Past Experience

Mama Turtle Baby Turtle
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

Goldfish (Poetry Book)
September 2020
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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 for 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
May- July 2017, August - September 2018
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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

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Last updated: January 10th, 2022

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

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Manage the YouTube channel, ensuring consistency in the design of the channel (thumbnail creation, descriptions) and general upkeep

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

-Manage weekly social media posts through Reddit and Instagram and communicate 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.

-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.

-Episode 5: Contact also screened at (insert film festivals)

Full-time Transcriptionist and Quality Checker
REV
October 2018-Present
-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