CHRISTROVADOR@GMAIL.COM

                                                                                                          

OBJECTIVE

With ten years of professional art experience, I am a story board artist, illustrator, character/prop designer, writer and sketch comedy director from The Second City with a passion for animation looking to obtain a position as an artist in an Animation Studio.

PROFESSIONAL SKILLS

  • Bilingual in English and Spanish.

  • Highly experienced drawing, staging, and mechanical skills.

  • Proficient at rendering imaginary scenes with little or no reference.

  • Adaptable to countless art styles.

  • Knowledgeable of film and television production.

  • Talented Artist, Writer, and Director.

  • Willingness to learn and be a leader.

  • Creative problem solver through critical thinking.

  • Team-oriented for every task.

  • Brings a positive sense of humor and an eye for composition.

 

EXPERIENCE:

FREELANCE ARTIST • 2010 TO PRESENT

  • I developed numerous projects; Logos, Graphic Designs, Character Designs, Comic Strips, Storyboards, Flyers, Album Covers, Graphic Novels, and Custom Apparel for independent companies and reatives.

  • I typically manage five projects at a time with pressured weekly deadlines.

  • I teach Youth Art Programs for diverse children (formerly at the City Arts Factory).

  • I coach sketch comedy at The Second City Hollywood.

  • I teach improvisational comedy at The Latinx Theater Alliance

ARTIST • THE ELECTRIC PEN • 2017 TO 2019

  • Designed and developed art pieces for clients according to specifications.

  • Acquired knowledge of a wide variety of techniques and styles.

  • Displayed an ability to artistically collaborate with others.

  • Produced specificdesigns in a timely fashion.

ARTIST • STIGMA • 2008 TO 2013

  • Practiced Realism, Manga, American Traditional, and modern art techniques.

  • Collaborated in small and large group situations.

  • Communicated ideas and visually presented a final product.

  • Learned and practiced artistic composition.

 

 

EDUCATION

  • THE SECOND CITY’S DIRECTORS PROGRAM               CURRENT SKETCH COMEDY, STAND -UP, AND IMPROV TEACHER

  • THE UPRIGHT CITIZEN’S BRIGADE:                             COMEDY AND WRITING , DIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENT

  • LOS ANGELES CITY COLLEGE: CINEMA & TELEVISION PRODUCTION

  • LOS ANGELES CITY COLLEGE: Writing screenplays

  • FLORIDA INSTITUTE OF RECORDING ARTS, STUDIO, AND TECHNOLOGY: Audio Engineering

  • THE JACOB SCHOOL:  High School Diploma

STORY BOARD WORK

STORY BOARD ARTIST • AMERICANOS WEBISODE SERIES •2020 

  • Retained high proficiency for rendering imaginary scenes with little or no reference.

  • Worked with director and cinematographer to create story boards for scenes.

  • 5 episodes, 27 scenes with 1 - 8 characters per sequence.

  • Maintained consistent cinematic style

STORY BOARD ARTIST • SKETCH COMEDY VIDEOS • 2015 – 2018

  • Created ideas and story material to create

  • Met with actors to discuss objectives of storyboard.  

  • Ensured quality and style of show was consistently achieved.

 

STORY BOARD ARTIST • FRESHCOBAR • THE SECOND CITY • 2015

  • Reworked and remodeled sequences throughout the production process.

  • Drew storyboards which implemented storytelling objectives.

  • Displayed the ability to come up with new, inventive ideas and story material.

  • Created characters utilizing imagination and sense of humor.

 

STORY BOARD ARTIST • OBG-Y-NOT?  THEATERICAL TRAILER •2014

  • Pitched storyboards to Oscar-winning writer David Rabitowitz.

  • Retained the ability to quickly translate written story ideas into visual sequences.

  • Created story boards for 1 trailer with 18 scenes.

  • Displayed actions for 3 different characters in a comedic sequence.

WRITING FOR ANIMATION

MY WAY- THEATRICAL SHOW2019

  • Directed scenes and story line

  • Wrote a three minute story line about a mother searching for her inner child.  

  • Animated and created music for a theatrical play

DEEP CUTZ • INSTRUCTIONAL WEBISODE SERIES • 2019

   • Wrote out scenes for introduction.

   • Animated introduction

CHRIS  TROVADOR