Freelance Concept/Character Illustrator and Story Artist
Feb 2011 - Present (10 years 2 months)
A visual idea development studio dedicated to clients who need whimsical illustration, character design, concept design and visual brain storming.
Spencer Hill Publishing
Jun 2013 - Aug 2013 (2 months)
-illustrated and designed the book cover for a soon-to-be-published book (more to be revealed when the book's out)
Feb 2011 - Nov 2011 (9 months)
-was contracted to work on black and white illustrations and cover design for a book titled, "Hapenny Magic" by Jennifer Carson
Story Artist (freelance)
Sep 2009 - Jan 2011 (1 year 4 months)
-contracted as a storyboard artist for the children's television show: Rob the Robot
Visual Story Illustrator
Apr 2010 - Apr 2010
-contracted to work on one half of a storyboard for a short Inuit film
-in July 2007 to June of 2008: was contracted to create full page colour illustrations for a children's periodical based on Inuit folklore.
L & L Dreamspell
Feb 2009 - Sep 2009 (7 months)
Working through Jennifer Carson ( www.thedragoncharmer.com ) to illustrate her middle grade book, 'To Find A Wonder.' To be published by L & L Dreamspell and released in the spring of 2010.
For this project, I will be illustrating the cover plus the black and white interior illustrations.
2009 - 2009
-created illustrations for small press children's publications and designed the artwork for corporate greeting cards
Feb 2007 - Dec 2008 (1 year 10 months)
I illustrated a series of first novel books for girls named "Kingdom of the Frosty Mountain" by Emerald Everhart.
The illustrations consisted 5 digitally coloured cover illustrations plus black and white interior illustrations.
The Bradford Group
Feb 2002 - Aug 2008 (6 years 6 months)
Designing various giftware ideas and collectables.
Contracted commercial artist
The Duirwaigh Gallery
May 2004 - May 2006 (2 years)
I was contracted with the Duirwaigh Gallery agency as an illustrator. While I was under contract, I created story ideas and fantasy art to be sold and to reproduced as prints.
Cricket Magazine Group
May 2002 - Jun 2005 (3 years 1 month)
Illustrated poems for various issues of Cricket Magazine and Ladybug Magazines.
Jan 2005 - Feb 2005 (1 month)
Designing home decor for the giftware industry.
Creative Design Hong Kong Limited
Jul 2004 - Oct 2004 (3 months)
Worked as a contracted designer and assisted Misha Knierim in Hong Kong and in DonGuong, China. I was assisgned to create Seasonal and Holiday designs.
Freelance Storyboard Artist
Mar 2003 - Mar 2003
I boarded an interactive video game "Cyberchase."
2003 - 2003
Illustrator for the RPG book: "A Faery's Tale"
May 1995 - Jun 2001 (6 years 1 month)
Nelvana Animation 1995-2001
2nd Assistant Director (freelance) (2001)
Senior Storyboard Artist (freelance) (1997-2000)
Junior Story board Artist (1996-1997)
Storyboard Clean Up Artist (1995-1996)
Advanced rapidly to a senior storyboard level and held the responsibility of 2nd Assistant Director which included involvement of script, storyboard and composite refinement.
• Storyboarded animated television shows: Little Bear, Franklin, Anatole, Redwall, Flying Rhinos Junior High, and Timothy Goes to School.
Storyboarded film sequences: Franklin and the Green Knight,
The Little Bear Movie and Heidi. Working with Directors
Arna Selznik and John Van Bruggen.
• 2nd Assistant Director on the second season of "Timothy Goes to School” under Director Gary Hurst.
Freelance Storyboard Artist
Jul 1997 - Jul 1997
Storyboard one commercial for a charity lottery.