Lill Martinez

Freelance Book Illustrator & Storyboarder

1014
Location:Trabuco Canyon, California, United States
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/lillmartinez
0
Kudos
4.5
2 Skills
Ask
Rate/Hr
Born and raised in Caracas, Venezuela. There, I majored in Communications and Journalism. In 2005 I moved to California to pursue my dream of becoming an illustrator and Storyboard artist. I am a recent graduate from Laguna College of Art and Design, majored in Illustration with an emphasis in Animation. I am also a language tutor and have been teaching for the past five years.

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS
Proficient using Mac and PC platforms, Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel), Gmail, Adobe Photoshop/Illustrator/Indesign.
Bilingual English/Spanish.
Experienced in digital airbrushing and painting, and traditional techniques than include ink, acrylics, oils, gouache, graphite, and watercolor.
Scheduling and receptionist experience
Commercial logo design experience
Professional art and language tutor at Saddleback College since May 2007.
Typing - 70wpm.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
MANIC Cd Artwork August 2012 - Present
Art Director, Concept Developer, Designer
Designed logo for band name.
Researched and gathered material for concept art.
Created complete artwork for album.

BELSHIRE ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES, INC. December 2012 - March 2013
Office Assistant
Created and updated compliance maps for gas stations using SmartDraw software.
General office duties such as filing , answering phones, emailing, copying and scanning.
Reviewed and processed compliance forms for gas stations onto company’s own database system.

SADDLEBACK COLLEGE L.R.C., Mission Viejo, CA October - November 2012
Campaign Poster Artist
Designed logo for the center’s “Own Your Success” campaign.
Researched and gathered material for concept art.
Created campaign proposal for Deans and Board of trustees.

SADDLEBACK COLLEGE L.A.P., Mission Viejo, CA May 2007 - Present
Art and Spanish Tutor / Receptionist
Manage front desk, calendars, and schedules for the department.
Train new staff and tutors.
Provide Spanish and Art instruction to college students from beginning to advanced levels.
Offer customer service and perform general office duties such as filing, answering phones, and emailing.

TIAX, Irvine, CA May - September 2011, July - September 2012
Office Assistant
Reviewed and processed applications for Proposition 1B Program of AQMD (Air Quality Management District).
Gathered, organized, and input data onto company’s own database system.
General office duties such as filing, answering phones, emailing, copying and scanning.

EDUCATION
LAGUNA COLLEGE OF ART AND DESIGN, BFA. Illustration and Animation Minor 12/2012
Overall GPA 3.87.
Obtained BFA in Illustration with emphasis in traditional animation
Latin Honors - *** laude
President’s Honor List (5 consecutive semesters)
Hybrid curriculum consisting of both traditional and digital media
Extensive Photoshop training: photo manipulation, airbrushing, digital painting, illustration, and mixed media
Character design, storyboarding, and sequential art
Experience in Adobe Illustrator.

SADDLEBACK COLLEGE, A.A. Fine Arts 5/2008
• Obtained A.A. degree
• Overall GPA 3.67
• Latin Honors - *** laude
Dean’s Honor List (4 consecutive semesters)

ADDITIONAL SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS
Three years of professional tutoring experience, including adults and children
Assiduous, self-motivated and detail oriented
Interests include Surrealism, Post-Impressionism and Futurism
Avid photography hobbyist

References available upon request.
Skills (2) Rating
Book Illustration
Storyboarding