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Joe King
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Email: funnypaperz@yahoo.com
[928] 308-7201

CAREER OBJECTIVE:
"To make the world a funnier place."

TECHNICAL SKILLS:
*Operating System: DOS, Windows 3.1, 95, 98, NT 4.0, WIN 2000 PRO, MacOS.
*Graphics:
a) Adobe Pagemaker, Type Mgr, Photoshop, Paintshop,
Streamline, Acrobat, Illustrator.
b) CorelDraw, Trace, Paint, Show.
c) Quark
*Editing: Adobe FrameMaker.
*Networks: Novell networks, Appletalk.
*Web: HTML, CGI, Front Page, Net Objects: Fusion, Homesite,
GIF Animator, Macromedia Director, FTP, Netscape, Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox,
InDesign, Flash, Xipster Freestyle.

MANAGEMENT SKILLS:
Vendor Operations, Creative Services, Entertainment, Copyright,
Trademark and Character based properties, and negotiations.
Supervision of up to two dozen salaried/freelance staff.
Customer Service, Sales & Sell Through follow-up.
Online mentor to several hundred artists world-wide.

EXPERIENCE:
*VP, Mountain Artists Guild, Prescott, AZ
2010

*Artist-In-Residence, The Charles M. Schulz Museum
2008

*Cartoon Laureate, The Bay News, The Cayucos Breeze, Information Press
2006-2008

*Editorial Cartoonist, Santa Monica Daily Press, Santa Monica, CA
2002-2006
- Self-syndicated Political Journalist
- 2004 Pulitzer Prize Nominee

*Art Director, UpFront Sports, Anaheim, CA
1996-1998.
- Layout, design, build & host commercial website.
- Aquire, scan, retouch, manipulate & electronic pre-press all art & photos.
- Entire task of design, production and promotion of corp. ID,
product, on-line and mail-order catalogs and marketing.

*VP/Consumer Products, Paramount Pictures, Hollywood
1994-1996.
- Performed all storyboard and production design/presentations
to studio mgt, other studios, US Olympic committee and UNICEF.
- Entire task of developing licensed products and negotiating
master license agreements for live-action movie tie-ins.

*Director/Research & Development, Image Smith, Torrance, CA
1993-1994.
- In-house Director of SW publisher specializing in edu-tainment,
- Overseer of product design, localization, duplication and ful-
fillment. Entire task of package structure design and illus.

*Creative Director, Pendragon Studios, Redondo Beach, CA
1989-1993.
- Sole proprietor for turnkey commercial art studio. Negotiated
and fulfilled production contracts for entertainment mfrs.;
Disney, Universal Studios, Playmates, Matchbox, Hasbro.

*Manager/Worldwide Licensing, Mattel Toys, Hawthorne, CA
1984-1989.
- Entire task of designing, producing and distributing trademark
bibles: camera-ready portfolios with legal, philosophical and
marketing guidelines for brand and character licensees.
- Liaison to Upper Mgt., Marketing, & Licensee cos.

*Video Game Designer, Mattel Electronics, Hawthorne, CA
1982-1984.
- Concept and development of consumer electronic products.
- Prototype displays for national trade show exhibits.
- Scripted & storyboarded original 3-D interactive titles.

EDUCATION:
*Platt College-Honorarium.
*Otis Parsons-Design.
*UC Irvine-Computer Graphics.
*Laguna Beach School of Fine Art-Painting.
*CSU Long Beach-Fine Arts Major.

AFFILIATIONS:
*Mountain Artists Guild
*Prescott Fine Arts Association
*Creation/Evolution/Science Ministries
*Charles M. Schulz Museum
*LA TIMES - TOON-OP - 2005
*2004 Pulitzer Prize Nominee
*NPC/National Press Club
*AAEC/Assoc. of American Editorial Cartoonists
*NCS/The National Cartoonist Society
*SCCS/Southern California Cartoonist Society
*St. Jude's Ranch for Children
*IMAGINE NATIONS

KUDOS
*2004 Pulitzer Prize Nominee.
*Guest of Honor/National Press Club/Cartoons & Cocktails, 2003-2008.
*Association of American Editorial Cartoonists, 2003.
*Guest of Honor/Keynote Speaker: Classic Games Expo 2000-2004.
*Golden Mug winner, Southern California Cartoon Society, 1999.
*Finalist, The Great American Toy Hunt, 1999.
*CorelDraw Design Contest (6X winner) 1992.
*First Place, Microtek Design Contest, 1992.
*Medal of Excellence, Film Advisory Board, 1989.
*First Place Cartooning, Easy Reader Annual, 1985.
*Vice Presidents Award, Mattel Electronics, 1982.



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