PROFESSIONAL HISTORY

Artist Work Experience

October 2019 - Present

MERCHANDISE ARTIST

January - May 2018

GSM DESIGN INTERNSHIP

  • Worked closely with the GSM Team to create assets for t-shirt designs

  • Gained experience with Illustrator; preparing files for easy editing/mass printing

  • Learned to work from home (keeping track of my own hours) and maintain independent time management

  • Obtained knowledge for quick turn-around times and demands 

November 2017

KANSAS APPLESEED

  •  Poster design was chosen as one of six designs to represent the company's project

  • Displayed at company gallery and distributed as postcards

October 2017

UNIVERSAL ENGRAVING, INC.

  • Worked alongside company representatives/artists to create holiday business card designs

  •  Learned to incorporate features into the design blueprint such as embossing, foil, and glitter

September 2014 / 2017

CYPHACON

  • Won advertisement competition for 2014 and 2017 | Featured artist

  • Created the main artwork for their advertisements, t-shirts, convention badges, and other merchandise

  • Worked closely with a team to make printing deadlines and brainstorm advertisement ideas

  • Gained experience on producing and selling artwork | working in a high-demand, convention setting

January 2014

YAM FLAG COMPETITION

  •  Flag design was chosen to represent the state of Louisiana for youth competition

  • Gained experience in traveling for art events and shows (rewarded with trip to New York)

  • Attended organization meetings

March 2014

CRAWFISH FESTIVAL

  • Poster design competition

  • Contributed to the production of a limited edition poster design and worked with event coordinators 

  • Experience with public speaking alongside the Mayor of Louisiana

Summers 2009-2014

ARTS CAMP

  • First attended as a student, became a volunteer, and then was employed as a teacher's assistant

  • Worked with teachers and students in a summer camp environment to complete daily projects

  • Aided in running, participating, and decorating art gallery events 

  • Learned how to interact in a professional environment — including meetings with members of the school board and the mayor of Louisiana

SKILLS

Experience with the following programs:

PHOTOSHOP & ILLUSTRATOR

PROCREATE

PAINT TOOL SAI

An illustrator and freelance artist based in LA, USA who strives for cuteness & inclusivity! 

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