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Justin Powers

Freelance Illustrator & Sequential Artist



Artist Resume/CV | Last Updated January 2023

Creative, self-motivated, and dedicated Illustrator with a deep passion for visual
storytelling. Thrives in fast-paced and high-intensity work environments.
Professional level work ethic and collaborative skills to manage high-profile
projects effectively. Never stops looking for new ways to create powerful and
dynamic art, and always aims to go far beyond expectations.


BFA, Sequential Art | Kennesaw State University

08/2017 - 12/2022

Selected Courses: Illustration, Sequential Art, Storyboarding & Composition, Advanced Sequential Art, Comic Storytelling, Storytelling & Mythmaking, Advanced Figure

KHOI PHAM Art Mentorship | Remote

09/2021 - 12/2021

Mentored by Marvel's "Super-Star" Artist Khoi Pham for several months on the art of storytelling, figure drawing, and various other aspects on what it takes to be an artist in the Storytelling industry.


I Am Powers Art | Atlanta, Ga

Freelance Illustrator | 08/2017 - Current


Created a variety of high-quality illustrations for clients both nationally and internationally including:

  • Comic pages for issue #3 of Lawful Evil Comics

  • Infographic Marketing Materials for the PPFG

  • Fantasy RPG Character Designs

  • Various Graphic Design commissions


Unannounced Hulu Series | Atlanta, Ga
Concept & Character Design | 08/2022 - 01/2023

  • Designed main protagonist, antagonist, and several side characters.

  • Designed various backgrounds and environments.

  • Created a small "Pitch-Comic" for the series.

(I am under NDA with this project, so further details are unavailable at this time.)

Kennesaw State University | Atlanta, Ga

Comic Artist | 01/2022 - 12/2022


  • Lead a team of creatives from various fields to complete an award-winning, CARET Grant-funded comic book for the Science department of Kennesaw State University to encourage future generations to continue research into the body's cellular functions and how they play a roll in the fight against cancer.

  • Created a series of character designs, backgrounds, and comic pages for review, revision, and approval.

  • Guided others through the process of script writing and story boarding to help manage and translate the group's ideas into a fun, informative, and cohesive comic book story.


2022      Group Exhibition, Fall Capstone 2022, Senior Exhibition, Zuckerman Museum of Art, Kennesaw State University, Ga


  • Adobe Creative Suite: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign

  • Digital Illustration: Procreate, Clip Studio Pro

  • Animation: Toon Boom Storyboard Pro

  • Traditional Illustration: Hand Drawing, Oil, Acrylic, Pen and Ink, Copic Markers

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