Tom Rogers

Illustrator and Sequential Artist

Tigard, OR, USA
I strive to make comics, storyboards, and illustrations that are fun to look at and easy to read.

If you would like to request a PDF of additional portfolio samples currently bound under NDAs, please email me at tomrogersart@gmail.com

Work Experience

DC Comics

Background Artist

Pencil and ink backgrounds for legendary comic artists Ron Randall and Steve Lieber on many comic projects including Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen, Future Quest, Astro City, and Sasquatch Detective.
September 2015 - Present Oregon, United States

Marvel Entertainment

Storyboard Artist/Illustrator

Worked as an illustrator on four episodes of Marvel's animated YouTube series, Marvel TL;DR (Too Long; Didn't Read), including The Origin of Spider-Man, Spider-Man Vs. The Vulture, Weapon X, and World War Hulk.
April 2017 - August 2017

Action Lab Entertainment

Cartoonist

Currently work as the primary artist on the critically acclaimed ongoing comic series, Herald: Lovecraft & Tesla. Published in print through Diamond Comic Distributors and digitally on Comixology.
December 2013 - Present Pennsylvania, United States

Ravendesk Games

Illustrator

Worked as the primary artist on the tabletop role-playing games based on my aforementioned comic series Herald: Lovecraft & Tesla. Successfully funded on Kickstarter. Published and distributed by Ravendesk Games.
July 2016 - October 2017

PepsiCo

Label Designer

Created artwork for a major packaging redesign of Brisk Lemonade for PepsiCo.
January 2017 - February 2018

University Tees

Freelance Illustrator

Created tee shirt graphics in a variety of themes from early concept to final screenprint-ready stages.
January 2018 - Present

Glu Mobile

Storyboard and Concept Artist

Created concept art and storyboards for the mobile game, Ultimate Chef.
November 2015 - October 2016 Oregon, United States

Kendama USA

Package Designer/Illustrator

Created artwork for the package of the Wyatt Bray Pro Model Kendama from Kendama USA as well as a promotional mini-comic.
December 2016 - April 2017

Northshore Strategy

Illustrator/Sequential Artist

Created a Visualization Map (concept, inks, colors) for St. Paul's Community Center as well as a mini-comic for the Toledo Police Department.
July 2016 - March 2017

On Target Network

Cartoonist

Penciled, inked, and created concept art for the comic mini-series, Calavera de la Justicia. Published digitally on Comixology.
June 2012 - August 2013 Georgia, United States

Patreon.com/TomRogersComics

Artist

Maintain a web-page on the popular new crowd-funding platform, Patreon. I provide plenty of rewards on a consistent schedule for my patrons including personalized sketches, postcards, in-depth process posts, and monthly sketchbook PDFs.
October 2015 - Present Tigard, Oregon, United States

Helioscope Studio

Intern

Assisted in comic art clean-up, pencil and ink background work, digital color flatting, scanning, as well as other general intern duties.
August 2011 - December 2011 Oregon, United States

Education

Savannah College Of Art And Design (SCAD)

Major in Sequential Art, Minor in Storyboarding

September 2009 - June 2013 Georgia, United States

Awards

TOON Award

1st place in Gag Cartoons, 3rd place in Editorial Cartoons, 1st place in Comic Strips, and 3rd place in Humorous Illustrations

2011

Columbia Scholastic Press Association

3rd place in Art/Illustration hand-drawn, 3rd place in Editorial cartoons, 3rd place in comic/cartoons, and a Certificate of merit.

2012

Society Of Professional Journalists

2nd place in Editorial Cartooning

2012

Society For Collegiate Journalists

1st place for Cartoon Strips & Panels, 2nd place for Editorial Cartoons, and 3rd place for Graphic Illustrations.

2012

Skills

Adobe Photoshop, Communication Skills, Manga Studio, Proficiency With Ink, Proficiency With Pencil, Sequential Art , Visual Skills, Visual Storytelling,

References

Please send an email to tomrogersart@gmail.com for a list of references.