Chris Nickels is an artist working in the animation industry. 

Originally from Athens, Georgia, Chris attended the Savannah College of Art and Design where he earned his BFA in Illustration. He is currently working with Awesome Incorporated as a lead background artist working on content for Adult Swim. He still enjoys taking up a personal project or two in his spare time. When he puts down his pen he enjoys the outdoors, graphic novels, old cameras, whooping up on kids at super smash brothers, and being terrible at skateboarding.



Abbreviated CV

  • Visual development for Adult Swim's Bidgirl 
  • Senior background designer for Adult Swim's Birdgirl
  • Visual development for Adult Swim's Gemusetto Deathbeats 
  • Lead background designer for Adult Swim's Gemusetto Deathbeats 
  • Internship with Igor + Valentine 
  • Freelance Illustrator working with NPR, SXSW, Eater, Standart Japan,Charlotte Magazine, Tribeza Magazine, and others. 

Contact

Don't hesitate to reach out. 

706-206-8636

chris@chrisnickels.net

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