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Freelance Cartoonist, Illustrator, & More

Location:Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
8 Skills
Career Objective

Working as a digital artist, I seek to engage in freelance work or in a permanent fulltime position with a company in a manner that would permit me to work from my home studio. In addition, I am dedicated to excellence in customer and employer satisfaction.


Nova Scotia Community College, Truro campus
Diploma - Interactive and Motion Graphics, Visual Effects Artist – June 2011
Diploma – Digital Animation - June 2012

Work Experience

Freelance Artist (On Going)

Alan Syliboy, Aboriginal Artist, Millbrook First Nations, Truro Nova Scotia
Functioning as the lead animator and producer, directed two other animators in producing a 4 min. and 30 second animated short film – music video. The short film premiered publically in July 2012, as part of an exhibit of aboriginal art at the Khyber Center for the Arts, in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Brookville Trucking, Truro Nova Scotia
Designed and produced a full-color caricature ad to be placed on a restaurant table placemats.

King Street Variety and Pizza, Truro Nova Scotia
Designed and produced print ready graphics for storefront signage, menu, and delivery vehicle paint job.

Marshland Golf Driving Range, Truro Nova Scotia
Digitally produced a caricature advertisement to be featured on the cover of Truro Magazine, digitally produced a poster advertising a major event and helped write an article, also featured in the Truro Magazine. All artwork was made print ready and submitted to the appropriate contacts in PDF format.

Nova Scotia Community College, Truro Nova Scotia
Produced, filmed and edited a 15 minute documentary film about "Universal Design for Learning"

Wayne Delaney, singer-songwriter, Truro Nova Scotia
Produced, filmed and edited a music video which was uploaded to YouTube

The Ice Cream Zoo, Truro Nova Scotia
Working as a team with a fellow artist, produced three posters depicting cartoon characters. All artwork was original and the final product was in PDF format and print ready.

Past Freelance

Singer songwriter, Eric Young, Truro Nova Scotia June / 2009 - June / 2009
Created a music video/slide show. Mr. Young provided the music and the photographs; my job was to compile a 6 minute video which included visual effects and transitions. The video was then made into a DVD and posted on Mr. Young's website.

Community College Local, Truro Nova Scotia March / 2009 - April / 2009
Designed a poster for the annual conference for faculty At Nova Scotia Community Colleges. The annual conference is titled Focus on Advancing Professional Strengths (FAPS). This year's theme was, " Education in the New Millennium". The poster design depicted this theme.

Singer Songwriter Eric Young, Truro Nova Scotia July / 2008 - July / 2008
Designed a CD cover for an album that was released the following month. In addition, produced and compiled a music video for the title soundtrack.

A variety of clients, Truro Nova Scotia September / 2001
Cartoonist, caricaturist, artist, graphic designer
Over the past eight years various paid artistic work has included:
Signs for local businesses, Small jobs such as handmade greeting cards, caricatures, cartoons, websites, website content, logo design, business card design, advertising brochures, appreciation certificates etc.


Computers and software
•Proficient in the use of Adobe CS 4 Production Premium which includes the following: Photoshop, Illustrator, Premiere Pro, On Location, After Effects, Flash, Sound Booth, Encore, Adobe Media encoder and Adobe Bridge

•Corel Painter 12, intermediate

- Manga Studio EX4

I am comfortable working in both PC and Mac environments. I learn software quickly and feel confident in learning new applications as needed.

Artistic skills

•Life drawing and illustration

•Digital matte painting and compositing

•Extremely versatile artistically and can produce a wide range of graphics and motion graphics from simple cartoons to signage to detailed portraits and backgrounds, as well as basic animation.

•Specialize in caricaturing, cartooning and character creation.


•Strong problem solving skills and ability to present solutions in order to meet quotas required

•Clear communication style – open and responsive

•Ability to work in a collaborative environment, taking direction from Senior Supervisor

•Team player, high level communication skills, written, oral, listening. Dedicated, committed and loyal.

•Career minded, independent, enthusiastic, can follow instructions and able to work with little supervision.

Volunteer Work

Canadian Breast Cancer Society, Truro Nova Scotia December / 2007
As part of a fundraising event, spent an afternoon drawing cartoons of people with all proceeds being donated to the above named organization.

Human rights issues, music, independent filmmaking, animation and motion graphics, computer applications and software, hockey spectator, drawing, digital art, dogs and making the world more wheelchair accessible.


Chris Clarke, Owner Marshland Golf Driving Range, (902) 895-4653

• Robert Gibson, Faculty, Nova Scotia Community College, (902) 896-3558,

• Wayne Delaney, Retired Teacher, Chignecto Central School Board,
(902) 893-8963,