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 humorous. She also enjoys drawing silly comics when she has time. When she's not drawing she's either playing Magic the Gathering, or playing a board game.

WORK HISTORY

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

> Client communication and management

> Lead generation and outreach

Before 2013:

Many many retail jobs.

SKILLS

> Board Game Illustration

> 2D illustration for interactive games and media

> Comic Colorist

> Sequential Artist and cartoonist

> Caricaturist
> 15+ years experience in Adobe Photoshop
> 15+ years experience in Adobe Illustrator
> Excellent organizational and time management skills
> Friendly, personable, works well with others
> Self-motivated


 

SELECTED CLIENTS

Comics

HOUGHTON MIFFLIN HARCOURT

September 2019-April 2020

Flatter for Paranorthern, middle grade graphic novel

Reference: Mary Claire Cruz, (contact for info)

 https://www.hmhbooks.com/shop/books/ParaNorthern/9780358164586

BLUE JUICE COMICS

July 2020- Ongoing

Colorist for Issues 11-14 of Anne Bonnie

Reference: Thomas Mumme

http://bluejuicecomics.com/wordpress/

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Mobile 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

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Tabletop Games

DUNGEON DECORATORS

Feb 2019

Client: Jeff LaFlam

Contribution: Sell Image


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

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FOR BUSINESS INQUIRIES:
rmcconnell.illustration@gmail.com
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