Resume

JefferyKingsley_IllustrationResume_2017

FREELANCE ILLUSTRATOR

Jeffery Kingsley
(647)290-1651
jeffery.kingsley@hotmail.com
hellsxntart@hotmail.com

Award Winning Illustrator

OBJECTIVE

As a mixed media illustrator, I like to adapt to a variety of skills and professions. Storyboard artist, concept and character design, 2D animator, children’s illustration, zines, indie comics, etc. All of these are different areas I’ve learned and love.

EXPERIENCE

2018

BLACK DIAMOND MOUNTAIN – CHILDREN’S BOOK ILLUSTRATOR

  • Created concepts, character design, layout, storyboards
  • 17 Coloured Illustrations, hand-written wording, front and back cover
  • Worked alongside Author Daniel Bruce to bring his vision to life

PAMA 2018 GALLERY: WORDS to PICTURES – GALLERY ARTIST

  • Participated in Gallery Show
  • Paired with Poet to create an image based on their poem

    A grey-scale picture of various people in a crowd. All are looking at each other, waiting for someone to speak up.
    Media is Pencil and Watercolour


2016

CANZINE – COMIC ARTIST

  • Created comic panels, met with fellow freelance artists
  • Represented College, as well as Illustration program
  • Created 20 comics with other illustrators

LIFE DRAWING TA (2016-2017)

  • Leadership skills
  • Assisted and taught students figure drawing
  • Organized room
  • Communication skills

2015-2016

COVER ILLUSTRATOR FOR Enby Magazine

  • Designed front and back cover
  • three poster designs
  • six button designs

FILM, VIDEO, AND COMIC BOOK TEACHER

  • Assisted with filming and set up
  • Assisted with teaching Mac programs such as iMovie
  • Taught children how to set up a camera, import video, and create short films
  • Taught children formats for comics, panels, and creating mini comic strips

PUBLICATIONS

DISCONNECT – MENTAL ILLNESS Comic series
Self Published – 2017 – Volume 1

DECLINE – MENTAL ILLNESS Comic series
Self Published – 2017 – Volume 2

DISTRESS – MENTAL ILLNESS Comic Series
Self Published – 2017 – Volume 3

EDUCATION

SENECA@YORK, KEELE CAMPUS

Animation

  • Life drawing/Anatomy
  • Traditional and Digital Animation – 2D and 3D
  • Digital Media: Maya, ToonBoom, Photoshop
  • Structural Drawing: Perspective (One, Two, and Three Point)
  • Animation History
  • Storyboarding and Character Design
  • Acting and Drama (Character Development, Acting, Emotions)

SENECA@YORK, KEELE CAMPUS

Independent Illustration

  • Life drawing/Anatomy
  • Business
  • Digital Media: Illustrator, Photoshop, Paint Tool Sai
  • Traditional Media: Painting, Graphite, Ink, Pencil
  • Structural Drawing: Perspective (One, Two, and Three Point)
  • Illustration History
  • Concept Design and Children’s Illustration
  • Won the Independent Illustration Award
  • Graduated with a GPA of 3.9

SENECA@YORK, KEELE CAMPUS

Art fundamentals

  • Life drawing/Anatomy
  • Digital and Traditional Media
  • Art History
  • Colour Studio/Painting
  • Design: Composition and Creativity

ALEXANDER MACKENZIE HIGHSCHOOL, RICHMOND HILL

Arts program

  • Specialized in the Arts program
  • Graduated with a certificate in Visual arts and Honors.

SKILLS

  • Artistic and imaginative
  • Cooperative and patient
  • Effective communication skills
  • Helpful, leader, friendly, and a team player
  • Punctual with the ability to meets deadlines, able to work under pressure
  • Hard-working, adaptable, self-disciplined and organized
  • Experienced in programs such as Word, Photoshop, Paint Tool Sai, Illustrator

 REFERENCES

Leif Gifford
Founder of Enby Magazine
enbymag.ca
info@enbymag.ca
647.870.0859

Debbie Suddick
Designer, Consultant & Professor
70 The Pond Rd, North York, ON M3J 3M6
debbie.suddick@senecacollege.ca

Jim Graves
Professor
70 The Pond Rd, North York, ON M3J 3M6
jim.graves@senecacollege.ca