Maili Taniguchi
Maili Taniguchi
Illustrator and Graphic Designer
Mapleton, United States


Experienced Illustrator with a demonstrated history of working in the visual development industry of film/gaming including character design and prop design. Experienced in graphic design and marketing. This includes digital and print advertising and logo design. Also has experience in working in the primary/secondary education industry. Studied at Brigham Young University receiving aBachelors Degree of Fine Arts with an emphasis in Illustration.

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Concept ArtDigital PaintingIllustrationGame DesignCharacter DesignVisual DevelopmentGraphic DesignTeachingSketchingLogo DesignComic ArtBook Cover Illustration

Software proficiency



    • TV Production
      Line Upon Line
    • Year
    • Role
      Freelance Illustrator
    • Company
      Martian Studios


  • Freelance Illustrator at Martian Studios
    Spanish Fork , United States of America
    April 2020 - Present

    - Create visually engaging characters, props, and environments for client videos teaching viewers about the history of the world. These designs also helped solidify the look and feel of the videos.

    - Proactively look for ways to better the flow of storytelling through innovative approaches to designs and constant communication with my Art Director and Producer.

    - Create a more efficient workflow by helping the Producer create a schedule for the teams of illustrators and animators. This helped in production efficiency, which sped up the release time of videos.

    - Additionally was promoted to create logos for the company.

  • Production Designer at Sunstone Engineering
    Payson, United States of America
    November 2022 - May 2023

    - Created engaging advertisements for specialized products, events, and presentations.

    - Designed logos, brochures, product catalogs, merchandise, banners, etc. for national events such as the Permanent Jewelry Expo in Las Vegas, JCK, MD&M, and much more!

    - Worked with management and CEO’s to develop new marketing strategies to help boost sales and employee/customer engagement.

  • Graphic Designer/Illustrator at Artifacts of History
    Provo, United States of America
    June 2022 - November 2022

    - Create high quality banners, billboards, posters, and other promotional items. This includes creating original illustrations/fonts and setting up files for print.

    - Manage company social media accounts (Instagram, newsletters, etc.) and updating them frequently.

  • Senior Illustrator at Eagle River Designs
    Moab, United States of America
    April 2022 - June 2022

    Design intricate pins, patches, and walking stick medallions for National Parks, National Monuments, and other Famous Landmarks around the United States. This includes managing multiple projects at a time with tight deadlines, sell designs to a variety of large companies and private customers, and design social media posts across multiple platforms to promote Eagle River Designs around the United States.

  • Production Designer at Wilkinson
    Provo, United States of America
    February 2021 - September 2021

    - Created high quality graphics for apparel, company logos, and awards.

    - Managed 15 or more daily projects and kept to strict deadlines.

    - Worked with company CEO's to create new marketing strategies to better engage with customers.

  • Multimedia Illustrator at Brigham Young University
    Provo, United States of America
    September 2018 - January 2020

    - Recommended and consulted with clients on the most fitting design option based upon their marketing goals.

    - Managed up to 10 or more tasks at a given time while under pressure to meet daily/weekly deadlines.

    - Recommended by employer to be the artist who would create large vector murals for the BYU Salt Lake Center.

    - Picked to be the artist to design the building's Christmas Cards. Received recognition from the Dean of the Department.

    - Actively engaged in team-building by problem solving together on a project in order to better meet the clients wants/needs in a faster amount of time.

    - Lead team discussions about creating company promoting zines and logos.

  • Fine Arts Teacher at Maple Lake Academy
    Spanish Fork , United States of America
    April 2018 - January 2019

    - Spent extra time with the kids outside of the class time in order to better understand their needs and personalities.

    - Inspired kids to find their artistic styles through fun and engaging lessons.

    - Helped other teachers and staff relate better to the kids by promoting positivity even during high-stress situations. Was flexible and communicative with both students and therapists to create an emotionally healthy environment for coworkers and students.

    - Planned art show events for the end of the year which helped students feel successful in their studies and hard work.