Karakter is an award winning design studio and agency.

We design virtual worlds for entertainment productions.

We pride our visual designs to be charismatic, genuine solutions developed by means of holistic, brand-conscious thinking.

Our services cover the entire production process: Creative development, art direction, visual design, documentation.

Establish the DNA of the project, which will dictate all subsequent design decisions.
creative development
Develop content and plot ideas for the virtual world.
style guides
Translate the IP’s DNA and ideas into styleguides, to ensure the visual consistency of the project.
art direction
Supervise internal and external art departments to maintain the vision of the project.
Create benchmark pieces to inspire, inform, define or market the final product.

case studies
Sandbox – Albion Online
Yager - project (tba.)

Guerrilla Games - Horizon: Zero Dawn
Guerrilla Games – Horizon: Zero Dawn
Sandbox – Albion Online
Crytek – Ryse: Son of Rome
Spellbound – Gothic 4
Daedalic – A New Beginning

Guerrilla Games – Horizon: Zero Dawn
Crytek - RYSE
Str8labs – Audi Virtual Training
Blue Byte - The Settlers 7


We set up a team of specialists to solve the unique challenges each new project represents. Our network comprises experienced production designers, illustrators, writers, sculptors, technical artists, graphic designers and many more.

  • Valentin Lessnerkraus
    Managing Director
  • Steven Bagatzky
    Lead Artist
  • Tobias Mannewitz
    Creative Director
  • Henrik Bolle
    Creative Director
  • Robert Auls
    Project Coordinator
  • Lukas Kramer
    Studio Manager


karakter design studio GmbH
Saarbrücker Str. 24
10405 Berlin

0049–30–311 737 45
mail at karakter dot de

VAT-ID-No.: DE 318 341 843


For any and all jobs and services, our general terms and conditions apply.

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