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hard worker, forward-thinker and extremely adaptable in new environments and changing
situations, I am constantly looking for creative work in the areas
of art direction, leadership, conceptual design, graphic design,
cartooning, character design, illustration, web design, animation,
, storyboarding, show design, signage, ad writing, copy writing
and even music.
Type 75 wpm, 100% accuracy. HTML, Flash, some Action Scripting,
some Director Lingo. Familiar with multiple platforms and network
QuarkXPress; Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Acrobat,
Dimensions & Pagemaker; Macromedia Flash, Fireworks, Dreamweaver,
Director/Shockwave, Soundedit 16, Freehand, & Fontographer; CorelDraw;
Kai Power Tools, KPT Vector Effects, Convolver & Bryce; Microsoft
Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Publisher & Fox Pro; Ray Dream Studio
Fractal Design Painter; Dramatica Pro; Palm OS and Desktop
Quick Sketching, Storyboarding, Cartooning, Character Design,
Conceptual Design, Interior/Architectural Design, Illustration,
Rendering, Layout & Paste-up, Amberlith Overlays, Logo Design,
Inking, Rough Comps, Type Specification, Typography, Stat Camera
Operation, Darkroom Procedures, Copy Writing, Advertising & Packaging
Design, Silkscreening, One & Two Color Offset Press Operation,
Designory, Long Beach, CA
Interactive Team: Senior Production Artist / Art Director
(Interactive Production Manager)
- freelance: 10/05 - 01/06,
fulltime: 01/06 -
Art Director for many Nissan projects. Design
and production for Nissan 2007 website redesign, Nissan Shift_2.0 campaign, Infiniti homepage animation design, Next Generation Shopping Tools (Nissan and
Infiniti), 2006 Infiniti website refresh, 2007 & 2008 Nissan and Infiniti model year
website updates and quarterly online sales events. Also on Sea
Island website team. Performed front-end Flash prep. Managed vehicle Model Year Updates, vehicle 360s (exterior and interior), shot list databases, copy decks and
version control updates. Managed three talented production artists and interfaced with internal and third party
HTML, java & Flash developers.
Laboratories, Inc. Colorado Springs, CO
Art Director/Webmaster/Senior Designer - 5/01 - 9/05
for complete company Internet image. Art direction and maintenance
of six websites. Flash animation. E-commerce solutions. Also scheduled,
placed, concepted, wrote and designed print ads. Managed PR &
ad budget for Music Products. Some cartooning.
Interactive (now 30dps), Colorado Springs, CO
Art Director/Senior Designer - 10/99 - 05/01
for the total print image of the company. Awarded a 2001 Colorado
Springs “Addy” Award for LSCI’s marketing kit. Flash animation
for Web and CD-ROM (Director) inclusion. Web design for database-driven
sites. Marketing media. Press Releases. Signage. Sound editing.
Character design. Voice over. Multimedia script writing. Creative
direction. Troubleshooting as needed. Creative interaction with
clients. Clients included Focus On The Family, Cook Communications,
Ad Infinitum, Bibles for the World, TeamShare, Navigators, PRACO,
The U.S. Space Foundation and Biological Sciences Curriculum Study.
Studios, Inc. Colorado Springs, CO
Art Director - 1/99 - 10/99
for the company’s total print and Internet image including product
design. Duties included print buying, color seps, press checks
and design of all company advertisements. Also scheduled, storyboarded
and art directed catalog photo shoots. Concepted and designed
top-selling T-shirt designs, mentored interns and designers, and
managed up to five freelance designers at a given time. Separated
all T-shirt designs.
Productions, Los Angeles, CA
Illustrator/Cartoonist & Principal - 10/95 - 11/98
co-devloper, character designer and illustrator for the development
of animation and live action properties suited for television,
comic strips and other media.Developed three properties, one adult
primetime (animation or live action), one after school (animation)
and one childeren's property (animation). All properties are still
looking for a home.
Graphic Designer, Long Beach, CA
01/98 - 11/98
See partial client list below.
Exchange International, Inc., Newport Beach, CA
Senior Designer/Concept Designer/Web Animator - 02/96 - 01/98
for concepting, rough sketches and storyboards of animated Internet
advertising and Web pages. Ultimately responsible for the look
of the page or ad and execution of final production. Clients included
Toshiba America, Toshiba Disk Products Division, Canon Computer
Systems, and NEC Computers. Some collateral print material.
Wior, Inc., Bell Gardens, CA
Art Director - 10/93 - 02/96
for the image of the company and its four divisions. Designed
and produced all collateral material including print buying, color
seps and press checks. Also responsible for designing and placing
aIl magazine advertisements. Created pencil and computer assisted
concept art and storyboards to present new ideas to clients such
as Eddie Bauer, Lane Bryant, Nordstrom, Home Shopping Network
and Fredrick’s of Hollywood. Other responsibilities included creative
input and storyboarding of video & photo shoots, photo selection,
managing photo library, video editing, copy writing, photo & runway
prop design, packaging, themed interior design and signage.
College, Irvine/Newport Beach, CA
Teacher Assistant - 08/93 - 08/95
Lended illustration and design skills to students to increase
their understanding of creating comps, designing logos, etc. Responsible
for traditional design and computer graphics workshops.
Aircraft, Long Beach, CA
Expediter - 03/89 - 03/92
Responsible for inventory control, parts handling and illustration
Theatres, Long Beach, CA
Supervisor - 02/86 - 03/89
Responsible for operating projectors, inventory control, customer
service, cash handling, ad placement, illustration, paste-up and
Acme Domestic Agency, Anderson & Anderson Insurance Brokers, Aon
Consulting, Bank of America, Best Ideas Go, Bredrin Daddys, Celebrations,
Coast Glass, Commercial Kitchens Inc., Crane Morely, Wendy Creamer,
Dekra-Lite Inc., The Designory, Document Systems Inc., Doner,
Douglas Aircraft, FMC Communications, Fraterna Rosa, Galapagos
Studios, Gary Annis Organization, Goldstar Entertainment, Grin
and Bear It Photography Studios, Grinder Restaurants, G.S.M. Enterprises,
Headley Mechanical, Holiday Headliners, Hunter Barth Advertising,
Internet Exchange International Inc., Investor's Business Daily,
Kiana Tom, Bridgette Koan, L J Promotional Products, L & M Spa,
Legends, LFS Benefits, Lockwood & Associates, Mac Rescue Graphic
Design, Near-Cal Corp., Open Arms Community Church, PacifiCare,
Pikes Peak Writers, Pikes Peak Writers Conference, Quickstart
Technologies, R & A Cabinets, Ramada Inn, Saralinda Subbiondo,
Sunrise Medical, Symmetree, TD Enterprises, Team2U, 30dps, Thomas
Register, Unilab, Upstream Marketing, Law Offices of Alfred Visco,
and Woodchuck's Gunsmithing.
& Synapse, Irvine, CA
Production Artist, Designer
and animated cartoon video sprites for NES, SNES, Sega, Amiga,
Mac and IBM video games.
International Corporation, Irvine, CA
Illustrator, Production Artist
and rendered cartoon versions of established dinosaurs, illustration,
signage, paste-up, assembled PR sheets and kits.
College, Irvine, CA
Design & Computer Graphics;
Certificate for Outstanding Performance 1992, Diploma 1993.
Beach City College, Long Beach, CA
& editorial artwork;
Certificate for Outstanding Performance 1989.
A. Millikan High School, Long Beach, CA
Arts & Journalism; Medal of Merit for Industrial Arts,
Medallion Award, Diploma 1986.
Webmaster and member of the Board of Directors until 09/05.
Be Unto You Outreach Church
player, vocalist, alternate worship leader until 09/05.
References available upon request.