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Leeann Hamilton
Leeann Hamilton
Freelance Artist doing illustration and comics.
Drogheda, Ireland

Summary

Online shop/tip jar: http://ko-fi.com/peannlui

Freelance Illustrator; 2011 to ongoing
Digital painter for commissioned work including character designs, animation backgrounds, comic book art, private client commissions and podcast cover art.
- Podcast cover art for clients Retronauts, Stuart Gipp.
- YouTube video feature art for clients Stuart Gipp, HBomberguy, Mr J Reapers.
- Comic page art, colouring and lettering for the Creative Centenaries project via project partner The Nerve Centre (Constance Markievicz Graphic Novel, James Craig Graphic Novel).
- Tutorials and feature art for NEO Magazine.
- Lead Artist on Panacean by Oddlight Comics.

Nebula Innovatons, Drogheda; June 2015 to July 2016
Lead Artist, animator and designer for a variety of mobile and PC games.
- Graphic designer for clients requiring website graphics.
- Animated game assets and graphics for Unity engine projects.
- Assistant for industry networking events and promotion.

Jam Media Productions, Dublin; Dec 2011 to June 2012
Assistant Art Director for Baby Jake (Season 2 series, 26 episodes). Series won Best Mixed Media Children’s Award in the British Animation Awards 2014.
- Created, refined and designed props and backgrounds in Photoshop, and edited sets for animation processes based on animatics and series’ style guide.
- Applied notes on camera movement and scene frames for backgrounds, documented scene numbers in Excel spread sheets, and finished backgrounds for animators and compositors using After Effects.

Kavaleer Productions, Dublin; Jan 2011 to Apr 2011
Asset Creator for Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Science Fusion
- Edited stock photos and videos for the Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Science Fusion e-learning website.
- Illustrated images and made diagrams with Photoshop and Paint Tool SAI, and used After Effects for video editing and output.

Cartoon Saloon, Kilkenny, Sept 2009
Ink and Paint for Anam an Amhráin
- Cel colourist using Animo Ink and Paint for An Puc Ar Buile, a short cartoon in the TG4 Anam an Amhráin series.

Skills

2D AnimationConcept ArtIllustrationMotion GraphicsCharacter DesignGraphic DesignVideo EditingLogo DesignComic ArtBook Cover IllustrationAnimationBlenderunity animation

Software proficiency

CLIP STUDIO PAINT
CLIP STUDIO PAINT
Photoshop
Photoshop
InDesign
InDesign
Painter
Painter
Affinity
Affinity
Blender
Blender
PaintTool SAI
PaintTool SAI

Reel

Productions

  • St colmcille cover thumb
    • Book
      Colmcille 1500
    • Year
      2021
    • Role
      Design and Layout
    • Company
      The Nerve Centre
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    • Book
      James Craig Graphic Novel
    • Year
      2020
    • Role
      Lead artist, colourist, letterer
    • Company
      The Nerve Centre
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    • Book
      Constance Markievicz Graphic Novel
    • Year
      2018
    • Role
      Lead artist, colourist, letterer
    • Company
      The Nerve Centre
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    • Book
      Panacean
    • Year
      2017
    • Role
      Lead Artist, line artist
    • Company
      Oddlight
  • Wwexample
    • Mobile Game
      Woolly Word
    • Year
      2016
    • Role
      Lead Artist, Graphic Design
    • Company
      Nebula Innovations
  • Fishbot
    • Video Game
      Project G (Attack of the Fishbots)
    • Year
      2016
    • Role
      Concept Artist. background and asset design, logo and multimedia artist
    • Company
      Nebula Innovations
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    • TV Production
      Baby Jake
    • Year
      2012
    • Role
      Assistant Art Director
    • Company
      Jam Media Ltd.
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    • Book
      HMH Science Fusion
    • Year
      2011
    • Role
      Illustrator, video editor
    • Company
      Kavaleer

Experience

  • Podcast Cover Artist at Retronauts
    Ireland
    January 2020 - Present

    A freelance cover artist for the Retronauts podcast.

  • Designer and Artist at The Nerve Centre
    Derry, Ireland
    June 2018 - Present

    Lead artist and designer on a variety of comic book projects commissioned by the Nerve Centre in Derry.

  • Tutorial Writer/Artist at NEO Magazine
    Ireland
    January 2017 - July 2018

    Illustrated and wrote some art tutorials for NEO magazine, a UK magazine focused on manga, anime and gaming.

  • Lecturer at Pulse College
    Dublin, Ireland
    January 2017 - April 2018

    Lecturer on 2D Art for Games, Concept Art, and Sequential Art.