Contact/Resume




Work Experience


DREAMWORKS TV - "All Hail King Julien", Netflix Series 
Visual Development Artist, Oct 2014-Present
Prop and set design for the emmy award winning Netflix series. Tasks include prop and set thumbnails, roughs, clean-ups, and model turnarounds. Occasional color and texture call outs, graphic design, illustrations, typography, color scripts, and other art needs for the show. 

NICKELODEON - "The Legend of Korra", TV Show 
Background Painter, April 2014-Aug 2014
Freelance Background Painter, Aug-Oct 2011, March 2014

Painted detailed and impressionistic backgrounds that set mood, color and lighting.

LEAGUE OF GEEKS - "Armello", Digital Board Game 
Freelance Illustrator,  July 2014-September 2014
Created in-game card illustrations for a digital board game called Armello. Illustrations included animal characters acting in medieval fantasy environments.

DISNEY INTERACTIVE - "Disney Hidden Worlds Game", Social Game 
Artist, March 2013-March 2014
Painted and designed massive Disney “islands” for a Hidden Objects game. This included planning, layouts, color roughs, and clean final renders. Also painted hidden objects scenes, game assets, and helped direct outsourcing.  Worked closely with brand managers and art directors from Disney and Pixar to maintain the accuracy and quality of the original films. 

FANGAMER - Video Game Merchandise
Freelance Artist, June 2012-Present
Design posters inspired by video games.

ZYNGA - "Chefville", "Cafe World", Social Games
Artist, June 2011-June 2012
Worked as an artist on supporting a live game (Cafe World) with 3.5 million daily active users. Also worked on developing a major new game (Chefville) that when released, became the largest game on facebook. Took artwork from concept stages to finished assets using both painterly styles and clean vector art. Also played a part in developing the unique and painterly style for Chefville, and painted a large portion of the ingredient/dish art. 

KABAM -"Kingdoms of Camelot" Advertisements 
Marketing Artist, Summer 2010
Designed and painted advertisements for the Kingdoms of Camelot game.


Education

San Jose State University, CA, 2006-2011
- BFA in Animation/Illustration
- Cumulative GPA: 3.85
- Dean’s Scholar for 4 years in a row


Skills

Proficient in Adobe Photoshop and InDesign
Basic knowledge in Adobe 
Illustrator, Autodesk Maya, Flash, Dreamweaver, HTML


Other

Society of Illustrators Exhibitor, 2012

Webmaster for Shrunkenheadman Club (SJSU Animation/Illustration Club), 2009-10
Maintained the website, helped lead meetings, contacted and hosted professionals for lectures and workshops for a club of over 400 members. 


Freelance Coding/Web Design, 2006-2011