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Caitlin VanArsdale

Freelance Illustrator

San Francisco, CA, USA
Work Experience
Portland, OR, USA
Sep 2013Present
Storyboard Artist
Responsible for storyboards and digital vector assets for client videos. Responsible for interpreting a script in an appropriate way for each client's vision. Responsible for creating and illustrating characters in various scenes and story lines.
Portland, OR, USA
Jan 2010Present
Illustrator / Designer
Currently responsible for all contracts, negotiations, time-management and completion of freelance work. I specialize in Illustration, with an emphasis on character and environment/prop design.
San Francisco, CA, USA
Jun 2012Jan 2013
Responsible for communicating effectively with customers, creating an inviting space in which to ask questions and find help. Part of the workshop team - was responsible for keeping prompt meeting times, running classes on software and devices that catered to many skill levels. Also responsible for answering questions and helping to find viable solutions for many issues. Required to keep open and positive communication with the team at all times. Also responsible for staying up to date on all updates to the technology, including software.
San Diego, CA, USA
May 2008Dec 2010
Letter Brush Artist
As a letter brush artist at SeaWorld-San Diego, responsible for creating quality paintings on time for customers, keeping in mind their preferences and goals for each piece. Responsible for maintaining a clean and functioning workspace, as well as handling cash registers and sales records. Worked very closely in a team with other letter brush artists to optimize speed and effectiveness, as well as to create a positive team oriented environment. While selling and painting, required to stay engaged with park guests, give accurate and precise information in a friendly manner, and create a fun and family friendly atmosphere. Working with park guests to ensure their satisfaction while also creating a quality piece of art was a primary goal.
San Francisco, CA, USA
Oct 2009Present
Bachelor of Fine Arts
Majoring in Illustration with an emphasis on Visual Development
English (Fluent)
Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Indesign, Adobe Photoshop, Character Design, Corel Painter, Design, Drawing, Environment Design, Illustration, Landscape, Layout, Page Layout, Painting, Photo Manipulation
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