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I am a professional toy designer and character artist who loves to create and design interesting characters. If you have a project that needs an artist who can illustrate any style, then I'm the versatile artist for you. Animation, storyboards and logo design are also in my bag of tricks. I am currently the illustrator of the childrens' book series "The Adventures of Thumbs Up Johnnie".

Profile Summary:
Illustration Saint Louis, MO
toy designer Saint Louis, MO
Caricature artist Saint Louis, MO
More About Me
animation,caricatures
Work Experience:
OBJECTIVE: Seeking a position in product design and conceptual art and illustration where my extensive experience in the design industry can be used to enhance the production and quality of presentation with a competitive and success oriented company.

QUALIFICATIONS
Creating artwork for advertising, animation, toy and product design, video games, storyboards, t-shirt design, and comic books has helped strengthen my versatility. My variety in drawing style is beneficial to allow me to accept any challenge. Excellent communication skills and knowledge of deadlines are crucial for the industries I work with; I work well under pressure. I am proficient in Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign, and Flash, and able to work on Macs and PCs.



EMPLOYMENT

1987-present Freelance Artist
• Product designs for Drastic Plastic, Trademax Limited, Really Big Ideas, Holiday Creations, General Foam, Easter Unlimited, Tony Development and Manufacturing, 3Dsign, ToyVault, SRM Entertainment, T-INK, Playalong Toys, Fundex, Gemmy Industries, Inc, Weber Creative, and ToyVision, Inc..
• Illustrated comic book for “G.I. Joe in 3D” and “Rambo III” for Blackthorne Publishing
• Billboard designs for Creative Kingdom's theme park Magiquest.
• Served as penciller, cover designer, and sequential artist for Blackthorne, Malibu, Elite Productions and several independent companies
• Designed characters in different media: video games for Spinnakers; independent comic books; World Events, Pickett Productions, `projects for nonprofit corporations such as Portfolio Gallery and Cystic Fibrosis
• Designed logos for restaurants and corporations

2006-present Art Director/Illustrator, Pixie Stuff, LLC
• Illustrator and designer for the children's book series “The Adventure's of Thumbs Up Johnnie”.
• Designed toy packaging.
• Created presentations and promotional materials.
• Illustrated and designed promotional books for The March of Dimes and Cardinal Care and Red
Education:
High School Graduate
Organizations / Affilations:
St. Louis Artist Guild
Lorenzo Lizana is located in Saint Louis, MO and has the following skills: Illustration, toy designer, Caricature artist
Art / Creative, Skilled Trade / Crafts
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My Skills

Illustration

Category: Art / Creative
Description
children's book artist,
comic book artist
lead character designer for 2d animation
Relevant Education / Credentials
Years Experience: 20

toy designer

Category: Skilled Trade / Crafts
Description
control drawings,color comps,assembly art
Relevant Education / Credentials
product designer for various toy companies
Years Experience: 13

Caricature artist

Category: Art / Creative
Description
I draw for events and schools
Relevant Education / Credentials
Years Experience: 1