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D U C A T I O N

ART CENTER COLLEGE OF DESIGN

2007 - 2013

MAJORED IN ENTERTAINMENT DESIGN AS WELL AS STUDIED: ILLUSTRATION, GRAPHIC DESIGN, AND ANIMATION.

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A C C O M P L I S H M E N T S

PROVOST’S LIST
ART CENTER
PASADENA, CA

MADE THE PROVOST’S LIST FOR OUTSTANDING GPA

HELENA BALFOUR EDWARDS
ANNUAL SCHOLARSHIP
2007
PASADENA, CA

AWARDED THE HELENA BALFOUR EDWARDS ANNUAL SCHOLARSHIP AS WELL AS TWO MERRITE SCHOLARSHIPS FOR MULTIPLE PORTFOLIOS.

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P U B L I C A T I O N S

FULL OF CHARACTER[S]
PROMOPRESS
APRIL 2013
BARCELONA, SPAIN

A BOOK DEDICATED TO ILLUSTRATIONS OF ORIGINAL AND NEW CHARACTERS FROM DESIGNERS ALL AROUND THE WORLD. SEVERAL OF MY CHARACTERS WERE FEATURED IN THE BOOK AS WELL AS A BREAKDOWN OF PROCESS FOR ONE OF THEM.

RISE OF THE GUARDIANS 
ART OF BOOK
DREAMWORKS ANIMATION SKG.
NOVEMBER 2012
GLENDALE, CA

FEATURING WORK CREATED WHILE AT DREAMWORKS. I WAS ALSO THE MAIN ARTIST TO LAY OUT THE BOOK AND CREATED ITS TWO COVERS. 

 

 

 

X P E R I E N C E

EL SEÑOR STUDIO 
OCTOBER 2013 - PRESENT
MADRID, SPAIN

ART DIRECTOR AT EL SEÑOR STUDIO IN SPAIN. RESPONSIBLE FOR DESIGNING THE STYLE OF A PILOT FOR A NEW ANIMATED SERIES CREATED BY DANNY ANTONUCCI.

TALE OF TALES
AUGUST 2013 - SEPTEMBER 2013
GENT, BELGIUM

WORKED WITH ONE OF THE CREATORS OF TALE OF TALES STUDIO, AURIEA HARVEY, TO DESIGN CHARACTERS AND VISUAL DEVELOPMENT FOR AN UPCOMING GAME. 

DREAMWORKS ANIMATION SKG.
APRIL 2013 - JUNE 2013
GLENDALE, CA

CHARACTER DESIGNER FOR AN UPCOMING FEATURE LENGTH ANIMATED MOVIE SET TO AIR GLOBALLY. ONE OF THE FIRST DREAMWORKS MOVIES TO BE CREATED IN COLLABORATION BETWEEN DREAMWORKS ANIMATION’S UNITED STATES STUDIO AND THEIR STUDIO IN CHINA. 

PSYOP LA.
MAY 2013
VENICE, CA

MOTION STORYBOARD ARTIST ILLUSTRATING SHOTS FOR AN AD PROMOTING THE NEW NATIONAL CENTER FOR CREATIVE LEARNING AT THE MCA IN SYDNEY AUSTRALIA. 

DREAMWORKS ANIMATION SKG.
DECEMBER 2013 - JANUARY 2013
GLENDALE, CA

WORKED  WITH A TEAM ON AN UP COMING FEATURE ANIMATION IN THE EARLY STAGES OF PRODUCTION. WAS RESPONSIBLE FOR EXPLORING AND FINDING THE STYLE FOR THE FEATURE.

NATRON BAXTER
APPLIED GAMING
MARCH 2012 - MAY 2012
CHICAGO, IL

RESPONSIBLE FOR CHARACTER DESIGNS IN A NEW GAME MADE TO EDUCATE AND INSPIRE YOUNG GIRLS.

DREAMWORKS ANIMATION SKG.
MAY 2010 - OCTOBER 2012
GLENDALE, CA

VISUAL DEVELOPMENT ARTIST FOR RISE OF THE GUARDIANS. RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDED SOME CHARACTER AND ENVIRONMENT DESIGNS AS WELL AS GRAPHICS, MARKETING, PALETTE, AND OTHER DESIGNS FOR THE FEATURE LENGTH MOVIE RELEASED IN THEATRES GLOBALLY IN NOVEMBER OF 2012.

BUSH FURNITURE
JANUARY 2008
JAMESTOWN, NY

CREATED ILLUSTRATIONS AND GRAPHICS TO BE INCORPORATED INTO FURNITURE DESIGNS

NIKE
APRIL 2005
PORTLAND, OR

CREATED ILLUSTRATIONS FOR A WOMEN'S FASHION LINE TO BE PRESENTED IN EUROPE.

P R O G R A M S

PHOTOSHOP . ILLUSTRATOR . INDESIGN DREAMWEAVER . AFTER EFFECTS . MAYA  CINEMA 4D . FINAL DRAFT 

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S K I L L S

DRAWING . PAINTING . DESIGN . ILLUSTRATION . EXPLORATION . GRAPHIC DESIGN . CG MODELING . CG ANIMATION . STORY DEVELOPMENT . WRITING

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G A L L E R Y 

NAUTICAL NONSENSE
NUCLEUS GALLERY
JULY 2013
ALHAMBRA, CA

CREATED A PIECE TO BE PART OF A SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS TRIBUTE SHOW. THE PIECE WAS ALSO MADE INTO A PRINT AND SOLD AT THE GALLERY.

OOOTOPIA
NUCLEUS GALLERY
AUGUST 2012
ALHAMBRA, CA

CREATED A PIECE TO BE PART OF AN ADVENTURE TIME THEMED SHOW. THE PIECE WAS ALSO MADE INTO A PRINT AND SOLD AT THE GALLERY. 

ALL TOGETHER NOW
NUCLEUS GALLERY
JULY 2012
ALHAMBRA, CA

CREATED A PIECE TO BE PART OF A TRIBUTE SHOW TO THE BEATLES.

LOOK AT THIS, LOOK AT THAT
NUCLEUS GALLERY
FEBRUARY 2012
ALHAMBRA, CA

DR. SEUSS TRIBUTE SHOW, CREATED TWO PIECES UTILIZING RESIN, SOLD BOTH PIECES IN THE FIRST HOUR OF THE SHOW.

POWER IN NUMBERS
NUCLEUS GALLERY
JULY 2011
ALHAMBRA, CA

ONLINE AUCTION WHERE PROCEEDS WOULD BE DONATED TO A FOUNDATION OF THE ARTISTS CHOICE.