Hey, Hire Us!
15 Hey, Hire Us! - Natalie Wyatt-Aldana: Character Designer and Worm extraordinaire

15 Hey, Hire Us! - Natalie Wyatt-Aldana: Character Designer and Worm extraordinaire

February 22, 2021

Episode 15 features Natalie Wyatt-Aldana, a character designer, comic, and story artist who makes the most charming creatures. In this episode, we talk about the best name for a fantasy epic, cover letter struggles, and manifesting your dreams. 

Here's where to find and hire Nat:

Website: https://www.natalie-wa.com/ 

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/natalie.w.a/?hl=en 

Twitter: https://twitter.com/nwyattal 

Email: nwyatt.aldana@gmail.com 

Where to find and support the podcast:  https://heyhireuspod.carrd.co/ 

This episode was edited by Maria Lee

Intro: Funky One by Kevin MacLeod

Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3790-funky-one 

License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ 

Outro: Plain Loafer by Kevin MacLeod

Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4223-plain-loafer 

License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ 

14 Hey, Hire Us! - Tessa Dabney: Character Designer and Comic Artist

14 Hey, Hire Us! - Tessa Dabney: Character Designer and Comic Artist

February 15, 2021

Episode 14 features Tessa Dabney, a character designer, comics, & visdev artist looking for work in animation and games. In today's episode, we talk about Tessa's experience doing freelance animation, her mentorship, and her comic and tv show pitches. 

Here's where to find and hire Tessa:

Website: https://assetragon.wixsite.com/assetragon 

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/assetragon/ 

Twitter: https://twitter.com/assetragon 

Email: assetragon@yahoo.com 

Where to find and support the podcast:  https://heyhireuspod.carrd.co/ 

This episode was edited by Abigail Lee

Intro: Funky One by Kevin MacLeod

Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3790-funky-one 

License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ 

Outro: Plain Loafer by Kevin MacLeod

Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4223-plain-loafer 

License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ 

13 Hey, Hire Us! - Gwen Soriano: Illustrator and Comic Artist

13 Hey, Hire Us! - Gwen Soriano: Illustrator and Comic Artist

February 8, 2021

Episode 13 Gwen Soriano, a Hong Kong-based Filipino illustrator and comic artist joins us on the podcast! In today's episode, we talk about getting a chance to be a part of a gallery show, being an international student, and how to network properly!

Here's where to find and hire Gwen:

Website: https://https://gwenco.co/

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/gwenco.co

Email: gwencocoart@gmail.com

Where to find and support the podcast:  https://heyhireuspod.carrd.co/ 

This episode was edited by Maria Lee

Intro: Funky One by Kevin MacLeod

Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3790-funky-one 

License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ 

Outro: Plain Loafer by Kevin MacLeod

Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4223-plain-loafer 

License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ 

12 Hey, Hire Us! - Tyler Washington: Story Artist and Coffee Genius

12 Hey, Hire Us! - Tyler Washington: Story Artist and Coffee Genius

February 1, 2021

Episode 12 Tyler Washington, a talented story artist, barista, and the coolest adult among teens. In today's episode, we talk about how to obtain and price freelance storyboards, what young adult animation should be, and Tyler's exciting pitches. 

Here's where to find and hire Tyler:

Website: https://misswashingtonart.com/ 

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/miss.washingt0n/ 

Twitter: https://twitter.com/miss_washingt0n 

Email: tyler_washington@live.com 

Where to find and support the podcast:  https://heyhireuspod.carrd.co/ 

This episode was edited by Abigail Lee

Intro: Funky One by Kevin MacLeod

Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3790-funky-one 

License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ 

Outro: Plain Loafer by Kevin MacLeod

Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4223-plain-loafer 

License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ 

11 Hey, Hire Us! - Natalie Arenzon: Self-taught artist and BG painter

11 Hey, Hire Us! - Natalie Arenzon: Self-taught artist and BG painter

January 25, 2021

Episode 11 features Natalie Arenzon, an Argentinian BG painter, color designer, and illustrator. In today's episode, we talk about studying design for animation and networking without art school, and job hunt frustrations. 

Here's where to find and hire Natalie:

Website: https://nataliearenzon.portfoliobox.net/ 

Instagram: https://nataliearenzon.portfoliobox.net/ 

Twitter: https://twitter.com/ketchupkiddoart 

Email: natalie.arenzon@gmail.com 

Where to find and support the podcast:  https://heyhireuspod.carrd.co/ 

This episode was edited by Maria Lee 

Intro: Funky One by Kevin MacLeod

Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3790-funky-one 

License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ 

Outro: Plain Loafer by Kevin MacLeod

Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4223-plain-loafer 

License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ 

10 Hey, Hire Us! - Winnie Liu: Illustrator and Queen of Pink

10 Hey, Hire Us! - Winnie Liu: Illustrator and Queen of Pink

January 18, 2021

Episode 10 features Winnie Liu, an Illustrator who creates art and products for the young and young-at-heart. In this episode, we talk about Winnie's previous internship experiences,  tabling at conventions, and running an online store. 

Here's where to find and hire Winnie:

Website: https://www.winnieispink.com/ 

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/winnieispink/?hl=en 

Twitter: https://twitter.com/winnieispink 

Shop: https://www.etsy.com/shop/WinnieisPink

Email: winnieispink@gmail.com 

Where to find and support the podcast:  https://heyhireuspod.carrd.co/ 

This episode was edited by Maria Lee 

Intro: Funky One by Kevin MacLeod

Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3790-funky-one 

License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ 

Outro: Plain Loafer by Kevin MacLeod

Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4223-plain-loafer 

License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ 

09 Hey, Hire Us! - Jonah Hurley: Illustrator and Director

09 Hey, Hire Us! - Jonah Hurley: Illustrator and Director

January 11, 2021

Episode 9 features Jonah Hurley, an illustrator, background painter, and the person for any of your painting needs. In this episode, we talk about what makes a good director, what got Jonah into pursuing animation, and job application mistakes. 

Here's where to find and hire Jonah:

Website: https://www.jonahhurley.com/ 

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jonahlama/ 

Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jonah-hurley-a90551165/ 

Where to find and support the podcast:  https://heyhireuspod.carrd.co/ 

This episode was edited by Maria Lee 

Intro: Funky One by Kevin MacLeod

Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3790-funky-one 

License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ 

Outro: Plain Loafer by Kevin MacLeod

Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4223-plain-loafer 

License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ 

08 Hey, Hire Us! - New Year Goals and Resolutions

08 Hey, Hire Us! - New Year Goals and Resolutions

January 4, 2021

New Year, new me, same hosts! In this episode, Abigail and Arielle talk about their goals and resolutions for 2021. Topics include hobbies we want to try and anime we want to watch.

It's Manifestation Time, baby! Hire us to make our dreams come true! :D

Here's where to find and hire Abigail and Arielle:

Abigail:

https://ebbigal.carrd.co/

Arielle:

https://yelliedraws.carrd.co/ 

Intro:

Funky One by Kevin MacLeod

Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3790-funky-one

License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

Outro:

Plain Loafer by Kevin MacLeod

Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4223-plain-loafer

License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

 

07 Hey, Hire Us! - Abelle Hayford: Character Designer, Color Designer and Future Showrunner

07 Hey, Hire Us! - Abelle Hayford: Character Designer, Color Designer and Future Showrunner

December 28, 2020

Episode 7 features Abelle Hayford, an advocate for artists everywhere and an experienced illustrator, color designer, character designer, and comic artist. In this episode we talked about how Abelle founded #DrawingWhileBlack, what makes great character designs, and all of Abelle's current and future projects. 

Here's where to find and hire Abelle:

Website: https://abellehayford.com/ 

Twitter: https://twitter.com/abellehayford 

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/abellehayford/?hl=en  

Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/abelle-hayford-833630123/ 

Contact them if you are interested in the #DrawingWhileBlack directory!

Where to find and support the podcast:  https://heyhireuspod.carrd.co/ 

This episode was edited by Maria Lee and Abigail Lee

Intro: Funky One by Kevin MacLeod

Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3790-funky-one 

License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ 

Outro: Plain Loafer by Kevin MacLeod

Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4223-plain-loafer 

License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ 

06 Hey, Hire Us! - Dani Tracy: Illustrator and Witchy Seamstress

06 Hey, Hire Us! - Dani Tracy: Illustrator and Witchy Seamstress

December 21, 2020

Episode 6 features Dani Tracy, the one we can go to for whimsical character designs and great networking advice. In this episode, we talk about how to gain industry knowledge without art school, running an online store, and how to best build on the anime style. 

Here's where to find and hire Dani:

Website: https://danitracyart.portfoliobox.net/portfolio 

Shop: https://www.etsy.com/shop/CongratsSunflower 

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/dreamaruu/ 

Twitter: https://twitter.com/dreamaruu 

Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC2AQsz1L78nohywzoDiIMsg/videos 

Where to find and support the podcast:  https://heyhireuspod.carrd.co/

This episode was edited by Abigail Lee

Intro: Funky One by Kevin MacLeod

Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3790-funky-one

License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

Outro: Plain Loafer by Kevin MacLeod

Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4223-plain-loafer

License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

 

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