Resume

Hello!
I'm an artist and designer. Here's a little about me:
  • Adept at self-direction and working collaboratively
  • Able to rapidly learn and use software
  • Worked extensively with Photoshop
  • Experience with digital printing and web
  • Excellent command of spoken and written English
  • Proficient at identifying and researching solutions to issues
  • History nerd
Experience

May 06/14 - current

Illustrator / 2D Artist
Freelance

NOKORIWARE | WE SHALL WAKE; ROBOT FARM

  • Authoring character textures
  • Modeling props in 3D
  • Optimizing and UV-unwrapping models
  • Icon & logo design

BRICKTOWER STUDIOS | GODS OF THE GREY

  • Designing & illustrating character artwork
  • Preparing art for print

BLACKTHORN GAMES | ARTEMIA

  • Drawing isometric spritesheets for the main character

COMMISSIONS | VARIOUS

  • Commissioned character artwork done for various clients

Aug 05/14 - Dec 12/15

Production Worker
Rileys Reproductions and Printing
  • Operated printing equipment
  • Pre-press file preparation and post-press QA
  • Digitally cleaned up/repaired scans
  • Altered/modified customer designs

May 07/12 – May 05/14

2D & 3D Artist
Serious Labs
  • Modeled & textured props in 3D
  • Optimized and UV-unwrapped models
  • Worked in Unity3D timeline to create cinematics
  • Created 2D motion graphics
  • Designed Flash shells for e-learning modules
  • Illustrated storyboards/preproduction concepts
  • Helped manage internal and outsourced team task
    assignments
  • Created spreadsheets and lists for progress tracking

Jan 2012 – Apr 2012

2D Artist (Contract)
Itzy Interactive
  • Developed initial concepts for user interface
  • Created in-game icon sets
  • Designed promotional materials (wallpapers, splash
    screens, etc.)
  • Authored model and texture of game pieces
  • Provided image assets ready for implementation
Education

2012

Digital Media and IT (Diploma)
Northern Alberta Institute of Technology

Game Design major
4.0 GPA

2009

Digital Media Design
Northern Alberta Institute of Technology

Graphic Design major
3.8 GPA


Adobe Photoshop

Proficient, including image editing, design, and creation of original artwork.

Adobe Creative Suite

Working knowledge of Flash, Illustrator, and InDesign.

3ds Max

Working knowledge of modeling, topography, edge flow, UV unwrapping, texture application, and exporting workflow.

Web Design

Working knowledge of HTML & CSS.
Comfortable with building simple things from scratch or modifying pre-existing code.
Familiar with Wordpress.
Working knowledge of optimization.