My name is Maricela Ugarte Peña and I am a freelance production artist working in the online games industry. I am a highly flexible artist and specialize in creature design and asset work and am flexible as a unity integrator and animator. I also have a basic knowledge of and some experience using 3DS max. I love games and working with creative teams to create inspiring and high quality products.
I am fluent in both English and Spanish with formal study and intermediate fluency in Japanese. I am a quick study and can pick up new skills for any project. I am currently seeking to settle down into more long-term studio work.
Lead artist at Clanheart which has not been launched yet. Clanheart is an interactive online pet sim where you can battle other animal clans in order to expand your territory.
Doing several decorative items (assets) and familiar revamp and design artwork.
Illustrator contributor recruited since 2013, did the first approved illustrations in February of 2015. Since then, I have been working on backgrounds, assets and illustrations for diverse mobile games.
Worked on several promotional products, design of the new menu, mural illustrations, created a mascot and designed flyers amongst other things.
Managed the Japanese Animation and Manga category on the art website DeviantArt.com. I also reviewed many submissions per day and gave individual critiques and support to members and as well granted awards to outstanding art in the Japanese Anime and Manga section.
Worked on different things like architecture design, 3d renderings, graphic design work, websites, video edition, online learning programs tutorial, etc. I learned about most of the digital art tools at this job and also learned about teamwork and professionalism.