Yessica Peña


College for Creative Studies, Detroit, MI BFA, Illustration, 2012

[Adobe Creative Suite] Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, After Effects, Dreamweaver, Fireworks
[Web] HTML, CSS, Joomla!, Wordpress CMS, Search Engine Optimization, Web Content Management, Image Optimization
[Microsoft] Word, Excel, Powerpoint

Windows OS, Mac OSX

Sketching, Drawing, Acrylic Painting, Vectoring, Digital Painting, Retouching, Letterpress Printing, Linoleum Carving

Fluent Spanish, Studied 2 Years of French


Septemeber 2012 - present
Loudbaby | Illustrator/Designer/Web Content and Social Media Manager Illustrate and Design graphics for clients and websites; create branding and identity; manage, mantain and update websites; conduct clients’ email marketing; mange clients’ social network accounts including facebook, pinterest, twitter, and soundcloud.

September 2011 - May 2012
Peer Tutor Work Study at CCS Student Success Center. Help students with digital fundamentals class and illustration course work.

Summer 2009
The Great Steak and Potato Company, Dearborn, MI. Cashier, trained for and operated in all positions.Took orders for roughly 400 customers a day, handled cash, processed first part of orders, maintained clean kitchen, prepared refrigerated dishes and deli meats, assisted staff on down time.

Selected Freelance

Buddy Bugs, John Nori, 2011
Vocab Tunes, Dr. S.R. Kaura, 2013

Character/Toy Design
Buddy Bugs, John Nori, 2011

Mobile Application Assets
Whawho, John Nori, 2012
Asian Karp Killer, John Nori, 2012-2013

T-Shirt Design, Ivan Devora, 2012
T-Shirt Design, Identical Variant, 2012-2013

Music Single Art
Fall In Love (Seeing Sounds), Will Brennan, 2012

Honors and Awards
Dean’s List- Winter 2011, Fall 2012, Winter 2012.
CCS Scholarship - 2008-2012. Based on merit.
Michigan Competitive Scholarship - 2008-2010. Based on merit.
Michigan Promise Scholarship - 2008. Based on merit and state testing scores.

Comedy and stand-up, Tv, Playing pool, Music, Social Media, Blogging, Figure Art, Illustration, Interior Design, Dog Lover/Owner, Spicy foods


  • Vector


  • [Adobe Creative Suite] Illustrator
  • Photoshop
  • InDesign
  • After Effects
  • Dreamweaver
  • Fireworks [Web] HTML
  • CSS
  • Joomla!
  • Wordpress CMS
  • Search Engine Optimization
  • Web Content Management
  • Image Optimization