Education

San Jose State University August 2012 - May 2017 B.F.A. in Animation/Illustration

Experience

  • Visual Development Artist, DreamWorks Animation TV June 2017- Present

The Epic Tales of Captain Underpants: Designed and painted backgrounds, FX, and props. Designed and built sets, props and puppets for the live action sequences.

SHE-RA and the Princesses of Power: October 2019. Layout design.

  • Scholastic: 2018 Color Assist on Captain Underpants and Dog Man books

  • 2D Concept Artist Intern Zynga, February 2017- May 2017

Responsible for designing advertisements in the Casino Slots Department

  • Yeti!” Short Film Senior Thesis Project, August 2016 - May 2017 Visual development and clean up animation.

  • Teacher’s Assistant, Physics for Animation: SJSU, January 2016- May 2017 Assisted Dr. Alejandro Garcia in grading all essays and projects for Physics of Animation and Illustration.

  • Tattoo Artist: Staircase Tattoo, Santa Cruz, CA 2003 - 2010 Worked as an independent tattoo artist in two locations for five years. Completed a two year apprenticeship.

  • Honors

New York Society Of Illustrators Student Show 2017 Recipient of the John Klammer 3-D Award

New York Society Of Illustrators Student Show 2016

President Scholar SJSU 2015

Dean Scholar SJSU 2014, 2016

The Frances Marie Morrow Endowed Art Scholarship, Cabrillo College, Aptos, CA, Spring 2011

  • Gallery Work

Reverie Solo Show, May 2016

Print-a-Palooza Fundraiser Spring 2015

Shrunkenheadman Gallery SJSU Fall 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016

Cabrillo Gallery Spring 2011 & Spring 2012 Organize Before They Rise March 2009

  • Activities & Affiliations

Shrunkenheadman: Fall 2012 – Present

  • Skills

Visual Development, Illustration, Adobe Photoshop, Basic Maya, Excellent Communication Skills