•Illustrator and Concept Artist •Graphic Designer •Toy Designer •Product Designer •Sculptor

Work Samples

  • PRINT DESIGN

  • ILLUSTRATION

  • 3D SCULPTURES

Work History

LINDA SNYDER lindasnyder900@gmail.com www.coroflot.com/lindasnyder90 PERSONAL PROFILE Versatile talents and interests open unique opportunities and have allowed me to create a diverse array of successful graphic design, illustration, product design and sculpted work for both licensed and custom product, into mass retail markets in United States and overseas. My diverse talents offer you greater support and continuity creating new product, from concept to final production, including manufacture and market promotion. Thank you for your time reviewing my portfolio. PROFESSIONAL PROFILE • Toy and Product Design, Specs & Tech Pack Creation • Graphic Designer & Illustrator • Sculptor & Model Maker CORE COMPETENCIES • Design • Sculpting SOFTWARE Photo Shop, Illustrator, Microsoft Office - PowerPoint, Excel, Word, Outlook Maya & Mudbox, Flash, After Effects, ZBrush 2008 – PRESENT FREELANCE & FULLTIME STUDENT 2007 – 2008 CREATIVE SERVICES MANAGER– ALDIK, INC., MOORPARK, CA Design and production art for all art and print needs for corporation with seven national showrooms and international sales team Negotiated, scheduled & designed advertisements with nationwide B2B trade magazines and traveled to attend trade shows 2004 – 2007 PRODUCT DESIGN & DEVELOPMENT MANAGER– AUTO EXPRESSIONS-SHELL OIL, MOORPARK, CA Created innovative concepts and art for overseas manufacture, while managing costs and schedules to meet shipping deadlines Prepared color/material spec sheets; verified safety and quality, developed new lines, Established need for FTP site for large art files 2001 –2004 SENIOR GIRLS TOY DESIGNER– LANARD TOYS, INC., OXNARD, CA Created concepts thru to final production approval for Girls toys, toy sets, dolls and ponies; provided original production art, color and material specs for over 7 lines of toys and dolls, including face design, hair styles, clothing and textile designs; provided prototypes, using my mode-making skills, sculpting, painting, styling hair, etc., for both production samples and photography needs; assisted with packaging layout, copy, graphics and sales presentations. Coordinated scheduling and daily overseas communication 1997 –2001 FREELANCE Client List: Disney Consumer Product, Franklin Mint, Mattel, Jakks Pacific, Warner Bros., Fox, MGM, Paramount, King Features Inc., NJ Croce Inc., LucasFilm via Applause Inc., Bandai America, Uncle Milton Toys, UltraGlas 1983 –1997 ADDITIONAL ROLES SCULPTOR – APPLAUSE, INC., WOODLAND HILLS, CA LEAD GRAPHIC DESIGNER – SPENCER COMMUNICATIONS, MONTROSE, CA (Advertising & Public Relations) LEAD GRAPHIC DESIGNER – PUBLIC AFFAIRS OFFICE, CSU SAN BERNARDINO, CA (Publications, Magazines, Books, Fund Raising)

Education

Mount Sierra College - MultiMedia

Specialties

Awards

•Design concepts incorporated in 2014 124' Glass Wall at Honolulu Airport •Sculpted 18" Fancy Nancy Doll, Princess&Me &TinkerBell doll heads •Awarded Int'l Utility Patent •Brochure aided in raising $40M •Product Designs brought in $55M in sales •Sculptured displays for Disneyland Emporium •Disney bought innovative toy concept. •Won Nat'l Pepsi Sculpt Competition

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