Résumé

Experience

Rhythm and Hues Studios 1995 – 2013

Art Director / Senior Designer

  • Lead in building Art/Design Department with extremely diverse design skills, developed teams of artists with exceptional knowledge, precision and superior aesthetics required in servicing major film studios, agencies, game and theme park clients worldwide.
  • Able to run large scale projects smoothly by producing high quality art work needed for different stages and disciplines throughout the CG process. Work closely with modeling, texture, lighting and animation departments supporting direction with necessary visuals and verbal communication.
  • Played a key role in bringing in work by creating unparalleled character design such as ALVIN and CHIPMUNKS, CAT IN THE HAT, GEICO GECKO

Freelance 1996 – 2011

Toei Animation Studios -Concept Designer
Production I.G -Character Designer
Sprite Animation Studio -Visual Development Artist
TBS -Character Designer
Square Enix -Visual Development Artist
Dream Works SKG 1996
Concept Designer / Illustrator
Created Illustrations for ‘The Lost World’ Jurassic Park game
Seventh Son2013VFX Art Director

Software

Expert Photoshop, Illustrator, ZBrush, Painter

Other

Excellent work ethic and communication skills, proven ability to bridge
technical/aesthetic communication, problem solving, adept learner and educator,
fluent in English and Japanese

Education

Otis College of Art and Design: BFA Illustration 1995 

References available upon request