Jose Ardila

Freelance Digital Sculptor and Technical Illustrator

Work Experience

Boyle Fredrickson

Patent Illustrator

• Producing clear, multi-view illustrations of client inventions
• Working closely with attorneys and clients to ensure accuracy of formal drawings for US Patent Office filing
October 2016 - Wisconsin, United States

Jackson Ardila Studios

Freelance 2D and 3D Consultant

• Producing 3D animation for Milwaukee Public Museum planetarium
• Producing 2D and 3D CAD drawing for industrial company Alliance Tech
• Creating 2D art for Circle 1 Network’s Farmer’s Market educational game
• Creating custom 3D printed items for private clients
December 2011 - Wisconsin, United States

Stonecast Products

CAD Detailer/Project Manager

• Preparing complete architectural shop drawings for architect approval and field use
• As a project manager, working closely with customers, contractors, vendors, sales, engineers, and production chain
• Preparing accurate piece drawings for custom architectural precast product production
August 2015 - August 2016 Wisconsin, United States

Cost Of Wisconsin

CAD Designer

• Processing raw capture data into rebar shape data for bending machine
• Producing piece and assembly drawings of rebar shapes for plant
• Creating shop drawings for construction site
July 2014 - July 2015 Wisconsin, United States


Milwaukee Area Technical College

Mechanical Drafting Certificate

August 2013 - May 2014 Wisconsin, United States

Milwaukee Area Technical College

Associate of Gaming and Simulation Animation

August 2010 - May 2012 Wisconsin, United States

Kansas City Art Institute

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Painting Major

September 2003 - May 2007 Missouri, United States


English (Native),
Spanish (Native),

3D/2D Expertise and Applications

• CAD, mechanical and architectural – Fusion 360, SolidWorks, Inventor, AutoCAD, Rhino
• Modeling, rigging, texturing, rendering, animation – 3ds Max, ZBrush, Keyshot, Marmoset, Vray
• Gaming and simulation – Unreal, Unity
• Drawing, concepting – Illustrator, Photoshop, Bluebeam