Francisco Guerrero


franciscoartwork@gmail.com

Summary

I'm a graphic artist who believes good story and good design are the starting points to create a timeless product, specially when you join a team that is committed and passionate about their craft. 

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Experience

 Nintendo Software Technology

Redmond, WA, April 2016 - April 2018

Artist

Various tasks such as character design, concept art, storyboards, UI design, low poly modeling and texturing.

Shipped titles:

- Super Mario Maker for Nintendo 3DS

 8th Shore Studio

Kirkland, WA, August 2015 - March 2016 (8 months)

Art director/ concept artist / UI

Working closely with a small team of artists creating assets for the first mobile game of the studio. 

 Lapis Lazuli Studio

Mexicali, Mexico 2010-2013

Graphic design, digital art, character design

Starting the studio with three friends, it gave me the necessary experience in both business and teamwork for the creation of interactive media and animation. My tasks involved concept art, graphic design, UI, logo and print design.

• Mexicali Soy Yo (Animated shorts)
Mexicali, Mexico 2012-2013

Graphic design, environment concept art, character design

A series of animated shorts that tell the history of Mexicali. These short films were part of a bigger marketing project that involved the creation of a city brand, using the characters in print and interactive media. 

• Darkness Speaks to You  

Mexicali, Mexico, 2011-2012

 Environment concept art, character design, background painting

The first short film we made in Lapis Lazuli studio. Since we were a small team, I had the chance to experiment and create art assets in all the production pipeline stages. The short was part of the selection at the Animation Block Party in New York, the Digital Arts Festival in Redmond, WA, among others.

• Digital Illustration Instructor
Mexicali, Mexico, 2009-2013

Teaching experience in the BA in Graphic Design at the Autonomous University of Baja California. 

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Education

• DIGIPEN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
Washington, USA 2013-2015 MFA in Digital Arts

• UNIVERSIDAD IBEROAMERICANA
Tijuana, Mexico 2008-2010 MA in Digital Graphic Design

• CETYS UNIVERSIDAD
Mexicali, Mexico 2002-2006 BA in Graphic Design 

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