Mike Gorospe

Freelance Animator & Illustrator

Location:West Hollywood, California, United States
Website: http://www.gekim.tv
2 Skills
PORTFOLIO: www.gekim.tv
CURRENT PROJECTS: www.behance.net/gekim/frame
FACEBOOK: www.facebook.com/gekim.tv

A proficent, graphics and software professional with 6 years of diverse creative experience and a resourceful artist efficient in formulating succesful solutions.

The Art Institute of CA San Diego
Bachelor of Science in Media Arts and Animation

Pixel Ground, Hollywood, CA
Art Director:
• Developed branding, web design, print and web graphics, Illustrations, and video production concepts on a daily basis.
• Managed scheduling and accounting solutions to meet client goals.
• Coordinated with vendors to achieve successful production of creative products.
• Effectively communicated with clients to identify and develop appropriate artistic vision and approach to the project.

The Adventures of Footenbarn, Los Angeles, CA
Illustrator and Concept Artist:
• Applied forward-thinking techniques in the creation process by combining the use of 3D, Raster and Vector Programs.
• Established a consistent brand for a series of children’s books.
• Designed environments, characters, and vehicles.
• Illustrated a 41 page full-colored children’s book.

Imajimation Studios, Los Angeles, CA
3D Generalist:
• Sustained functional machines by resolving errors and habitually cataloging files in a coherent organization.
• Optimized large scenes and models by eliminating unnecessary polygons for effective processing and rendering.
• Taught effective modeling techniques and logical UV unwraps to Junior Staff.
• Developed a workflow to combine Maya and Cinema 4D for use by foreign animators.
• Developed a repeatable process to generate UV unwraps for texturing by team members.

FOX 6/MYTV 13 Studios, San Diego, CA
Graphic Intern:
• Performed advanced image manipulation for Infographic content.
• Generated campaign and event graphics for large format print media.
• Assisted day time tv actors and actresses in preparation for video shoots.
• Coordinated with Producers to set up campaigns in Petco Park Baseball Stadium to promote the network’s new image.

Cinema 4D
Photoshop CS5
Illustrator CS5
InDesign CS5
Dreamweaver CS5
Flash CS5
Premiere PRO CS5
After Effects CS5
TVPaint Animation 9.5
ToonBoom/Storyboard Pro
Moho/Anime Studio Pro
Sketchbook PRO 2011
Wacom Intuos/Cintiq
Microsoft Office Plus 2010
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