Resume


Amanda B. Cha (GameShrimp)


Contact:
t3hshrimp@gmail.com


EXPERIENCE

2016

Kill the Noise
     - Designed the "Fallout" t-shirt graphic.

Monstercat
Graphic Artist/Illustrator

Knife Party
     - Designed and animated the "Battle Sirens" single cover and music video.

2014-15

Blackout Music
     - Designed the artwork for Optiv & BTK EP "Dark City".


Sotto Voce Records
Freelance Graphic Artist
     - Designed the artwork for Tinlicker EPs "Into the Open" and "The Space In Between".

Knife Party
     - Designed the graphic used in the gatefold for the "Abandon Ship" vinyl release.

Leaf
     - Designed the character branding.
     - Illustrated two banners also used as album/EP covers.

Made Monster
     - Revamped the character branding.

Mivari
     - Designed the character branding.

Zenter Music
     - Designed the character branding for "Phonic Heroes - Movement (Compilation 1)".


2013-15


SectionZ
Contract Graphic Artist/Illustrator
        - Designed SirensCeol album covers "The Method to Madness" and "The Method to Love".
        - Designed Twistex EP covers "Lume" and "Rush".
        - Designed Rob Gasser and Auvic EP cover "Suave Cigar Bros.".
        - Designed banner illustration for Savant's "How I Roll" Remix Beatport Competition.
        - Video editor and various sprite artist for Savant "Sledgehammer" music video.
        - Designed Insan3lik3 EP cover "The End".
        - Designed banner illustration for Savant's "Survive" Remix competition, powered by Battery Energy Drink.
        - Designed Stuart Software EP cover "All Over You".
        - Designed three EP covers for Savant: "Cult Collab", "Throwback Mix", and "Waffle Mix".
        - Designed Makina self-titled EP.
        - Designed Soltan self-titled EP.
        - Rendered Savant's El Rey Halloween show poster.
        - Designed Sneo "Terra" EP.
        - Designed four "kawaii" t-shirt graphics for Savant.
        - Designed Day One Single cover "Eon" and EP cover "Serenity".
        - Designed Aloma Steele Single cover "Baestation".

Monstercat
Contract Graphic Artist/Illustrator
        - Designed single track cover for 7 Minutes Dead - Act III.
        - Designed The Best of 2013 poster.
        - Sewed Monstercat plushie prototypes.
        - Designed character branding for Pegboard Nerds and illustrated these singles and EP:
                    - "Hero" 
                    - "New Style"
                    - "BADBOI"
                    - "Emergency"
                    - "Try This"
                    - "Swamp Thing"
                    - All tracks and Splice Sounds art for the Pink Cloud EP.
                    - "Luigi's Mansion"
        - Designed the Monstercat "Uncaged" tour poster. 
        - Modeled, textured, and rigged Pegboard Nerds characters in their video: "Pegboard Nerds Invade Colorado".
        - Designed single cover for Jauz and Pegboard Nerds "Get On Up".
        - Designed single cover for Krewella, NGHTMRE, and Pegboard Nerds "Superstar".


2012-13


FiXT Music
Freelance Graphic Artist
       - Designed characters for musicians on the FiXT label to be used as t-shirt graphics.

Merlino Entertainment 
Character Concept Artist and Illustrator
       - Designed several character races.
       - Painted several card illustrations.

Left Coast Games 
Art Director
       - In charge of developing and delivering all art assets: environment and character concepts, GUI, and sprite animations.


MG Studios
Freelance 3D and Texture Artist
       - Responsible for retopo, UV, and textures for character models.


2012


Wicked Loot Studios
Contract Concept Artist
       - Worked on character design concepts.
       - Assisted in establishing art direction and story elements.


2011-14


"Raxon Universal Dominion"
Freelance 2D Color and Texture Artist
- Colored and textured various mech and vehicle designs.
        - Assisted with line art.

SKILLS
- Proficient with Photoshop.
- Modeling, texturing, rigging in Maya, in addition working in Zbrush and UDK.
- Explorative with plushie and costume prop making.



EDUCATION
Ringling College of Art and Design, Sarasota, FL
B.F.A., May 2012.       Major: Game Art and Design
-       Card game mod selected for Best of Ringling 2009.
-       Modular character and concept painting selected for Best of Ringling 2011.
-       Received the 2011 junior Game Art and Design Materials Award.

AWARDS / ACTIVITIES / INTERESTS
- Best of Ringling – Entrant, 2011. Concept art for Simon, senior thesis idea.
- Best of Ringling – Entrant, 2009. Card game mod, 3 Demons.
- Board member of the Mercersburg Academy Accreditation for Growth/Planning Team. Similar to a student government (2007).
- Layout Designer of the school art magazine: Blue Review, receiver of a Silver Crown Award in the Columbia Scholastic Press Association annual competition (2008).

Activities and Interests: electronic music, video games, sewing plushies, parkour, and giant or human-sized music inspired robots.

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