Los Gatos, CA
Career Objective: Controlled and Effective Creativity
Graduated from Los Gatos High School 2008
Attended Jumpstart Art Camp at Oregon State University 2007, 2008
Attended West Valley Community College, Art Major, 2008-2011
Core Skills: Fine Art
Illustration – Excellent grasp of 2d composition and storytelling techniques.
Variety of Style – Experience and proficiency in styles ranging from cartoons to classical painting. Character Design –Excellent rendering of the human body, costume, environment and general form from every level of realism and simplification.
Graphic Design – Experience with logos, signs, advertisements and all general visual design. Very good at visual orientation/organization in related designs.
Traditional Media – Proficient in pencil, pen, charcoal, watercolor, oil and acrylic paint.
Digital Media – Proficient in Adobe Photoshop and Paint Tool SAI, with some Illustrator experience.
Professional Experience: Wide range of artistic skill and people skills.
Freelance Illustrator/Graphic Designer: 2010-present
Create concept art, logos and graphics based on a wide range of projects and needs.
Take directions in accordance with client specifications, as well as incorporating own creativity.
Work in a wide range of media/subject matters.
Collaborate in small teams with other artists/designers to effect a powerful, interesting product.
Redwood Recreation – Art Teacher/Teaching Aide: 2008, 2009
Taught children ages 5-10 in subjects of figure drawing, environmental art, and still life drawing.
Worked with other teachers to keep children entertained and focused.
Assisted administrative workers to work with parents/collect fees.
Los Gatos Recreation – Art Teacher: 2005 – 2008
Taught children ages 8-10 in subjects of cartooning and comic book art.