Ian Dale

Illustrator & Visual Designer

Los Angeles, CA, USA
Creative thinker with an eye for quality and detail. Classically-trained artist adept at using digital tools. Conceptual illustrator communicating ideas through appealing images and characters. Versatile designer interacting with clients to meet objectives and enhance organizational image through user-friendly web and print media.

Work Experience

Ian Dale Art & Design

Freelance Illustrator and Designer

Collaborated closely with established and startup clients in the entertainment, publishing, internet, small business, non-profit, and Christian ministry sectors. Services include:

Interpreted authors’ work as book covers and other illustrations. Designed images and characters.

Designed marketing materials for small businesses and non-profit organizations: cards, mailers, brochures, disc packaging, etc. Layout of self-published books. Designed and coded numerous small websites (HTML/CSS/CMS).

Brand Development
Involved in early identity design and visual development for startups and non-profits. Ensured consistent style application to web, print, and social media.
January 2007 - Present California, United States


University Of Southern California

Bachelor of Arts, Fine Art (Studio Art)

Emphasis in painting & drawing. Additional coursework includes art history, art theory, photography, animation, animation history, psychology. Exhibited in professional and student art shows. Graduated magna cum laude with 3.8 GPA.
September 1999 - May 2003 Los Angeles, California, United States


Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Indesign, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Photoshop, Character Design, Concept Development, Creative Brainstorming, Digital Illustration, Digital Painting, Drawing, ExpressionEngine, Graphic Design, Logo Design,