Doug Greene

Freelance Digital Artist & Graphic Designer

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Location:Ingleburn, New South Wales, Australia
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/douggreene
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Kudos
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2 Skills
$125
Rate/Hr
An experienced and qualified Creative Director, Illustrator and Game Designer,
competent in a variety of creative industries. Strong people management skills as
well as specializing in the gaming and casinos industry creating original game theme
concepts, graphics and animation for video reel slot games, promotional games, and
display signage, POP and all aspect of graphics design.

Key Strengths:

Extensive experience leading teams of illustrators, graphic artists and designers
to encourage and maximize creative potential and output.

Excellent drawing and conceptual skills and can quickly produce professional
quality artwork in a variety of styles and formats.

Excellent verbal and visual communicator with the ability to translate the
roughest of briefs into comprehensive and accurate visual representations.
Sound time management and organizational skills.

Work History:

Aristocrat Technologies – Art Director July 2003-June 2013
Responsibilities included...

Creative Direction of illustrators, animators and graphic artists.
Provide graphics support to incoming game art assets by contractors.
Manage expansion of studio assets including market targeted contractors for added
production bandwidth.
Set-up work processes to streamline production art and creative processes to fulfill
needs of management.
Ensure contractors followed all studio creative processes and IP concerns of legal
department.
Provide graphics support to incoming game art assets by contractors.
Provide conceptual theme ideas to studio and contractors.

Achievements:

Assisted in Aristocrat’s expansion into US gaming market by injecting more American
appeal in game art themes as well as expanding game concept bandwidth, by
contracting at least 6 illustrators in US to provide game content.
Increased studio production by proposing new Game Team manager role to be created.
New GT manager role added greater quality control to studio as well.

Aristocrat Technologies – Senior Illustrator July 1997-June 2003
Responsibilities included...
Creative game art conceptual design using Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop.

Able Concepts — Owner/Creative Director, Graphic Design & Illustration (Australia)
Samples here...https://www.behance.net/AbleConcepts
Responsibilities included...
• Complete creative design and production art through to print.

Lasers Edge (Vancouver, B.C.) — Art Director & Graphic Artist — 1993 thru 1994 (3 days a week)
Responsibilities included...
• Supplying Laser’s Edge clientel creative design and art production from concept to print.

BC Woman Magazine (Vancouver, B.C.)— Art Director & Graphic Artist — 1993 thru 1994 (3 days a week)
Responsibilities included...
• Creative design and art production of Vancouver, B.C. Women’s magazine.

Homes For Sale Magazine — Jan. 1991 - Dec. 1993
Responsibilities included...
• Creative design and art production of monthly realty point of sale magazine in Southern California.

National Direct Marketing Corporation — July 1989 - June 1992
Responsibilities included...
• Creative design and production of political direct mail materials.

MSI — July 1985 - June 1987
Responsibilities included...
• Creation of POS signage for the southern California Real Estate industry. Creating themed contemporary designs for billboards leading to new developments, design of entry graphics, sand blasted glass and wood signage for development, POS offices, print materials and development model footprint display.

Porter Graphics — November 1981 - July 1985
Responsibilities included...
• Creative design and production of various print media.
• Technical drafting of Rockwell International (Space Shuttle) mechanical parts. National Security clearances were held during this employment period.

Education:

Art Center College of Design
Bachelor of Arts (BA), Advertising/Illustration
1978 – 1981
http://www.artcenter.edu/accd/index.jsp

Shasta College, Redding, California USA
Associate of Arts Degree-- Specialization in Graphic Arts Production
References available upon request.
Skills (2) Rating
Digital Art
Graphic Design