Alex Santa Clara



Concept Artist/Illustrator/Designer
1534 Reeves St. Los Angeles, CA 90035 × 310.383.6659 × sandman21xxi@aol.com (email)
http://www.alexsantaclara.com/ (website) × http://alexsantaclara.blogspot.com/ (blog)

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Gentle Giant Studios, Burbank, CA

Freelance Product Concept Artist, January-March 2011
· Created product concept art for a Christmas ornament based on the Disney Pixar movie, “UP”
· Provided the client with the best design solutions to keep the product within the client’s size requirements and budget

Freelance Toy Concept Artist, November-December 2010
· Created toy concept art for an MLB Baseball robot toy
· Researched baseball player’s swing from the sport of baseball to the robot toy
· Provided several variations and sketches to the client that led to a finalized toy design
· Created turnarounds that would serve as reference for digital sculpting

Fairfax Electronics, Los Angeles, CA

Freelance Graphic Designer, January-March 2010
· Designed a new company logo that would best communicate the company’s essence.
· Designed a new exterior sign that would integrate the new company logo and would better communicate the products and services that the company provides

International Family Film Festival, Burbank, CA

Freelance Illustrator, September-December 2008
· Created a digitally painted cover illustration for the 2009 International Family Film Festival program book. The illustration was also used for other promotional media such as posters and flyers

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Fine Arts – Illustration 2008
Art Center College of Design, Pasadena CA

SKILLS AND INTERESTS

Sketching, Digital/Traditional Painting, Sculpting, Market Research
Software: Photoshop, Illustrator, Maya, MS Office
Languages: English and Tagalog
Interests: toy collecting, toy photography, movies, sports