I am a passionate and exceptional Illustrator and Designer with over a decade of experience working with top clients collaborating on a wide variety of projects. I combine a strong sense of composition, bold line work, and unique color schemes to compose illustrations for an array of subjects; portraits, editorials, landscapes, technical illustrations, packaging illustration, concept art and interior illustrations for fiction. My experience also includes logo design, page layout, graphic design for printed materials, and file preparation and image editing for post-production processes.
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
Microsoft Office Suite
Clip Studio Paint
Sketch Up Pro
Adobe Acrobat Pro
Freelance Illustrator/Designer - SELECTED CLIENTS / 2007 - PRESENT
Created illustrations for use in books, graphic novels, magazines, products, technical manuals, and websites. Coordinated with art directors and graphic designers in development of file preparation for printed materials. Assisted in layout design of illustrations for use in packaging.
Managed image editing, image correction, and reformatting of images utilizing Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop. Created web based portfolio.
CDC/NIOSH / 2010 - PRESENT
Developed technical illustrations for manuals on the following subjects: Ergonomic practices in the construction industry, retail warehouse equipment, and nano tech industrial tools and equipment. Responsible for image research and allocation for reference file preparation.
Produced models in Sketch Up Pro as reference for equipment and tools. Collaborated with Project Manager and Graphic Design team in development of manuals for distribution.
Bachelor of Fine Arts in Painting and Drawing
ACADEMY OF ART UNIVERSITY, SAN FRANCISCO / 1996 - 2000
Studied drawing, illustration, and fine art in a variety of media; acrylics, charcoal, oils and printmaking.