• 2D Character Illustration • Character Study • Character & Costume Design
• Digital Illustration • Conceptualization • Video Editing
Los Angeles, CA 04/2017 – Present
Character Designer
Dream up new characters, scenarios, and worlds. Collaborate with artists and designers from around the globe. Authentically engage and grow Instagram community. Design mascot logos for small businesses.
Rapidly grew Instagram following by 886% in less than 3 months by crafting resonant and entertaining illustrations, leveraging a deep fanbase, and experimenting with cross-platform placement via TikTok.
Washington, DC 09/2018 – 04/2020
Character Designer (Contractor)
Visually explored and designed all aspects of mascot logos. Worked closely with art director and brand designer. Translated vision of character from rough concept to final vectors. Designed costumes. Presented in-progress, alternate, and final concepts to client team.
Collaboratively created an original, award-winning, vector-based character mascot featuring three primary costumes for a unique Washington, DC real estate company catering to home buyers who value neighborly experiences. (Homes valued between $200k and $5M.
National Community Church
Washington, DC 09/2019 – 10/2019
Caricature Artist (Freelancer)
Visually reinterpreted reference photos. Illustrated in Procreate. Worked closely with speakers to refine illustrations.
Created fun caricatures humanizing 10 event speakers while delighting and engaging a live audience of 80 middle and high schoolers throughout the program.
Redmond, WA 05/2018 – 06/2018
Character Designer and Comicstrip Artist (Freelancer, Remote)
Pencil sketched character concepts. Explored creative directions with designers and client team. Studied 1950s poster designs and art for inspiration. Addressed changes quickly and professionally.
Designed a pair of 1950s-inspired characters and illustrated six sequential panels for fun, high-concept print and digital posters helping hundreds of Microsoft employees in more than 200 datacenters quickly and memorably understand new environmental health and safety guidelines.
National Community Church
Washington, DC 07/2015 – 08/2016
Graphic Artist (Freelancer)
Drew graphics and typography using pencils and markers. Partnered with designer. Prepped art for scanning. 
Collaborated with art director and graphic designer to create cover art for new teaching series which generated excitement for more than 200 middle and high school students on social media, email, and projection screens across the Washington, DC area.

The Monster Project
Washington, DC 04/2020 – 04/2023
Volunteer Monster Artist
Studied reference artwork made by young students. Reinterpreted crude concepts. Met firm deadlines.
Partnered with designers at Capital One to creatively reimagine crayon- and pencil-made monster drawings submitted by grade school children helping them recognize the power of their own imaginations while encouraging them to pursue their creative potential.
NCC Youth’s Annual Mission Camp
Washington, DC 06/2015 – 06/2019
Youth Volunteer
Participated in many community impact activities. Packed sandwiches. Did laundry. Revitalized gardens.
Worked with youth group leaders and fellow youth group teens to prepare, pack, and personally distribute care packages including socks, lunch, and water to 20 people experiencing homelessness around Union Station and the northeast Washington, DC area.

GDUSA Magazine, American Graphic Design Award, 2020
Awarded for excellence in character design for the Brave Neighbor mascot logos in collaboration with Thinkory

Liberty University Online Academy (Homeschool), Washington, DC
High School Diploma, Class of 2021, 3.8 GPA

English - Native
French - Proficient

Investigating Where We Live, Smithsonian National Building Museum
Character Design with Personality, Tom Bancroft, Skillshare
Pixar in a Box, Pixar, Khan Academy

MacOS, Windows, iPadOS, Apple Pencil, Wacom Tablet, Cintiq;
Procreate, Adobe Fresco, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Premiere Rush, Adobe After Effects; 
Mural; Google Drive, Google Docs, Google Sheets; Microsoft Word; Google Meet, Zoom

Stevenson Ranch, CA 9138
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