SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS
Skilled at presenting concepts in a clear and entertaining manner.
Experienced at collaborating closely with art directors to develop concepts, expand on rough ideas, and see them through to completion.
Experienced at enhancing humorous ideas.
Adept at Adobe Photoshop
27 years of meeting tight deadlines.
1993 - present: Bart Bemus Studio, Chicago, IL
Owner / Storyboard Illustrator
Work can be viewed at ThatStoryboardGuy.com
Accomplished illustrator: storyboards, shooting boards, animatics, and concept drawings for advertising agencies.
A selected list of recent clients:
Cavalry - Coors Light
DDB – McDonald’s, Budweiser, Bud Light, State Farm, Capitol One, Wrigley, Dell, Sierra Mist, Office Max
Martin Agency – Hanes, Xfinity
DraftFCB – Miller Light, Coors Light, S.C.Johnson
Leo Burnett – Samsung
Element 79 – Cricket, Cracker Barrel, Illinois Lottery
HY Connect – Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Museum of Science and Industry
Two x Four – Grainger, Wrangler, Firestone, Navy Pier, John Buck, Chicago Bears
The Integer Group – Miller/Coors
Y&R - Coors Light
Contributed to over 30 Super Bowl commercials for Budweiser, Bud Light, McDonald’s, and Cars.com.
1986 – 1993: Bart Bemus Studio, Chicago, IL and Seattle, WA
Owner / Finished Illustrator
Created commissioned paintings used as illustrations for national advertising campaigns, magazines, and major book publishers.
Illustrated most of the 1980’s Corona Beer ads that ran in all formats, including Time, Sports Illustrated and Rolling Stone Magazines.
Designed and Illustrated book covers, including all early covers for mystery writer Kay Fellerman and a cover for Michael Crichton.
1980-1984 BFA in Illustration
The Columbus College of Art and Design – Columbus, OH
Magna *** Laude