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Michael Clarida

Amplified Imagewerks

Apopka, FL, USA
Michael Clarida Illustration is a creative design firm that specializes in art and illustration for the advertising media and illustration market as well as mural and fine art commissions.

Work Experience

Michael Clarida Illustration

Head illustrator/Art director/founder

Amplified Imagewerks/Michael Clarida Illustration is my design company. I oversee the creation of original art for apparel and media markets. This is a design and illustration firm that specializes in solving difficult visual questions. I can provide design and production solutions for story/character design/illustration or corporate identity.
May 1995 - Present Florida, United States

Foot Locker

Illustrator/Designer

At Footlocker I was a designer and concept illustrator. I created original works for retail sale on the Footlocker stores. We also were the primary source for collegiate apparel for Champs Sports.
September 2000 - May 2002 Bradenton, Florida, United States

EOI

Lead illustrator/head designer

My position at EOI is as lead illustrator/designer. I have been with this company for almost 10 years. In that time I have been an integral part of the companies growth from 8 total employees to a staff of 0ver 30. EOI has become the premier apparel source for Disney, Hard Rock, and Universal Studios. The art department has achieved top vendor 5 times with Hard Rock International. I also work as the IT person to oversee 11 work stations.
October 2003 - Present Florida, United States

Florida Hospital

Mural painter

I was contracted to paint two murals for Florida Hospital. My task was to create and illustrate tow murals for the new Centra care locations in Orlando and Brandon Florida.
December 2013 - Present Orlando, Florida, United States

Walt Disney

Freelance artist/contract

I have been hired be Disney design and consumer products to be a freelance artist resource. I am basically an art grab bag. My duties and responsibilities are as listed and not limited to: apparel design and product tech specs,character art, specialty product design and turn arounds, illustration, design.
- Present Buena Vista, Florida, United States

Education

Ringling College Of Art And Design

Bachelof of fine arts/Illustration

I graduated in 2000 with a B.F.A. in illustration.
August 1997 - May 2000 Sarasota, Florida, United States

Skills

CorelPainter, Illustration, Illustrator, Murals, Photoshop, Screenprinting,