Execute compelling material in the form of illustrations, graphic designs and 2-Dimensional content for any and all projects demanding visual art. Tell stories through dynamic illustrations. Provide creative solutions to industrial design problems.
2005-2010 Art Center College of Design Pasadena, CA
Product Design/Illustration/Entertainment Design
Studied Industrial Design and Illustration, honed craft and presentation skills
Awarded Art Center and Coyne Family Foundation Scholarships
Art Center Student Gallery: Summer 2008 “Grim Fandango video game sequel development.”
April-May 2013 Heart of Los Angeles (HOLA)
Los Angeles, CA
-Provided homework help for Elementary, Middle, and High School-age students.
-Assisted HOLA visual art teachers by focusing on individual attention to HOLA visual art students and their creative assignments.
-Helped with care and cleanup of HOLA art studio materials.
January 2013 Prologue Films
-Created 2D visual art assets for cinematic pitch to video game company Riot Games.
December 2012 Focus Talent & Promotions
-Handed-out free samples of Nutella, a hazelnut spread made by Ferrero, Inc., and provided information regarding nation-wide Nutella contest at various locations within Los Angeles.
-Assisted with set up and clean up of Nutella truck.
August 2010-September 2012 Mattel Inc.
El Segundo, CA
Associate Designer, Boys Entertainment
-Created designs, functions, colors & aesthetics for toys for Warner Brothers & DreamWorks Animation licensed properties.
-Developed and expanded content for Mattel’s Franchise Development department & other internal intellectual properties.
-Worked with outside vendors to execute & manage content for Mattel properties
June-August 2010 Eddie Yang Studio/THQ Inc.
Agoura Hills, CA
Asst. Art Director
-Outlined comments for revisions/digitally painted overlays over 3D model images for wrestling video games.
2009-2010 “Bodyworks for Total Health”/Estelle Underwood (employer)
South Pasadena, CA
-Created instructional imagery for personal exercise product.
Dec. 2009-March 2010 James Lemont Fogg Memorial Library
Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA
-Sorted and shelved library inventory.
Summer 2008 Digital Ranch Productions/Abe Scheuermann
Sherman Oaks, CA
-Provided orthographic illustrations for “Animal Planet” tv series, “Animal
Summer 2008 Thinkwell Design & Production/Randy Ewing
-Worked on the conceptual visual aspects of various projects including museum exhibitions, theme parks, & resorts/hotel attractions.
-Gained knowledge of design for theme parks by working closely with staff designers and art directors.
Sept 2007-May 2009 Art Center College of Design
-Provided assistance with Art Center student fundamental drawing assignments for Scott Robertson’s Viscomm 2 and Norm Schureman’s Viscomm 4 classes.
May 2007-January 2008 Beckett Advisors, Inc.
-Updated company databases through research.
-Established relationships with outside businesses through phone call interfacing.
August-Sept 2007 Art Center College of Design, Copy/Print Center
Copy Center Assistant
-Provided printing, copying, and bookbinding services for students & teachers.
-Re-stocked paper for campus printers.
April-June 2006 “formlanguage.com”/Dallas Good (employer) Pasadena, CA
Concept Designer, Researcher
-Produced artwork and made ideations for an educational website system teaching form development.
January 2006-Sept 2007 Art Center College of Design: Pasadena High School, Los Angeles County High School for the Arts.
High School Art Mentor
-Provided help and instructed students with various art, illustration & design projects.
Summers 2003-2005 South Pasadena High School Pool
-Ensured safety of pool attendees.
-Taught swim lessons to children ages 3-12.
-Assisted with pool maintenance.
Traditional Media Skills: Pencil and Pen Sketching, Rapid Vis. Marker and chalk rendering. Acrylic, watercolor, and oil painting.
Basic model-making skills.
Digital Skills: Adobe Creative Suite: Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator
(Adobe InDesign (learning)
Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, & Excel