Chris "Heezy" Hurtt is a multidisciplinary creator who excels in design, photography, animation, and business management.
Chris is a graduate from San Francisco State with a BS in Visual Communications. Chris has worked at Apple for the past 5 years and excels in a fast paced & engaging environment. Chris also runs his own brand, 8BitHipHop (as seen below), in which the products have made a strong presence not only in the Bay Area, but across the globe. Through his freelancing, Chris has worked with many music artists, including Kanye West, BJ the Chicago Kid, and Young Guru. He has also designed for major brands like Harper's Bazaar and Goldenvoice.
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Here's a sample of some graphic work I've done for artists within my 8BitHipHop style
Here are some of my favorite/most popular 8BitHipHop portraits.
I've created 300+ Portraits featuring artists and memorabilia throughout Hip Hop.
My partner writes blog posts on each of the artists. Find out more on my8bithiphop.com.
Sample of work that was designed to be printed and hung up.
A variety of projects that were designed as promotion for events, sales, tickets, etc.
Infographics that were designed to grab viewer attention & teach new information.
Branding & Identity
Logos and branding designed for companies and individuals.
General Animation & Video Production
When I'm not designing, I'm out shooting for artists.
This small sample of photos were all taken within the past year.
From San Francisco to Los Angeles to New York City.
Although I don't do much traditional artwork anymore, its still a reliable tool within my arsenal.
My favorite subject matter is portraits but I really sketch anything inspiring at the time.