San Jose, CA
Character designer, concept artist, and illustrator who uses their love of mythology, folklore, and the supernatural to inform their detailed and narrative-focused designs. Kayla is inspired by stories about fate, self discovery, and finding magic in unexpected places.
Visual Development Artist
Design original characters, backgrounds, and an expansive avatar creation system. Develop a unique visual language and art style for mobile narrative gaming platform.
Crazy Maple Studio
Designed characters, props, and in game assets for the mobile game Chapters: Interactive Stories. Managed and provided content for social media platforms.
Redesigned the entire mobile site for a rapidly growing user base. Created UI elements for the mobile app and website in order to establish brand consistency. Illustrated and designed the new Gfycat logo with subsequent marketing materials for social media.
Created graphics and artwork to guide the upcoming book, ‘The Pixar Theory.” Responsible for cover design as well as overall project visuals.
Developed characters, environments and Illustrated essential story moments for “The Pixar Detective,” a serial novel by Jon Negroni that has made over 2 million impressions.
SHP Leading Design
Provided concepts and graphics for new elementary school consruction as a consultant and contractor to SHP architectural firm. Developed characters, environments, and constructed a final mural for the district design team (Milford Exempted Village Schools, Boyd E. Smith Elementary).
Studio and Digital Art
Character Design, Digital Painting, Drawing, Concept Art, Visual Development
Photoshop, indesign, illustrator, spine 2D, sketch, zbrush