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Ronald Padua

Illustrator / Concept Artist
1365 Caminito Veranza Unit 2 Chula Vista

Summary

20 + years of professional knowledge and experience in the computer graphics industry. Hands on technical experience implementing video game cinematics and development, motion graphics, graphic design, visual development, branding and commercial Illustration. Highly-motivated with strong technical and design abilities. Effectively solve problems to meet tight deadlines. Technical knowledge with PC and Macintosh hardware and software.

Overview

29
29
years of professional experience
6
6
years of post-secondary education

Creative Consultant/

Ron Padua Designs
2011-01 - Current
  • Client List:
  • Etched Motion Productions / Created Concept Artist and Pre-visual boards for
  • Bishop Bailey Design / Contract Interior concept designer for Donut Bar Franchises.
  • Goldfish Consulting / Contract Designer and Consultant for Nanomedical Diagnostics and NanoComposix.
  • DeskHub / Contract Designer for exterior signage and interior design concepts for co-op working spaces.
  • Odyssey Computing / Contract Concept Designer, UI Artist and art asset creation for mobile IP.
  • Shilo La Jolla / Contract Storyboard and Look development artist for Walking Dead Season 5 promo.
  • Starbucks Corporation / Contract Designer and Consultant for visual campaign for Tom Bradley International Airport LAX and Canada YVR.
  • SDI Radiology / Contract Art Direction and Consultant for Website redesign.
  • Anacommedia / Contract Art Director for HG motorsports Branding and Website redesign.
  • Premier Fits Premium Cut and Sew Headwear / Contract concept Designer for San Diego Comic Con 2014 themed apparel and headgear.
  • CG Creative / Contract Concept Designer for look development storyboards for Microsoft EPG Panther Groups corporate presentation. Design character illustration for ACI internal presentation. Motion capture Isagenix International LLC.
  • South Bird Studios / Concept Artist and Game Designer for Children’s Educational App Number Monkeys.
  • The Shadow Gang / Contract Concept Designer creating green screen background plates for online video game.

Artesia Day Spa and Salon / Logo redesign.

  • Fabric / Logo Design for Scientific Social App.
  • Eddie Aikau Restaurant and Surf Museum / Art Director and Brand Consultant for Eddie Aikau Restaurant and Surf Museum

Adjunct Digital Media and Motion Graphics Professor

San Diego City College
2018-01 - 2018-01
  • Teach introduction to digital media using Abode CC software package with concentration in Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and After Effects.

PGraphic Arts Career Technical Educator (CTE)/p

San Diego County of Education
2015-01 - 2017-01
  • Teach graphic arts to incarcerated youth within juvenile hall and community schools.

Graphic Arts Educator

Jacobs Center for Neighborhood Innovation
2015-01 - 2016-01
  • Teach graphic arts to challenged youth and young adults living in under privileged sections of urban San Diego.

Cinematic Art Director and Senior Concept Designer

Sony Computer Entertainment America
2000-01 - 2011-01
  • Support 1st party PlayStation video game developers with creative services such as art direction, cinematics, motion capture animation, visual development, concept design, pre-visualization, storyboards and marketing collateral.
  • Shipped and Credited PlayStation PS1, PS2, PS3, PSP Software Titles: MLB, NFL Gameday, NBA Shoot Out, Cool Boarders, NCAA Game Breaker, Twisted Metal, SOCOM, The Mark of Kri, God of War, Lair, Downhill Domination,Rise to Honor, ATV Offroad Fury, Killzone, Resistance, Uncharted Motion Comics, Motor Storm Motion Comics,Jax and Daxter, Ratchet and Clank, PlayStation Move Heroes.

Broadcast Designer

Telezign Los Angeles
1996-01 - 2000-01
  • Design on air graphic packages such as main title, network ID's, storyboards, lower third's and promos.
  • Client List: CBS, Standing O, L Squared, Sci-Fi Channel, Samsung, Aspect Ratio. RG/LA, Picture This, Kingworld, HBO Ole.

Work History

Some College (No Degree)

Art Center College of Design
1994-01 - 1996-01
  • Illustration and Entertainment Design Major

Some College (No Degree)

San Diego City Community College
1992-01 - 1993-01
  • Graphic Design

Mesa Community College
1991-01 - 1992-01
  • Fashion Design and General Education

College of The Sequoias
1988-01 - 1990-01
  • Graphic Design and General Education

Education

Skills

    Adobe PhotoShop

Adobe Illustrator

Adobe After Effects

Adobe InDesign

Final Cut Pro

Premiere Pro

Maya

Microsoft word 

Unity 3D game engine

Havok game engine

Adjunct Digital Media and Motion Graphics Professor - San Diego City College
2018-01 - 2018-01
PGraphic Arts Career Technical Educator (CTE)/p - San Diego County of Education
2015-01 - 2017-01
Graphic Arts Educator - Jacobs Center for Neighborhood Innovation
2015-01 - 2016-01
Creative Consultant/ - Ron Padua Designs
2011-01 - Current
Cinematic Art Director and Senior Concept Designer - Sony Computer Entertainment America
2000-01 - 2011-01
Broadcast Designer - Telezign Los Angeles
1996-01 - 2000-01
Art Center College of Design - Some College (No Degree),
1994-01 - 1996-01
San Diego City Community College - Some College (No Degree),
1992-01 - 1993-01
Mesa Community College - ,
1991-01 - 1992-01
College of The Sequoias - ,
1988-01 - 1990-01

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