Pedro H. Cardoso
Pedro H. Cardoso
Background Design Supervisor @ PowerHouse Animation
Austin, United States

Pedro Henrique S. Cardoso is a Concept Artist and Illustrator with experience working in Animation, Video Games and Board Games. Pedro has worked on titles such as the Spyro Reignited Trilogy, Netflix's animated series Castlevania, Seis Manos, and Masters of the Universe: Revelation. Currently he is Background Design Supervisor with PowerHouse Animation Studios. He was featured as a Showcase Concept Artist on the Concept Art Awards 2019, for his contributions to the industry working on the Spyro Reignited Trilogy.

Pedro Graduated with a BFA from the Academy of Art University School of Visual Development, anticipated Fall 2017.

Fine Art Aficionado, Pedro teaches figure drawing classes at the Atelier Dojo, in Austin Texas.
2nd best still life painting award on the Academy of Art’s Spring Show 2015.
Bronze Medal award on the 46th Fine Art Show of the Navy Club of Rio de Janeiro.

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Skills

Digital PaintingEnvironment DesignMatte Painting3D ModelingPaintingCharacter Design

Software proficiency

Blender
Blender
Photoshop
Photoshop

Productions

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    • TV Production
      Masters of the Universe: Revelation
    • Year
      2021
    • Role
      Background Designer
    • Company
      PowerHouse Animation Studios
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    • TV Production
      Seis Manos
    • Year
      2019
    • Role
      Background Designer
    • Company
      PowerHouse Animation Studios
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    • TV Production
      Castlevania Season 2
    • Year
      2018
    • Role
      Background Painter
    • Company
      PowerHouse Animation Studios
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    • Video Game
      Spyro reignited Trylogy
    • Year
      2018
    • Role
      Concept Artist
    • Company
      Sanzaru Games

Experience

  • Background Design Supervisor at PowerHouse Animation
    United States of America
    November 2021 - Present

    Lead Conceptartist of Background Design team for streaming animated series. Background Design supervisors are responsible for keeping the team on schedule, assigning work for the team, and giving feedback to teammates. The BG Supervisor is also in direct communication with other production departments, as well as reporting to directors. The Backgroun Design team creates concepts, rough block-in models, black and white drawings, and background paintings for the animated series.

  • Background Designer and Painter at PowerHouse Animation Studios
    United States of America
    April 2018 - Present

    Background Designer and Painter on the Netflix anime series Seis Manos season 1.

    Designing, sketching and rough modeling environments in 3D and photoshop. Painting Concept Paintings and Matte Paintings.

  • Background/Layout Artist at PowerHouse Animation Studios
    Austin, United States of America
    April 2018 - Present

    Conception and Painting backgrounds and layouts for 2d Animation TV series such as Castlevania.

  • Concept Artist at Sanzaru Games
    Foster City, United States of America
    January 2018 - March 2018

    Concept Artist designing environment, props and characters for Spyro Reignited Trilogy for PlayStation 4.