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Billy Leslie

Freelance Fantasy Artist & Children's Book Illustrator

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Location:Carrollton, Georgia, United States
Website: http://billy-leslie.artistwebsites.com
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/billyleslie
934
Kudos
5.0
2 Skills
$20
Rate/Hr
William G. Leslie, Jr.
billy-leslie.artistwebsites.com

PROFESSIONAL ARTIST
3D Modeling ~ Animation/Production ~ Illustration
Accomplished professional with successful project management/team oversight experience.
Creative problem solver with broad knowledge base in high-end graphics.
Reputation for meeting stringent deadlines and high standards of quality control.
Exceptional drawing skills, with eye for realism and detail, excellent understanding of life figurative drawing, color theory and design concepts.
Experienced graphic designer with extensive software knowledge that includes 3D Studio Max, Maya, Soft-image, Corel Painter, Adobe Photoshop, Macromedia Flash, Adobe After Effects, and Adobe Illustrator.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

BENJAMIN STUDIOS, Atlanta, GA 2006 to 2009
Digital Artist / Production Management
In charge of production responsibilities of the digital art daily demands
Orchestrating work flow and management of employees
Improved production and streamlined workflow by documenting new procedures.

ILLUSIONS GALLERY, Atlanta, GA 2005 to 2007
Professional Framer
Consistently increase customer satisfaction by providing high quality products and services, utilizing artistic skills and creativity to develop creative solutions to customer problems.
Broaden customer base by always meeting deadlines, regardless of urgency and level of difficulty.
Increase gallery traffic and create interest in displayed artwork by teaching weekly art lessons to the public.
Apply knowledge of drawing and painting in art lessons, using both proportion and perspective as foundation for study, with both still life and human form studies.
GIBYARTS.COM 2004 to 2011
Owner/Operator
Conceptualized, developed, and managed Internet art marketing business.
Created artwork in all mediums including all traditional and digital styles.
EDUCATION
ILLINOIS INSTITUTE OF ART
Bachelor of Fine Arts, Media Arts/Animation, 2004: Honors; GPA: 4.6/5.0