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Nicole Ales | Elance
 
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Nicole Ales

Concept Designer, Illustrator, Storyboards & more!
   United States
  |   WOODLAND HILLS, CA
  |  10:14 am Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $23

Hello!

I'm am a talented, driven individual with a passion for storytelling whether it's through illustrations or film. I'm skilled in both hand drawn or digital artistic areas such as concept design for films/ animation/ games, Illustrations for Children's Books, Storyboards and Graphic Novels.

I can do an array of styles from cartoon-y to life-like concepts for film!

I've had past experience in the Post Production side of Film making, such as Editing (with Avid or Final Cut Pro) and Basic Visual Effects (After Effects), knowing well...

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Portfolio

Photoshop- Digital Painting and Character Design.
A cute illustrations I did for the fall holiday seasons (inspired by another artist who...
Character Design for a russian folklore themed project. Based on the russian lore of...
Character Design for a film style project. Story(Destiny of the Marked) is a personal...
Creature Design of a Griffin. Photoshop High Polish Illustration and Design
Character Designs and Concept for a fantasy frontier film concept. Photoshop.
Digital painting/ water color style
Creature design using photoshop as an assignment at Gnomon School. It's a mix of...

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concept design

Service Description

I'm a new and up-coming concept designer (characters, creatures, props etc), Illustrator (children's books, comics etc), Storyboard Artist with a background in post-production film editing.

I can do an array of artistic jobs in different styles.

I have officially two children's books published that I illustrated and countless small commissions.



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Employment

Nicole Madeline Ales Art
Freelance Artist
2011 - Present
Character and Creature Design, Comic Art, Children's Books, Storyboards/ Animatics, Single Image Commissions, Logos and Marketing, Film Editing, Basic VFX, Motion Graphics.
AlphaDogs Inc
Intern
2011 - 2012
Helping around the Office to shadowing and assisting the Editorial staff.
Fix-it-in-Post Parody Productions
Director/ Editor/ DP/ Writer/ Producer
2008 - 2012
A self-employed non-profit student production company specializing in parodies of cult fantasy genres such as "Twilight, "Buffy: the Vampire Slayer", "Harry Potter", "Star Wars", and more! Film...
Songwriter's Vantage
Editor
2010 - 2010
Editing interviews for their website and made a new logo and title cards. Used Final Cut Pro and Live Type. Interviews contained well known composers such as David Baerwald ("Moulin Rouge", "Into...
Avid Editing Class (CSUN)
Teaching Assistant
2010 - 2010
Assisting in the Avid Media Composer Editing Class at CSUN. Helping students with the program and teacher with the course. Professor: Jan Popiden (reference available)
A & P Floor Company
Office Assistant
2008 - 2008
Clerical Duties
Bereavement Group of Monterey, CA
Promotional Video Editor
2008 - 2008
Promotional Local Commercial for Bereavement Group of Monterey, CA I helped video the interviews and then Edited the final promotional video.
New Man's Karate
Jr. instructor
2007 - 2008
I helped run martial arts classes for the beginner levels involving warm ups, stretches, basics, katas "forms" and self-defense. Taught under Shihan Scott Newman Michael Foley system of Koden...

Education

California State University-Northridge
Bachelor of Arts
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Gnomon School of Visual Effects
concept art
2012 - Present
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Keywords

Illustrator
concept artist
character design
creature design
comic art
storyboard artist
general artist
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