WELCOME
TO MY WORLD

WELCOME
TO MY WORLD

WELCOME
TO MY WORLD

ABOUT

RODNEY YOUNG

I am a graphic designer and illustrator hailing from Maui, Hawaii, USA. I received my BFA in illustration from the Academy of Art University in San Francisco, California where I lived and worked for over a decade.

I have experience working with big name IP’s such as Angry Birds and Das Boot as well as respected companies like EA, 2K and Private Division. I also have ample experience in video production, front-end web design and 2D animation.

PERSONAL INFO

DESIGNER / ILLUSTRATOR

Languages

English - Native Speaker

German - Limited

Polish - Limited

EDUCATION

BACHELOR OF FINE ARTS

Academy of Art University - San Francisco - 2016

While studying traditional & digital illustration, I also had a secondary focus on writing for narrative storytelling as well as taking courses in 2D animation, video editing, graphic design, HTML & CSS

EXPERIENCE

CREATIVE DESIGNER

remote control productions GmbH - Munich - 2017 to 2019

Designing internal presentations, external pitches and marketing materials • Creating assets for various social media platforms • Maintaining visual brand identity • Creating illustrations for presentations or marketing assets • Creating exhibition booth designs for external events • Producing & editing video for internal events, pitches, trailers and social media • Managing live video streaming • Updating & debugging websites for rcp, family teams and clients

FREELANCE DESIGNER / ILLUSTRATOR

Independent - San Francisco - 2012 to 2017

Worked closely with clients in a transparent, step-driven process to visually communicate their ideas • Provided timely deliverables in specific formats that best suited client needs • Worked in a variety of styles and mediums to suit various visual tastes

CONTRIBUTING ARTIST

Peephole Magazine - San Francisco - 2015

Worked closely with copywriters and web designers to create content for digital publishing • Worked within a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment • Designed and illustrated digital content specifically for interactivity

SOFTWARE

SKILLS

Teamwork • Designing for print • Video production & editing • Powerpoint • File & image reformating • Digital photo manipulation • Vector & hand-drawn illustration • Live video streaming • Voiceover recording • 2D Animation • HTML & CSS • WordPress • Bootstrap • Front-end web development

PROJECTS

CONTACT

BRINGING YOUR IDEAS TO LIFE IS WHAT I DO

If you have any questions, concerns or quandaries about an upcoming or ongoing project involving graphic design, web design or illustration, please don’t hesitate to drop me a line! Together we can figure out the perfect way to visually communicate your ideas.

© 2019 RODNEY YOUNG