Character Artist and Illustrator

Resume posted by michellehodgson in Character Design.

Desired position type: Character Design
Location: Los Angeles California, United States

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I am a 2D character designer and illustrator living in Los Angeles looking for freelance or full time opportunities.


UC Berkeley – BA in Film and Media
Graduated May 2016


Freelance Illustration
JULY 2016 – Current
Create custom character illustrations for clients using digital drawing tools

Industrial Light & Magic, San Francisco CA — Production Assistant
NOVEMBER 2018 – JULY 2019
– Production support for Jurassic World: The Ride, Aladdin (2019), and
Terminator: Dark Fate (2019)
– Multitask multiple projects under a time crunch while being resourceful with
time and budget
– Managed show calendar and meeting preparation materials
– Set up internal review sessions and client meetings
– Worked closely with production manager, VFX

Voltage Entertainment, San Francisco CA — Assistant Producer
– Collaborated with a small team to conceptualize and design characters and story outlines in the mobile game, “Lovestruck”
– Create highly detailed spec documents detailing design ideas for the art team using Google docs and Photoshop
– Worked closely with art, engineering, and marketing departments to create visual content in a fast paced production schedule
– Design story plot ideas for a variety of genres such as romance, sci-fi, and action


  • Drawing
  • Photoshop
  • Character Design
  • Illustration
  • Prop Design
  • 2D art
  • manga
  • mobile game
  • Production
  • VFX
  • Storytelling

Spoken Languages

    English (Native), Japanese

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