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My creative work ranges across many disciplines including UI / UX Design, Digital Painting, Illustration, and 3D Art to name a few.
I enjoy the collaborative creative process of solving complex visual and informational problems as well as the satisfaction of producing something that can be used effectively while being enjoyed aesthetically.
I am as multi-faceted a person as I am a designer. My hobbies include, building R/C Submarines, and Models, and even painting. I love the world of game design and have begun to build my own games for mobile and web. The painting in my header is a concept piece I designed for Aerryx Entertainment used to promote a new game on Steam.
2014 - 2016
This program is one of the best in the nation for a very good reason. It challenged and improved my skills in drawing, concept design, and all aspects of 3d art, helping me pursue higher standards in my artistic development.
2003 - 2004
The most valuable skill I learned at DBU was independence with a broader world view.
1997 - 2000
San Antonio College was the foundation of my entire college journey. Here I formed my first understanding of traditional art from Art History to Animation. I began my first class in Photoshop here. This was the door step of the 3d animation boom in cinema and video games and SAC was on the cutting edge of 3d training.
2015 - Current
A Photo-Product Lab • Work with stakeholders to asses project requirements • Refreshed overall brand with updated logos, fonts, and color-schemes • Responsible for the company site redesign from start to finish • Create Flow Charts, User Stories, Style guides, and Interactive Prototypes using Axure • Work with managers to iterate and improve UX for V1 implementation • Work with developers to implement designs and interactions
2014 - 2015
A Mobile Game Studio • Created custom 3d character models in Maya • Used Mixamo and Maya for rigging • Created User Interface Graphics for Dance Messenger • Worked with Developers in Unity to implement graphics • Helped with testing
2013 - 2014
A Creative Agency • Project Managed 40+ clients from start to finish • Designed websites and logos for clients • Responsible for the company site redesign from start to finish
A Mobile App Development Studio • Work with Technical Architect and UX Designers to produce concepts for client proposals and new acquisitions • Carried concepts though creation to completion working with developers to ensure product quality and time budgets • Assisted with the redesigned company logo and website
2012 - Current
A Digital Art Studio • Design Game Art Assets for Flash based games • Design User Interface graphics for games, web, and mobile apps • Character Concept Design • 3d modeling for games and product design • Create concept Art creation for Game Design and Promotional Use • Texture painting for UV Maps • Rigging Models
2010 - 2012
A Digital Agency • Worked with sales team and stake holders to build concepts for client proposals and new acquisitions. • Designed art assets for Flash animations and UI's • Worked with developers in house and India to complete projects within time frame and scope of work. • Redesigned company website in 2012 prior to mobile first movement. • Reason for leaving: Company down-scaled and moved all work to India.
2008 - 2010
Creative Agency • Designed logos, websites, animated Flash content, and marketing materials for non profits and small business. • Conducted initial client conversation to gain insight to client visual direction and project scope. • Reason for leaving: Pursue opportunity to work at Agency designing for international level clients such as Sony Entertainment, Michelin, and Disney etc.
Software: Maya, Rhino, ZBrush, SketchBookPro, Photoshop, Illustrator, Unity3D (importing, setting up scenes, Mecanim), Mixamo, Flash, HTML5, CSS3, Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint Hardware: Cintiq, 3d Connection, Mac
Games, Apps, UI
This is a design I did for RocketBoy Studio, my art studio. It was designed to represent who I am. I see myself as a RocketBoy, a kid at heart with dreams of soaring to new heights via a jetpack strapped to my back like a crazy person. Without so much the crazy part, ok maybe a little bit, but well within the parameters of a fully functioning human being.
I designed this app icon as part of a project I worked with Sweet Action Games where I had been tasked with creating UI for a new app game call Dance Messenger now available on iTunes.
Working with Hendon Real Estate in Fort Worth Texas, I helped design a logo and website.
logo & icon design
This project was built from the ground up using AxureRP, a new standard in rapid prototyping process. Rather than building numerous static wireframes to communicate the interactive process, Axure allows a designer to work through interactions and user flows as well as test builds live and get instant feedback that can be quickly translated back in to the project for further feedback. I found that using this method in my recent work increased accuracy and productivity between stakeholder and developers, which in turn rapidly increased the turnaround of the product to the end client and eventual user.UX, user experience, UI Design
concept art, landscapes, technical concepts
concept art, digital art, concept painting, game art