Levi Hoffmeier
Levi Hoffmeier
Concept Artist, Illustrator, and Comic Author
Kansas City, United States

Summary

In love with worldbuilding and storytelling for as long as he can remember, Levi has worked with the likes of Microsoft, 343 Industries, Dark Horse Comics, Catalyst Game Labs, and more on his path to appeasing his inner 8-year-old.

After graduating with a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of Missouri with an emphasis on illustration and anatomical drawing, Levi taught himself digital painting and began experimenting with comics and game design. His early webcomic, A Fistful of Arrows (http://Leviathan.Bungie.org), made an impact on the Halo fan community by filling in the gaps of the story of Halo: Reach. He went on to create a science-fiction graphic novel entitled Mayflower (http://MayflowerComic.com) and the 80’s manga-inspired REmaster Monk.

Levi has illustrated in-house for the Kansas City Public Library and Cinder Block Brewery, and his art has been featured in a number of books, magazines, comics, and games, including the new Halo Encyclopedia, Halo: Evolutions, Shadowrun, The Pitch, the Joplin Toad, and Kansas City's Summer Reading program.

When not art-ing, Levi is likely sunbathing with The Clash blaring in his ears, dreaming of a Ferris Bueller-style life.

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Skills

IllustrationComic ArtConcept ArtStoryboardingCharacter DesignPortraitureWorld BuildingWritingStorytelling

Software proficiency

Photoshop
Photoshop
Procreate
Procreate
SketchBook Pro
SketchBook Pro
Illustrator
Illustrator
Corel Painter
Corel Painter
SketchUp
SketchUp

Productions

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    • Book
      Halo Encyclopedia
    • Year
      2022
    • Role
      Illustrator
    • Company
      Dark Horse Comics, Microsoft - 343 Industries
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    • Commercial / Advertisement
      Kansas City Summer Reading 2021
    • Year
      2021
    • Role
      Designer and Illustrator
    • Company
      Kansas City Public Library
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    • Commercial / Advertisement
      Kansas City Summer Reading Program
    • Year
      2020
    • Role
      Designer and Illustrator
    • Company
      Kansas City Public Library
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    • Book
      Mayflower
    • Year
      2015
    • Role
      Writer and Illustrator
    • Company
      Self-published
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    • Board & Card Games
      Shadowrun Sourcebooks
    • Year
      2013
    • Role
      Illustrator
    • Company
      Catalyst Game Labs
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    • Book
      Halo: A Fistful of Arrows
    • Year
      2011
    • Role
      Writer and Illustrator
    • Company
      Fan-creation