Andrew Betts

I've been a 3D modeller in the games industry for 16 years and over that time I've learnt quiet a lot but it always brings a smile to my face when I find a new, better way of doing something. Why didn't I know that sooner? As well as games I've also worked on the several Xbox Avatar projects including the original Xbox Avatar Experience, Foxtel and a number of Xbox 360 Themes.

  • Worked on a variety of game project and undertaken a varied number of roles within those projects.
  • Learnt how to use a number of software packages both high end and in-house.
  • Become a valued member on several development teams.

Professional Experience:

Principal Artist/Art Co-ordinator, Febuary 2011 to Present
Rare Ltd, Manor Park, Twycross
  • Part of the Principal art team.
Senior Artist/Art Co-ordinator, June 2010 to Febuary 2011
Rare Ltd, Fazeley Studios, Birmingham
  • Working with a number of contract artists, mentoring, problem solving, etc.
  • Managing the art pipeline while also contributing to the given project with my own art work.
Senior Artist, June 1996 to May 2010
Rare Ltd, Manor Park, Twycross
  • Worked on Several multi-million selling game titles.
  • Character, background and cutscene artist on Conker’s Bad Fur Day.
  • Background and prop artist on Perfect Dark.
  • Prop artist on Banjo Kazooie: Nuts and Bolts.
  • Prop artist and art co-ordinator on Kinect Sports.


1993 to 1996 Hull University of Art, Hull
  • Bachelor Of Arts with Honours in Graphic Design/Animation
1992 to 1993 North Lindsey College of Arts
  • Btec Diploma in Art
1990 to 1992 Vermuden College of Further Education
  • A level in Art, grade B
  • A level in Technology, grade B
  • GCSE in Electronics, grade C
  • David Turner Roundtable Prize for Art 1992
1987 to 1990 Goole Grammar School
  • 9 GCSE’S in subjects such as Art, Technology, Technical Drawing, English, Mathermatics

Published Titles:

  • Conker's Pocket Tales
  • Conker's Bad Fur Day
  • Conker Live and Re-Loaded
  • Perfect Dark Zero
  • Banjo Kazooie: Nuts and Bolts
  • Xbox Avatar
  • Sonic and Sega All Star Racing Xbox 360
  • Kinect Sports
  • Kinect Sports: Season Two