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Nick Savino

Freelance Anime Artist & Illustrator

Location:Thomaston, Connecticut, United States
2 Skills
Whether it's for a game, promotion, or just someone's general interests; I love drawing. I am currently working hard on my game "Project Rudra." Check out the official website right here:



Designer and illustrator skilled in digital animation and illustration.
Leadership experience in retail, production, and animation fields.
Over a decade of experience working with teams on software, animation production and at retail.
Fast learner, organized, dedicated, and self-disciplined.


University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. North Dartmouth, MA 2002 – 2006

Bachelor’s Degree in Visual Design
Option in Electronic Imaging
Dean’s List throughout college
Electronic Imaging Festival 2005
Ralph Long Scholarship
National Honor Society

Design Experience:

Illustration 2D Animation (Photoshop)
Storyboarding Typography & UI
Video and audio editing Website design
limited 3D modeling and animation

Software Proficiency:

Photoshop PaintTool SAI Unity
After Effects Audacity Flash
Illustrator Corel Painter Lightwave
Softimage|XSI InDesign Excel

Work Experience:

Project: RUDRA December 2013 – Present

Game mechanics and level design
Animation, sprites, UI
Character and background illustrations
Writing and story
Audio direction and editing
Production and marketing

Freelance Illustration January 2009 – Present

Unhack: character illustrations
Omegatech: character illustrations
Various illustrative works for smaller games and websites
Character Illustration portfolio:

XVIVO. Rocky Hill, CT January 2011 – January 2013

Production Assistant
Assisted in the creation of 3D scientific animations.
Responsibilities included storyboarding, video editing, meeting transcriptions, and client communications.

Boca Grand Entertainment. Manchester, CT July 2008 – January 2009

Unaired television cartoon show “My Lil’ World”
Created 7 episodes of a cartoon show with a team of 3 other animators.
Responsibilities included reviewing scripts, storyboarding, audio management, 2D animation in Flash, 3D modeling and animation in Lightwave, texture creation in Photoshop, sound effect and voice editing in Soundbooth, editing in After Effects, and overseeing team member responsibilities.

Hasbro 2008

Freelance storyboarding dealing with concept sketches and product design

Gamestop. North Dartmouth, MA; Seekonk, MA; Bristol, CT 2002 - 2008

Assistant manager
Opening and closing stores, managing up to seven employees at a time.
Handling inventory, paperwork, and bank deposits.

References available upon request
Skills (2) Rating
Anime Art