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Zachary Urtes

Freelance Illustrator & Sci Fi Artist

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Location:Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Phone: 443-615-0464
Website: http://cargocollective.com/zachurtesillustration
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/zacharyurtes
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Zachary Urtes
Illustrator/Concept Artist

RELEVANT EXPERIENCE

2012
---Pure Bang Games (Baltimore MD) - Art Intern
Concept Art, In-Game Asset Generation, Sprites
---StarSling Prototype (Baltimore MD) - Co-Lead Artist, Level Designer
Concept Art, Asset Generation, Animation, Awarded Best in Show at Game-Jam

2011
---Doctor Whoof: Legend of the Lunar Shadow - Artist, Writer, Creator
Fan-Based Webcomic with over 1300 followers

2010
---Urbanite Magazine (Baltimore MD) - Volunteer
Illustration Published in January issue, 2011. Baltimore MD, 2010

2009
---MICA Humans Vs. Zombies (Baltimore MD) - Founder, Organizer, Moderator
A week-long campus game of tag involving intense planning and moderation. Awarded Social
Event of the Year.

EDUCATION
---Maryland Institute, College of Art (MICA)
Baltimore, MD, Class of 2012 Bachelor of Fine Arts Candidate in Illustration

---Temple University Japan Campus (TUJ)
Tokyo, Japan, Spring Semester of 2011. Studied Independent Drawing and Motion Graphics

AWARDS AND EXHIBITIONS

---Temple Japan Exhibition - 2011
Piece exhibited in Harajuku, Tokyo.

---2 Pieces Selected for the MICA Foundation Show - 2009
Including a 7 piece sequential art series.

---Doodle 4 Google - 2008
Top 40 national Finalist, Exhibited in Google HQ California.

---Maryland Distinguished Scholar - 2008-2012

---Pre-College Scholarship (MICA) - 2007

---Academic Honors Scholarship (MICA) - 2008

---Eagle Scout - 2008

SKILLS

DIGITAL
Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Flash, Final Cut Pro, Adobe After Effects, Adobe
In-Design and Adobe Dreamweaver

STUDIO
Composition, anatomy, color theory, perspective, architecture, character/creature design,
lighting, costume, life-drawing. most dry and wet media.
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Illustration
Sci Fi Art