GlennHiramatsu

Central Coast, California

I am an illustrator/graphic designer with over 30 years experience. My recent illustration work has been directed primarily towards fly fishing, outdoors, environmental and educational projects. I have been fly fishing for over 20 years.

I am also teaching graphic design, digital illustration and motion graphics at Allan Hancock College, Santa Maria, CA.

My work experience includes Los Angeles ad agencies, television stations, tv commercial & feature film production and advertising design.

Graphic design portfolio: http://ghiramatsu.carbonmade.com/


805 937-7839 office
805 680-1853 mobile

Experience


  • Freelance
    Clients include: Mind Control Agency, Santa Maria Valley Discovery Museum, Santa Maria Energy, Digital Domain Media Group, Bass Fisher Books, PURE Sun Valley, CafeFX, California Fly Fisher magazine, Cross Timbers Productions, Gaia Graphics, The EditSource, Red Rocket Productions, the resistance vfx, Hollywood2LA, The Assignment
  • Art Director
    Santa Maria, CA
    Jan 1996 - Apr 2008
    CafeFX - feature film production
    Primary duties were design and production of sales/PR materials, ads and internal support materials. Design and production of printed and digital presentations for bids and client meetings. Also designed and produced concepts and finished artwork for feature films, broadcast promotion, documentaries and local, regional & national commercials. Duties also included logo & motion design, 2D animation, illustration, still photography, t-shirt graphics, forms, signage, decorative interior graphics.

    Ads include: Cinefex, The Hollywood Reporter, Variety, Millimeter, Sundance Film Festival
    Commercials: Pringles, Hot Pockets, 3DO, Slime and more.
    Feature films (credited & uncredited) include: Nim's Island, The Happening, The Love Ranch, The Kite Runner, Snakes on a Plane, Sharkboy & Lavagirl, SpyKids 3D, Battlefield Earth, Flubber
  • Art Director
    Santa Barbara, CA
    Jan 1991 - Jan 1996
    KEYT 3 TV (ABC Affiliate)
    Primary duties were design and production of computer graphics for commercial production, promotion and news. Also, production of graphics for 3 daily newscasts, newscast and special event video camera operator.
  • Art Director
    Santa Maris, CA
    Aug 1980 - Jan 1991
    KCOY TV 12 (CBS Affiliate)
    Primary duties were print advertising design, plus promotion and public service computer graphics. Work included news and station image design, commercial production graphics and sales materials design. Also, newscast and special event video camera operator, still photography.

Education

  • BA Design, 1977
    Dominguez Hills, CA
    California State University, Dominguez Hills
    Minors in Biology and Health & Physical Education
    Award: Who's Who Among Students in American Colleges and Universities 1976