About

Hi, I’m Alex Barboza! I’m a Peruvian-American freelance visual development artist and illustrator. I graduated from Ringling College of Art + Design with a BFA in Computer Animation. I’m always looking for new and cool opportunities so please feel free to contact me at alexbarbozadraws@gmail.com! I’m currently represented by Lemonade Illustration Agency, so please contact gary@lemonadeillustration.com for any literary/publishing inquiries!

 

EDUCATION

RINGLING COLLEGE OF ART + DESIGN Sarasota, FL

Computer Animation Major – B.F.A. May 2017

·         Work showcased at Best of Ringling 2016

ART EXPERIENCE

Freelance Designer

ECHO BRIDGE PICTURES, (Nov 2018 – Present)

·   Creates turnarounds and designs for props and characters.

·   Works efficiently off-site to meet deadlines.

 

Freelance Illustrator

LEMONADE ILLUSTRATION AGENCY, (Oct 2018 – Present)

·   Paints illustrations to match client’s vision for their books.

·   Works efficiently off-site to meet deadlines.

 

Freelance Background Painter & Prop Artist

SPACESHARKS, directed by Stefan Schumacher; Los Angeles, California (May 2018 – Aug 2018)

·         Designed props based off of sketches for a short animated film.

·         Painted backgrounds and finalized layouts.

 

Freelance Artist

CROSSROADS STATION, Gainesville, FL (Apr 2017 – Present)

·   Designs full-sized posters based off scripts for an audio drama podcast.

·   Creates stickers and other media for merchandise.

 

Media Intern

UNIVERSAL STUDIOS ORLANDO, MARKETING & INTEGRATED MEDIA, Orlando, FL (May – Aug 2016)

·   Illustrated new guest experiences as they relate to the parks for team alignment and on-site vision.

·   Assisted in the design of new digital aspects and assembled presentations that graphically showcase theme park initiates and emerging experiences.

 

ART & TECHNICAL SKILLS

·   Computer: Proficient in Autodesk Maya, Adobe Photoshop, Premiere, Nuke, Renderman, 3D Coat and ZBrush. Knowledgeable in Unity. Works on a Cintiq.

·   Language: Fluent in Spanish.

 

INTERESTS

Very knowledgeable in Harry Potter trivia, loves drawing marine life and taking her cat on walks.