Visual Development Artist with 4 years of experience using lighting, color, and design to inform storytelling in animation.
Rovio Animation Company
Visual Development Artist November 2013- March 2017
Provided Visual Development for The Angry Birds Movie, including but not limited to environment/prop designs, color-script, lighting keys, and end credits design.
Created title/end credits cards for The Early Hatchling Gets the Worm: The Hatchling Short.
Created marketing images for the release of The Angry Birds Movie.
Designed effects and background for Rovio Animation Company's movie title opening sequence.
The Dam Keeper
Background and Character Animation Painter April 2013- October 2013
Worked closely with Directors Dice Tsutsumi and Robert Kondo to paint background and character animation frames for the Oscar nominated short film, The Dam Keeper.
Freelance Artist January 2015
Provided story moment and environment concepts for pitch art of the film, Blazing Samurai.
Concept Art Intern May 2012- August 2012
Created environment and character concepts for Star Wars 1313.
Assisted the concept art team with reference gathering and organization.
San Jose State University May 2007-May 2013
Bachelor of Fine Arts: Animation/Illustration
ShrunkenHeadMan (Animation/Illustration) Club Officer 2010-2011. Member 2007-2013.
PROGRAMS: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Premiere Pro, After Effects, Flash, Autodesk Maya, Zbrush.
MEDIUMS: Watercolor, oil painting, needle felting/needle crafts, sculpting.
SOFT SKILLS: Fast learner, receptive to feedback, positive attitude.
LANGUAGE: Basic fluency in Mandarin Chinese.