Illustration• Design• Retouching• Art Direction.
•Detail-oriented designer that seeks to make each project exceed its potential. •Over 25 years of experience in advertising.
•Develops concepts into successful campaigns, driving increased sales, brand awareness, and client retention.
•Quality control of creative product. •Creative brainstorming and problem solving skills.
•Ability to create the improbable from nothing.•Skilled, versatile expert-level visualization and drawing skills.
FREELANCE ILLUSTRATOR 1984-Current, Art Rep: Deborah Wolfe, LTD.
Media forms: print materials, storyboards, Web page design, matte paintings
Art genres: character creation, 3D models, retouching, illustration
Ability to work in many visual styles within various budget and time constraints
Experienced with multitasking a variety of projects to meet client’s needs
FREELANCE/ONSITE ILLUSTRATOR 1989-2008, MARS Advertising
Freelance illustrator 1989-2004; Onsite illustrator 2004-2008
Number one “go-to guy” for photo retouching and art creation for brand identity
Worked with creative directors to enhance visual representation of an idea
Work within budget and time constraints
TEAM ARTIST 2002-2004, Sandbox Studios
High end automobile retouching and illustrated renderings for General Motors
Concept car visualization
Worked with fellow artists to accomplish large team projects
& Design, Inc. (1990-1992); Senior Artist at The Scene Shop Studio (1988-1990);
•Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, After Effects.•Lightwave, Vue, Poser, Painter
Additional Programs: 3D Coat, Modo, ZBrush, Real Flow, Daz Studio, Quidam, Motion Builder, Acrobat, Word, SketchUp, Flash, Cinema4D, Quark, etc.
Lucas Film, Best Buy, Hitachi, Lockheed Martin, Ford, Chrysler, GM
The Oogieloves, Evil Dead II and lll, Harry and the Henderson’s, Darkman, Flesh Gordon II, Windego, Moontrap, Collision Course, The Wrong Guys, The Carrier, The Rosary *******
Emmy in Production Design for TV show, “Babe’s World” Featured in “Expose 6” for storytelling digital illustration Society of Illustrators Exhibition Award
BFA in Advertising, College for Creative Studies, 1985