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Diona Linardo

Principal Artist

Las Vegas, NV, USA
Creative individual with over fourteen years as a professional in the graphic arts industry. Extensive experience in illustration and design. Team player accustomed to high-pressure, fast-paced environments seeking opportunities to challenge and nurture creativity.

Work Experience

WMS Gaming, Inc.

Principal Artist

Artistically contributed to numerous top-selling games. Worked closely with licensors to create branded titles. Oversaw finalization of projects as senior studio artist and ensured cohesiveness of final product. Strong contributor as part of a internationally diverse team.
March 2004 Nevada, United States

Stephens Media Group

Graphics/Pagination

Handled general page layout and graphics for local publications Las Vegas City Life and Las Vegas Business Press. Assisted with content maintenance on HTML-based website.
2005 - 2005 Nevada, United States

Sigma Game, Inc.

Artist

Created digital art for slot machines as well as video-slot graphics. Assisted in game conceptualization and design. Worked closely with marketing to produce print material for game promotions.
2000 - 2004 Nevada, United States

Freelance

Artist

Vector illustration, digital painting and logo design for clients. Created art for props used in film and digital titles for DVD production.
1998 Nevada, United States

Idea Center, Inc.

Artist

Created digital art for slot machines, interior casino signs, promotional posters for casino events and graphics for internet pages and games. Worked with large scale printers and readied digital art files for printing.
1998 - 1999 Nevada, United States

Education

University Of Nevada

Bachelor of Arts, English

September 1996 - December 2000 Nevada, United States

Languages

English (Native),
Japanese (Conversational),
Italian (Beginner),
German (Beginner),

Skills

Adobe After Effects, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Digital Painting, Logo Design, Oil Painting, Photo Manipulation, Photography, Sketching, ZBrush,