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I come from a diverse design background that includes everything from Aviation based Industrial Design to Storybook Illustration. My first love is bringing my own characters to life in various media. Even so, I love anything that challenges my brain whether it be technical or aesthetically based.
Lynne Honstain | Artist & Designer HIGHLIGHTS Over 19 years experience in graphic design and illustration Five years experience with 3-D design platforms including Solidworks, Rhino, Maya & Mudbox Proficient in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Digital Photography and MS Office Considered to have a great sense of humor and often ventures into left field Skilled in 3-D Animation and Texturing EDUCATION CERTIFICATE in Animation for Digital Media, University of Washington - Seattle, WA 07.2013 BS INDUSTRIAL DESIGN, Western Washington University - Bellingham, WA 06.2007 AA ART and DESIGN, Green River Community College - Auburn, WA 06.2004 CERTIFICATE OF FINE ART, School of Creative Arts - Oxford Falls, NSW AUSTRALIA 12.2000 JOB HISTORY GRAPHIC DESIGNER [July 1 2013 - present] Continuant Fife, WA • Branding • Icons Development • User Interface • User Experience • Animated Infographics • Storyboarding STUDENT Animation for Digital Media [September 2012 – June 2013] University of Washington Seattle, WA • Character Design • Environment Design • 3-D Animation • Maya / Mudbox • Storyboarding FREELANCE ARTIST & DESIGNER [January 2001 – present] Honstain Design –Independent Contractor Greater Puget Sound Area • Illustration • Graphic Design • 3-D Animation • Comedic Relief • Sculpture • Interior Design • Digital Photography • Theatrical Design MARKETING DIRECTOR [June 2009 – April 2011] International Children’s Network –International Nonprofit Organization, Education Facilitation P.O. Box 7695 Covington, WA 98042 • Graphic Design / Illustration • Web Design • Logo Development and Professional Styling • Project Management TECHINICAL DESIGNER [June 2006 – April 2009] Walter Dorwin Teague & Associates - Product Development Firm 2727 Western Avenue No. 200 Seattle, WA 98121 • Graphic Design / Illustration • Ideation / Sketching • 3-D Modeling / Prototyping • Documentation • Harmless Practical Jokes • Aviation Mockup and UX Design • Usability Testing • Technical Drawings • Collaborate and Communicate effectively and simultaneously with several different departments • Project Management: Team Direction, Proposals, Budgeting, Material Procurement and SIGN DESIGN [1999 – 2003] Signs Now, J&J Signs and Nichols Innovative Signs Tacoma - Seattle, WA • Graphic Design • Illustration • Customer Service • Procurement • Proposals PUBLICATIONS ASSISTANT / CUSTOM PAINTER [July 1994 – April 2002] Express Station Model Trains – Retail and Mail Order Tukwila/Kent, WA • Graphic Design / Illustration • Digital Photography and Editing • Custom Painting, Decaling scale models PAINTER / COLOR SPECIALIST [May 2000 – December 2000] Etching Industries International – Industrial Etching Company Manlyvale, NSW Australia • Color Specialist • Painter