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I am an Illustrator with 20 years of experience.
My career started in advertising, as a graphic designer and illustrator.
Recently, I have acquired Illustration experience for tv and feature film
I was an instructor for one semester at the College for Creative Studies in Detroit and I look forward to instructing again in the future.
However, I am always open to serve as an illustrator.
Ice Burner on the Ice Wall
Robert D. Rucker
Title: Graphic Artist
The S DOT Company Inc. North Dakota State University
Product Designer / Freelance, August 2007 – Present
Designed and 3d modeled sophisticated casing for hardware of multiple
stylized media products.
OKK Trading, Los Angeles, California
Graphic Designer / Freelance, April 2005 – Present
Designed blister packages for Boys’ Toys.
Warner Bros. Animation Sherman Oaks, California
Cleanup Artist, May 2005 – November 2005
Provided camera-ready line art for “Loonatics Unleashed” TV show.
Duck Soup / Los Angeles, CA
Freelance Animator / In-Between Artist, January 2002 - November 2003
Dejarnette Desins, Glendale, California
Layout Artist / Freelance, May 2002 – November 2003
Assisted establishing environments for “The Proud Family”
featured in “Disney Adventures Magazine”.
College for Creative Studies / Detroit, MI
Animation Drawing Instructor, January 2001 - April 2001
Four Point Films / Warren, MI
Story Board Artist, January 2001 - Present
NBC News/ Detroit, MI
Courtroom Illustrator, October 2000 - April 2001
Leaping Lizards LTD / Southfield, MI
Freelance Character Designer, August 1997
Executech Resources Consultants / Troy, MI
Illustrator for Ameritech Publishing, July 1993 - February 1994
Don Coleman Advertising / Global Hue Southfield, Michigan
Art Director / Freelance, June 1991 - June 1993
Provided layouts of advertisements for presentations to clients of the agency
such as; Coca Cola, Cover Girl, Domino’s Pizza, Ford Credit and Detroit Medical Center.
ZGI / Printed Tees Plus, Detroit, Michigan
Illustrator / Freelance, February 1990 - Present
Provided illustrations of promotional printed items.
Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree
College for Creative Studies (CCS), Detroit, Michigan
• Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop
• Maya / Alias Wave
• Microsoft Word
College for Creative Studies Detroit