My Resumé.

Professional Experience

Owner, Krotpong Industries
2013-present

Toymaker

Design and sculpt soft vinyl toys for manufacturing in Japan and China
Hand paint my own and other creators’ figures for sale worldwide
Design, produce, and assemble packaging and marketing materials for toy releases
Collaborated with artists such as Skinner, JM Rampage, and Violence Toy
Proficient in airbrush and hand painting, masking, and color design techniques for vinyl and resin applications
Mentor other artists in international Sofubi (soft vinyl toy) community


2D Artist

Create, sell, and ship original watercolor paintings and high-quality art prints worldwide
Create line-art marketing materials for independent local businesses

Draught House Pub and Brewery
1999-present

Bartender

Skilled at creating a welcoming, customer-friendly atmosphere in this high-volume bar
Use a deep knowledge of beer to match different styles to customers’ tastes
Participate in staff recruitment, training, and retention
Order and manage stock
Design advertisements and promotional materials

End of an Ear
2013-present

Record Clerk

Create welcoming environment and provide excellent customer service
Order, manage, and inventory stock
Design and create artwork for advertising and promotional materials

The University of Texas
1997-1999

Map Archivist, Perry Castañeda Library

Sourced maps from library stacks
Used Photoshop and HTML to scan, digitally edit, and post maps to award-winning university website

Education

Adobe Illustrator CC Essentials Training, Spring 2020
Stackskills

Children’s Book Illustration, Summer 2019
The Contemporary Austin Art School

Beginning Oil Painting, 2011
UT Informal Classes

Art Institute of Houston, 1990-1991
Art and Design Program

References

Karen Davidson
(512) 913-8957

Constanze Chicon – Night Manager, Draught House Pub
(512) 565-1967

Dan Plunkett – Owner, End of an Ear Records
(512) 705-8757 | bigdanhere@gmail.com

Media

Eric Berger, Toymaker, 2020
Short biographical film by professional video creator James Webb

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