Full name

Angelica M. Lopez-Rivera

Title

2D Artist; Illustrator; VFX Artist

Location

Los Angeles, California

Biography

Career Summary
Experienced technical and 2D artist skilled in creating and cleaning up assets used in 2D games and
animation. A team member who communicates with other artists and directors to deliver a finished
product efficiently and on time and attends meetings to analyze design documents and come up with
solutions with the programming team. Proficient in many animation and illustration programs.
Professional Experience

Yacht Club Games, Santa Clarita, CA (In House)
– Concept Artist, illustrated original concepts and adapted them to a pre-established design
document. Created logos, merchandise, and illustrations for the company's brand, Shovel
Knight.
– Titles and Credits include : Shovel Knight (XBOX ONE, PS4)

Wayforward Technologies, Santa Clarita, CA (In House) (2012-2014) (2016)
– 2D technical artist for various softwares. Created assets and processed them to be usuable on
multiple formats. Worked with a team of directors to verify and understand the needs of a
project and it's deadline. Cleaned up animations, created designs, adjusted art and painted
backgrounds for games raging on the 3DS to PS3 and Amazon Fire.
– Titles and Credits include : Hotel Transylvania (DS/3DS), Build-A-Bear Workshop (DS),
Adventure Time: Hey Ice King Why'd You Steal Our Garbage?!! (DS/3DS), Adventure Time:
Exploring the Dungeon Because I Don't Know! (PS3/360/WiiU/3DS), The Smurfs 2
(360/PS3/Wii/WiiU), Amazing Spider-Man (Leap Frog), Dora the Explorer (Leap Frog),
WonderMomo (Android and Windows)

Tic Toc Games, North Hollywood, CA (Freelance)
– Background artist, character artist. Created backdrops and cleaned up art used in final
versions of IOS/Mobile games.
– Titles and Credits include : Kitty Pawp (IOS)

Education
College of the Canyons – Art & Animation – Santa Clarita, CA [Spring 2009 – Fall 2012]
Interamerican University – Bachelors of Arts Psychology– Rio Piedras, PR [Fall 2004 – Spring 2007]
Honors: Summa Cum Laude

Clients

Hiveworks Wayforward Yacht Club Games WhatPumpkin No Goblin Team Woodsalt

Specialties

Illustration, 2D design, comics

Skills

Photoshop, Paint Tool Sai, MangaStudio, ToonBoom, ProMotion

Elsewhere