LAUREN CHAIKIN | Visual Storytelling P: 216.224.5539 | E: firstname.lastname@example.org | Willing to relocate to Los Angeles
PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY Revved up, take-charge visual storyteller with an instinct to create high quality work and enjoys helping others succeed. Ability to adapt and work as part of a team or independently in order to meet project deadlines. Tireless enthusiasm for research, learning new skills, and sharing knowledge with others.
SKILLS Character design 2D illustration Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite and Creative Cloud Proficiency in Mac and Windows operating systems Working knowledge of file preparation for digital and print presentation Working knowledge of the animation production pipeline Proficient in pencil, ink and marker sketching Trained in charcoal and other dry media on paper
SELECTED EXPERIENCE GRAPHIC ARTIST | Arrow International, Inc. | Cleveland, OH | 2011-Present Vector illustration and decorative typography for the bingo and instant-win game markets. Trusted as a "go-to" artist for challenging assignments while maintaining consistent workload. Experience with licensed brands including Warner Brothers, King Features, the Elvis Presley Estate, and Hanna-Barbera. Assist Creative Manager with revision and creation of documents and templates utilized by the entire Creative department. FREELANCE ILLUSTRATOR | UTees | Remote | 2018-Present Digital illustrations for the custom collegiate apparel market. FREELANCE CHARACTER DESIGN | Scott Wiser, LLC | Remote | 2016 Developed the main character from the short animated film “LAYERS”, currently in production.
EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT CG Master Academy | C haracter Design for Animation Oatley Academy of Visual Storytelling | Painting Drama I & II, First Flight visual development workshop Cleveland Institute of Art | B achelor of Fine Arts, Illustration and Communication Design
Published on Feb 21, 2018