Katherine Dorland

Professional info
 

I am a Concept Artist stationed currently in Nevada City, California. I completed my education at CSU Chico and received my Bachelor of Science degree in Applied Computer Graphics and two minors; Studio Arts and Food Studies.

 

Published and Credited Work
Skills
  • Poker Stars                   (2016-2017)        Game: Homepage

  • Whispering Willows       (2014)                 Game: Homepage

  • Hormone Hysteria         (2014)                 Game: Homepage

  • Arm of Defiance            (2014)                  Game: Homepage

  • Furiously Fast Racing     (2013)                  Game: Homepage

  • Galactic Enforcer           (2012)                  Game: Homepage

Work experience
 

Lifetime Adoption

  • Profile and Website Coordinator | May 2017 - Present

I work with, assist and oversee the website and profile process for over 120 families at a time. My work includes providing edits, advice and ideas for families to produce a personalized website and profile. This position requires teamwork, time management, communication skills, file work, computer skills, and the ability to provide personalized constructive feedback to a wide range of personalities.

 

Freelance 

  • Concept Artist/ Storyboard Artist/ Illustrator | 2014 - Present

    • Bounty of the County-               Illustrator

    • Poker Stars –                                 Illustrator

    • Dimensional Paperworks  –       Dye cut Illustrator

    • CKJY Exports-                               Illustrator

    • URSC Design –                             Illustrator

    • 30 Watt –                                       Storyboard artist

As a freelance artist, I have worked on a wide range of artistic styles on an array of projects.  Discussing, developing and deliver ideas, designs, props, storyboards and color schemes for a range of employers based on their wants and needs. This work requires time management, communication skills and organization.
 

The Foothills Event Center

  • Event Art Instructor | 2016 - Present

Design, instruct and lead acrylic and watercolor painting classes of 7-30 individuals. This position requires patience, the ability to provide clear instructions, time management, and a positive personality.

Sierra Stages

  • Graphic Artist, Set Artist, Scenic Artist, Costume Mistress | 2013 - 2019

The Artist Workshop 

  • Concept Artist/ Illustrator | 2015 - 2016

Area 88p 

  • Concept Artist/ Illustrator | 2014 - 2015

          =Game: Pillow Fighters

Night Light Interactive 

  • Internship: Concept Artist | 2014

          =Game: Whispering Willows

 

Chico State Game Studios 

  • Lead Concept Artist | 2013- 2014 

          =Game: Hormone Hysteria

          =Game: Arm of Defiance

  • Concept Artist | 2011- 2013

          -Galactic Enforcers (game)

          -Furiously Fast Racing (game)

 

  • ACT!

  • PHOTOSHOP CS6

  • CREATIVE WRITING

  • TRADITIONAL DRAWING & PAINTING

  • MAYA 2014

  • CREATIVE PROBLEM SOLVER

  • CONSTRUCTIVE FEEDBACK

  • ORGANIZATION SKILLS

  • COMMUNICATION SKILLS

 

Languages

ENGLISH 

SIGN LANGUAGE (BEGINNER)

Involvements

Cinderella Project                2014 to Present

     Fairy Godmother; Nevada county

 

Art Instructor                                         2015

     Echo Ridge School; Nevada County

Grades 3-5

 

International Students Volunteer,   2013

     Environmental Conservation; Australia                    

    

Awards and Honors
        Nevada County Fair
  • First place Fine Arts watercolor            2018

  • Second place Computer Art                  2018

  • First place Fine Arts Advanced             2018

  • First place Writing, Haiku                      2018

  • First place Fine Arts watercolor            2017

  • First place Computer Art                       2017

  • Third place Fine Arts Advanced            2017

  • First place Mixed Medium                     2016

  • First place Cookie Decorations             2016 

 

  • First place Computer Art                       2015

Education
 

California State University, Chico

2011 - 2013

Major: Applied Computer Graphics | Minor: Fine Arts | Minor: Food Studies

Student Organizations: Computer Graphics Club | APCG Marketing Association

Sierra College

2009 - 2011