Benjamin Arnold
Benjamin Arnold
Visual Development Concept Artist + Illustrator
Los Angeles / San Francisco, United States

I am a visual development concept artist and illustrator with a background in graphic design, photography, and layout. I have a Master of Fine Arts in Visual Development with an emphasis on Entertainment Arts, specializing in Character, Environment, and Prop design for film, animation, and video games.

I am currently one of the community leaders and organizers of the Tea Time Animation Club (AAU Chapter), assisting in community events and forums. In addition, I have five years of experience as a creative director and graphic artist in the publishing industry and four years handling marketing and communications for a global hospitality brand.

Skills

Visual DevelopmentConcept ArtCharacter DesignEnvironment DesignProp DesignConcept DesignIllustrationGraphic DesignBook Cover IllustrationCinematic Key Paintings

Software proficiency

Photoshop
Photoshop
Blender
Blender
Procreate
Procreate
Illustrator
Illustrator
InDesign
InDesign
Lightroom
Lightroom

Experience

  • Community Leadership and Organizer at Tea Time Animation Club
    San Francisco, United States of America
    September 2022 - Present

  • Lifestyle Marketing Communications Manager at Shangri-La Group
    Philippines
    October 2016 - May 2019

  • Communications Executive at Shangri-La Group
    Philippines
    November 2015 - October 2016

  • Publisher at Summit Media Philippines
    Philippines
    November 2013 - October 2015

  • Senior Graphic Designer at Summit Media Philippines
    Philippines
    September 2012 - October 2013

  • Senior Art Director at Gadgets Magazine Philippines
    Philippines
    February 2010 - May 2012