I am a Southern California based artist and illustrator currently working as for 2K Visual Concepts. I specialize in 2D art and concept art. I enjoy working on figurative painting and drawing, character design, color styling and visual development. After graduating with an A.A. and an A.S. in Commercial Art from Ventura College I went on to receive a B.F.A. in Character Animation at California Institute of the Arts in 2008.

EXPERIENCE

2K Visual Concepts - Agoura Hills, CA

Artist (2017 - Present)

  • Designing UI layout and in-game icons. Concepting character attire items.
  • Shipped titles:

Zynga - Camarillo, CA

Artist (2016 - 2017)

  • Designing, painting, and implementing art assets for casual games.
  • Shipped titles: Crazy Cake Swap, True Vegas, Crazy Kitchen

Zindagi Games - Camarillo, CA

Artist (2015)

  • Designing, painting, and revising art assets for casual games.
  • Shipped titles: Disney Dream Treats, Yummy Gummy

Wordfisher Animation Studios - Taipei City, Taiwan

Concept Artist (2010 - 2015)

  • Creating paintings and drawings used in the visual development for an upcoming feature film.

King of Houston - Singapore

Freelance Illustrator (2008)

  • Completed a gallery of ten full-color illustrations for use online and in print.  Part of the 'Greatest Fighters Gallery.

Swarovski - Wattens, Austria

Animation Product and Development Layout (2007)

  • Development of animated promotional films.
  • Desiging for a new line of products.

Seminis - Oxnard, CA

Freelance illustrator (2005)

  • Executed a series of illustrations to be used in a nationwide ad campaign.

EDUCATION

California Institute of the Arts

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Character Animation, May 2008

Ventura College

Associate of Science in Commercial Art, May 2004

Associate of Arts in General Liberal Arts and Sciences, May 2003

SKILLS

Proficiency with the Adobe Design Suite, After Effects and Final Cut Pro, Corel Painter, and Manga Studio. Working knowledge of Unity, Perforce, ang Git.

EXHIBITIONS

2013 - 'Clash of the Classics' group show, A Little Known Craft, Anaheim, CA

2012 - 'The CalArts Animation Show' group show, Westfield Valencia Town Center, Santa Clarita, CA

2009 - Studio 201 group show, Studio 201, Ojai, CA

2008 - 'Studying Character' group show, Moral Punch Gallery, North Hollywood, CA

2005 - Studio 201 group show, Studio 201, Ojai, CA

2004 - 'It's Alive!' two man show, Studio 201, Ojai, CA