Resume

Adam Blaze Ferguson
Austin, TX
E-mail: blazef@gmail.com

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY

A dynamic, highly results-oriented professional with excellent
qualifications in Computers and Graphic design. Excels in the arts and
has a strong talent for learning new technology quickly.

Skilled in many forms of art; 3D character and environment art,
illustrations including fully rendered digital 
paintings, sketches
and inked works. Step by step processes used in creating animations
with story boarding processes and stills.

Proficient in Photoshop, Open Canvas, 3DCoat, 3DStudio Max,
and Zbrush.

A very strong handle on Windows 98, ME, 2K, XP, Vista and working with 7.

Freelance consulting on computer related issues, graphic design,
concept art and computer repair.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Kingsisle Entertainment May 6th 2011 – Present
– Prop and Environment artist on Pirate 101
– Concept, Character and Environment artist on Wizard 101

Blizzard Entertainment Jan 17th 2006 – April 27th 2011
– In-Game Support Rep- World of Warcraft
– In-Game Support Point for Seniorless team – World of Warcraft
– Relocated to assist in building the Austin Facilities
– Senior In-Game Support Rep leading up to 30 Game Masters leading them to #1 in the department.
– Creation of art assets for various projects within the department using Scrum and Agile standards.
– Creation of policies and procedures within the In-Game Support Department
– Created “The Art Thread” within the In-Game Support Department for all artists to contribute and assist their artistic careers.

Visual Edge Design Mar ’05 – Aug ’05
– Lead Graphic Artist
– Graphic Artist, Flash Animator, Template Designer, Content Management, Optimization, Logo Design.
– Brought new high end looks to the company sites and profiles.
– Wrote policies for Template Layouts
– Headed the major websites for the company

Mission: Renaissance May ’04 – Oct. ’04 http://www.thegluckmethod.com
– Art Teacher for Children
– Worked with children giving basic, yet effective tools to become better artists
– Computer Systems Manager
– Handled and repaired office computers
– Created 200+ Illustrations, digitized and ready for print
– Designed Flash layout for site and repaired and updated existing site
– Created Marketing media, banners, flyers, images
– Reproduced and digitized over 200 paintings

Living Steel Inc. 2002

– Lighting rig for product photos
– Photography for all new products
– Graphically enhanced hundreds of photos for all catalog images

Digital March 1996 – 2004 http://www.digitalmarch.com
– Became Lead Flash Animator for Digital March.
– Worked as part of a development team for over 50 websites
– Computer Tech support for clients and employee’s with computer problems and or network problems.
– Graphic artist, creating, planning, designing and endless amount of images and websites. Websites include, Dietrich’s Coffee, Seiko, the Digital March website and many more.