Maili Taniguchi
Maili Taniguchi
Illustrator
Orem, United States of America

Summary

Raised on a healthy dose of Disney, with a serving of anime and graphic novels, Maili Taniguchi found her love for art and drawing at an early age. Receiving a Bachelor's Degree of Fine Arts at Brigham Young University, Maili now works as a Freelance Illustrator. Her work includes book covers, character designs for board games, and educational illustrations. She also loves designing characters and concept art for personal projects.

Skills

Concept ArtDigital PaintingIllustrationGame DesignCharacter DesignVisual DevelopmentGraphic DesignTeachingSketchingComic ArtBook Cover Illustration

Software proficiency

Illustrator
Illustrator
Photoshop
Photoshop
InDesign
InDesign
Procreate
Procreate

Experience

  • Illustrator for Independent Study at Brigham Young University Continuing Education
    Provo, United States of America
    August 2018 - Present

    • Illustrating for online class textbooks including: character designs, technical drawings, anatomy/medical illustrations, graphs, maps, environmental scenes, and spot illustrations.

    • Making murals for BYU Salt Lake campus.

    • Making zines for advertisement.

    • Becoming proficient in copyright checking.

  • Fine Arts Teacher at Maple Lake Academy
    Spanish Fork, United States
    May 2018 - Present

  • Illustrator at Family Literacy Center
    Orem, United States of America
    January 2013 - July 2017

    I have been hired to do their character design and story-board work for their children's books.