Marcel Ramos

Illustrator Long Beach, CA

Any day you're having fun with art is a good day.

Experience

Techincal Artist

USC Institute of Creative Technologies

-Ensured 3D head scans are optimized and meet brand requirements for various media types including movies or video games.
-Corresponded high resolution facial data to generate pixel accurate face blendshapes with correlated maps with the use of in house pipeline.
-Designed new company website, while researching and implementing HTML5 and CSS codes and scripts

Flash Artist/Illustrator

Age Of Learning

-Vectored and animated a series of assets and characters for interactive games
-Created the concept for the characters, assets and layouts for multiple games
-Worked closely with game designers and programmers to re-iterate, troubleshoot, and resolve general bug issues, design limitations, and overall game-play experience.
-Provided instrumental assistance in the transition from flash to html5 version of the site.
-Mentored and trained new artists on company style guide and pipeline workflow.

Education

Art Institute of California

Bachelor of Science, Media Arts & Animation

Media Arts & Animation

Awards

2015

Adventure Time New Video Game Character Contest Winner, Little Orbit (Designed a character for Adventure Time: Finn & Jake Investigations (2015))

2007

Art Institute Graduate Outstanding Portfolio, Art Institute of California Los Angeles

2005

Art Institute Best of Quarter, Art Institute of California Los Angeles (Anatomy)

Specialties

Illustration Animation Interactive Game Design Character Design

Skills

Photoshop Illustrator Flash Maya Wrap 3D Zbrush