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A challenging fulltime/freelance position in the apparel industry where I can continue to learn and further my career as a graphic artist.
Ben Y. Kwok Graphic Artist Ben_Y_Kwok@Yahoo.com EXPERIENCE: Riot Society Vernon, CA Nov 12 - Present -Create whimsical animal based graphics -Make linesheets and CADs for potential buyers -Work closely with the creative director Freelance Pasadena, CA Apr 08 - Present -Worked on a freelance basis with the following companies: -Lucky Brand -Life is good -Ed Hardy -OBEY/MetroPark -Division E -Warner Music Group -MGR Entertainment -Buddha Apparel -Dolo Clothing -SUPRDLUX -The Original Cowboy Lucky Brand June 08 - June 10 Vernon, CA - All artwork are hand drawn - Responsible for Mens, Womens and Kids graphics - Color separations for screeners - Cad/linesheets for production - Labels, hangtags and promotions Koral Industries (aka 7 Jeans) Sept 05 - Dec 07 Vernon, CA - Responsible for creating images for six labels - Create graphics to be screened - Research current market trends - Layout CADs/Linesheets of graphic art - Develope images for West Coast Choppers Lucky Star Silk Screening Jan 05-Sept 05 Commerce, CA - Separate colors from original artwork - Create films to be burned onto screens - Add embellishments on artwork - Work closely with designers from - Create completed groups to be screened - Follow up with assignments from designers - Developed keen sense of colors/embellishments - Consult designers in what images are effective Mias Fashion MFG.Co.,Inc. Winter 2004 Santa Fe Springs, CA - Formulate graphics to be placed on tees - Find fresh, new, innovative screen processes - Work closely with a team of fashion designers - Create promotional graphics apparel package - Quickly adapt to a fast pace environment EDUCATION: California State University Long Beach - Bachelors of Fine Art in Illustration Pasadena City College - Associates in Arts - Associates in Science SKILLS: Computer Experience Art Experience - Adobe Illustrator 10-CS5 - Graphic Art - Adobe Photoshop 7-CS5 - Graphic Design - Corel Painter 8.0 - Illustration - QuarkXpress 5.0 - Fine Arts
California State Long Beach