Resume

Experience

Designer; Kidrobot, Remote

March 2022 – January 2023
Created product concepts (both blue sky and from IP), and adapted concepts into technical files used for production, including marking needed sample revisions.
Adapted concepts to match both the IP’s style guides and the product line.

Junior Designer; Loot Crate, Los Angeles, CA

November 2018 – January 2023
Developed original illustrations, product designs, and packaging for exclusive use within crate lines for licensors that included Marvel, Universal Pictures, Nickelodeon, and Bandai.
Curated the Elder Scrolls crate line with an eye for telling a story over the full year’s crates to appeal to fans familiar with the game world.
Updated and streamlined templates for most common item types and packaging across all crate lines.
Provided art direction to other team artists

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 sketching to cleaning up final images.

Freelance Illustrator; Loot Crate, Los Angeles, CA

February 2016 – November 2018
Became go-to illustrator for designing interactive packaging for various subscription box lines.
Ideated to include elements to reference that crate’s included products into themed box design.
Worked in vector and a limited color palette that varied by project.

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.

Freelance Illustrator; Anatomy for Kids, Los Angeles, CA

December 2012 – April 2014
Created story illustrations for series of educational children’s books based on previously decided art style.

Education

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

Traditional & digital drawing, painting & animation
3d modeling & texturing
Wacom Intuos & Cintiq experience
3D modeling and texturing
HTML, CSS, Python
Adobe Creative Cloud – After Effects, Dreamweaver, Flash, InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop
Autodesk Maya, Autodesk Mudbox, Microsoft Office Suite