Profile

Artist and educator, specialized in Figure Drawing, Character Design, Game Design and Illustration.

 

Work Experience

Assistant Professor — Massachusetts College of Art and Design — Boston, MA

August 2015-present

Teaching Human Figure in Illustration, Advanced Figure Drawing - Character Design, and Media Techniques. Advising students in the Illustration department.

 

Instructor — Rhode Island School of Design — Providence, RI

Summer 2015

Teaching Game Design fundamentals in the Pre-College Summer Program.

 

Game Designer — Family Education Network, Pearson Education — Boston, MA

October 2010-July 2015

Responsible for illustrating, animating and designing backgrounds, characters, game levels, game mechanics, promotional materials, children's books, and script writing.

 

Visiting Lecturer — Massachusetts College of Art and Design — Boston, MA

August 2011-May 2015

Teaching one class per semester: Human Figure in Illustration, and Advanced Figure Drawing - Character Design.

Creating curriculum for a new class at the request of the Illustration Department Chair.

 

Spanish Instructor — Berlitz Language School — Boston, MA

March 2006-August 2007

Taught Spanish to private students and small groups, including groups at Harvard Business School, Wellington Management, and Berlitz Language School.

 

Training Coordinator — Teletech — Leon, Gto. (Mexico)

August 2001-March 2005

Promoted through the positions of Customer Care Representative, Quality Assurance Analyst, and Operations Support Specialist to the position of Training Coordinator.

 

Education

Illustration Master Class seminar - Summer 2014, UMASS Amherst

Rhode Island School of Design (continuing education):

    -Zbrush Modeling - Spring 2010

    -Maya: Modeling for 3D Design + Animation - Fall 2009

Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, MA — Bachelor of Fine Arts in Illustration, 2009

Universidad de Guanajuato, Guanajuato, Mexico. — 3 years of study in Graphic Design

 

Freelance Client List

JJK Realty Holdings, logo development (Boston, MA) 2015

El Chavo Mexican Products, promotional character art (Boston, MA) 2009

Shadowgarden Entertainment, video game concept art (Leon, Gto. Mexico) 2009

Tufts University Magazine, editorial illustration (Boston, MA) 2009

Flow Snowboarding, snowboard design (San Clemente, CA) 2009

New England Arts for Animals, calendar illustration (Boston, MA) 2009