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OBJECTIVE

I am a self-motivated, hardworking, and creative professional looking to further my experience as a graphic designer.


EDUCATION

 

The Art Institute of California – Los Angeles | The Art Institute of California – San Francisco

(Bachelors of Science, Media Arts and Animation)

Chaffey College

(AA-T, Art Studio - Graphic Design)


WORK EXPERIENCE

Hex Comix (Comic Colorist | Color Assistant)

May 2014 – Present

  • Responsible for fully coloring or applying flats for up to twenty-six page issues for an ongoing comic book, Hex11, which is currently on the twelfth issue.

  • Accountable to keep in touch with the creative team through scheduled meetings or emails and phone calls.

  • Meets a strict production deadline of six to eight weeks per issue.

AV Web Designs (Graphic Designer | Project Manager)

February 2016 - January 2017

  • Lead a work team to accomplish projects under strict deadlines, as well as set new weekly goals to exceed.

  • Responsible for scheduling meetings with clients as well as potential clients.

  • Maintain multiple major client's, such as AV Mazda, Robertson's Palmdale Honda, Charlotte School of Law, Arizona Summit Law, Florida Coastal School of Law, and many more.

  • Handle all client's graphic designing needs, including but not limited to: Google ads, website rotators, logos, banner ads, etc.

  • Work extremely well under strict deadlines, as well as any stressful environment while still maintaining a positive and enthusiastic attitude.

 

Ion Grip (Comic Colorist)

July 2015 – April 2016

  • Supplied color work for the second issue of Ion Grip, an ongoing web comic series.

  • Required to transform a traditionally colored comic book into a digitally colored web comic.

  • Maintained clear communication with the creative team through emails, phone calls, or any other preferred method of.

  • Learned new skills constantly to further my colorist methods.

  • Consistently met any deadlines while working independently to see the job through.

 

KreativeVue Entertainment (Graphic Designer | Project Manager)

January 2014 – February 2016

  • Effectively lead, coach, and develop a work team to accomplish projects under strict deadlines.

  • Develop new procedures and processes to improve overall company production.

  • In charge of scheduling meetings, clients, photo shoots, video shoots, etc.

  • Maintain and consistently update company website, as well as several clients’ websites.

  • Coordinate photo shoots and video shoots; responsible for model release forms, permits, and keeping the production team on schedule.

  • Work well in a stressful environment and still maintain a positive and enthusiastic attitude.


PROJECTS

Hex11 (HexComix)

  • Medium: Comic Book

    • Ongoing Project (Issue #1 - Issue #14 Currently)

      • Assistant Flatter

      • Assistant Digital Colorist

      • Assistant Background Painter

Ion Grip

  • Medium: Comic Book

    • Issue #2

      • Digital Colorist

      • Background Painter


SKILLS

Proficient on both Mac and PC 

Adobe After Effects | Excel | Final Cut Pro X | Adobe Flash | Adobe Illustrator | Autodesk Maya | Paint Tool Sai | Adobe Photoshop | Powerpoint | Vegas Pro | Word | Zbrush