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© 2019 Rebecca McConnell

FOR BUSINESS INQUIRIES:
rmcconnell.illustration@gmail.com

Insta: @Purple.Draws.Art

About me

Rebecca McConnell is a freelance illustrator and graphic designer based in Milwaukee, WI, who has been freelancing since 2014. She specializes in illustrating 2D game assets and UI elements for tabletop and mobile games. She has a knack for the whimsical, colorful, and humourous. She also enjoys drawing silly comics when she has time. When she's not drawing she's either destroying virtual pixel civilizations,  playing a board game or eating some mac n cheese.

WORK HISTORY

Freelance Illustrator and Designer          (May 2013-Present)
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Creates illustrative imagery and designs for mobile games,  tabletop games, etc

-- Client communication and management

-- Lead generation and outreach

Before 2013:

Many many retail jobs.

SKILLS

-- Illustration, print, and web design
-- 10+ years experience in Adobe Photoshop
-- 10+ years experience in Adobe Illustrator
-- 2 year experience in Adobe Flash and After Effects
-- Proficiency in HTML5 and CSS, Adobe Dreamweaver
-- Advanced computer skills in Microsoft Office Suite
-- Equally proficient in both Mac and PC platforms
-- Excellent organizational and time management skills
-- Friendly, personable, works well with others
-- Self-motivated
-- Cartoonist
-- Superior understanding of the anatomy & facial structure

SELECTED CLIENTS

OVATION SOLUTIONS

December 2015- December 2017, Ongoing

www.ovationsolutions.com

-Created vector illustrations

*Contact for video files*

Video Games
CREATURE SWEEPER
August 2016
Description: Minesweeper mobile clone
Client: Adam Clifton, Numbat Logic
Download: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.numbatlogic.creaturesweeper&hl=en

BALLPIT DERBY
Mar 2016
Description: A local multiplayer sports game for the plug in game pads. the profession of helicopter rescue.
Made for Train Jam 2016
Contribution: All game graphics
Download Link: https://ss64games.itch.io/ballpit-derby

LADDER GUY
Mar 2016
Client: Chuks Ugeodu
Contribution: Game UI, Logo
Link: https://itunes.apple.com/app/id1055571431?mt=8

SNOWY HELICOPTER RESCUE
Nov 2015
Description: An educational ipad game for children to teach how to about the profession of helicopter rescue.
Client: Ricky Vuckovic, www.rickyvuckovic.com
Contribution: In game object illustrations
Link: http://www.snowyhydrosouthcare.com.au

PRESS X TO QUEST
Jan 2015  
Description: A game made for the Global Game Jam 2015, as parody of the tutorial section of the game.
Collaboration
Contribution: Game scene backgroungs, character design, and title card
Link: http://globalgamejam.org/2015/games/press-x-quest
Download Link: http://ggj.s3.amazonaws.com/games/2015/01/29/1213/PressXToQuest-exe.zip

SHAMBLEAU
Dec 2014 - February 2015
Description: An indie game inspired by Antholojam, about one of the first female science fiction author.
Client: Monika Schaefer, Indie Developer Twitter: @alternatehamlet
Contribution: Full game artwork, Including game backgrounds, gifs and animation, ui, character design, typefaces


KIDSCOM
2012 - 2013, continuing contract jobs
Client: Circle 1 Network
Description: Comprehensive online world that teaches kids science and ecological lessons
Contribution: In Game Objects, House Furniture, Garden Items, Clothing Items for Avatars, Male and Female
Medium: Vector Art,  Adobe Illustrator
Type: Internship and Contract
Link: http://kidscom.com

Tabletop Games
INTELLE
Mar 2017
Client: David Abelson, Fisher Heaton Games
Contribution: Box Illustration
http://www.fisherheatongames.com


SLUM LORDS
Jan 2017
Client:  Jeff LaFlam, Illumin8 Games
Contribution: Board art and  Card Art

A-MAZE-ING EXTINCTION
Apr 2016
Client: Seth McGathey, Clash Games
Contribution: All art
http://sethmcgathey.wixsite.com/clash-games

SARAH'S SINGULARITY
August 2016- October 2016
Client: Thomas Gutschmidt, Wandering Monster Studios
Contribution:Graphic Design, Card Backs, Logos,  Company Logo
http://wanderingmonsterstudios.com

ZOMBURBS
April 2015-April 2016
Cllient: Jeff LaFlam, Illumin8 Games
www.zomburbs.com