Responsible for icon creation and visual design of web applications. Work with marketing and sales to create infographics and illustrations to help promote the WebFilings brand, as well as infographics for internal use/education. Work closely with the UX team to provide art assets and iconography.
Artist/Animator (2d and 3d)
I create illustrations and animations for PC Slot machine games. Utilizing both 2d image making and animation programs (i.e. Adobe Photoshop and Adobe After Effects), as well as the 3d animation and modeling package Autodesk Maya, I am responsible for creating animations, ui elements and making the user experience fun and enjoyable. I have also been involved in exploring new ways to simplify the production pipeline from artist to programmer. I am also the primary 3d artist on Reel Deal Live, a 3d online casino experience.
Worked alongside Susan Weber, who art directed the illustrations created for the 2013 Manpower Group calendar. Created sketches and 12 final vector illustrations, one for each month of the year. The theme centered around "Everyday Heroes", which explored real life stories and translated them into superhero personas.
While working under the name Drawsgood Illustration and Design, I have completed illustration and design projects for companies such as Jess3, Project Magazine, Indomina, Kano Apps, Clif Bar, The Leith Agency and many other businesses. I have done infographic, poster design, character illustration, pixel art and animation and general design for these companies.
Web design and development
While working at Winning Solutions, Inc., I was responsible for keeping current client websites up to date, as well as helping to define the look and feel of new client sites.
Provided illustration, poster design, infographics, icon concepts and graphic design on a freelance basis.
Freelance Character Artist
Created character illustrations for the majority of the characters within the game "Hollywood Zombies". Worked closely with Jose Brand, art director at Kano Apps to ensure look and feel was correct.
Created concepts and final illustration for CLIF Bar.
Created pixel art banners and illustrations for the November issue of Fast Company magazine.
Pixel artist and animator
Created backgrounds, assets character and effect animations for an html5 based physics game
Iowa State University
Bachelor of Fine Arts