Work Experience

FREELANCE ARTIST – ARCADIA, CA
Present – 2015
Concept Artist – Illustrator

Since the beginning of 2015 I decided to embark on the world of freelance full time. I’ve worked on various character and creature concepts, illustrations, theme park attractions, and sketches for a wide range of clients. My client list includes: Warner Brothers, Locktix, Subset Games, 2C Gaming, Obsidian Entertainment, Tribal City, Cold Open, We Are Bond, Universal, and Bezark.

CONCEPT DESIGN ACADEMY – PASADENA, CA
Present – 2014
Perspective Instructor

Taught students and working professionals the basics of perspective.

OBSIDIAN ENTERTAINMENT INC. – IRVINE, CA
2011 – 2015
Concept Artist

Designed various environments, props, characters, and creatures for Pillars of Eternity, Dungeon Siege 3: Treasures of the Sun, One unannounced project, one canceled project, and various pitches.

IRON LION INC – LOS ANGELES, CA
2013 – 2014
Freelance Character Concept Artist

Designed the main character and a few illustrations for a film pitch.

COMPUTER GRAPHICS MASTERS ACADEMY – LOS ANGELES, ca
2013
Perspective Instructor

Taught students and working professionals the basics of perspective.

LUCASFILM ANIMATION LTD. – NICASIO, CA
2010
Concept Artist

Designed various environments, props, and characters for Clone Wars Season 4.

SONY COMPUTER ENTERTAINMENT – SAN DIEGO, CA
2010, 2011
Freelance Concept Artist

Created model sheets for Play Station Move Heros.

THINKWELL – BURBANK, CA
2010
Artist

Sketched concepts for various traveling shows and theme parks, and designed presentation layouts.

CONCEPT 2 CREATION – ARCADIA, CA
2009
Freelance Illustrator and Sketch Up Artist

Projected plans using Google Sketch Up and colored illustrations for various themed attractions.

FANTASY FLIGHT GAMES – ROSEVILLE, MN
2009
Freelance Illustrator

Colored some existing illustrations for board game.

SPARK UNLIMITED – SHERMAN OAKS, CA
2009
Freelance Character Concept Artist for Unannounced Game

Designed characters for concept pitch.

NAUGHTY DOG – SANTA MONICA, CA
2008
Concept Artist for Uncharted 2: Among Thieves

Created environment and character concept sketches and paintings, turn arounds, and style guides.

JBA ARCHITECTURAL PRESENTATION – PASADENA, CA
2003 – 2006
Architectural Presentation

Illustrated various architectural plans, created color keys for various residential and commercial buildings, and managed various Centex Home projects.

Education

ART CENTER COLLEGE OF DESIGN – PASADENA, CA
2006 – 2009
Entertainment Design Major – B.S. – With honors
PASADENA CITY COLLEGE – PASADENA, CA
2003 – 2006
General Education

Skills

DIGITAL
Proficient in: Adobe Photoshop CS6
Working Knowledge of: Maya 2009, ZBrush 4R6, Google Sketchup
TRADITIONAL
Life Drawing, Turn-arounds (Orthos), Painting, and Sketching.

Awards + Shows

ART CENTER COLLEGE OF DESIGN
2006, 2008, 2009
Dean’s List
2009
Student Gallery
2007
Williamson Gallery: “In the Demisphere” Oct 12 – Dec 21
2006 – 2009
Entrance Scholarship
PASADENA CITY COLLEGE
2004 – 2005
Dean’s List