Paulo Ruvalcaba
Paulo Ruvalcaba
Production Art & Concept Design
Los Angeles, United States of America

Summary

Highly motivated professional with over 15 years experience in Concept Design and Product Development. Strong technical and creative skills to meet deadlines and deliver superior results. Proven ability to motivate and work effectively in an highly collaborative, fast-paced environment.

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Skills

Concept DesignIllustrationDigital SculptingVisual DevelopmentIndustrial DesignProduct Development

Software proficiency

Photoshop
Photoshop
ZBrush
ZBrush
Blender
Blender
Substance Painter
Substance Painter
Marvelous Designer
Marvelous Designer
Oculus Medium
Oculus Medium

Experience

  • Freelance Designer at pauloruvalcaba.com
    Global
    January 2018 - Present

    Delivering world-class product design and development on budget and on time.

    CLIENTS: Warner Bros. Interactive, JAKKS Pacific, SPIRIT Halloween, Tic-Toc Games, Alpha Group, FDG Entertainment

  • Senior Product Designer at JAKKS Pacific, Inc
    Santa Monica
    January 2016 - January 2018

    Work closely with brand directors, sales & marketing leads, and engineers on seasonal product line and internal IP development.

    BRANDS: Disney, Marvel, Nichelodeon, Entertainment One.

    Duties and Responsibilites:

    · Product Design & Devleopment

    · Rapid Ideation

  • Creative Lead at DP Design Studio
    Sacramento, United States of America
    January 2010 - January 2015

    Work closely with interactive software and film/video clients on production and IP development.

    CLIENTS: Sony Pictures, ILM, Netflix, Activision, Cartoon Network, Disney Interactive.

    Duties and Responsiblites:

    · Established Style Guides for original interactive IP

    · Product Development

    · Concept Design

    · Illustration

  • Lead Concept Designer at Spin Master
    Culver City, United States of America
    January 2007 - January 2007

    Building characters and world for MMO experience.

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    · Concept Design and Product Development across corporate brands

    · Managed overseas outsource team for quality control

    · Illustration for Marketing campaigns

  • Lead Background Artist at Wayforward Technologies
    Valencia, United States of America
    January 2004 - January 2006

    Duties and Responsibilites:

    · Coordinated with Director to lead and delegate tasks to the Design Team

    · Background and Illustrations for XBox Live, Nintendo GBA andn 3DS titles

    · Marketing Illustration