Hideo Minaba (皆葉英夫, Minaba Hideo?) is a video game art director. He began work with Squaresoft in 1995 as a field graphics designer on the Super Famicom title Final Fantasy V. He contributed art as the art director of Final Fantasy VI. Working for the first time with Yasumi Matsuno in 1997, Minaba was placed in charge of graphical supervision on Final Fantasy Tactics for the Sony PlayStation.
Minaba left Square Enix in the middle of Final Fantasy XII development along with another other staff member to form Designation, a freelance art company.
List of works within Final FantasyEdit
|Game Name||Minaba's Role(s)|
|Final Fantasy V||Field Graphics|
|Final Fantasy VI||Art Director|
|Final Fantasy Tactics||Art Supervisor|
|Final Fantasy IX|| Art Director|
Character Design: Zidane, Garnet, Kuja, Beatrix
|Final Fantasy Tactics Advance||Art Supervisor|
|Final Fantasy XII||Art Director (with Isamu Kamikokuryo)|
|Dissidia 012 Final Fantasy||Costume Design: Marcus's Cloak and Treno Nobleman|
|Final Fantasy XIII-2|| Costume Design: Hope Estheim|
Character Design: Alyssa Zaidelle, Paddra Nsu-Yeul