JUNE 2017 (1 mo)

NEW TITLE ENTERTAINMENT

(TWINTAOERS + BOLDFLAME CREATIVE)

GLENDALE, CALIFORNIA

LEAD STORYBOARD ARTIST

THE HELEN BAMBER FOUNDATION'S "HOME" OFFICIAL COMMERCIAL

  • Neatly draw outlines of all frames described in shot list.

SEPTEMBER 2016 - FEBRUARY 2017 (6 mos)

SUMMON ENTERTAINMENT, LLC

MISSION VIEJO, CALIFORNIA

LEAD ITEM DESIGNER & ILLUSTRATOR

"EPIC ROLL: ECLIPSE" FANTASY BOARD GAME

  • Design and illustrate 100% of “Arcane Armory” accessory cards.
  • Develop new illustration style by collaborating with original game creators.

AUGUST 2015 - AUGUST 2016 (1 yr)

ROLLER DISCO MASSACRE FILMS

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA

MAIN ILLUSTRATOR & PROP ARTIST

"THE NIGHT SITTER" INDEPENDENT FEATURE FILM

  • Design and illustrate numerous main pages in multiple master props. ("The Book of the Three Mothers," "Vincent's Book," Kevin's sketchbook, Kevin's wall art)
  • Re-bind and add new pages to “The Book of the Three Mothers” master prop.

JULY 2015 - JULY 2016 (1 yr)

FINE PRINT FILMS

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CALIFORNIA

LEAD GRAPHIC DESIGNER

"ELITE FOREVER" INDEPENDENT DOCUMENTARY SHORT FILM

  • Design and create original title logo; used in final film’s opening title sequence, plus a variety of print and web ads.
  • Create promotional posters, note cards and business cards by collaborating with third-party graphic designers; execute all final designs.
  • Format final files for printers; order, receive and inspect final prints before distribution.

APRIL 2016 (1 mo)

RASPORT, INC.

PLACENTIA, CALIFORNIA

MAIN CHARACTER DESIGNER & ILLUSTRATOR

"GRIM REAPER" GRAPHIC

  • Design and illustrate original character; used on products featured in company catalog.
  • Format artwork to fit within company-specific product printing guidelines.

JANUARY 2016 - MARCH 2016 (3 mos)

STATION 4 ENTERTAINMENT, LLC

(+ ANONYMOUS MAJOR MOTION PICTURE STUDIO)

VENICE-SANTA MONICA, CALIFORNIA

PROPS MASTER

"BLOOD MOON" (working title) FEATURE FILM TEST FOOTAGE

  • Manage all master and regular props (especially edible and non-edible/presentation foods).
  • Direct small props/PA team.
  • Assist with continuity between takes.
  • Manage entire props budget.

AUGUST 2014 - MARCH 2015 (8 mos)

THERMALTAKE U.S.A. 

(THERMALTAKE TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.)

WALNUT, CALIFORNIA

LEAD CHARACTER DESIGNER & ILLUSTRATOR

Tt eSPORTS' "POSEIDON Z RGB" + "POSEIDON Z FORGED" GAMING KEYBOARDS

  • Design original character to represent products.
  • Create detailed illustrations of final character; used as backdrops for a variety of print and web ads, plus touring promotional campaigns.

JANUARY 2015 (1 mo)

NEW TITLE ENTERTAINMENT

(TWINTAOERS + JOINED, INC.)

GLENDALE, CALIFORNIA + IRVINE, CALIFORNIA

LEAD STORYBOARD ARTIST

"SAN DIEGO CHRISTIAN COLLEGE" OFFICIAL COMMERCIAL

  • Quickly sketch rough block-ins of all frames described in shot list.
  • Design original storyboard page template.
  • Format all storyboard pages; include final artwork, plus accompanying shot list information. (e.g. time stamps, camera angles, lens types, shot/scene descriptions, etc.)

DECEMBER 2013 - JANUARY 2014 (1 mo)

TWINTAOERS

GREATER LOS ANGELES AREA, CALIFORNIA

GRAPHIC DESIGNER

"PICTURE. PERFECT." INDEPENDENT SHORT FILM

  • Make original posters and banners to promote film’s recognition at numerous national and international film festivals; used in a variety of web ads.
  • Edit and reformat pre-existing promotional material.

DECEMBER 2013 (1 mo)

STUDIO H FINE ART, LLC

IRVINE, CALIFORNIA

GRAPHIC DESIGNER

  • Create a variety of assets; used across a wide range of print and web media. (e.g. icons, background graphics, company note cards, business cards, etc.)
  • Assist with a number of additional flier, brochure and e-newsletter designs.

MAY 2013 - JUNE 2013 (2 mos)

TWINTAOERS 

(+ APM PUBLISHING)

GREATER LOS ANGELES AREA, CALIFORNIA + LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA

ART DEPARTMENT

A MILLION PIECES' "TAKE IT OR LEAVE IT" OFFICIAL MUSIC VIDEO

LEAD STORYBOARD ARTIST

  • Quickly sketch block-ins of varying quality for all frames described in shot list.
  • Format all storyboard pages using pre-existing template; include final artwork, plus accompanying shot list information. (e.g. time stamps, camera angles, lens types, shot/scene descriptions, etc.)
  • 24/7 stand-by support (to apply most recent shot list updates to final artwork as soon as possible).

ART DEPARTMENT ASSISTANT (ON SET)

  • Help art department with miscellaneous practical effects.
  • Grip Assistant.

MAR. 2010 - MARCH 2013 (1 yr, 1 mo)

STATION 4 ENTERTAINMENT, LLC

VENICE-SANTA MONICA, CALIFORNIA

ART DEPARTMENT

"KING ETERNAL" + "DAVID" + "REAL AMERICAN HEROES" INDEPENDENT SHORT FILMS

LEAD CONCEPT ARTIST & ILLUSTRATOR (Environments, Characters, Props)

  • Design and illustrate highly-rendered, photo-realistic concept environments for major scenes in each film's screenplay.
  • Create concept art idea boards, major-minor frames and set design blueprints for key crew meetings.
  • Fully conceptualize each film’s production design by working closely with screen writers and directors.
  • Fully develop look of main protagonists using mostly photo-compositing techniques; used to help director, producers and different art department leads prepare for filming.
  • Design a variety of master props.
  • Draft detailed break-downs, turn-arounds and 2-D animation sequences for multiple CG props by working directly with post-production VFX team.

LEAD STORYBOARD ARTIST

  • Speed-paint key frames based on original screenplay.

GRAPHIC DESIGNER

  • Design and create original posters, note cards and DVD sleeve inserts/discs to promote film’s recognition at multiple national and international film festivals.
  • Put together title logos for each film by collaborating with third-party graphic designers; used in final films’ opening title sequences, plus pitch packets/portfolios.
  • Make a variety of page layouts, templates and graphics for pitch packets/portfolios.
  • Format, print and assemble concept art portfolio books; used in numerous major studio meetings.
  • Assist lead graphic designers with miscellaneous tasks. (e.g. file conversions, layout, compositing, minor design edits, etc.)

ART DIRECTOR (ON AND OFF SET)

  • Lead Set Designer and Dresser. (i.e. work closely with other lead set designers to construct multiple sets at varying outdoor and indoor locations.)
  • Lead Costume Artist and Supervisor. (i.e. modify all costumes using a variety of techniques.)
  • Wardrobe Manager. (i.e. supervise actors during costume changes, fittings, etc.)
  • Props Master (especially for WWII-era replica weapons).
  • Lead Makeup/SFX Makeup/Hair Artist and Supervisor.
  • Gore Effects Assistant.
  • Direct small, rotating teams of different art department leads, assistants and PAs.
  • Manage continuity between takes.
  • Manage art department budget.

ART DEPARTMENT ASSISTANT (ON SET)

  • Creature Puppeteer and Effects Assistant.
  • Help art department leads with miscellaneous tasks.
  • Grip.
  • On-set photography (for art department continuity).