PROFESSIONAL WORK EXPERIENCE

HEROES & VILLAINS ART EXHIBITION - Atlanta, GA (2015)
- A comic themed art exhibition hosted and sponsored by Allways Open & Monday Night Brewery where I debuted my pop-culture/parody comic book series “Trill League”. 
 

Starburn Industries - Burbank, CA (Current)
HARMON’S QUEST ANIMATED SERIES/ Character Designer
-Develop character concepts and render character model sheets.
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Illustrate characters in special poses based on layout from animatic.

Friends Night Studio - Hollywood, CA (2015)
AXE COP ANIMATED SERIES/ Lead Character Designer
- Created character concepts, turnarounds, and expression sheets.
- Assigned designs to each artist based on their strengths in order to stay on production schedule.
- Reviewed storyboards to note any inconsistencies in character layout/placement.
- Reviewed & edited design team’s character layouts.

Friends Night Studio - Hollywood, CA (2014-2015)
MAJOR LAZER ANIMATED SERIES/ Character Layout Artist
- Illustrated characters based on storyboard layout for animation team.

IDW Publishing - San Diego, CA (2014)
BLAZE BROTHERS COMIC SERIES/ Cover Artist & Logo Designer
- Illustrated Covers for Issues #1-8 of the “Blaze Brothers” comic series
- Designed Logo for Blaze Comics brand

All Knightz Studio - London, UK (2012-2013)
VARIOUS PROJECTS/ Illustrator
- Illustrated cover and colored interior pages for Issue 1 of “Red Tempo” comic series.
- Assisted with designs and color coordination for “Red Tempo” animation.
- Penciled interior pages of Issue 1 of “Siege” comic pages.
- Illustrated interior page for “Ochi” novel.
- Illustrated cover for Issue 1 of “Night Soul” comic series.

Terminus Media - Atlanta, GA (2013-2015)
ROUTE 3/ Cover Artist
- Illustrated covers for issues #1-3 of “Route #3” comic series.

The Grand Game (2013)
SHERLOCK HOLMES TRADING CARD GAME/ Illustrator
- Illustrator for Sherlock Holmes Trading Card Game 

Dark Energy Pictures - Hollywood, CA (2013)
CALL ME KING PROMOTIONAL POSTER/ Illustrator
- Designed and illustrated promotional poster for theatrical movie debut.

ClarkAirlines (Recording Artist) - Chicago, IL (2011-2014)
VARIOUS PROJECTS/ Illustrator
- Illustrated covers for EP projects “First Class Flight”, “Between The Lines”, “Airplay”  and “Skyfall”

 

AWARDS

2014 EBACC Glyph Comic Award
Best Cover Illustration (Route 3 #2)

EDUCATION
Northern Illinois University - DeKalb, IL (2001-2005)
Media Arts

SKILLS
I am a proficient visual artist who gives prominence to a blend of visual story telling and design. Versed in many traditional mediums as well as digital. My illustration work has been used for projects in the film, comic, animation, fashion and music industries.

Software Knowledge: Adobe Photoshop, Autodesk Sketchbook, Manga Studio