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Mark Doublin
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Professional Profile

Experienced designer of innovative and engaging plastic, plush, paper toys, 
  and promotional items for both licensed and original properties.
• Direct involvement with “all stages” of production, research, concepting, design, manufacturing, and marketing.
• Comprehensive knowledge of industry standard computer design programs.
• Experience managing teams of artists.
• Expert sketching, prototyping and knowledge of toy mechanisms as well as safety limitations.
• Highly motivated with the capacity to meet tight deadlines.
• Attention to detail while working on multiple projects.
• Strong team player in creative environment.
• Ability to safely navigate jungle rivers of the world.

7/05- Present
                By George Incorporated - Senior Designer                                                                                 Lake Forest, CA
                Toy and promotional think tank, and design firm.
                      • Ideation, concepting and designing custom toys, promotional items, packaging, and collateral.
                      • Creation of original entertainment properties.
                      • Managed prototying and tooling process overseas to insure licensor approval.
                      • Worked closely with companies such as: Disney, Warner Brothers,
                        Cartoon Network, Fox, Yum! (Supplier of the year), Frito lay, Busch Gardens Theme Parks,
                        Spin Master, Horizon Creative, Delta Creative (nominated for Toy Industry Association Toy of The Year),
                        Insect Lore, Wild Planet, MTV, EA, Dreamworks, and Infantino. 
7/04- 7/05
                Papaya Studios - Concept Artist                                                                                                              Irvine,CA
                Video game development studio.
                      • Character design and  level environment development.
                      • 3-D modeling and texturing.
                      • Cinematic storyboarding.
                      • User interface design. 	
05- 08
                Spork Studio- Illustrator/ Freelance Artist                                                                           Huntington Beach, CA
                Illustration house.
                      • Book illustration
                      • Character design
00- 04
                Disneyland- Cast Member                                                                                                                 Anaheim, CA
                      • Jungle Cruise Skipper
                      • Caricature Artist 
99- 03
                Knott’s Berry Farm- Lead Scenic Artist                                                                                       Buena Park, CA
                      • Managed a team of artist as large as 30.
                      • Recreated design elevations into large scale paintings.
                      • Assisted in the design of props and characters.  


2004       The Art Institute of California – Orange County
                    Media Arts and Animation
                    Bachelor of Science Program.  3.95 GPA

2001       Orange County Art Studios
                    Character design, life drawing, head drawing and figure invention

1999       Associates in Art – Sherman Oaks
                    Character design and life drawing 

Additional Skills

• Expert level knowledge of Adobe Design Suite.
• Capacity to work in both traditional and digital media.
• Wide range of artist style. 
• Seasoned caricature artist.
• Accomplished problem solver via mechanical sketching solutions.


Mark Doublin Resume.pdf