Rene Recato

Freelance Comic Artist & Digital Artist

Location:Renton, Washington, United States
2 Skills
Rene Recato
Digital Artist

Creative position in Game Art, Illustration, Graphic Design or Web Graphic Design

CTE Substitute Teacher, Federal Way School District - Federal Way, WA - Jan 2011 - Present
Taught Photography and Photoshop at the High School level. Certified to teach Art, Graphic Design and Photography in Federal Way.

Web Graphic Designer, FaithNetwork Inc. - Bellevue, WA - Feb 2008 - July 2008
Created dynamic front end designs for client’s websites. Designed logos and marketing materials for clients upon request.

Graphic Designer / Web Designer, Design Utopia - Kirkland, WA - Oct 2006 - Aug 2007
Designed and managed graphic design, marketing materials, advertising and websites for Interior Design firm. Duties also included designing company business identity and logos, copywriting and vendor relations.

Art Director / Artist / Graphic Designer, Sunrise Identity - Woodinville, WA - June 2000 - June 2006
Managed a creative art department that consisted of 4 artists. Directed art projects from concept to completion. Lead team meetings and evaluated employee performances. Developed presentation materials and implemented efficient workflow processes. Researched and developed market trends. Duties also included designing retail t-shirt designs for screenprinting and designing promotional and print materials for corporate clients.

Graphic Designer, Global Leisure Travel - Seattle, WA - Jan 2000 - June 2000
Designed magazine, newspaper, e-mail and fax ads for Seattle area travel company.

Artist, Brazos Sportswear - Tukwila, WA - July 1997 - May 1998
Designed licensed retail t-shirt designs for boys, juniors and girls markets.

Bellevue College - Bellevue, WA - Mar 2009 - Mar 2010
Completed a Certificate in Animation and Graphics. Focused areas of study were Computer Animation and Motion Graphics.

Art Institute of Seattle - Seattle, WA - Sept 1994 - June 1996
Graduated with an Associate of Applied Art Degree in Visual Communications. Illustration and Graphic Design Major. Merit Scholar.

Roosevelt High School - Seattle, WA - Sept 1990 - June 1994
Graduated with a Diploma. Honors Scholar.

Skills and Software Proficiency
3d - modeling, texturing, weighting, rigging, animation, lighting, rendering, Autodesk Maya, Autodesk Mudbox

2d - motion graphics, digital painting, graphic design, traditional media, Adobe CS4, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Flash, Dreamweaver, After Effects, Fireworks, Corel Painter, Macromedia Freehand, QuarkXPress

Available upon request
Skills (2) Rating
Comic Art
Digital Art