Nikki Mohler

Illustrator and Generalist

Los Angeles, California 

E-mail: nicholemohler@gmail.com

Phone: 407.461.2037

Portfolio: www.nikkisketches.com

Professional info
 

  Nichole "Nikki" Mohler is an illustrator based in Los Angeles, California. Originally from a small town in Orlando, her dreams and passion for the arts pushed her to aim for the stars. She currently works as a freelance artist with both 2D and 3D experience, and is open to and looking for work in illustration and concept. 

Education
 

Pixar Masterclass in Chicago, Illinois

2012 Summer​

  • Learned about studio pipeline, art process and techniques.

  • Engaged in activities to strengthen story-building skills.

Valencia College in Orlando FL

2012-2013

DAVE School ​in Universal Studios Orlando FL

2013 - 2015

  • Graduated & completed Visual Effects & Comp course in April of 2015

 

WIA One-On-One Mentorship Program Los Angeles

Q3-Q4 2018

  • Chosen as a mentee to work under the guide of a studio recruiter 

  • Engaged in networking opportunities and improving personal growth in Character Design

  • Experienced personal, hands on meetings at WDAS with mentor for 6 months

 

Work experience
 

Stage25 Media- Orlando,FL & Bahrain

2D & 3D General Artist on Various Projects

January 2016-2018

  • Created storyboards for various projects based on each client's vision.

  • Worked closely with clients to create artwork & design campaigns for SafeSurf Bahrain.

  • Worked on producing animated short films for SafeSurf's online release.

  • Illustrated stickers and artwork featuring the SafeSurf cast, for publication

  • Worked on animated Ad campaign for Amila Shoes Bahrain launch.

  • Animated and produced animated logos for commercial use.

Software
  • Adobe Photoshop + Creative Suite 

  • Sketchbook Pro 

  • Procreate

  • Autodesk Maya 

  •  Modo 

  •  NukeX 

Skills
  • Illustration &  Concept Art

  • Character Design

  • Creating video graphics

  • Designing Ads

  • Storyboarding

  • Acting

  • 3D Modeling and VFX

  • Compositing

2010 - present
2010 - present

Freelance in Los Angeles, CA

2014-Present

  • Took on client commission work, project per project. Was tasked to create character turnarounds to full rendered pieces.

  • Offered skills to pre-production work

  • Was hired to create logos and designs for client use 

Volunteer experience
 

PA/Runner at "Believe" Conference, Orlando Fl

2013 Summer

  • Assisted video production team during conference weekend, in charge of interview footage

  • Was responsible for transporting and taking equipment around convention center, assisted director

  • Completed smaller tasks like running audio & checking camera placement

2018 Nikki M.