Illustrator/ Cartoonist
Sequential Arts
Location: Lawrenceville, GA, USA
School: Savannah College of Art and Design
Field of study: Sequential Arts

Illustrator/ Cartoonist

TAISEI NOGUCHI

1021 Hampton Hill Ct, Lawrenceville, GA 30044 • ------------ • ------------

SUMMARY
Creative and detail-oriented Concept Artist with a flexible art style, allowing for adaptability in the production pipeline. Illustrator with practical expertise in all aspects of commercial art and graphics with a solid understanding of the fundamentals of art and design. Strong communication skills and excels at working in a highly collaborative team atmosphere.

EDUCATION
Savannah College of Art and Design Atlanta, GA
Bachelor of Fine Arts in Sequential Arts 2016-2020
GPA: 3.63/4.0

WORK EXPERIENCE
Art Commissions Remote
Freelance Artist 2019-Current
• Receive commissions from clients for illustrations and animations through flexible and open communication regarding client requests
• Assisted client with the preliminary flattening of their graphic novel pages, an essential process of the comic book pipeline that makes the colorist’s job more linear
• Illustrated and refined merch design for a tabletop simulation game startup based off of the client’s 3D mockup

Sweet Hut Bakery & Café Atlanta, GA
Barista 2017-Current
• Maintained professional customer service and memorized all 50 drink recipes.
• Learned time management working 23 hours a week while being a fulltime student

LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE

Temple of Cartoon Mojo Club
Atlanta, GA
Member 2018-2020
• Collaborated and networked with other club members with varying skill sets and knowledge of specialized subjects
• Participated in timed projects every Thursday to simulate working environments
Atlanta Comic Con Atlanta, GA
SCAD Sequential Art Department Representative July 2019
• Organized and promoted the official table for SCAD’s Sequential Art Department by showcasing students’ original artworks
• Demonstrated own personal projects and informed convention participants of the department’s goals

ADDITIONAL SKILLS

Technical Skills: Character/Prop Design, Storyboarding, Scripting, Comic Illustration, Fundamentals of 2D Animation
Software Skills: Adobe photoshop, Clip Studio Paint, Procreate
Foreign Languages: Japanese and English