Past Experience

Mama Turtle Baby Turtle
Maureen Fackenthal
October - November 2020
-Collaborated closely with the author to illustrate Mama Turtle Baby Turtle, a commercially released short story book for young readers. 

Directed and illustrated the art through storyboard sketches and key communication with author to ensure 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

-Managing the YouTube channel, making sure that the design is consistent (creating thumbnails and descriptions), performing regular maintenance, and producing update articles to subscribers.

-Maintaining the official website, adding new art, lore building and progress updates

-Manage weekly social media postings on Reddit and Instagram, and writing worldbuilding/lore articles on Medium to engage fans

-Development of NFTs relaing to the Fairy Penguino NFT collections; researching NFT creation and utilizing this new technology, necessitating up-to-date familiarity with the cryptosphere and crypto trends.

-VTuber model rigging and video production - in charge for creating, editing and publishing VTuber videos as well as staying up to date with the 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

-Creating storyboards based on a written narrative that has been outlined

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

-All assets were digitally recreated from the provided poster image and the figures were animated frame-by-frame. 

-Utilization of Adobe After Effect's puppet tool in some shots 

-Created new environment-related assets and was given the duty of painting the background

-Accurately follow the script's pacing instructions

-Responsible for promptly informing the client of updates and changes and sending files and videos via Google Drive, YouTube and other file sharing networks the client was familiar with

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