Tai Aoki

Freelance Illustrator & Digital Artist

Location:Jersey City, New Jersey, United States
2 Skills
To expand my knowledge and experience for becoming a digital illustrator and advancing to a higher level at what I love best, Finding ways to utilize my creativity and inspiration to its full potential.

Education and Honors
• High School of Art and Design 6/2012 • Selected for the Summer Arts Institute summer arts program. • Selected for the Animation Project after school program at Sony Wonder Technology Lab • Selected for the Video Workshop after school program for film • Achieved silver medal high school award for Outstanding Visual Narrative

Illustration Experience
Digital art Intern: Rob Weiss Illustration 29 December~Present • Developing stylized digital animation through learning Adobe Illustrator, After Effects programs Illustration/Design Intern: Campsite Studio 10 September~30 October/2013 • Discussed and developed various t-shirt designs and letterings for design studio Illustration Intern: The Studio NYC 14 January~17 May/2013 • Intensive illustration program at digital production company • Briefed on and developed practice storyboards using Adobe Photoshop CS6 and Wacom
Cintiq tablet • Developed character and environment concepts for eBook animation project • Learned the usage of different tools within Adobe Photoshop program through personal
projects and exploration

Sales Experience
• Supermarket Associated W14th St. Manhattan NY Cashier: 1January/2013~present • Sunrise Mart Soho NY Cashier: April~December/2012
Skills • Experience in Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Final Cut Pro • Experience in making 2D stop-motion animation • Fluent in Japanese

• First degree black belt (over 10 years experience) in karate
Skills (2) Rating
Digital Art