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Rachel Eady
Rachel Eady
Comic Art, Illustration and Design
Kelowna, Canada

Summary

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Skills

Comic ArtIllustrationGame DevelopmentGame Design3D Animation2D AnimationCharacter DesignEnvironment DesignConcept DesignConcept Art

Software proficiency

Maya
Maya
Photoshop
Photoshop
Unity
Unity
Flash
Flash
Toon Boom Studio
Toon Boom Studio

Productions

  • 01 fronttitlepage
    • Book
      Bounty
    • Year
      2015
    • Role
      Creator
    • Company
      Wayward Ink (Self Published)
  • Muppets 2014 rooms beach
    • Video Game
      Disney's Club Penguin
    • Year
      2005
    • Role
      Interactive Environment Artist
    • Company
      Disney Interactive
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    • Book
      Short Comic "Rest" for Comic Anthology Tankadere IV: "Rest"
    • Year
      2015
    • Role
      Comic Artist
    • Company
      Crab Tank
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    • Book
      Short Comic "Raised By Owls" for Comic Anthology Tankadere III: "Daring Dames"
    • Year
      2013
    • Role
      Comic Artist
    • Company
      Crab Tank
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    • Book
      Short Comic "Sufficiently Advanced" for Comic Anthology Tankadere II: "Gears in the Aether"
    • Year
      2012
    • Role
      Comic Artist
    • Company
      Crab Tank

Experience

  • Interactive Environment Artist at Disney Interactive
    Kelowna, Canada
    December 2011 - April 2015

    At Disney's Club Penguin I concepted, illustrated, and constructed interactive sets for an ever changing Online World built with Kids in mind.

    Responsibilities included:

    · Participated in large all-day brainstorms, planning game events every month

    · Gathered references and researched IP material

    · Discussed look and feel for events and worked with mood boards

    · Drew up rough thumbnails and quick concepts for environment elements for events in Photoshop

    · Incorporated role-play elements and interactive functionality for environments

    · As part of the production stage, inked and coloured assets in Flash

    · Submitted through approval process when working with other IPs

    · Participated in frequent peer reviews to ensure the best results, as well as worked closely with the

    team for consistency

    · Prototyped and scripted interactive experiences in the environments to be handed off to a developer

    · Set up necessary functionality for translation

    · Submit final assets through pipeline for Web, iOS, and Android

    · Document final assets and functionality on in-house wiki

    · Worked in a tight re-occurring monthly schedule broken up into sprints using JIRA tickets

    Projects: Monthly re-occuring Club Penguin events including partnerships with Disney's Frozen, Star Wars, Marvel, The Muppets, Pixar's Monsters University, Teen Beach Movie, and Disney Records

  • Comic Artist at Wayward Ink (Self Publish)
    KELOWNA, Canada
    October 2015 - Present

    http://bounty.wayward.ink

    "Bounty" is a webcomic about two friends, Hazel and Jun, who turn to bounty hunting to find, reclaim and

    return what they owe to a truly terrifying debt collector.

    · Creating the comic "Bounty", a webcomic which updates once a week on Tuesdays.

    · Attending/Tabling occasional Comic Conventions to represent, advertise, and sell Bounty Comics

  • Freelance Card Game Illustrator at TBD Card Game Company
    KELOWNA, Canada
    August 2016 - Present

    Creating an all-ages card game, tasks included:

    · Brainstormed humourous card illustrations

    · Concepted the look of the characters involved in the game

    · Concepted, illustrated, coloured cards

    · Devised layout and fonts for cards

  • Instructor at Centre for Arts and Technology Kelowna
    Kelowna, BC, Canada
    October 2015 - Present

    Taught several DRAW 101 classes on Drawing and Perspective for Animation on several contracts.

    · Prepared lessons from a detailed curriculum

    · Marked assignments based on a rubric

    · Provided instructional art demonstrations

    · Related personal industry experience