Revved up, take-charge visual storyteller with an instinct to create high quality work and enjoys helping others succeed. Ability to adapt and work as part of a team or independently in order to meet project deadlines. Tireless enthusiasm for research, learning new skills, and sharing knowledge with others.
Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite and Creative Cloud
Proficiency in Mac and Windows operating systems
Working knowledge of the animation production pipeline
Working knowledge of file preparation for digital and print presentation
Proficient in pencil, ink and marker sketching
Trained in charcoal and other dry media on paper
FREELANCE ILLUSTRATION | University Tees | Remote | 2018-Present
Digital illustrations for the custom collegiate apparel market.
FREELANCE CHARACTER & PRODUCTION DESIGN | Scott Wiser, LLC | Remote | 2016
Contributed character and production design for Layers: An Animated Short.
GRAPHIC ARTIST | Arrow International, Inc. | Cleveland, OH | 2011-Present
Vector illustration and decorative typography for the bingo and instant-win game markets. Assist Creative Manager with revision and creation of documents and templates utilized by the entire Creative department. Experience with licensed brands including Warner Brothers, DC, King Features and Hanna-Barbera.
EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
CG Master Academy | Character Design for Animation
Oatley Academy of Visual Storytelling | Painting Drama I & II, First Flight visual development workshop
Cleveland Institute of Art | Bachelor of Fine Arts, Illustration and Communication Design