resume

Work Experience

Netflix Animation (September 2020 - present)

Background Design  - Freelance

"Kid Cosmic" upcoming series.

Warner Brothers Animation (April 2020 - August 2020)

Visual Development - Freelance

"Gremlins: Secrets of the Mogwai" upcoming series.

Nickelodeon Animation (April 2020 - May 2020)

Visual Development - Freelance

Upcoming animated series to be announced.

 

Dreamworks Animation (Sept. 2018 - March 2019)

Background Designer - Freelance

"Kipo and the Age of Wonderbeasts"

Warner Brothers Animation (Feb. 2018 - Oct. 2018)

Background Designer, Prop Design, Background Paint

Background Design for "Mike Tyson Mysteries" animated series, including prop design and some background painting.  Worked closely with supervising director to design

camera angles and staging of action. Designed style and compositions to enhance storytelling.

 

Warner Brothers Animation (July 2017 - Jan. 2018)

Background Designer and Background Painter

Paint and design for "Bunnicula" animated series.

 

Society of Illustrators, Los Angeles (June- July 2017)

Instructor

Taught Introduction to Digital Paint class

 

Sony Pictures Entertainment (March 2017)

Concept Artist

Created concept art for a live action feature film in development.  Worked with the director to create visual look for executive pitch.

Dreamworks Animation (Feb. 2016 - March 2017)

Background Painter, Visual Development

Painted backgrounds for "Home: Adventures of Tip and Oh" animated series.  Designed color keys.  Freelance visual development for "King Julien". Freelance visual development for unannounced new series in development.  

 

Warner Brothers Animation  (Feb. 2015- Feb. 2016)

Background Painter and Designer - Freelance

Painted backgrounds for "Bunnicula" and "Wabbit" animated series, Designed backgrounds for "Justice League Action". 

 

Disney Television Animation  (Jan. 2014 - Feb. 2015)

Background Painter 

Painted backgrounds for “Penn Zero: Part Time Hero” on Disney XD. 

 

Disneytoon Studios  (Mar. 2013 - Sep. 2013)

Prop Design and Visual Development

Designed vehicles and machines for Tinkerbell feature, starting from concept ideation, evolving to line drawings and into final paining, including color material indication and orthographic views.  All work was presented to and was very well received by Chief Creative Officer John Lasseter. 

 

Warner Brothers Animation  (Dec. 2012 - March 2013)

Background Designer and Visual Development

Designed backgrounds for “Justice League Adventures: Trapped in Time” feature.

 

Hot House Productions (Nov. 2012)

Background Designer 

Designed backgrounds for Cartoon Network pilot, “Mr. Pickles”.

 

Wild Boar Media, Inc.  (Oct.. 2012)

Illustrator

Designed and painted backgrounds for animated short for Universal’s “Man with the Iron Fists”.

 

Disney Publishing Worldwide  (June 2012-Aug.2012)

Illustrator - freelance

Painted characters and backgrounds for “Wreck It Ralph” and “Monsters University” children’s books.

 

Titmouse, Inc.  (Aug.2011- June 2012)

Background Designer 

Designed backgrounds for Disney XD’s “Motorcity”.

 

Petrol Advertising, Inc.  (July 2012- March 2011)

Illustrator - intern

Created key art and assets for marketing campaigns for various video game clients including EA,Activision, Sony, THQ.  Duties included matte painting, prop design and character design.

 

Walt Disney Interactive Media Group  (Oct.2008- Dec. 2008)

Production Artist Intern

Created character and environment concept art for Pixie Hollow MMO game, created assets for web media, produced print media for Pixie Hollow marketing.

 

Kidthing, Inc. (Aug. 2008- Sept.2008)

Artist

Created assets for various online games for children.

 

 

Education

 

Art Center College of Design

Studied Entertainment Design with an emphasis in Transportation Design 2006-2010.

  • Art Center Merit Scholarship Entertainment Design

  • Daimler Chrysler Merit Scholarship

 

Pasadena City College

Fulfilled Industrial Design courses including rendering, Product and Transportation Design.

 

Mt. San Antonio College

Completed courses in CGI modeling, texturing, lighting, and particle dynamics.

 

UCLA

Received B.S. in Applied Mathematics with a Specialization in Computing.

 

 

Skills

 

Expert in Adobe Photoshop, proficient in Illustrator, Flash, Google Sketchup. Familiar with Alias Maya.

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