concept artist/storyboarder

Resume posted by brutesaysay in Generalist.
Desired salary: $58,000.00
Desired position type: Any
Location: New York United States

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Summary

I’m a cartoonist based in New York. My main experience has been in comics, but I’m well versed in animation and character design.

Education

My highest formal education was high school (Bayside High), but I’m self-taught artist who’s learned everything from doing the work.

Experience

Illustrator / Designer (freelance) 2010 – Present
– book and cover design for Buño Books
– mock up art for lighting/stage design on 2015 Sleater-Kinney tour
– covers and interior artwork for Image Comics, Black Hook Press, and
various independent publications
– story and art on self-published print comics and animated web comic
– taught classes as a visiting artist focusing on character design, artistic style,
and comic strips
– co-founded the Citrus Arts Collective
– cover art and video concepts for musicians Installed and Columboid

Designer / Production Artist (Milk Bar) 2014 – 2019
– conceived and executed social media initiatives, in-store art installations,
and murals
– designed and re-branded product packaging, merchandise, website and
printed materials
– served as liaison to the Front of House Department to ensure store displays
and materials were well kept and on brand for thirteen locations in five cities,
as well as home office in Brooklyn

I.T. / Print Specialist (ShelterPoint Life) 2007 – 2014
– provided server maintenance as well as support for 100+ individual users
– ran and maintained daily mass printing of various forms and checks
– serviced and repaired all copier/printers when necessary

Skills

  • Photoshop, Clip Studio, InDesign, Illustrator (nearly ten years), traditional illustration methods (over twenty years)

Specialties

    action choreography, Character Design, framing

Groups & Associations

    Buño Books, Citrus Arts Collective

Spoken Languages

    English (fluent), Spanish (Native)

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