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Billy Patton

Freelance Comic Artist, Illustrator, & More

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Location:Renton, Washington, United States
Website: https://www.behance.net/billydpatton
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/billypatton
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Billy Dallas Patton
Renton, WA
https://www.behance.net/billydpatton

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Fat Rascal Games, Bellevue, WA Dec 2014 – Present
Senior 2D Artist
Unannounced Title (iOS, Android)
? Responsible for overall style and feel of title
? Created over 50 characters and two additional variations/evolution in less than 4 months (150 total)
? Created marketing/landing page art

Freelance, Renton, WA Sept 2014 – Present
Illustrator and Concept Artist
Marvel Toys (Hasbro-Unreleased), Multiple Unannounced Titles
? I returned to Freelancing after several years away working in video games. My expanded skill set has let me get back into freelancing full-time where I have created:
o Storyboards
o Character and Environment Concept Art
o Product Designs/Renderings
o Full Digital Illustrations

Amazon Games Studio, Seattle, WA June 2011 – Sept 2014
Concept/Senior 2d Artist
Living Classics (Facebook), The Unmaking (Kindle)
? Created concepts for characters, environments, and props for various game pitches and games in production for Kindle Tablets and Amazon Fire TV
? Maintained overall artistic styles/aesthetics for projects
? Created illustrations and marketing art as needed
? Attended daily SCRUM/Agile meetings
? Participated in game design pitches, art direction investigations, and after-hours art group drawing sessions
? Created Pitch Documents and presentations for team and management uses throughout the Amazon ecology

Freelance, London, ON Sept 2010 – June 2011
Illustrator and Concept Artist
Battleship: The Movie (Film), Kung Fu Live (PS3)
? Provided clients with artwork under time sensitive deadlines
? Created sketches to clients specifications, with reviews/corrections
? Created orthographic views of characters
? Created digital paintings/illustrations for marketing artwork
? Notable work:
o Created re-design artwork for Stretch Armstrong IP for Hasbro
o Concepts and Orthographic Views of Toy Designs for Battleship: The Movie for Hasbro
o Created Character concepts and Mech/Robots for Wayforward Games
o Character Concept Art and storyboards for Kung Fu Live, by Virtual Air Guitar

Big Blue Bubble, London, ON Aug 2009 – Sept 2010
Senior 2D Artist
M. Night Shyamalan's the last Airbender (PC), Fighting Fantasy: City of Thieves (iOS), Home Sweet Home DS (Port from PC), Masters of Mystery 2 (PC)
? Led team in exploration of various styles for each project
? Created concepts for game levels in cooperation with the Level Designers Maintained overall artistic styles/aesthetics for projects
? Created User Interface elements and other graphic design elements Created illustrations and concept art as needed
? Created and oversaw marketing art Learned Adobe After Effects

Dream Forge Entertainment, Ruston, LA May 2008 – Aug 2009
Lead Artist
Mad Doc Jr’s Doom Rails (PC), Friends vs. Missiles (Facebook)
? Led concept team in exploration of various styles for each project
? Interacted with the modelers and texture artists on daily basis for input on 3D pipeline and improving existing 3D production pipeline to optimize 3D output
? Created concepts for game levels in cooperation with the Level Designers
? Created character, vehicle, weapon, and prop concepts for console project and iPhone applications

Freelance, Tiffin, OH, Louisville, KY Nov 1999 – May 2008
Illustrator and Concept Artist
? Provided clients with artwork under time sensitive deadlines
? Created sketches to clients specifications, with reviews/corrections
? Created orthographic views of characters
? Created digital paintings/illustrations for marketing artwork
? Notable Works:
o Wetworks #13, sequential illustrator—Wildstorm Studios
o Spider-man Toy Series 2008—Hasbro, Inc.
o Tom Clancy-verse comic book concept art—Wildstorm Studios
o Spider-man Toy Series—Hasbro, Inc.
o Toy Design, DC Direct—“Elseworlds” Toy Line, Crisis on Infinite Earth Toy Line
o Card Illustrations—Verses Collectible Card Game, Upper Deck/DC Comics
o Designed several toys for Disney’s “The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe” movie toy line for Hasbro, Inc.

EDUCATION
Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio
? Bachelor of Fine Arts