Art Director , DONTNOD
Michel Koch started his career in 2003 as a freelance illustrator for various collectible card games, role playing games and book covers. Since then, he has worked on many well-known franchises such as Call of Cthulhu, Game of Thrones and Vampire: the Masquerade. In 2006 he began working in the video game industry as a freelance concept artist for projects such as EVE Online, Sonic Unleashed, R.U.S.E and World of Darkness Online. In 2008 he joined DONTNOD Entertainment as a lead concept artist, then as the co-art director alongside art director Aleksi Briclot. They worked together on building the visual universe of the game Remember Me (published by Capcom). He also worked heavily on the environmental storytelling of the game’s universe, collaborating closely with the lead writer. He is now the co-game director and art director of Life Is Strange, an episodic modern adventure game, developed by DONTNOD Entertainment and published by Square Enix. His favorite video game is Silent Hill 2.