Résumé - by Chad Welch



Résumé - by Chad Welch
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Bellevue, WA
Senior Illustrator/Motion Designer for Indigo Slate, a creative marketing agency with a passion for technology; instrumental in creative
marketing initiatives for tech giants like Microsoft, Amazon and
Oct 2012 - Present
Seattle, WA
Personal Creative Practice specializing in all forms of visual storytelling: Conceptual Design for the Entertainment Industry, Fantasy
and Science Fiction Illustration, and Sequential Art for Comics and
Feb 2011 - Oct 2012
Chief Creative Officer
10 GYM, LLC/All American Fitness
Broken Arrow, OK
Responsible for the user-experience and user interface design, branding, rebranding, marketing, and social media strategy for the largest
independent fitness company in Oklahoma, with 13 locations between
the Tulsa and Oklahoma City Metro Areas.
Mar 2008 - Sep 2009
Interactive Designer
ISTC: Industrial Safety Training Council
Nederland, TX
Responsible for the integration of audio, video, still images, animation,
text, and data for the creation, storage, and delivery of interactive
content. Focused on communicating safety training using creativity,
innovation, and usability standards. Other responsiblities included
project management, interface design, creative media production, and
developing technologies and tools to communicate the message of
ISTC, and to educate their clientele.
Jan 2007 - Feb 2008
Sr. Visual Development Artist
C. A. T. Animation Studios
...is an award-winning 15 year veteran of the creative
arts, crafting character designs, illustration, and visual
development, as well as story and sequential art for the
entertainment industry and marketing fields.
Concept Artist and Illustrator
...by Chad Welch
[email protected]
(409) 291-0440
Senior Illustrator/Motion Designer
Indigo Slate
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Sept 2014 - Present
Dallas, TX
Responsible for generating visual reference for characters, objects,
props and creatures for film and interactive media, as well as creating storyboards based on a feature length script, and compiling an
animatic with vocal and sound effects tract.
Dec 2003 - Jan 2007
Creative Director
Cartoonimator Creations
Beaumont, TX
The Art Institute of
Studio specializing in advertising, branding and broadcast animation.
Responsible for overseeing the branding and advertising for clients
and ensuring that the new branding and advertising worked well with
the client’s communications strategy, as well as develop proposed
approaches and treatments that align with that strategy.
Computer Animation Program
Jun 1999 - May 2001
The Oatley Academy
of Concept Design and Illustration
Oct 2012 - Mar 2014
Software Expertise
Dec 2001 - Nov 2003
Creative Services Manager
Turning Minds Media
Beaumont, TX
Responsible for managing creative team on a variety of creative media, from Print, Branding and Corporate Identity, UI/UX Web Design,
as well as Live Event Production for the Texas Wildcatters Hockey