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My Approach

"My Vision"

Bringing my art to life is what drives me. I enjoy the process of watching a body of work evolve from concept to completion. Ultimately, I am an artist looking to bring my art to life.

My Story

Originally from Sacramento, California, I attended the University of California, Santa Cruz  where I studied Computer Science: Game Design and earned my B.A. in Film and Digital Media with a concentration in digital media production. I do variety of artistic work but my passion lies in animation and game design.

Resume

Overview

I am a passionate artist that has a keen interest in kinetic typography and motion graphics currently working as a freelance artist in Seattle,WA. Seeking to expand my knowledge and experience as an artist through a variety of mediums but ultimately looking to bring my art to life.

Software

Professional Experience

GRAPHIC & WEB DESIGN, INDUSTRY SIGN & GRAPHICS; AUBURN, WA - SEPT. 2017 - FEB. 2018

  • Collaborated with teams to conceptualize and create graphics for clients.
  • Designed & produced work using Adobe Creative Suite.
  • High volume environment to create and produce designs to meet deadlines.

WEB DESIGN, PR & MARKETING ASSISTANT, UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SANTA CRUZ HUMANITIES DIVISION; SANTA CRUZ, CA — JAN. - JUL. 2017

  • Integrated graphic templates to improve efficiency of all design processes.
  • Managed creation and production of all design elements.
  • Coordinated with department leads to conceptualize promotional materials.

FREELANCE ARTIST AND GRAPHIC DESIGNER; CALIFORNIA - WASHINGTON 2012- PRESENT

  • Developed and managed full content creation efforts from start to finish.
  • Worked closely with clients to meet their ideal design.
  • Guided clients to a design that most accurately and effectively communicates their message.

SKILLS

SOFTWARE -Adobe Creative Suite, Blender, DragonFrame, Processing, Unix, GameMaker Studio, Twine, Audacity, WordPress, Unreal Engine, Maya

ANIMATION -2D and 3D, Kinetic Typography, Stop-Motion, Rotoscoping, Parallaxing, 3D modeling, Infographics, Green-screen effects, Character Rigging, Storyboard Animation, Audio Editing, Video Editing, Proposal Development, Character Design

GRAPHIC DESIGN -Web Design, Vector Graphics, Print Design, Flyers, Posters, Banners, Branding, Hand-drawings, Logo Design
OTHER - Java, CSS, JavaScript, HTML, Image Editing, WACOM tablet, 2D PC games, Text-Based Games, Fluent in Spanish

Education

University of California, Santa Cruz  where I studied Computer Science: Game Design and earned my B.A. in Film and Digital Media with a concentration in digital media production.

References

References are available upon request.

 

Next Steps...

Come view my gallery and see the kind of work I do!