Resume

WORK EXPERIENCE

Freelance Illustrator

Dec 2014 – Present

2017 – Private Commissions
2017 – Gameforge
2017 – Zems Illustrations
2016 – Secret 6 – ND, Avalance Studios
2015 – DepEd – Illustrator for a Game for K-12
2015 – Toast – Concept Artist for an Project Wind
2014 – Reversion – Concept Artist for a sci-fi short

Inspire Education – Illustrator

August 2015 – Present. Creates fantasy illustrations for children.

Impulse Limited – Freelance Illustrator, UI Design, Art Direction

December 2014 – November 2016. Creates fantasy card illustrations.
http://impulselimited.com/portfolio/zems/ – Art Direction since June 30th

Game Services Group Inc. – Lead Artist

December 2010 – March 2015. Concept art, illustrations, motion graphics, and texturing for games.

Projects:

  • The Sims 4 – EA – 2012-2014/03 (Lead Artist, Concept/Texture Artist & Project Manager)
  • Communicates daily and directly to clients
  • Maintains visual consistency in a team of 12
  • Responsible for tracking and keeping the project on time
  • Created significant amount of CAS assets using Zbrush, Maya and Photoshop.
  • Uncharted 4 – Naughty Dog – 2012/06 (Concept Artist)
  • Created environment concept art pitch
  • The Last of Us – Naughty Dog – 2012 (Concept Artist, Co-team Lead for a few assets)
  • Created the Firefly Logo and costume concepts
  • Created a significant amount of fake product logos
  • Created environment and scene concept art
  • Created a few in-game textures
  • Magic: The Gathering Tactics – SOE – 2011 (Concept Artist)
  • Converted card illustrations into detailed and colored orthograph sheets for 3D artists
  • Dance Central 3 – Backbone Entertainment – Harmonix – 2011 (Environment concept artist)
  • Created the concept for the “House Party” level
  • Zombie Apocalypse: Never Die Alone – Konami – 2011 (Illustrator, Motion Graphics Artist)
  • Illustrated and animated scenes for the promotional trailer
  • Playdom – Disney – 2011/09 (Illustrator)
  • Helped create “Rains on Serengeti” scene using photo manipulation
  • Fifa Street 2012 – EA – 2011 (Environment Artist)
  • Created four complete environments: Rio Stadium, Rio Coastal, Rio Vista, Z5
  • War of the Burning Sky – GSG – 2011 (Concept Artist, Motion Graphics Artist)
  • Created character and environment concept art
  • Designed and created the promotional website
  • Illustrated and animated scenes for the promotional trailer

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

COLLEGE OF SAINT BENILDE

    2006 – July 3, 2010. B.A. IN MULTIMEDIA ARTS, DE LA SALLE

  • Graduated Cum Laude 3.45 Cumulative GPA
  • School of Design and Arts Scholarship Grantee and a consistent Dean’s Lister

WORKSHOP

2016-02-13 – Speaker – APC Animation Society – Workshop – Character Conceptualization
2016-02-27 – Speaker – Lyceum of the Philippines University – Illustration and Concept Art for Games
2015-04-10 – Speaker – Benilde Animation Festival – Illustration and Concept Art for Games

PUBLISHING

2017 – 3DArtist – Issue 106 – Future plc (1 Artwork)
2011 – D’artiste Fashion Design – Ballistic Publishing (1 artwork)
2011 – Exotique 7 -Ballistic Publishing (2 artworks)

ACHIEVEMENTS

2017 – Winning Work – Division I: CG Art Gallery – ASIAGRAPH2016 Tokyo (Dragon Watchers)
2016 – Daily Deviation – DeviantArt (given to “Dragon Watchers”? artwork)
2015 – Daily Deviation – DeviantArt (given to “Spaceship Port”? artwork)
2014 – Daily Deviation – DeviantArt (given to “Lilith”? artwork)
2013 – Semi-Finalist – Tomb Raider DeviantArt Contest (out of 4000+ entries)
2013 – Featured Anniversary Artwork – Diablo 3’s Official Blog ( http://goo.gl/BRPbxE )
2013 – Featured Artist – Diablo 3’s Official Blog ( http://goo.gl/BLxa5m )
2011 – Daily Deviation – DeviantArt (given to “Diablo 3 Monk”? artwork)
2012 – Featured two times at Blizzard’s Diablo 3 Facebook Page for my fanart (2 artworks)
2011 – Daily Deviation – DeviantArt (given to “Sequen”? artwork)
2010 – Finalist – Rahll’s video game mash-up contest 2010 (out of 90+ entries )
2010 – 2nd Placer – Blizzard’s Starcraft 2 Propaganda Contest 2010 (out of 500+ entries)
2010 – Best in Interactive – DLS CSB Media Max “Bright Lights” for the game “Brain Check”
2010 – Cum Laude – Multimedia Arts
2009 – 1st Place – Colegio De San Juan de Letran’s Inter-school Digital Arts Competition