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    Culver City, CA

A Darker Side creeps me out in a good way... then again, so does Edwin Ushiro. -DOUG TENNAPEL Creator of Earthworm Jim and Creature Tech. <P> A Darker Side engages the viewer with haunting, evocative images... at once realistic and recognizable, yet dreamlike and surrreal. -EDWARD C. EYTH Director of Design Services, Jim Henson Co. <P> CONTACT MR. ED AT: 818.522.9636.

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Work History

2004 Sony Computer Entertainment > Concept Designer on numerous video games for Sony Playstation. Art Directed by Ron Padua. 2004 Fuji > Concept Designer and Storyboard Artist for numerous commercials completed for Fuji Japan. Creative Director, Ron Ishimoto. 2004 X1FX > Production Designer for a music video. Director, Mark M. Larranaga. 2004 Platinum Dunes > Production Designer/Concept Designer for a Michael Bay project. Collaborated with Writer, Nick Daniels. 2004 Disney Creative Development > Layout Artist on The Incredibles. Art Directed by Scott Tilley with Director of Creative Services, Brent Ford. 2003 Warner Brothers Television > Storyboard Artist for Directors,' David Straiton and Bill Norton. Concept Designer for Production Designer, Stuart Blatt on "ANGEL" season 4-5. 2003 Universal Creative > Concept Designer and Storyboard Artist for a themed attraction in Shanghai. Art Directed by Director of Creative Resources, Dawn Rivera-Ernster. 2003 Sony Computer Entertainment > Concept Designer/Storyboard Artist for SOCOM II: U.S. Navy Seals. Art Directed by Ron Padua with Cinematic Project Manager, Nonet T.M. Vargas. 2003 Fox Television > Storyboard Artist, Designer and Consultant to Director, Russell Mulcahy for "SKIN." Produced by Dwayne Shattuck. Jerry Bruckheimer is the Executive Producer. 2003 Paramount Pictures > Designer for a NBC Mini-Series drama called, "HOMELAND SECURITY." Production Designer, Ida Random with Art Director, Dins W.W. Danielsen. Produced by Clayton Townsend. 2002 Touchstone Television Productions > Storyboarded for Directors’ Davis Guggenheim, Nick Gomez, John Coles and Gary Winick on "PUSH NEVADA." Executive Produced by Ben Affleck, Matt Damon and Jim Parriott. 2002 CBS Productions > Concept Designer for "CSI MIAMI" with Production Designer, Carlos Barbosa. Jerry Bruckheimer is the Executive Producer. 2002 NBC Productions > Art Department Coordinator/Designer for "BOOMTOWN," collaborated with Production Designer, Michael Z. Hanan and Art Director, Dins W. Danielsen. Produced by Phil Parslow. 2002 ABC Studios > hired to Concept Design the city and the hell world for "PORT CHARLES," a "GENERAL HOSPITAL" spin-off with Production Designer, Chip Dox. Produced by Hope Harmel Smith. 2002 20th Century Fox Film Corporation > Concept Designer for "CHASING POPI" under the guidance of Production Designer, Ed T. McAvoy to create set designs and character development. Produced by Forest Whitaker. 2002 2003 Pasadena Tournament of Roses > provided draft sketches of the 2003 La Canada float entry in collaboration with President of La Canada T.O.R., Jack Wheeler. 2002 Nova Development Corporation > created 12 image boards for an interactive design program under the art direction of Graphic Design Project Manager, Kristyl Cornell. 2002 Institute for Advanced Architecture > in association with Dead Tree Books, Inc. illustrated 5 architectural renderings and set designs for “THE AMERICAN FUNERAL HOMES SHOW.” 2001 Jim Henson Company > Character Designer for "THE HALLOWEEN CAT" and Concept Designer for "HARRY AND LULU." All projects were under the direction of Director of Design Services, Ed Eyth. 2001 Sony Pictures > Art Director and Concept Designer for a proposal to Sony Digital Entertainment under the vision of Director of Content Development, Michael Edwin Bloom. 2001 Mary-Kate + Ashley Olsen > Fashion Designer for the Fall clothing line. All designs under their company, Dualstar Central Design with direction of Designer, Sam Ciardi. 2000 Kodak > storyboarded 2 trailers for Kodak Screencheck “THE REAL EXPERIENCE.” ** **Other clients include: FRED SEGAL, THE SANDY CHRYSLER COLLECTION, NOVA DEVELOPMENT and COLDWELL BANKER. Traditional Experience: > Studied set design and drafting under Pearl Harbor Set Designer, Stan Tropp 2003. > Teacher Assistant/Printmaker (intaglio, silk screen, lithography, 4 color separation) studied under Tony Zepeda, Master Printmaker Gemini G.E.L. Art Center Teacher Assistant 1998-2000. > Letter Press/Typesetter/Bookbinder studied under Vance Studley Typographer/Master Bookbinder Archetype Press 2000. Technical Experience: >Knowledgeable in digital programs such as Photoshop, Illustrator, Quark Press, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Poser. Used in projects dealing with printed media for advertising, new media, and archival limited edition prints. Publications: >Featured in CMYK Magazine Issue 16 >Featured in The Honolulu Advertiser - Island Life Jan. 16 2003.


Art Center College of Design, Pasadena Illustration BFA with Honors 2000