Full name

Erik [Piney] Ojo

Location

Boston, MA

Biography

hey! you can call me erik, or piney, take your pick. i'm an artist interested in visual development, character design, animation, and graphic design. i love creating fantasy, sci-fi, and slice of life type situations, including combinations of those genres! i'm big on making bright, colorful, and holistically unique art, as well as representing and creating work for many different ethnicities, identities, and age groups.

i'm always available for freelance work and you can reach me to inquire about that (or just to chat!) through my contact link.

Experience

Artist

Freelancing

· June 2015 – Present

Advertises and markets work online, negotiates prices, writes and facilitates invoices/payment, negotiates services, discusses clients’ requests and works closely with clients to create full digital illustrations to their liking, designs and markets merch, produces and ships merchandise

Zine Manager

Giant Size Zine

· January 2018 – Present

Advertising and marketing zine, selecting and leading 70+ artists in creating illustrations and meeting deadlines, personally contributing illustrations, formatting and preparing zine for publishing, facilitating production of 100+ zines and 250+ pieces of merchandise (including acrylic charms, pin buttons, and postcards), organizing printing and worldwide shipping, managing online shop, facilitating zine financial activity and accountability

Software Analyst

Digital Dream Forge

· October 2017 – January 2018

Tested several types of software (e.g. mobile games and financing software) on multiple devices (ioS, Android, Kindle) for bugs, documented bugs in collaborative databases, communicated with clients and co-workers about software errors and functionality

Education

BFA Game Art And Animation

Northeastern University

Boston, MA · 2018 – Present

Specialties

Digital Art, Illustration, Character Design, Comics

Skills

Paint Tool SAI, Adobe Creative Suite, GIMP 2.0, Microsoft Word, HTML

Elsewhere