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Ricardo De Los Angeles | Elance
 
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Ricardo De Los Angeles

Character Design, Illustration, Caricature
   United States
  |   Los Angeles, CA

Overview

I'm a character designer, illustrator, and caricature artist based in Los Angeles, Ca. I graduated from the CalArts Character Animation program in 2009, and worked various positions in the animation and illustration worlds.

In 2011, I was a principle illustrator in Disney's Blue Sky Think Tank, and shortly after I worked with Big Picture Group on an animated education series, as well returning to Disney to help character design the animated short, “Electric Holiday” (Disney’s collaboration with Barneys New York). Most recently, I've...

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Portfolio

Jazz musician.
Character exploration of an evil grandma. Different facial designs.
Custom Caricature design for a Professor's birthday. 8.5"x11"
Illustration for Christmas Show Poster.
Digital, pencil.
Mascot design for Marketing Agency.
Custom avatar for use on different online social platforms
Flyer for a Music Show in California.
http://www.rickyanimation.com
Watercolor.
Mascot for Mexican Restaurant
Mascot for Mexican Restaurant.
Mascot for Mexican Restaurant
Mascot design pitch for Museum Exhibit.

Skills (3)

Tested
Adobe Illustrator
Adobe Photoshop
Toon Boom Studio

Service Description

I specialize in the following:

Character Design/Mascots
Caricature/Portraiture
Illustration (traditional, digital)
Storyboards/Animatics
Spot Illustration
Logo Design
Line Art

including but not limited to: greeting cards, publications, web art, banner designs, book illustration, and animation.




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Employment

Disney Consumer Products
Character Designer Freelane
2012 - 2012
-Develop caricature/character designs for Disney's and Barneys' "Electric Holiday" animated short film that will feature fashion personalities like Suzy Menkes, Alber Elbaz, Steven Meisel, Franca...
Mosaic Sales Solutions
Digital Caricature Artist
2012 - 2012
Entertain and draw digital caricatures of customers using the new Samsung Galaxy Note with S Pen while promoting the product.
Big Picture Group
Illustrator Freelance
2012 - 2012
Illustrator at award-winning ad agency. Based off a set script, I conceptualized, created and prepared illustrations/iconography to be animation ready for the After Effects Artist. Did revisions on...
The Walt Disney Company
Think Tank: Artist Undergraduate Associate
2011 - 2011
Part of a cross-disciplinary team of undergraduate associates challenged to develop new Intellectual/Creative Property ideas. Developed concepts that were pitched weekly to senior executive team....
Mariposa Pictures
2d Character Animator
2011 - 2011
Animated 4 scenes of "Rooster" character for independent live action/animated film.
Health and Harmony Media
Illustrator
2010 - 2010
Created still illustrations that were used in a documentary.
Aniboom
2d Character Animator
2010 - 2010
Traditionally animated "Rat" character for one scene in Documentary.
Stretch Media
Illustrator
2010 - 2010
-Created storyboard panels for a commercial pitch. -Created multiple concepts for a logo design and executed final design. -Created multiple designs for a mascot for a pitch to the Page Museum.

Education

California Institute of the Arts
Bachelor of Fine Arts in Character Animation
2005 - 2009

Keywords

illustration
cartoon
caricature
animation
character design
logos
editorial
design
fun
vector
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