Denman Rooke
Denman Rooke
Illustrator, art director, and concept artist. He/Him.
Galway, Ireland

Denman Rooke is an illustrator, art director, and concept artist based in Galway, Ireland. Currently an Associate Art Director at Sumo Digital, he also illustrates for projects like Magic the Gathering & D&D. Previous work includes art direction for Empire of Sin.

With experience in various industries including games, film, apparel, publishing, editorial, and advertising, his art can be found in projects like Magic the Gathering, Pathfinder, and Behind the Scenes in The Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug. Additionally he has been published internationally in issues of the Spectrum Annual, Digital Artist magazine, and ImagineFX.

Skills

IllustrationConcept ArtArt DirectionVis-DevDigital Sculpting3D Modeling

Software proficiency

Photoshop
Photoshop
Procreate
Procreate
Blender
Blender
ZBrush
ZBrush
Maya
Maya
3DCoat
3DCoat
Substance 3D Designer
Substance 3D Designer
Substance 3D Painter
Substance 3D Painter
Marmoset Toolbag
Marmoset Toolbag
Unity
Unity

Experience

  • March 2022 - Present
    Artist/Owner at RÚCACH
    Galway, Ireland

    Art services studio with a focus on Illustration, concept art, and art direction for games, tv, and film.

  • March 2022 - Present
    Associate Art Director at Sumo Digital

  • May 2007 - Present
    Illustrator, Art Director, and Concept Artist at Freelance
    Galway, Ireland

  • July 2018 - Present
    Freelance Artist at Wizards of the Coast

  • May 2017 - January 2022
    Lead Artist & Art Direction at Romero Games
    Galway, Ireland

  • March 2013 - April 2017
    Lead Concept Artist at Digit Game Studios
    Dublin, Ireland

  • July 2012 - December 2016
    Freelance Artist at Pathfinder RPG by Paizo

Productions

  • 3max
    • Video Game
      Empire of Sin
    • Year
      2020
    • Role
      Lead Artist & Art Direction
    • Company
      Romero Games
  • Sigil socialmedia
    • Video Game
      SIGIL
    • Year
      2019
    • Role
      Logo & packaging design
    • Company
      Romero Games
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    • Board & Card Games
      Magic: the Gathering - Crimson Vow
    • Year
      2021
    • Role
      Illustrator
    • Company
      Wizards of the Coast
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    • Board & Card Games
      Magic: the Gathering - Midnight Hunt
    • Year
      2021
    • Role
      Illustrator
    • Company
      Wizards of the Coast
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    • Board & Card Games
      Magic: the Gathering - D&D Adventures in the Forgotten Realms
    • Year
      2021
    • Role
      Illustrator
    • Company
      Wizards of the Coast
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    • Board & Card Games
      Magic: the Gathering - Strixhaven
    • Year
      2021
    • Role
      Illustrator
    • Company
      Wizards of the Coast
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    • Board & Card Games
      Magic: the Gathering - Kaldheim
    • Year
      2021
    • Role
      Illustrator
    • Company
      Wizards of the Coast
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    • Board & Card Games
      Magic: the Gathering - Commander Legends
    • Year
      2020
    • Role
      Illustrator
    • Company
      Wizards of the Coast
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    • Board & Card Games
      Magic: the Gathering - Zendikar Rising
    • Year
      2020
    • Role
      Illustrator
    • Company
      Wizards of the Coast
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    • Board & Card Games
      Magic: the Gathering - Core Set 2021
    • Year
      2020
    • Role
      Illustrator
    • Company
      Wizards of the Coast
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    • Board & Card Games
      Magic: the Gathering - Ikoria
    • Year
      2020
    • Role
      Illustrator
    • Company
      Wizards of the Coast
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    • Video Game
      Magic: the Gathering Arena
    • Year
      2018
    • Role
      Illustrator
    • Company
      Wizards of the Coast
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    • Mobile Game
      Star Trek: Fleet Command
    • Year
      2018
    • Role
      Lead Concept Artist
    • Company
      Digit Game Studios
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    • Board & Card Games
      Pathfinder Campaign Setting: Inner Sea Faiths
    • Year
      2015
    • Role
      Cover Illustrator
    • Company
      Paizo
  • Kings of the realm
    • Mobile Game
      Kings of the Realm
    • Year
      2014
    • Role
      Lead Concept Artist
    • Company
      Digit Game Studios
  • Pirate's honor
    • Book
      Pathfinder Tales: Pirate's Honor
    • Year
      2013
    • Role
      Cover Illustrator
    • Company
      Paizo
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    • Board & Card Games
      Pathfinder: Mythic Adventures
    • Year
      2013
    • Role
      Illustrator
    • Company
      Paizo
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    • Board & Card Games
      Pathfinder: Ultimate Campaign
    • Year
      2013
    • Role
      Illustrator
    • Company
      Paizo
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    • Board & Card Games
      Pathfinder Player Companion: Blood of the Night
    • Year
      2012
    • Role
      Illustrator
    • Company
      Paizo
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    • Board & Card Games
      Pathfinder: NPC Codex
    • Year
      2012
    • Role
      Illustrator
    • Company
      Paizo