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John S. | Elance
 
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John S.

Game Design, Toy Design, Art Direction
   United States
  |   Bronx, NY

Overview

An innovative designer and accomplished visual stylist, John has made significant creative contributions over the last 11 years to numerous companies including Gemmy Industries, Mezco Toyz, and DC Comics - DC Direct. John's creative and production skills John has played an integral role in the creation and ideation of award-winning collectible product lines and consumer goods. Adept at executing authentic programs for global brands such as Batman, Green Lantern, Family Guy, South Park and God of War; it is in originating new properties and...

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Apr 30, 2015|Mobile Design|Private|Completed
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Apr 12, 2015|Art|Private|Completed
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Dec 10, 2014|Mobile Design|Private|Completed
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Nov 14, 2014|Animation|Private|Completed
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Portfolio

Character design concept sketches for a now defunct game...
Character design concept sketches for a now defunct game...
Character design concept sketches for a now defunct game...
Character design concept sketches for a now defunct game...
Character design concept sketches for a now defunct game...
Character design concept sketches for a now defunct game...
Happy Hedgehog on the Run! FREE and available NOW for Iphone and Ipad!!!...
Flipping Bone Doctor! FREE and available NOW for Ipad and Iphone!...
TAP TAP BOOM! FREE and available NOW for Iphone and Ipad!!!...
Kids Trains, Planes and Boats Puzzle Game! FREE and available NOW for Ipad and Iphone!...
Dino Puzzle Game! FREE and available NOW for Ipad and Iphone!...
Pipe Puzzle Mania! FREE and available NOW for Iphone and Ipad!...
Kid's Vehicle Puzzle Game! FREE for Iphone and Ipad!!!!...
Escape of the Troll: Underworld Flipping Game! FREE and available NOW for Iphone and...
CUTE CANDY SWIPE! FREE and available NOW for iphone and ipad!...
App Icon Illustration
Skull Island Treasure Hunt! FREE and available NOW for iphone and ipad!!!...
MALIBU MOTO RACE! FREE and available now for iphone and ipad!...
CUTE ANIMALS - Play and Learn FREE for iphone and ipad!...
Trick Or Treat : Halloween Guessing Game FREE for Ipad and Iphone!...
ZOMBIE SWIPE : Slash and Match FREE for Ipad and Iphone!...
RADIOACTIVE FALLOUT FREE for Ipad and Iphone!!!...
TINY SOLDIERS : Military Mayhem FREE for Ipad and Iphone!!!...
ROBOTS vs ALIENS FREE for Ipad and iphone!!!...
Prince of Atlantis! Out now for iphone and ipad! FREE version:...

Skills (15)

Tested
Adobe Illustrator
Adobe Photoshop
CorelDraw
Photography
General Office Skills
Microsoft Excel
Phone Support
Time Management
Market Research
Public Relations
Data Interpretation
Project Management
Manufacturing Design
Italian
Creative Writing

Service Description

John founded RadioactiveUppercut in 2010 as a full service studio, bringing his enthusiasm and passion for art, design and new concept development to a wider client base. In this brief time he has earned a reputation for bringing the most imaginative, original groundbreaking design and illustration to mobile games, toys, animation, and children's publishing industries. John holds a Bachelors degree from F.I.T. 's prestigious Toy Design program and will soon announce his latest successes in mobile gaming and new toy initiatives.




AREAS OF EMPHASIS:

- Origination of innovative concept designs for:
Toys
Collectibles
Characters
Logos
Environments
- Illustration and Design for:
Toys
Animation
Children's storybooks
Game development
Book covers
- Successful management of full product development process.
- Skilled communicator with all levels of an organization, licensors, vendors, artists, sculptors and the press.
- Ability to achieve highest quality and artistic integrity while maintaining budgets and schedules.


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Employment

RadioactiveUppercut!
Founder
2010 - Present
DC Direct (Warner Bros - DC Comics)
Art Director/ Illustrator
2007 - 2011
Mezco Toyz
Project Manager/Designer
2004 - 2007
Gemmy Industries
Designer
2006 - 2006
summer internship

Education

Fashion Institute of Technology
Associates Degree, Bachelors Degree
2000 - 2004

Keywords

honest
reliable
responsible
creative
professional
illustrator
game designer
childrens book illustrator
toy designer
art director
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