Susan Struck

San Diego, CA

E-mail: struckstudios3@gmail.com

Phone: 619-214-1952

Professional info
 

Professional artist with over 25 years experience creating original designs using traditional and digital techniques. A great eye for detail combined with extensive experience designing innovative products for the domestic and international gift ware markets allows this artist to deliver outstanding designs, promptly and accurately. Skilled in everything from traditional painting and sculpting to digital graphics and illustration.



 

Skills

PHOTOSHOP

FLASH

ILLUSTRATOR

SCULPTRIS

FLIPBOOK

IN DESIGN

SKETCHBOOK PRO

Work experience
 

Created quick sketch pastel portraits for Downtown Disney patrons. Greeting park patrons with a friendly and warm demeanor while paying close attention to detail and accuracy of likeness.
Responsible for all aspects of sales, including custom matting and framing artwork

Kamans Art Shoppes, Anaheim CA April 2006-January2010

Lead Pastel Portrait Artist

 

 

 

2010 - present

FIGI Graphics, San Diego, CA 1991-2001
Designer/Sculptor

​Sculpted 3D prototypes from original concepts to sculpting final models for million dollar giftware collections. Created original designs using wacom digital tablet as well as traditional art techniques and materials. Expert abilities in all phases of  2D and 3D design.

2010 - present

American Film Technology, San Diego CA, January 1990- November 1991
Assistant Animation Supervisor

​Worked as animator on the first CGI Saturday morning cartoon series "Attack of the Killer Tomatoes" for FOX. Promoted to assistant supervisor, responsibilities included work load assignments, monitoring production schedule, tracking personnel productivity. Keen eye for details and strong problem solving ability. Excellent communication skills. Created 3D character models to aid animators in character continuity.

Education
 

Southwestern College, San Diego
Associates Degree in Fine Art

Age of Bronze Art Foundry, Santee, CA
Completed 2 year apprentice program in sculpture and foundry techniques.

Struck Studios

 

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