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Sho Uehara

Illustrator/character designer

Calgary, Alberta, Canada
I am an illustrator /character designer who strives to always improve, learn and grow in all areas of my profession.

Work Experience

Freelance Illustrator

- Editorial work for Swerve Magazine
- Illustration comic book covers for BOOM! Studios
- Commissioned work
January 2010 Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Icom Productions

Content Designer

- Creating Interactive, Internal Online Courses that include character animation, utilizing visual storytelling and design practices
- Working with most of the Adobe suite. Extensive experience with Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, and Adobe Flash
- Creating Assets for online courses such as graphic icons, backgrounds, character designs
- Collaboration with Project Managers and Team Leaders to deliver comprehensive courses in the designated fields for clients
July 2012 - Present Alberta, Canada

JOI Media

Freelance Illustrator & Character Designer

-Worked closely with Designers, Web Developers and Clients to deliver high-quality projects
-Brainstorm ideas and execute projects within a team and independent environment
-Illustrated cartoons, brochures, banners, posters, visual concepts, website content and finished illustrations in various artistic styles
-Experience Researching & Developing to help ground concepts to reality
-Training in animated digital tools such as Flash and Toon Boom-Digital Pro to create animatics, kinetic typography and animated loop cycles
January 2011 Alberta, Canada


Alberta College Of Art And Design

Bachelor's Degree in Visual Communications & Character Design

September 2007 - April 2010 Alberta, Canada


English (Advanced),


Adobe Flash, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Indesign, Adobe Photoshop, Character Design, Digital Colouring, Drawing, Illustration, Storyboarding, Toon Boom ,


Justin St. Cyr
Team Leader
ICOM Productions
(403) 973-6313

Dan Markin
Graphic Designer
(587) 225-9705

Victor Chow
Content Designer
ICOM Productions
(403) 805-0076