire image was reproduced in relief using drip molding. Available from pdp.com.

Pikmin Solar Bobblers

These solar-powered toys draw energy from the sun, just like real Pikmin! The gentle swaying motion charmingly conveys their contentment, curiosity, and vacuous stupidity.