I am a highly skilled artist, always interested in work where I can use my full range of artistic and computer skills to create compelling characters, environments and other assets through creative use of design, proportions, color, texture and silhouette.


Work Experience

November 2011 to Present: Senior Artist at Electronic Arts

2010 - 2011: Senior Artist at Color Labs, Inc. Palo Alto, CA.

2007 - 2010: Senior Cinematic Artist, Sega Studios San Francisco

2006 - 2007: Full time freelance storyboard artist and illustrator.

2004 - 2006: Product Designer for VJ Designs, Napa, CA (Produce detailed concept drawings of products and prototypes for a wide range of markets.)

2003 - 2004: Character designer for CG animated feature "The Wild", (Walt Disney Productions )

2003: Mural Project for San Francisco State University (Designed and created 11' x 28' Mural for residential dining hall at SFSU)

Prior to 2003 : Full time freelance storyboard artist and illustrator.


Flash I and Flash II (Skyline Community College)

Maya I and Maya II (SFSU College of Extended Learning)

BFA degree in illustration with honors (Academy of Art University, San Francisco)

AA degree (Skyline Community College)

Computer Skills

Photoshop CS5, Illustrator CS5, Painter 11, Maya 2012, ZBrush 4, Flash CS4, Dreamweaver CS4, Adobe After Effects CS5, Perforce, GIT, Jira, etc. I can work equally well in Mac or Windows environments.



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