Experience

Professional Experience:

PK Cards Inc. 
August '10 to present
CCG Card Illustrator, PKXL line
Responsibilities: Character and creature design, finished illustrations for CCG use.
Contact: Yoshinori Ikehara (Art Director) - dnji5544@gmail.com


LPJ Design
March '10 to present
Interior Illustration, Character design, Creature Design, Digital Sculptor
Responsibilities: Development of character and creature designs, rendering and concepting of interior illustrations for RPG publications, creation of digital miniature models for 3d printing from 2d conceptual art.
Contact: Louis Porter Jr. (Owner) - LMPjr007@aol.com - Skype: louis.porter.jr

Role-Playing Public Radio (RPPR)
March '09 to August '10
Interior Illustrator, Layout Designer,  & Cover Artist - “New World” Campaign &Zombies of the World”
Responsibilities: Development of concept, cover and interior art for an RPG setting. Layout and book  design for RPG campaign books including logo and template development.  Development of cover art for a horror-comedy novel incorporating existing character designs and graphic elements.
Contact: Ross Payton (Producer  and Author) - rpayton@gmail.com - (417)-234-2921

Mercedes Medical
November '08 to Current
Graphic Designer, Lead Web Designer - Marketing Department
Responsibilities: Creation and conceptualization of advertising materials including verbiage, concept, visual design, web design, layout, and marketing tactics for digital and print usage. Organizing a 300+ page  catalog with multiple departments to meet a deadline.
Contact: Michael Jenkins (Graphic Designer) - mjenkins@mercedesmedical.com –  (941)-321-9765

Education:
Ringling College of Art and Design:
August '04 to May '08
BFA  Illustration: 3.5 GPA
 
Awards and Extracurriculars:
  • Semifinalist, international Adobe Design Achievement Awards: Illustration Category (2007)
  • Best of Ringling Show,  judged by John Foster (2006-2007)
  • Director of the Ringling College of Art and Design Gaming Club (2005-2007)
 
Additional Skills:
  • Extensive training and experience with current versions of digital art programs: Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Indesign, and Corel Painter.
  • Advanced study of digital painting, figure painting and conceptual illustration.
  • Experience with print design, web design, page layout, cover and book layout. Understanding of design and processing for printed and web publications.