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Alex Lin

Freelance Animator, Comic Artist, & More

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Location:Austin, Texas, United States
Website: http://alexlin0909.wix.com/alextlin
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/alexlin
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4.9
8 Skills
$20
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ALEX T. LIN
Full Portfolio: http://alexlin0909.wix.com/alextlin

OBJECTIVE
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

EXPERIENCE
ANIMATOR/LEAD DESIGNER, MIRTHWERX,
MIRTHWERX.COM
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
THEHOBBYKINGDOM.COM
2007-2010
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
2003-2004
Used Photoshop for digital coloring of a kid’s comic booklet. Performed pencil drawings as needed.

ANIMATION AND LAYOUT ARTIST, WACK WACK ANIMATION
2000-2002
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".

EDUCATION
GAME INSTITUTE: 3D MODELING AND ANIMATION
2011
SHERIDAN COLLEGE: CLASSICAL ANIMATION
Oakville, Ontario
1996-1999

COMMUNICATION
Fluent in English and Mandarin.

HOBBY
Love video games, comics, anime, sci-fi & fantasy movies, and running.