photo credit Daniel Tu @danieltutho

photo credit Daniel Tu @danieltutho

Aaron Painter is a cartoonist from Portland, Oregon. He is currently a BFA Illustration student at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah. Graduating December 2018.

He can't skateboard, but he can draw. 


Work Experience: 


Intern, Jake Parker

May 2018- Present

Intern to artist Jake Parker in his studio. Currently working on building new Inktober website.


Lead Artist, BYU Independent Study

Sep 2017- Present

Creating illustrations and graphics for Math and Science courses. Work with an art director and manage other artists


Freelance Artist, Hasbro

May 2017- Present

Freelance color, sketch and concept work for various toy lines.


Prop Designer, BYU Animation

Jan 2018-Feb 2018, Provo, Utah

Prop design and other visual development for the 2018 student film Death & Delila.


Marketing Intern, ATL Technology, LLC

Jun-2017-Oct 2017, Dongguan, Guangdong, China

Worked with internal marketing team and external graphic designer on icon design and creating illustrations.


Product Design Co-Op, Hasbro

Jan 2017- May 2017, Pawtucket, Rhode Island

Turnarounds and overlay paintings. Concept work for the Bumblebee: The Movie (2018) toy line. Worked in a studio environment with other artists, engineers and marketers.