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Marco Antonio Velasquez III

Los Angeles/San Francisco/Bay Area/San Diego Ca.
Contact me through my DA account please.

Applying for:     
Highly motivated, enthusiastic and knowledgeable Artist seeking employment utilizing
my professional talents in Illustration as a Conceptual Designer, Storyboard and 
VERY easy to work with, ethical and able to meet milestones for any size project and
has experience under any size Team/Staff or one on one.

Employment History:

Manifest Film
Los Angeles Ca. 2011 - 2016
Concept/Storyboard Designer On-Call
-Various Conceptual designs and Storyboards for Feature-Films, Shorts,
Music Videos and Commercials involving High-concepts.
-Created Storyboards and Concept Boards for the Film pitch "What Remains"
based on the Sony Playstation Game, which has garnered much press in the
gaming and Sci-Fi/Horror Film community.
-Techno Music Video Concept Design and Storyboards for a Sci-Fi/Android
related storyline, which includes; Props, Character/Costume Designs,
Various Robots and Androids with full turn-arounds.
-Concepts for Exotic Weapon designs for a Full-Feature Fantasy Film.

The Production Green
Woodland Hills/Hollywood Ca. 2009 - 2016
Conceptual Designer/Storyboard Artist On-Call
-Concept Art
 based on needs of Script written by Director that entailed
"Turn-arounds" of Characters, Costume, Weapons and Ship Designs for a
Sci-Fi Live-Action/Children's Adventure Feature Film called "Junior Crew".
-Created Storyboards based on Script for the entire Film in development.

Precision Productions + Post
Culver City, Ca. 2013 - 2014
Storyboard Designer On-Call
-Directors Storyboards created for various company adverts including
-Created 15 to 20+ Storyboards within an 8 hr. day, 8 frames per page.
Which entailed 2 to 5+ different concepts.
-Worked directly with Producers/Staff, Directors and CEO of company
with great communication and coordination. 

IF23 Productions/Pretty Poots Productions
Los Angeles, CA.  2004 - 2007/2010
-Developed Various designs and ideas for Film, Animation, Video
games, Toys and other merchandise. 
-Sketched and Comped Conceptual Art, from Spacecraft, Costume,
Characters, Props, Mech, Structures and Storyboards for various
Film and Animation genre's using Pencils and Photoshop mediums.
-Storyboarded and Conceptually designed for short film "the
-Also produced Logos for Montages/Titles, Layouts and Production
-Co-Developed an original Anime influenced Live-Action Film entitled
"Zero®" that included Conceptual Designs of Props/Weapons/
Hardware and Director's Storyboards.
-Co-wrote and Created ideas for various Movie Scripts.

Great Light Entertainment
Beverly Hills/Hollywood Ca. 2010
Conceptual Artist/Storyboard Designer
-Concept Art created for a Model Reality Show Pitch that included
RV/Tour Bus Designs of Interior, Exteriors, Cutaways and Characterizations
of Host Models.
-Creation of Illustrated Concept Boards for key moments of Show to
get a feeling of situations and personalities.
-Storyboards of basic storyline for pitch to show how Programme
would be presented in key scenes, as well as Hosts interaction.

Treacy Productions
Hollywood, CA. 2009
Illustrator/Storyboards/Conceptual Design
-Creation of Storyboards based on Screenplay for an Independent
Film Project.
-Entailed Action and Comedy being the main focus-to design unusual
and complicated Camera shots.
-Includes Pre-Production Design, to do location searching and environments
for scenes.
-Worked closely with Director, Lead Cameraman and Cinematographer
in designing scenes/panels, created quick Thumbnails, onto Sketches,
then cleaned-up for final Storyboards (in Pencil).

Visual Magic Max
Los Angeles, CA.  2008 - 2009
-Creating various drawings and designs for Multi-media. Font, Props,
Banner, Logo/Title Montages, Environments, Structures and Character
designs that include Realistic and Cartoon styles.
-Turn-Arounds for Characters and various Objects including
-Majority of work is hand-drawn in Pencils, Markers and touch-ups
in Adobe Photoshop, from Production Sketches to Final Renders.
-Designs are then re-created in 3D animation by staff.
-Storyboards designed for Montages and Special Effects shots.

Tolchin Entertainment
San Diego, CA.  2004
Illustrator/Conceptual Artist
-Illustrated designs, Concepts for a Video Game proposal, and
created Storyboards for a Prelude Action sequence.
-Various Production Sketches and finalized designs for
Props/Weapons, Characters, Structures, Spacecraft and Vehicles,
in Pencils and Adobe Photoshop.

Bryant/Jungle Gear INC.
Garden Grove, CA.  1999 - 2002
-Illustrating and colouring of designs for T-shirts and various
Logos,which included the creation and illustration of an original
T-Shirt line using Various Inks, Pencils, Markers, including
-Created Cartoon Characters to Graphic Designs for Urban-wear.

Iron Beach
Malibu, CA.  1997 - 1999
-Created Storyboards and Concept designs for Anime-Motion Picture
project and Designed an original Skatewear line that included
original Anime influenced Characters.
-Illustrated Production Pencil sketches that included Costume,
Character, Spacecraft, Mech Designs and "Turn-Arounds".
-Production Paintings for Animation and Commercial Pitches in
Photoshop and various mediums.
-Created an Original Script for an Anime Motion Picture project.

Square Soft USA (currently Square Enix in El Segundo)
Marina Del Rey, CA.  1996 - 1997
Illustrator/Conceptual Artist
-Devised Characters, Weapons/Props, Costume, Environments and
Creature Illustrations for the first three phases of the Critically
Acclaimed Horror Video Game "Parasite Eve".
-Produced Sketches, to Final Production Paintings in Photoshop.
-Created Storyboards, Scenarios based on preliminary Scripts that
became key scenes in the Final Production including original
Weapons and Ammunition.

Angel Studio (currently Rockstar in Carlsbad)
Carlsbad, CA.  1995 - 1996
Illustrator/Conceptual Artist
-Designed Textures, Backgrounds, Vehicles and Logos for Video game
"Buggy Boogie" in which the team developed the modern “Suspension”
that Vehicles in Video Games employ today.
-Used various Pencils, Markers and on the job training for Adobe

Creative Mediums and Experience:
Pencils, Paints, Markers and over 15 years experience in Adobe
Photoshop.  Proficient in traditional, as well-as Japanese Manga/
Anime styles.  Also experienced in Pin-up Illustrations.
A Display Artist for 2 years at Tower Records in Signage, and
Displays for Music Artists, hand cutting Foam-core, using
various Inks, Markers and winning Area Awards 5 times for Best
Displays. Band and Corporate Identity Logos, CD covers and Lay
-out with 5 published album graphics/lay-out; Graphic Artist in
T-Shirt Industry; Mural Artist for a Comic Book Store and 27
years experience as a Freelance Artist.

Note to all you Lovers of ART and Music!!!!
If you use the "Sit Back" mode to watch my Art on a Reel (go to Gallery and thank you) you can listen
to "Music" to go along with it, please add it on a separate browser and enjoy!
Thank you all again, and I hope all the elements make your watching of my Art even more enjoyable.
For "Sit back and Relax" mode:…
Be sure to "loop/repeat" it, enjOy (Link is from YOUtube).
  • Mood: Distracted
  • Listening to: was listening to
  • Reading: (editing) my YOUtube Playlists
  • Watching: pooter screen as it sucks the life out of my eyes!
  • Playing: the game of life (not the "70's" game)
  • Eating: Not eating yet . . .
  • Drinking: probably something with crushed Ice
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