Yanni Davros
Yanni Davros
Concept Artist
San Francisco, CA, United States of America

Summary

I am a life-long student of art history, and I apply that knowledge to my commercial art career as much as possible. If studying art history has taught me anything, it is that to be remembered as a creator, you must do something that no one has ever done before. Currently I run my own design business and am always looking for new client projects. My past clients include Twitter, Samsung, New Balance, Bluescape, Ubisoft, FANDOM, Wargaming America (World of Tanks) I was also a full time artist at J!NX.com, where I designed licensed T-shirt graphics and other merchandise for Mojang (Minecraft), Blizzard (World of Warcraft, Starcraft, Hearthstone, Diablo), 343 Industries (Halo), and CDProjektRed (The Witcher). My licensed apparel designs can be found at Amazon, Target, Kohls, Hot Topic, and Walmart. I also go by the artist alias "Prolific Pen", and write the popular webcomic Prolific Pen Comics (over 90K regular readers on social media and counting).

For my other body of work as a graphic designer and motion graphics artist, visit yannidavrosdesign.com

Follow me on Instagram for comics @prolificpencomics
or Twitter @ProPenComics

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Skills

Concept ArtDigital PaintingMotion GraphicsPaintingDrawingGraphic Designkeyframe animationframe by frame animation

Software proficiency

After Effects
After Effects
Illustrator
Illustrator
Photoshop
Photoshop
InDesign
InDesign
Premiere
Premiere

Experience

  • Illustrator / Animator at ATOMIC D
    San Francisco CA, United States of America
    June 2018 - April 2019

    I worked full-time for the design/branding agency Atomic D in downtown San Francisco CA mostly doing storyboards, Illustrations, motion graphics and graphic design. Our motto was "Human thinking for a digital world". Some of our largest clients included Twitter, Samsung, New Balance, and Bluescape.

  • Graphic Designer at Wargaming America
    Emeryville, United States of America
    September 2017 - February 2018

    I designed key art and other graphics projects for the printed and web marketing of the World of Tanks, and World of Warships video game franchises.

  • Apparel Graphic Artist / Merchandise Designer at J!NX.com
    San Diego, United States of America
    September 2015 - May 2017

    I design images for posters, T-shirts, and other officially licensed products for some of the hottest video game franchises in the industry, such as Minecraft, World of Warcraft, Starcraft, Halo, The Witcher, Hearthstone, and more.

  • Graphic Designer at Great Lakes Publishing
    Cleveland, OH, United States of America
    October 2014 - October 2015

    I created page layouts and advertisements for Cleveland Magazine, and Ohio Magazine. I also created the interactive graphics for the digital editions of the publications using the Adobe DPS System.

  • Graphic Designer / Apparel Printing Specialist at Jakprints
    Cleveland, OH, United States of America
    November 2012 - October 2014

    I assisted clients with creating artwork for their personal or business related branding projects, and advised them on the technical aspects of print costs and production. I dealt with Silk screen, digital, direct-to-garment, and dye-sublimation printing.