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Tristan Reidford is conceptual artist for Valve.


Currently living in Seattle, Reidford attended Coventry University.[1]

Reidford used to do independent contract work for Free Radical Design, Jones Garrard Move, and Valve, until he was hired by the latter. He models and textures with Maya.[1]

For Valve, Reidford specifically worked with Ted Backman and Jeremy Bennett on concept art for Half-Life 2: Episode Three, showing an Gordon Freeman confronting an Advisor, which was selected for the 2008 Into the Pixel Collection.

He also designed the two robots appearing in Portal 2’s co-operative campaign, ATLAS and P-body.[2]

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