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Mimi Alves

Freelance Cartoonist & Storyboarder

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Location:Woodland Hills, California, United States
Phone: 8185819818
Website: http://www.zhibit.org/mimialves
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/mimialves
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Mimi Alves

Education:
Art Institute of Boston, Boston MA – Deans List (3.76) May 2012
Candidate for BFA Illustration major, Animation minor
California State University Northridge, Art Major – (Dean’s List) 2008-2010

Art Experience:
Internships:
Play on Acting Studio, LLC, Boston, MA Feb - May 2012
• Co-Director on If I Had a Dime pilot
• Organized storyboard artists and edited their work
KromA, Los Angeles, CA Summer 2011
• Animated and built 2D character models for Studio 69 pilot

Freelance/Independent Work:
• Commissioned to draw CD cover, interior art and website art for the band Tanuki Suit Riot, several full-color illustrations and character concepts, two calendars, iPad app game for teaching anatomy to special education students
• Storyboard artist for a 20 minute long senior thesis film, Str80s
• Fan comic and calendars sold at Anime Expo (2010)

Community Service:
• 2010 - Drew logo for People For Parks
• 2007-8 - Prepared and taught art lessons to elementary school students
• 2005 - Helped at Motion Picture & Television Country House and Hospital
• 2004 - Tutored junior high school students in math

Skills:
• Proficient in Toomboom, Flash, AfterEffects, Photoshop, Illustrator, iMovie, PowerPoint, Microsoft Word
• Black belt in Hopkido

References:
George Chialtas, Nickelodeon
Reid Paul, Stargate Studios, 626-403-8403
Bert Yukich, KromA, www.kroma.biz
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Cartooning
Storyboarding