Full name

Xingwen Shi (Sisi)


Illustrator / Concept Artist/ Visual Development Artist/ Graphic Designer


Los Angeles, CA


10 years of professional experience as an illustrator, visual development artist and graphic designer. Advanced skills in Photoshop and Illustrator.


Photoshop, Illustrator, Flash, Painter, CorelDraw, AutoCAD, Maya, After Effect, line Drawing, 3D modeling, post production, photography, visual Development


2D Artist
Studio Toroshi

Eureka, CA  2015-2022

  • Transformed ideas into high-quality look development designs of characters, environments, props and finished illustrations to fulfill client requests.
  • Used Photoshop to design and paint illustrations in a variety of styles.
  • Generated prototypes to pitch to art departments for new video games, apps, websites, books and animations based on existing IP.
Graphic Designer
Plaza Printing

Los Angeles, CA · 2014 – 2015

Creating graphics for business communications services.

Visual Development Artist / Post-Production Artist

Shanghai Media Group

Shanghai, China · 2010 – 2012

Creating graphics and animation for Shanghai TV Channel and Dragon TV Channel.

  • Worked alongside television directors, editors and producers to create unique designs to translate artistic vision into visual medium. Improved proficiency of illustration/ design Projects by 50% according to supervisor. Provided first-rate animation for television and cinematic.
  • Collaborated with 3D department to paint textures.
Contract Illustrator
Zhejiang Daily Press Group

Shanghai, China · 2006 – 2015

Creating illustrations, caricatures and graphics for newspapers and magazines.

  • Collaborated with editors to create high-quality hand-drawn images and digital illustrations to enhance publications and presentations.
  • Created cartoon series for magazines and newspapers regularly for years.


Bachelor of Fine Arts Majored in Animation
Shanghai Institute of Visual Arts
Shanghai, China · 2006 – 2010

GPA: 3.8


2010 Most Outstanding Student , Shanghai Institute of Visual Arts
2010 Nomination Award, Best Creativity Award , Shanghai University Student TV Festival
2007-2009 First-Class Scholarship for 3 years in a row , Shanghai Institute of Visual Arts
2004-2015 The Best Reporter in Zhejiang Daily Press Group , Zhejiang Daily Press Group