Jay De Vance III

Freelance Caricature Artist & Illustrator

Location:Los Angeles, California, United States
2 Skills
To obtain a position as a Cartoonist, Character Designer or a Graphic Designer, that utilizes my sharp skills in graphic design, illustration and cartooning.

Qualifications as a Graphic Designer:
• Extensive experience in graphic design and desktop publishing.
• Demonstrated ability to produce a wide variety of graphic products including newsletters, business cards, letter heads as well as different training materials.
• Creative, strong communication skills and consistently meet deadlines.
• Proficient on Macintosh, experience with Adobe Programs such as Adobe In Design.

Qualifications as a Cartoonist/Character Designer:
• Remain up to date with the information about what is happening in the world.
• Excellent drawing skills.
• Strong ability to work in a team or alone by maintaining good interpersonal relationship.
• Outstanding capability of creating various cartoon characters using different media and tools.
• Reflective imaginative, artistic, and practical skills.
• Excellent sense of humor.
• Strong ability to work under pressure.
• Excellency in generating new ideas and put those ideas into sketches.
• Great time management skill.
• Exceptional ability to handle relevant computer software.

Professional Experience
Southeast Sun Newspaper/Graphic Designer/Cartoonist
05/2005-10/2005 Los Angeles CA
• Drawing cartoons for the publications to entertain readers and illustrate or interprets news highlights, stories, advertising, or articles.
• Drawing and developing comic strips.
• Designed various newsletters for large and small college student groups.

Entangled Entertainment/ Designer/Illustrator
07/2008-Present Buena Park CA

• Created stories, characters, and jokes.
• Designed pencil sketches.
• Discussing about the new ideas with the publisher's representative or editor and submit the drawing for approval.

Another Chance Outreach Ministries/Graphic Designer
08/2010-Present Compton CA
• Created a corporate logo package that included brochures and letterheads.
• Designed Ministry newsletters
• Developed format for notebook materials, handouts
David Starr Jordan High School, General Education-Diploma Received
L.A. Trade Tech College, Major: Graphic Design
Santa Monica College, Major Animation-Present

Freelance Experience and Reference
Noel G. 310-350-0069
• Co-CEO of Entangled Entertainment

David Ramak 818-641-3270
• Co-CEO of Entangled Entertainment

Camille Williams 310-872-0709
• Project: Comic Strip for Realtor

Kia Stevens 310-614-3468
• Project: Developed Designs for her Wrestling Attire

Jestin “Kartier 2K” Taylor 661-547-7494
• Project: Designed record label logo, cd covers, advertisements

Angela Johnson 310-901-8257
• Project: Designed Cartoon Characters for Reality Show Logo
Skills (2) Rating
Caricature Art