Chris Vales Illustration




    • Maine College of Art

      • Illustration major, BFA in Fine Arts, Graduated May 10th, 2014

Illustration/Design Experience

    • Freelance artist hired by Rooftop 2 for Activision Blizzard’s Overwatch League, July 2018

      • Created signs depicting Overwatch characters on the spot for consumers during the Grand Finals event.

    • Art Director for White Birch Productions’ “Something Happened Here” test footage, March 2017

      • Created props and design documents for costuming.

    • Produced artwork and designs for Youtube channel “Best Spuds”, February 2016-2018

      • Illustrated player icons/emotes and graphic interface.

    • Produced artwork and graphic design for Level-01 Video Games, 2016-2018

      • Provided Illustration and design for business card, front and back.

      • Provided Illustration and designs for advertisements and promotional items (pins, cards, etc.).

    • Produced type and graphic designs for the town of South Salem, March 2016-2018

      • Created the type, edited the graphic image used for “Memorial Day Marathon Sign”.

      • Created the graphic image used in the “Chili-Cook Off” sign.

    • Created work for Portland Public Library’s “Wake Up, Alice!” show, November 6th- December 31st 2015

      • “Alice’s Tea Party” Board Game, cards, and character tokens

    • Produced art and animation for Big Room Studios’ “Yarn Story Project”, July 2014 - November 2014

      • Early-development In-game props, character animations, and environments

    • Exhibited work at the Thesis Show at Maine College of Art, May 2014

    • Produced illustrations for Frederator Books “Catbug: If I Were” e-book, December 2013

      • Ten illustrations plus cover

Vendoring Experience

    • Vendor at Connecticon, July 2017/July 2018

    • Vendor at Retro World Expo, October 2016, October 2017

    • Vendor at Reiacon, June 2016

    • Vendor at the Coast City Comic Con, November 2012/November 2013

    • Vendor at the Maine College of Art Annual Holiday Sale, December 2012/December 2013


    • Digital Media

      • Adobe Photoshop

      • Adobe Animate

      • Adobe Indesign

      • Paint Tool Sai

      • Clip Studio Paint

    • Traditional Media

      • Pen and Ink

      • Brush and Ink

      • Acrylic Paint

      • Watercolor Paint

      • Copic Markers

    • Stencyl Game Engine

    • Game Maker Game Engine

    • Blender 3D Modelling


    • Nick Ramey

      • Manager at Level 01 Video Games, co-creator of “Best Spuds” Youtube channel.

    • Olivia Nacheff

    • Rob Travalino

      • Founder of Aventine Hill Films




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