Past Experience

Mama Turtle Baby Turtle
Maureen Fackenthal
October - November 2020
-Worked one-on-one with author on illustrating a published, commercial short story book for young children titled Mama Turtle Baby Turtle.

-Illustrated all images and directed the art of the book through storyboard sketches and key communication with author for a successful release

-Illustrated and designed book cover

Full-time Transcriptionist and Quality Checker
October 2018 - May 2022
-Maintaining typing speeds of 90-121 WPM hybrid skill with record hybrid keying speed of 141 WPM

-Over 60,000 clocked audio minutes of transcribed videos and audio files

-Responsible for reviewing other transcriptionist work in accordance to strict, standard issued guidelines

-Experienced in transcribing medical, corporate, financial, entertainment audio files as well as difficult, conversation and crosstalk heavy focus group audio files

Goldfish (Poetry Book)
Michael Farnsworth
September 2020
Worked on illustrations and art direction with a published author on a poetry book for young children.

-Communicated remotely with author to complete project successfully and provide suggestions / art direction.

Volunteer Book Illustrator and Graphic Designer
Just Be A Child (Charity organization)
Spring - Summer 2018

-Volunteer work with UK-based charity to produce social media marketing graphics (such as gift vouchers)

-Responsible for illustrating a children's book which was an anthology of stories written by Kenyan children

-Worked closely with charity leader to organize the artistic designs of the public material

Medical Illustrations
SUNY Upstate Medical University
May - July 2017, August - September 2018
Various medically accurate illustrations pertaining to facial injuries were illustrated for medical residents of SUNY Upstate Medical University

-Worked closely with residents to illustrate medically accurate illustrations

-Required to understand graphic and illustrative needs of the residents and translate their projecy demands into educational illustrations

-Researched medical terminology and other relevant medical procedures to ensure accurate portrayal of surgical illustrations

-Medical illustrations were published in academic journals as illustrative supplement to medical research.

Art Contractor for Arclava Music
February 2017 - February 2018
-Planned and initiated marketing design for successful social media public release

-Designed album covers and illustrations for a variety of media such as 4-panel digipak

-Responsible for creating and designing the company logo



Last updated: January 25th, 2023

The Fairy Penguinos Project Director and Creator
ACE Illust.
March 2019 - Present
-Responsible from start to finish of each animated Fairy Penguinos episode - storyboards, character design, background art, vector art and renders, story and world building, musical direction, voice acting, video editing and video production

Manage the YouTube channel, ensuring consistency in the design of the channel (thumbnail creation, descriptions), general upkeep, and writing update posts to subscribers

Tasked with running the official website, updating it with new art, lore building and progress updates

-Manage weekly social media posts through Reddit and Instagram, and writing worldbuilding/lore articles on Medium to open communication with fans

-Creation of NFTs related to the Fairy Penguino NFT collections; researching NFT creation and applying this new technology, requiring current knowledge of the crypto space and crypto trends.

-VTuber model rigging and video production - responsible for creating, editing and publishing VTuber videos and keeping up to date with latest VTuber and motion tracking software

-Episode 5: Contact received two finalists awards from the Tokyo International Short Film Festival and New York Tri-State International Film Festival during Summer 2021.

Intro Opening Animator for Redneck Games
Vortex Productions LLC
February 2022 - July 2022

-Creation of storyboards following an outlined written script

-Animated opening intro using just one asset: a painted poster image

-Digitally drew all assets from the sole poster image, recreating them and animated the characters frame-by-frame; animated characters in some shots with Adobe After Effect's puppet tool

-Created new assets for the environment and tasked with the background painting

-Accurately follow pacing as outlined on script

-Responsible for communicating updates and changes with client on a timely manner and submitting files and videos through Google Drive, YouTube and other file sharing websites client was comfortable utilizing

-Demonstrate knowledge of video codecs, and rendering of video in client's preferred output using Adobe Media Encoder and Adobe After Effects rendering tool