A creative digital artist who is self-motivated and passionate about Graphic Design and Character Animation. Known for working quickly and diligently, both on location and remotely, without sacrificing quality or attention to detail. Can be counted on to bring creative ideas, be organized, professional, flexible and able to meet deadlines in fast paced environments.

2014–Present

GRAPHIC ARTIST & ANIMATOR

Fractl

Delray Beach, FL

My resposiblities include creating Infographics, Landing Pages, Storyboards and Animations for different clients. I've also been in charge of making graphics for eBay Guides.

2008–2015

GAME ARTIST

Cartoon Doll Emporium

New York, NY

Flash artist for the websites Cartoon Doll Emporium and Dream Mining. I make all the art for Dress-Up, Click and Point, Hidden Objects, Scavenger Hunt, Platform, Management, and Find the Difference games

2013–2014

3D ANIMATOR

NeuroNet Learning

Gainesville, FL

In charge of all Hand-keyed Character Animation for an educational program. Recently I've also had to work with 2D Animation.

2012–2013

ANIMATION INTERN

Full Sail University

Winter Park, FL

Worked under the direction of the school's Animation Department's Chair to create new animation clips for my portfolio.

2018

GRAPHIC ARTISTS

El Peñita

Lima, Peru

In charge of designing the logo and overall look for a pediatrics app called El Peñita, which is the #1 medical app in Peru.

2014–2018

2D and 3D ANIMATOR

NeuroNet Learning

Gainsville, FL

I work in 2D and 3D software to create character animations for an educational program meant for children.

2015–2018

3D ANIMATOR & GRAPHIC ARTIST

Paradigm Spiral

California, USA

In charge of Character Animation in Blender for an upcoming indie animated series called Paradigm Spiral. Also in charge of making the show’s logo, Website Design, and Kickstarter Graphics.

2014–2016

GAME ARTIST

Driver Digital

New York, NY

Flash artist in charge of making game art for clients such as McDonald's, Hasbro, Mattel, etc. I make all the art for Dress-Up, Click and Point, Hidden Objects, Scavenger Hunt, Platform, Management, and Find the Difference games.

2013

STORYBOARD ARTIST

Causa | Lima, Peru

Punto Aparte Post & Film | Lima, Peru

2010 - present

2010 - present

Created storyboards for TV spots and Web Videos.

2007–2013

GAME ARTIST

Magic Time Apps | London, UK | 2013 UpaJogos.com | Brasil | 2013 DressUpGames.com | Iceland | 2011 - 2013 Cartoon Doll Emporium LLC | NY, NY | 2007 - 2010 TripleFun.net | 2007 DressUpWho.com | 200

Created all art and GUI in dress-up games, added Preloader and Music to games, and animated characters in game using Flash and Action Script 2.0.

2010–2012

FULL SAIL UNIVERSITY

BS Computer Animation

Winter Park, FL

The program took us through the entire production pipeline for CG Films: Concept Art, Storyboards, 3D Modeling, Textures, Rigging, Animation, Lighting and Rendering, VFX and Compositing.

2012

PIXAR'S ANIMATION

& STORY MASTERCLASSES

Miami Beach, FL

Animation and Storyboard Courses with Pixar artists Andrew Gordon (animator) and Matthew Lunh (story artist)

2005–2010

UNIVERSIDAD SAN IGNACIO DE LOYOLA

BA Graphic Design

Miami Beach, FL

Most work revolved around Logos and Corporate Image, Advertisement, Illustration, Editorial Design, Packaging, Typography, Infographics, Web Design and Photography.

2012

VALEDICTORIAN

Full Sail University

2012

ADVANCED ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Full Sail University

2012

SALUTATORIAN

Universidad San Ignacio de Loyola

SPANISH

Native Speaker

ENGLISH

Professional Level

Creativity

Communication

Meets Deadlines

Team Player

Team Leader

Digital Illustrations

Use of Wacom Cintiq

2D and 3D Animation Storytelling Skills

Maya

Toon Boom Harmony

Blender

Photoshop

Animate CC (Flash)

Illustrator

After Effects

Fantamorph

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