Erica Lee
Erica Lee
Concept Artist & Illustrator
Los Angeles, United States

About

Hello! I'm Erica Lee, a concept artist and illustrator from Los Angeles. I love everything that involves stories and imagination; and, even better, is being involved in the creation and illustration of stories using various mediums. I grew up inspired by Japanese animation, 70's/80's science fiction culture, and high fantasy movies. My passions outside of the art sphere revolve around eating delicious food, singing at karaokes, and playing terribly in FPS games.

I work primarily as a background designer/environment concept artist in game and animation.

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Skills

Concept DesignEnvironment DesignIllustrationCharacter DesignWorld BuildingBackground Layout

Software proficiency

Photoshop
Photoshop
Illustrator
Illustrator
Premiere
Premiere
SketchUp
SketchUp
Procreate
Procreate
Spine 2D
Spine 2D

Productions

  • Thefacelesscity promo4
    • Video Game
      The Faceless City - Indie Game
    • Year
      2021
    • Role
      Concept Artist / 2D Artist
    • Company
      Hand Eye Society

Experience

  • Illustrator at Bentkey Ventures
    Remote, United States of America
    September 2020 - June 2021

    Was primary illustrator for a Bentkey client working with two other artists designing backgrounds and environments, props, and characters for animated videos. Worked constantly with production heads and animators to publish 2+ animated videos per month. Expanded and set visual style of illustrations; taught and guided other artists in the visual style. Currently have 19 videos published with an average of 1 million views.

    * This company does not reflect my own personal views

  • Concept Artist / 2D Artist at The Faceless City - Indie Game
    United States of America
    April 2021 - May 2021

    A game created for the Comics x Games jam by the Hand Eye Society. Partnered with a randomly selected programmer and developed and published a Flash-style minigame in just over a month. Created all art assets, including promotional artwork, and character animations. Published on itch.io with many positive feedback for art style and direction.

  • Concept Artist / Background Designer at 9 Dots
    Los Angeles, United States of America
    March 2020 - June 2020

    Developed 12+ fullscale, story game backgrounds and created 9+ puzzle backgrounds and 200+ puzzle assets and animated sprites for a children's coding game. Produced 3-4 completed backgrounds within one week from concept to finish in addition to other game assets. Worked from a previously set visual style and expanded on style with direction from creative lead.