Experience

Freelance Illustrator    2010 - Present
     -Working with clients to provide illustrations, pixel art, character concepts, invitation design, and book layouts
     -Concepting and creating new prints and merchandise to sell Online or at conventions
     -Managing overlapping project deadlines to meet goals
     -Maintaining an ongoing and positive presence on social media platforms
     -Managing inventory, fulfilling orders, and tracking expenses for my Online print shop
     -Actively seeking new opportunities to continue to grow my business

Artist/Designer     Jan - Aug 2015
     Kaiten Labs - Gentritown (Surface/Android)
           -Worked with a team of three to concept and develop a 2D game for mobile that deals with the social issue of gentrification.

Comic Artist/Character Concept     2012 - 2013
     Zachtronics - IronClad Tactics (PC)
          -Worked with the writer and art director to plan, layout, and pencil 70+ pages for the in-game graphic novel
          -Collaborated with the art director to concept and design the main cast of characters

Flash Animator/Game Play Designer     April - June 2010
     Cricket Moon Media
          Dora's Big Birthday Adventure (PC/Web)

               -Designed and built a puzzle game that featured 7 different versions
               -Designed and built an item matching game that featured randomly generated characters
               -Concepted, designed, and animated assets and effects for three other games
          Dora's Crystal Kingdom Expansion (Web)
               -Designed and animated an unlockable scene
          Den Brother Website Extras (Web)
               -Concepted and designed printable fliers
               -Concepted and designed website elements and icons

Flash Animation Intern     Feb - April 2010
     BizKid$ - PBS Production
          -Animated three shots using pre-built rigs

Lead Animator/Production Manager    2008 - 2009
     'My Lucky Pug' Student Film
           -Lead Animator for three main characters
           -Managed a team of 5 Artists to create a film from start to finish in one year
           -Tracked and managed scene progress, assets, and production files
           -Procured supplies as needed for the project

Director/Animator   June - Aug 2008
     'Dum-Pu-Ling' Student Film
           -Conceptualized, story-boarded, and pitched film idea for approval
           -Managed a team of 5 to complete the film in 12 weeks
           -Lead animator on two main characters
     Film was featured in the Media Madness Student Film Festival in 2008

Education

AnimationMentor     2010 - 2012
     Advanced Character Animation and Locomotion
          Mentors:
               Chris Chua - Animator, PIXAR
               David Weatherly - Animator, Dreamworks
               Drew Adams - Animator, Dreamworks
               Mark Pullyblank - Animator, Sony
               Boola Robello - Animator, Warner Bros
               Sean Sexton - Lead Animator, Dreamworks
          Peer Review Buddy     3 Quarters
               -Responsible for mentoring 2 students a quarter, providing weekly work reviews and advice. 

The Art Institute of Seattle     2006 - 2010
     Bachelor's of Fine Arts - Media Arts and Animation
          Student Leadership Program     2007
               -Nominated for the 6 week program that trained students in leadership techniques
          Founder and Vice-President of the 'Untitled 2D Animator Club'     2008 - 2010
               -Planned weekly club meetings and activities
               -Hosted weekly drop in tutoring hours for Animation