ALEX T. LIN
Full Portfolio: http://alexlin0909.wix.com/alextlin
To express my artistic talent to bring characters and worlds to life. I bring a fusion of Japanese Anime and traditional North American styles.
SKILLS & ABILITIES
Classical animation: trained pen and paper animation, character design, and layout design.
Digital: Adobe Photoshop, Corel Painter
2D Animation: Flash, Unity Spine
3D Animation: 3D Studio Max 2011, Blender 2.3
ANIMATOR/LEAD DESIGNER, MIRTHWERX,
2010 - Present
Lead artist for iOS and Android game studio.
Responsible for character design, layout, title screen, icons, and other game assets.
Painted characters and backgrounds for children’s digital story book, A is for App: The IT Alphabet.
Created over 4,000 frames for “Catch the Monkey” game characters.
GENERAL MANAGER/IN HOUSE ARTIST, HOBBY KINGDOM GAME STORE
Helped create Canada’s premier tabletop gaming store in Burlington, Ontario. Designed the 2,500 sq.ft. with custom digitally painted 8’x10’ murals in the private gaming rooms.
Designed and painted background art for website.
As store manager, responsible for creating marketing materials (advertisements, flyers, posters), hiring, training, product selection of board games, role playing games, card games, and miniature games, Ran gaming events and tournaments for customers, and special events of up to 80+ attendees.
PENCIL ARTIST FOR TRANSFORMERS COMICS, DREAMWAVE COMICS
2005 - 2006
Worked on one of the most popular comic book series "Transformers". I was one of the pencil artist for the series, drawing by pencil then finishing in Photoshop. I was the sole artist responsible for the Dreamwave Transformers Almanac, researching and drawing each transformer in robot and vehicle form. Also worked directly with founder and lead artist Pat Lee on several of Dreamwave’s in-house intellectual properties.
DIGITAL COLOR ARTIST FOR WONDERBOY THE COMICS
Used Photoshop for digital coloring of a kid’s comic booklet. Performed pencil drawings as needed.
ANIMATION AND LAYOUT ARTIST, WACK WACK ANIMATION
Designed layout for several Saturday morning shows such as "Ned's Newt", "Tales from the Crypt Keeper", "Rainbow Fish", "Anne of Green Gables", and "Maggie and the ferocious beast".
GAME INSTITUTE: 3D MODELING AND ANIMATION
SHERIDAN COLLEGE: CLASSICAL ANIMATION
Fluent in English and Mandarin.
Love video games, comics, anime, sci-fi & fantasy movies, and running.