Viz Artist in Residence

The search for the world’s best Viz Artist is over!

1 Sep 2021

Johannes SkoogA winner has been selected!

Congratulations Johannes Skoog!
2021 Viz Artist in Residence


Johannes is a Swede working as a Graphics Producer and Art Director at TV 2 Denmark, Denmark’s largest television station. Johannes started off his career as a photojournalist working for several newspapers, television, and radio stations in Sweden. It was when he was working as a TV reporter when he was first introduced to the world of Vizrt. He ended up being a key player when the station launched a completely new 24/7 broadcasting studio. Today, Johannes is a certified Viz Guru in Virtual Set Design and has deep knowledge of the full Vizrt suite.

Viz Artist Designer Finalists

Aleksii Gutiantov

With 12 years of experience in broadcast augmented reality engines, Aleksii has built multiple television-production studios working with AR / VR objects. He has developed a unique approach to working with optical tracking systems in outdoor locations to obtain stable coordinate real-time packages in all weather conditions.

Aleksii has been the Head of the Augmented Reality Department at Ukraine’s national TV channel, and the first certified engineer and a pioneer for Vizrt systems in the Ukraine region. Aleksii is also the co-founder for OpenSET AR Solutions.

Aleksii is actively involved in promoting real-time render technologies in the broadcast environment all over the world.

Artem Shatrov

Artem is a Viz Artist Designer and motion graphics designer who has experience in the creation, adaptation, and integration of real-time broadcast graphics, including data-driven graphics, virtual sets and lower thirds.

Besides Vizrt products, Artem uses Cinema4D, Adobe After Effects, Photoshop, Illustrator, Substance Painter, Unreal Engine.

Artem works in the Russian state-run tv channel where he is responsible for every event that uses graphics on air.

He also writes music, loves sci-fi books, cooking and traveling.

Camila Titoneli

Camila has a journalism degree and is a graphic designer with over 16 years of experience. She has been working at wTVision for over 8 years, creating broadcast graphics, implementing graphics in real-time software such as Viz Artist and others, and managing the graphics team in Brazil.

Over these years, Camila has done a variety of projects, including sports, news, elections, e-sports.

Passionate about art, she is very curious, loves studying and learning new things.

Declan Norris

Declan is a 3D graphics and Viz Artist designer currently working for a leading national broadcaster based in Auckland, New Zealand. Declan primarily builds augmented reality graphics while maintaining a strong design focus across a diverse range of news and current affairs programmes. He is passionate about both the creative and technical aspects of the job, and enjoys creating functional AR graphics and exploring new tools for innovative design.

Johannes Skoog

Johannes is a Swede working as a Graphics Producer and Art Director at TV 2 Denmark, Denmark’s largest television station. Johannes started off his career as a photojournalist working for several newspapers, television, and radio stations in Sweden. It was when he was working as a TV reporter when he was first introduced to the world of Vizrt. He ended up being a key player when the station launched a completely new 24/7 broadcasting studio. Today, Johannes is a certified Viz Guru in Virtual Set Design and has deep knowledge of the full Vizrt suite.

Pablo Girola

Pablo graduated in Audiovisual Design from the University of Buenos Aires. In 2007 Pablo began working with Vizrt on the Argentine news channel C5N, then Cronica TV and finally on Channel 13 in Argentina.

Since 2010 Pablo has been a freelance designer, creating different designs such as the Telenoche, the emblematic newscast of Argentina. At the same time, he developed his career as a film, tv and video clip director, acquiring experience related to the cinematographic universe, cameras and photography direction.

Asano Kin Yobi

With over seven years of experience, Asano is a Viz Artist and 3D Graphics designer who currently works at CNBC Indonesia as their Motion Graphics Coordinator. With a focus on creating broadcast graphics, Asano is passionate about 3D, and its implementation into the technology he uses and content he produces. Previously he has worked at Trans7 and Metro TV.