Joe Ferreira "King"
Prescott, AZ 86301
Phone:  350-5034
*Operating System: Windows 3.1, 95, 98, NT 4.0, DOS, MacOS.
a) Adobe Pagemaker, Type Mgr, Photoshop, Paintshop,
Streamline, Acrobat, Illustrator.
b) CorelDraw, Trace, Paint, Show.
*Editing: Adobe FrameMaker.
*Networks: Novell networks, Appletalk.
*Web: HTML, CGI, Front Page, Net Objects: Fusion, Homesite,
GIF Animator, Macromedia Director, FTP, Netscape, Internet Explorer.
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.
*Art Director, UpFront Sports, Anaheim, CA
-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
-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
-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
-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
-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
-Concept and development of consumer electronic products.
-Prototype displays for national trade show exhibits.
-Scripted & storyboarded original 3-D interactive titles.
*UC Irvine-Computer Graphics.
*Laguna Beach School of Fine Art-Painting.
*CSU Long Beach-Fine Arts Major.
*NCS/The National Cartoonist Society.
*St. Jude's Ranch for Children.
*Artist-In-Residence, Charles M. Schulz Museum, 2008.
*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.