Freelance Artist & Designer; AuFINCH Design

January 2023 – Present

  • Clients include Diamond Select Toys, Papa & Barkley and more.
  • Illustrated concepts for future figural products for existing IPs like Star Wars.
  • Adapted content across multiple platforms including email, social media, and print.
  • Produced images for promotional materials and product catalogs via non-destructive photography editing.

Designer; Kidrobot, Remote

March 2022 – January 2023

  • Created product concepts and technical vector files used for production, including orthographic images, deco sheets, and various packaging elements. Directed sample revisions with overseas manufacturers to ensure sample product would receive IP holder approval.
  • Adapted characters from a wide range of IPs including Hello Kitty, Pinocchio, Pee-wee’s Playhouse, The Muppets, and Avatar: The Last Airbender to match both their preexisting style guides and the styles of internal brand plush product lines.
  • Designed the Hello Kitty Halloween 2023 vinyl miniseries, the associated pin set and all packaging, and the Kidrobot Holiday Dunny for 2023.

Junior Designer; Loot Crate, Los Angeles, CA

November 2018 – January 2023

  • Ideated product designs and developed original illustrations, mechanical files, and packaging for exclusive use within crate lines for licensors that included Marvel, Universal Pictures, Nickelodeon, and Bandai across a wide range of hard line and soft line products. Followed projects from concept to final production including directing sample revisions with both overseas and stateside manufacturers.
  • Curated the Elder Scrolls Crate line to focus on storytelling via the year’s collection of products to give subscribers a variety of shirts, pins, kitchenware, and other accessories closely tied to the game’s universe.
  • Updated and unified templates for most common item types and packaging across all crate lines to remove redundancy in common tasks.
  • Art directed an additional remote team of artists on various product and packaging projects to increase the Loot Crate creative team’s output, ensuring projects would be on spec and meet IP holder approval.

Temp. Production Artist; Bouqs Co., Marina Del Rey, CA

September 2018 – November 2018

  • Streamlined templates used for most common design uses including marketing emails and banners.
  • Rebuilt and updated product catalogs and created templates for future use.
  • Involved along the entire photography pipeline from thumbnail sketches to final image editing.

Temp Designer; BLT Communications, LLC., Hollywood, CA

March 2016 – June 2016

  • Created and edited early sketch concepts for film & TV promotional materials.
  • Adapted art to various provided templates and completed requested revisions.
  • Designed look books and improved flexibility of book templates in InDesign used for presenting sketches and other ideation to clients.

Designer & Illustrator; Freelance

December 2012 – January 2023

  • Clients included Loot Crate, Papa & Barkley, Petrol Advertising, and more
  • Became go-to illustrator for designing vector-based interactive packaging for subscription box lines. Designs referenced included IPs, used limited color palettes, and were prepared for flexo printing.
  • Developed suite of promotional assets for local club show including logo, advertisements, badges, banners, and signs with an eye for reusability for future years.
  • Created story illustrations for series of educational children’s books that matched preexisting art style.


Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA

B.F.A in Illustration, with concentration in Entertainment Arts
Participant in the Dot Exchange. Teaching Assistant.
Graduated with honors

CSU Channel Islands, Camarillo, CA

Bachelor of Arts in Studio Art, with emphasis in Digital Media
Minor in Computer Game Design & Development
Graduated Magna Cum Laude

Skills & Software

Art direction, consumer products design (hardlines & softlines), packaging design, concept art, visual development, character design, prop design. Illustration, digital sculping, realistic drawing, stylized drawing, digital drawing, digital painting, traditional drawing, 3d modeling. Wacom Intuos & Cintiq experience.

Adobe Creative Cloud (includes Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Lightroom Classic, Adobe Workfront). Procreate. Maxon Zbrush, Blender. Figma. Microsoft Office Suite. Google Workspace. Asana, Jira, Basecamp, Smartsheet, Trello, Wrike.