I am an illustrator and comic artist with interests in character design and concept art. I am hardworking and dependable, and eager to gain some work experience.
Education: Memphis College of Art. BFA in Design Arts, Concentration in Illustration and Sequential Narrative. Minor in Art History. May 2013.
Skills: Drawing, character design and creation, digital painting, comics production and lettering, visual and narrative storytelling, animation, storyboarding, HTML, CSS, basic design skills, traditional media, willingness to learn, attention to detail
Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Dreamweaver; Toonboom AnimatePro, StoryboardPro; Text Wrangler, Quicktime, Final Cut Pro, Microsoft Office Suite
Other skills: English, Spanish, Farsi, American Sign Language. Proficient writing and proofreading skills.
2013: Jabberblabber Magazine, Cartoonist Intern
Create cartoons, comics, puzzles, and other illustrated graphics for magazine and clients; proofread and edit content for magazine; assist in preparing for and facilitating events.
2012-2013: Memphis College of Art, Library Assistant (while full-time student)
Accession of new books, organize materials based on Library of Congress system, assist students in finding books and using library facilities.
2008-Present: Koch Filter Corporation, General Office Clerk
Assist HR department with payroll, 401-K/ROTH spreadsheets, new hire paperwork, vacation request forms, office memos, interpreting for Spanish- speaking employees, and performing general office duties.
2013: Liberal Arts Award, Memphis College of Art
2012: Digital Media Showcase: Created showcased animation “The Siren.”
2013: Created Open House poster for Memphis Gay and Lesbian Community Center (MGLCC)
2013: Gen Q, MGLCC
2012: Assisted in TOPS Gallery opening
2011: Playhouse On The Square Usher