Aaron Painter is a cartoonist and prop designer from Portland, Oregon. His goal is to work in television animation and get paid to draw cartoons! He earned his BFA in Illustration and minor in Business Management from Brigham Young University. He currently works as the production manager for SVS Learn and is the co-creator of Art Drop Club with fellow artist Jake Parker.
He can't skateboard, but he can draw.
Production Manager, SVS Learn
Feb 2019- Present
Manage production schedules for both online subscription and interactive courses. Help edit and create course material for teachers.
Freelance Artist, Hasbro
May 2017- Present
Freelance color, sketch and concept work for various toy lines.
Lead Artist, BYU Independent Study
Sep 2017- Sep 2018
Worked as the Lead Artist over all High School courses and was responsible for illustrations and graphics. Worked under an art director and managed my team of artists on various projects.
Prop Designer, BYU Animation
Jan 2018-Feb 2018, Provo, Utah
Prop design and other visual development for the 2018 student film Death & Delila. Developed cubism inspired world design. Received and acted on feedback from director. Worked with a team of designers and story artists.
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. Sent to the mainland China location to take photos for the new website.
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.