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JASON KANG
CONCEPT ARTIST

Pasadena, CA
Phone: 562.900.7876
Contact: jasonkangart@gmail.com  

SKILLS
  • 2D design and drafting skills
  • Adobe Photoshop, Google Sketchup
  • Experience with character, creature, environment design
  • Can work in diverse range of art styles, from photorealistic to stylized
  • Experience in all levels of concept art pipeline from high concept paintings to rough ideations
                  
WORK EXPERIENCE
Concept Artist, Disney Interactive
Glendale | 2014 - Present

  • Providing concept art for unannounced project.

Character Design Instructor, Kazone Art Academy
Irvine, CA | 2014 - Present
  • Teach a course on the fundamentals and process of character design.


2D Artist Intern, Blizzard Entertainment
Irvine, CA | 2014
  • Painter on the Hearthstone team, working on paintings ranging from high quality finished pieces to ideations for in game assets.
  • Worked on paintings used for cinematic trailers.


Cinematics Concept Artist Intern, Blizzard Entertainment
Irvine, CA | 2013 - 2014       
  • Worked on multiple areas of the concept art pipeline for upcoming Starcraft and World of Warcraft cinematic trailers.
  • Participated in major sequences for Hearthstone: The Curse of Naxxramas cinematic trailer.
  • Contributed concept artwork for Warcraft (2015)


Background Painter, Twistory Studios       
Santa Monica, CA | 2013
  • Created high quality background artwork for social games.


Concept Artist, Section Studios      
Los Angeles, CA | 2013
  • Created concept art for pre-production work on several projects.


Art Instructor, Vision21    
Los Angeles, CA | 2013
  • Taught a curriculum focused on teaching art foundations, entertainment design, and portfolio preparation.


Concept Artist, Rhythm and Hues Studios    
El Segundo, CA | 2012
  • Concept artist for films R.I.P.D (2013) and Percy Jackson:  Sea of Monsters (2013).
  • Created concept work and worked on painting tasks on a few advertisements.


EDUCATION                                            
Entertainment Design - Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA.  2011 - 14                             
Art Center Student Gallery  2013 - 14
Art Center Dean’s List  2012 - 13  
Art Center Scholarship 2011 - 14