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William (Wil) Brendel

CONTACT INFORMATION
248.459.2535
Where There’s A Wil Productions – www.wheretheresawil.com
wheretheresawil@gmail.com

JOB OBJECTIVE
Seeking opportunities to flex creative muscle in the comic book and animation industries

EDUCATION
The Illinois Institute of Art - Schaumburg
Bachelor of Fine Arts, Media Arts & Animation
September 2008

RECOGNITION/AWARDS
Illinois Institute of Art – Schaumburg "Success Stories" wall, January 2010
NinjaTurtles.com Art Contest winner, June 2008, The Vigil
Illinois Institute of Art – Schaumburg President’s List, Fall Quarter 2007
The Sonic Site Awards “Best Comic” winner, 2007, Chaos Diamonds 3 (series)

TECHNICAL SKILLS
PC/Mac, Adobe Photoshop, Premiere, After Effects, Flash, Dreamweaver, Autodesk 3D Studio Max, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel

TRADITIONAL SKILLS
Pencil illustration, inking, colored pencil, acrylic paint, clay sculpting

COURSEWORK
Advanced Life Drawing, Storyboarding, Drawing and Characterization, Digital Audio/Video, 2D Animation, Advanced 3D Modeling, Character Modeling and Rigging, Advanced 3D Animation

EMPLOYMENT
Where There’s A Wil Productions, wheretheresawil.com
Webmaster/Writer/Illustrator, November 2003 – Present
Ongoing commission and freelance work

Lonely Robot Comics, lonelyrobotcomics.com
Comic Artist,May 2009 – Present
Series artist for The Redeemers, encompassing illustration, character design, and graphic design

Staples, Grand Blanc, MI
Copy & Print Center Associate, June 2010 – Present
Customer service, machine maintenance, copying, cutting, laminating, etc

Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar, Fenton, MI
Server Assistant, January 2009 – March 2010, Server, July 2009 – March 2010
Seating, promotional work, bussing, serving, food preparation

Rainforest Cafe Woodfield Mall, Schaumburg, IL
Tour Guide, May 2006 - December 2008, Cashier, September 2007 - December 2008
Seating, organizational work, managing people, tracking restaurant income

Community Voice, Holly, MI
Layout Assistant/Cartoonist, June 2003 - September 2005
Arranging news articles, general office work, comic strip illustration