Jun 2021 - Present (11 months)
• Lecturer for the Creative Arts and Technology Division.
• Teaching animation field courses with approximately 15 students per class.
• Facilitating classroom discussions, assessing students’ performances, providing constructive feedback and guidance to understanding course materials.
• Work collaboratively with the Institution to guarantee the most suitable plans in preparing students to succeed in the creative arts field.
Illustrator - Sole Proprietorship
1998 - Present (24 years)
• Design and illustrate graphics for mobile games, interactive sites, emoji packs, and marketing collateral, such as signage, pamphlets, program booklets, and invitations.
New York, NY
Feb 2015 - Sep 2017 (2 years 7 months)
Developed digital advertising concepts and designs for over 300+ global brands through social media content: Emoji/stickers, phone themes, photo frames and filters, animated GIF and other products
Strategized and delivered content that amplified brand campaigns and user engagement across various social platforms: Focus on iMessage, Facebook, LINE, Samsung Theme, Kakao Talk, and others
Developed mobile themes for Samsung Themes, CocoPPa Launcher and Cheetah Mobile
Action Art Director/Senior Game Artist
Las Vegas, NV
May 2013 - Nov 2014 (1 year 6 months)
Oversaw the visual development, workflow and deliverables of various projects
Managed both in-house and remote artist teams and collaborated with game designer for UI/UX design
Developed in-game graphics from research, concepts, production and launch
Created animation sequence various emitters for in-game using Unity 4.2 and Adobe Animate
Assisted as support artist to other teams including background concepts and graphic edits
Computer Graphic Artist
Mar 2012 - Oct 2012 (7 months)
2D artist for social Facebook games and Android/IOS mobile games – vector and painted assets for backgrounds, characters, animated sprites and props.
Developed art assets for Draw Something promotions and reward system.
Nov 2010 - Oct 2012 (1 year 11 months)
Created art assets for facebook and Android/iOS games - vector and painted work including, background, character, items and icons.
Provided character and background concepts for future projects.
Project: Draw Something, Puppy World, Cupcake Corner, Omgpop.com
Ground Up Studios
Mar 2009 - Oct 2012 (3 years 7 months)
Collaborated with studio members to produce custom illustrations and artwork for various projects.
Nov 2009 - Nov 2010 (1 year)
Assisted team with in game brainstorming and concept arts. Designed and created pixel art of items for member avatars such as regular clothing, costumes, accessories, board, hair styles, and moodies. Other tasks included pixel animations for various NPCs within the site. Vectored tems for shop catalogues, layout weekly playpages, designed elements for the IdFone such as wallpaper, sticker pages, and stickers.
The Jersey Journal
Feb 2009 - Nov 2009 (9 months)
Ads and editorial page layouts
Aug 2007 - Oct 2008 (1 year 2 months)
Assisted Designer with concept, wax mold and crafting products for sales and photo shoots.
Freelance Web Designer
Aug 2006 - Jun 2007 (10 months)
Web content assets.
New Jersey City University - Health Science Department
2007 - 2007
Front desk work including filing, answering phone calls and scheduling appointments.