Resume

An experienced arts professional working primarily in the fields of comics, video games, and illustration. Dedicated to 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!


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

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.

FREELANCE ILLUSTRATION
May 2010 – Present, 8 yrs 7 mos

Providing Illustration, Cover Art, Sequential Art, Color, Writing, IP Development, and Art Direction for the following clients:
Image Comics, Shadow Machine Studio - MTV, Archie Comics, IDW Publishing, Dark Horse Comics, Fantagraphics, Stela, Gilgamesh Brewing, Humanoid Games, and others.


VOLUNTEERISM

COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER, Portland Indie Game Squad
2017-2018

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.


 
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KEY SKILLS

  • Art Direction

  • Project Management

  • 2D Art & Illustration

  • Sequential Art, Visual Narrative

  • IP Development

  • Agile Development, Scrum

  • Adobe Creative Suite

  • Mediation, Facilitation, and Conflict Resolution


EDUCATION

BACHELOR OF FINE ARTS - Painting,
Florida International University


PROJECT HIGHLIGHTS

The World Next Door
Producer

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 set in the Star Trek universe.

Cartoon Network Game Jam Documentary Screening
Event organizer

Screening event held at Portland’s “Revolution Hall” with exclusive content, Q&A session, and pop-up arcade.