About

SKILLS
• Creative, technical, biomedical illustration and 3D modeling
• Graphic design and photography
• Story concepting, some cartooning and storyboarding
• Animation: “Pataflafla cartoon w/sound” on YouTube.

MEDIA
• Illustrator, Photoshop, Maya, some Softimage XSI and 3D Max
• Graphite & polymer lead, marker, watercolor & acrylic paint
• Word, PowerPoint, Visio, some Excel

ADMINISTRATION & LEADERSHIP
• Editing, proofing, some technical/non-technical writing
• Online and physical research, planning, scheduling
• US Navy, Honorably Discharged Petty Officer 3rd Class
• Non Profit co-founder, Director, BOD
• University and high school precision drumline instructor: three 1st place State and one 7th place International

EDUCATION (in part)
• Digital Graphics, Dean’s List
Lake Washington Institute of Technology
• BS Medical Illustration, Photography & Sculpture
University of Illinois
• US Armed Forces Music School
• AA Illustration & Design
Green River Community College

PRIMARY EMPLOYERS
Physio-Control, The Write Stuff, Boeing Commercial Aircraft, Volt Information Sciences/Labinal

FREELANCE ART
Zymogenetics, Battelle Seattle Research Center, Journal of Infectious Diseases, Spacelabs Healthcare, University of Illinois Physiology Dept., Sundstrand, Legal Graphics, Synrad, promotional graphics for marching bands, WESTERCON West Coast Science Fiction Convention

MANAGERS & COLLEGE TEACHERS COMMENT
• “I really appreciate the balance of your great hand skill and digital skill”
• “Good work ethic”
• “I admire your dogged determination”
• "You’re tenacious”
• “This department is fortunate to have Jim’s talent and training”