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Dave Mowder | Elance
 
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Dave Mowder

Freelance Illustrator/Designer
   United States
  |   Sheffield Lake, OH
  |  1:06 am Local Time

Overview

Graduated in 1985 from the University of Akron, Associates Degree in Graphic Design. Served nine years in the Ohio Army National Guard and now volunteer my talents and service to the USO. Recently visited wounded warriors in Washington D.C. and our troops in Germany, Kuwait and Iraq.

I've been concentrating on Licensed illustrations since 1995-cutting my teeth with Warner Bros. Looney Tunes. Illustrated roughly 50 children's coloring books. I've worked with Hallmark Cards for the past 10 years creating nearly 650 cards, and ornaments...

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Portfolio

Hallmark Cards
Character exploration, Hallmark cards

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Service Description

Experienced in illustrating licensed characters for a variety of publishing houses; designing and creating products from educational books to Christmas ornaments. Possess the ability to illustrate a wide range of characters, both licensed and original; staying true to their personalities, keeping them on model in any pose and situation, in any environment and costume. Ability to create 3D character turnaround and background layout design

Extensive knowledge of Photoshop CS4, Illustrator CS4, and InDesign CS4. Adobe Image Ready and Flash are also available. Ability to work digitally or with traditional pencil, brush and paint.

Strong working relationship with a variety of Licensors and publishers. Such as, Disney, Warner Bros., Garfield, Peanuts, Hallmark Cards, Publications International, United States Postal Service, Wendy's Restaurants. McGraw-Hill.

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Employment

Dave Mowder Illustrations
Freelance Illustrator
2009 - Present
Hallmark Cards
Illustrator 3, Illustrator 4, Senior Illustrator
2000 - 2009
Design, typography and illustrate award winning Licensed Products. From greeting cards to ornaments to plush gifts. Included on many brainstorms for new product development and execution. Also...

Education

University of Akron
Associates of Applied Business, Commercial Art
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Licensing
Humor
Magazine
Children's Books
Greeting Cards
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