Character Designer. Visual Development Artist.
Hi, I'm Billy!
I am a Character designer and visual development artist.
Represented by Shannon Associates.
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Train Station Manager
SBSTransit Downtown Line
Running the operations of a train station while studying online. Responsible for cash flow within the station, crew morale, emergency command and control in event of train system failures, or passenger emergencies.
Visual Development Artist / Storyboard Artist
Creating art for clients ranging from illustrating a pitch for a young adult’s illustrated novel, to storyboarding and editing the intro cinematic sequence for an award winning indie game (Masquerada: Songs and Shadows)
Storyboard/ Concept Artist
Created entertaining storyboards and designs for two pre-school animated series “Counting with Paula” and “Leo the Wildlife Ranger”. My work involved creating and approving animatics and designing episodic assets including characters, assets and environments. Extra duties included voice acting for recurring characters (Capt. Redbeard / Totem Head / Uncle Sphinx) in the Paula series.
Layout Apprentice (6 mth Jedi Masters Program)
Industrial Light and Magic Singapore
Trained and worked on shot-based tasks in the following areas: Photomodeling; 2D camera tracking and 3D camera matchmoving and match animation; Layout for feature film animation, including scene assembly and creative camera animation; Linux; and entry-level Python scripting.
Layout artist / Animator
Tiny Island Productions
Translated 2D storyboards into 3D animatics. Tasks included scene assembly and creative freedom on scene shots. Produced key character animation on several shots upon completion of layout duties on the season finale.
Content Illustrator / Animator
Providing content illustrations through compelling visuals. Other than illustrating, am required to do short animations with created visuals for readers.
Concept Design Academy
An amazing experience learning from some of the best in the industry, along with exceptional artists as peers. I studied under artists such as Patrick Ballesteros, Assaf Horowitz, Cecil Kim and Gabriel Yeganyan. Subjects included VisComm, Environment Design, VisDev for Animation and Children’s Book Illustration.
Fundamentals and Design
Schoolism (Self Taught)
Learning painting and improving artistic abilities through online courses taught by masters of the industry.
WSQ Advanced Certificate (Animation)
CG Protégé Animation School
Studied and practiced CG animation, with a focus on production quality in body mechanics and acting; storyboarding.
BA (Hons), Media Arts (Animation)
LASALLE College of the Arts
Studied and practiced concepts of animation with supporting studies from film genres and academic philosophy.
Witching Hour Studios Omens Studios Tiny Island Productions
Character Design, Illustration, Visual Development, Storyboarding