Mike Gorospe

Freelance Animator & Illustrator

1555
Location:West Hollywood, California, United States
Website: http://www.gekim.tv
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/gekim
0
Kudos
5.0
2 Skills
$35
Rate/Hr
PORTFOLIO: www.gekim.tv
CURRENT PROJECTS: www.behance.net/gekim/frame
FACEBOOK: www.facebook.com/gekim.tv

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

EDUCATION:
The Art Institute of CA San Diego
Bachelor of Science in Media Arts and Animation
2006

EXPERIENCE:
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.

SOFTWARE:
Maya
Cinema 4D
ZBrush
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
Mac/Windows
Microsoft Office Plus 2010
Skills (2) Rating
Animation
Illustration