David Habben

HABBENINK freelance artist and illustrator

Salt Lake City, UT, USA

Work Experience


Freelance Illustrator

August 2008 - Present Salt Lake City, Utah, United States

Wildworks Interactive

Marketing Illustrator

December 2013 - August 2015 Utah, United States


Graphic Designer

June 2013 - December 2013 Salt Lake City, Utah, United States

Chronicle Books

Children's Book Design Fellowship

An amazing six months with the innovative crew of designers in the Chronicle Books Children's group. My work focused more on the production side of publishing, with opportunities to work in design, logos, and supporting the staff and visiting artists.
January 2008 - August 2008 San Francisco, California, United States


Production Artist/Illustrator

Awesome experience with the advertising and interactive teams at an ever growing shop in the downtown SLC. Work experience included concept art, storyboarding, and finished illustration pieces for both print and web.
January 2007 - December 2007 Salt Lake City, Utah, United States

Brigham Young University

Graphic Designer

Graphic Design, Illustration, and Art Direction for multiple offices within the university including Independent Study, BYU Creative Marketing, BYUSA (student government) and the Marriott School of Business.
May 2002 - August 2006 Utah, United States


Boise State University

Illustration - Transfer to BYU

January 2002 - June 2004 Boise, Idaho, United States

Brigham Young University

Bachelor of Fine Arts/Illustration

Following two years at Boise State University, I transferred to BYU and finished there in 2006 with both a BFA and experience working with design departments all over the university.
May 2004 - August 2006 Provo, Utah, United States

University Of Utah

Master of Fine Arts

August 2015 - Utah, United States


Communication Arts

Award of Excellence


Showcase 100 Winner



Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Indesign, Autodesk Sketchbook Pro, Corel Painter , Wacom,