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Sofia Cuevas
Sofia Cuevas
Storyboard Artist | Character Designer
Los Angeles, United States

Sofia Guadalupe Cuevas is an Mexican-American cartoonist working in the entertainment industry. Sofia received her BFA in Media Arts and Animation from the Art Institute of Raleigh-Durham in 2016. She specializes in illustrations, character designs, story development, and 2D digital animation. She has done work for Shoguns Entertainment on various projects such as Foodie Roos and Nestlings; Roger.tv as a storyboard artist for Mountain Men; and individual clients.

In addition to her work, Sofia is currently developing her own series to one day pitch. In her free time, she loves to sight see, cruise around LA and play with her 3-legged cat, Paloma!

Sofia is currently based in the Los Angeles area working as a character designer + storyboard artist. She is currently working as a freelance character/prop designer for Pan y Platicas. For (professional) business inquires, please contact: sofiaanimations@gmail.com

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Skills

Digital PaintingConcept DesignStoryboarding3D AnimationCharacter DesignVisual DevelopmentFigure Drawing2D AnimationLife Drawing

Software proficiency

Photoshop
Photoshop
Illustrator
Illustrator
Vegas Pro
Vegas Pro
After Effects
After Effects
Maya
Maya
PaintTool SAI
PaintTool SAI
TVPaint
TVPaint
Animate
Animate
Premiere
Premiere
Flash
Flash
Microsoft Office
Microsoft Office

Reel

Experience

  • Environment Designer at Shoguns Entertainment
    Los Angeles, United States of America
    May 2020 - May 2020

    • Following Art Director's directions and notes, created a child-like environment using Adobe Photoshop 2020

    • Revised and added more details depending on the revisions that the Art Director mentioned

  • Storyboard Artist at Shoguns Entertainment
    Los Angeles, United States of America
    October 2019 - January 2020

    • Following director scripts, provided boards for 2 (two) short children animations

    • When finalized, created animatics to showcase timing and flow for the boards

  • Environment Designer at Shoguns Entertainment
    Los Angeles, United States of America
    July 2019 - July 2019

    · Provided 3 digital sketches based on description of art director

    · After approval, painted and finalized chosen sketch.

  • Illustrator at Pan y Platicas
    Los Angeles, United States of America
    October 2018 - June 2019

    · Sketching and digitally painting illustrations that are to be used for social medias

    · Using Photoshop CC 2019 to create all work for client

  • Storyboard Artist at Roger.tv
    Los Angeles, United States of America
    March 2019 - March 2019

    · Created storyboard thumbnails, using Photoshop CC 2019, while following the concept ideas provided by the director

    · Finalized storyboard thumbnails after given critiques and notes