Brian Lei

Freelance Animal Illustrator & Fantasy Artist

Location:San Francisco, California, United States
2 Skills
Career Highlights
Paypal: December 2013 - What the Fox Say Parody illustrations
Small Beer Press: February, 2013, Book cover illustration, Horse of a Different Color
PayPal: December, 2012 - Created 10 original graphics and edited existing graphics for high visibility
executive presentation
PayPal: December, 2012 – Created 50 original graphics for an internal Human Resources training video
Skill Summary
Languages: Fluent in English and Cantonese
Adobe Photoshop: 5 years of experience including color balancing, color adjustment, crop, skew, collage,
image sizing, cloning, optimizing for the web, keeping files and layers organized
Adobe Illustrator: 1 year of experience in vector, pen tool, marquee, selection and direct selection
(anchor points), outlining shapes and text, pathfinder, shape adjustments, stroke, color swatches, rotate,
reflect, aligning text with a path, logo design
InDesign: 1 year of experience in book design, page layout
HTML/CSS/PHP: 2 year of experience in manual HTML coding, creating custom elements (layout, color,
fonts), troubleshooting browser compatibility (Safari, Mozilla, Opera, Google Chrome, Internet Explorer)
Microsoft Office:
Word - 4 years of experience creating and editing documents
PowerPoint – 4 years of experience creating presentations using images and text in both templates and
custom layouts
PowerPoint – 4 years of experience creating presentations and slide shows
Excel – Familiar with this application
California College of Art, BFA in Illustration, 2012
City College of San Francisco, Graphic Design, Enrolled Fall, 2013
Professional Experience
Atelier School of Classical Realism – Instructor, 2013
Small Beer Press – Illustrator (Freelance), 2013
PayPal – Illustrator (Freelance), 2013
Meridian Gallery – Gallery assistant, 2008 – 2012
Brian Lei
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Skills (2) Rating
Animal Illustration
Fantasy Art