Education:

Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA
B.S. Degree in Entertainment Design (9/ 2011 - 12/ 2015)

Art Center Scholarship (2013 - 2015)
Art Center Provost’s List, GPA above 3.8 (2014)

 

Experience:

Background Designer (8/2017 - 11/2017)
Titmouse, Los Angeles, CA
- Designed and colored backgrounds based on storyboards for Clash Royale animated commercials and a music video using Photoshop and Flash
- Designed, colored backgrounds for an upcoming animated feature, Foxy Trotter  

Background Designer (1/2017 - 5/2017)
Stoopid Buddy Stoodios, Burbank, CA
- Designed backgrounds and props for an upcoming animated show, Hot Streets, for Adult Swim
-  Assisted in coloring props, characters, and backgrounds 

Character Designer (7/2016 - 8/2017)
Lowbrow Studio, Norwalk, CT
- Designed characters and props for Youtube animated shorts, How it Should have Ended: After Credits.
-  Also executed various styles of character designs and props for other series of animated shorts such as WWE and High Crimes
-  Prepared characters for rigging in Adobe Flash

Character Designer (11/2016, 2/2017)
Creable, Los Angeles, CA
-  Drew character turnaround and expression / pose sheets for a children’s show
-  Worked on storyboards

Concept Artist/ Storyboard Artist (4/ 2016)
Gorilla Pictures, Burbank, CA
- Designed vehicles for an upcoming animated movie
- Drew panels for storyboards and animatics
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Graphic Designer/ Product Designer (1/2016 - 8/2016)
Sentiments Inc. , Los Angeles, CA
- Designed pet brochures, catalogs, ads, products, and logo using Illustrator and Photoshop
- Designed and edited graphic patterns and pet products for their Disney license products

Concept Artist (6/ 2015 - 8/ 2015)
Assailant Studios, Los Angeles, CA
- Input ideas for an upcoming mobile game
- Designed characters and layouts

 

Skills:

- Character Design
- Conceptual Exploration
- Prop Design
- Background Design
- Storyboarding
- Visual Development
- Adobe Photoshop
- Adobe Illustrator
- Google Sketchup
- Zbrush

 

Recognition:

2016 Nickelodeon Artist Program Semi-Finalist: General Design