EMILY WARREN RICE

213.308.7294          emilywarrenrice@gmail.com          1532 Fairfield Street, Glendale, CA 91201

 

Profile

I’m a dedicated professional artist with 8+ years experience working in illustration and 2+ years experience working in the animation industry. I specialize in character and color design. I’m seeking to contribute my skills and expertise working in pre-production animation as a color stylist, character designer, or background painter.


Experience

COLOR STYLIST, DISNEY TV; GLENDALE, CA — 2017 - PRESENT
Creates color keys for characters and props on “Big City Greens”
Packages and ships color files to overseas studios for animation

COLOR STYLIST, MARVEL ANIMATION STUDIOS; GLENDALE, CA — 2014 - 2016
Created color keys for characters and props on “Avengers Assemble”

FREELANCE COLOR STYLIST, DISNEY TV; GLENDALE, CA — JULY 2015 - AUG 2015
Colored characters and props on Disney TV development project “Country Club”

BOOK ILLUSTRATOR, PENGUIN RANDOM HOUSE; NEW YORK, NY — OCT 2013 - APRIL 2014
Created cover and interior illustrations for an Adventure Time children’s book

DESIGNER/ILLUSTRATOR, KABAM GAMES; FREELANCE — MARCH 2013
Created character designs and illustrations to be used in promotional art

COVER ARTIST, BOOM! STUDIOS; FREELANCE — 2012 - 2015
Created cover art for comic titles such as Adventure Time, Fionna & Cake, and more

DESIGNER/ILLUSTRATOR, WIZARDS OF THE COAST; FREELANCE — DEC 2010 - JAN 2012
Designed characters, weapons, and illustrations to be used in tabletop gaming
Illustrated characters for promotional art
Created illustration for Dungeons & Dragons

COVER ARTIST & ILLUSTRATOR, UDON ENTERTAINMENT; FREELANCE — 2009 - 2010
Created variant covers for Darkstalkers comics
Created illustrations for UDON’s Art of Capcom 2

COLORIST & COVER ARTIST, MARVEL PUBLISHING; NEW YORK, NY — 2008 - 2010
Worked as a comic colorist on Big Hero 6, Secret Invasion, X-Babies and more
Worked as a cover artist on Ender’s Game and Dark Tower


Illinois Institute of Art, Chicago, IL — Bachelor of Fine Arts, 2007
Recipient of Half Tuition Scholarship in Media Arts & Animation
Recipient of Best in Show Award, ILIA Portfolio Show 2007

Education


Experienced in creating color palettes for a variety of settings and times of day
Experienced in creating and painting backgrounds
Extremely proficient in Adobe Photoshop and Toon Boom Harmony
Extremely proficient in Mac OS & Windows platforms
Proficient in shipping color via Toon Boom Harmony and Linux
Experienced in working with others and able to take direction
Great communication skills, proficient in multitasking and working under deadlines

Skills