An experienced arts professional working primarily in the fields of comics, video games, and illustration. Dedicated to leading and collaborating with talented teams to create work that is thoughtful, visually striking, and moving. Has a natural instinct for streamlining workflow while balancing the needs of directors, artists, production staff, and other departments. Friendly, attentive, and hyper-organized!
GAMES PRODUCER & CREATIVE STUDIO MANAGER, Rose City Games
Apr 2017 – Dec 2018, 1 yr 9 mos
GAMES PRODUCER Planning and organizing project timelines, workflow, and output on two concurrent video games project, for international publisher VIZ Media. Delegating tasks, troubleshooting issues, and providing constructive feedback on creative decisions across different departments (art, game design, narrative, etc...).
CREATIVE STUDIO MANAGER Liaising with senior management to develop the studio’s vision, priorities, operational activities, and strategic goals. Contributing to the design and implementation of business strategies, plans, and procedures. Communicating with RCG clients, partner companies, and contractors.
DEVELOPMENT LEAD, Stela - Comics for Your Phone
Jul 2016 – Jun 2017, 1 yr
DEVELOPMENT LEAD - Leading in the development of Stela Studio, a new branch of the company dedicated to producing premium content with a mix of internal and external resources. Working closely with the VP of Business Development and Creative Director, to create and evolve original properties. Designing pipelines to guide their production from conception to publication. Managing the schedules, workflow, daily communications, and assets on 12 concurrent projects counting 30 artists and production staff.
ART DIRECTOR, WRITER - Developing the overall visual style and language of the production on “The Inheritance.” Overseeing the output of the art & design staff, providing direction, and monitoring for quality.
May 2010 – Present, 8 yrs 7 mos
Providing Illustration, Cover Art, Sequential Art, Colors, Writing, IP Development, and Art Direction for the following clients:
Image Comics, Shadow Machine Studio - MTV, Archie Comics, IDW Publishing, Dark Horse Comics, Stela, Gilgamesh Brewing, Humanoid Games, and others.
COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER, Portland Indie Game Squad
Helped the 501(c)3 organization organize events for upwards of 500 guests, lead production of live showcases for digital broadcast, designed initiatives to support community members, and attended monthly social/networking events as a representative of the organization.
2D Art & Illustration
Sequential Art, Visual Narrative
Agile Development, Scrum
Adobe Creative Suite
Mediation, Facilitation, and Conflict Resolution
BACHELOR OF FINE ARTS - Painting,
Florida International University
The World Next Door
Indie video game to be released on Nintendo Switch, PC and Mac in early 2019.
Star Trek: Waypoint #1
Writer & Illustrator
Anthology comic book series featuring original stories in the Star Trek universe.
Cartoon Network Game Jam Documentary Screening
Screening event held at Portland’s “Revolution Hall” with exclusive content, Q&A session, and pop-up arcade.