Whitney J. Brown
Comic Artist July 2012-present
Creation of an ongoing web-serialized comic in all stages including writing, thumbnails, rough drawings, inks, colors, and lettering.
Freelance Story Artist Fall 2019
Witness Co.
Generated storyboards and handled revisions for five scripts for 3 minute spots Witness Co. was pitching to their client.
Engineering Office Assistant 2013-Present
Scaled Composites
I provide overall administrative support for Scaled’s Engineering Department, with tasks including:

  • Scheduling and setting up meetings, calendar management for several leads and VPs, ordering office supplies, coordinating engineer seating, scanning projects, facilitating media capture and filing on server, and assisting facilities and IT requests for the department.
  • Reviewing, formatting, and printing documents including Pilot Operating Handbooks, test reports, meeting materials, and official letterhead usage.
  • Support engineering department hiring by facilitating resume reviews, scheduling phone interviews, and coordinating onsite interviews.
  • Editing media to facilitate release to customers or public release, and trimming videos to significant test points for engineers to utilize.
  • Generating graphics for patches, t-shirts, and vinyl decals to support program morale and needs.
  • Coordinating visitor tours for various groups including student groups and special visitors to support good relations with local and aerospace communities.
  • Supported the Communications Department in generating the company newsletter, social media posts, and website content.

In addition to overall engineering support for program teams throughout the department, I supported a large program team as their dedicated admin for six years handling the above tasks and more:

  • Coordinated the customer’s media crew requests with the test team to avoid disruption during test operations and keep both teams operating safely around each other.
  • Helped write press releases and social posts for vehicle test milestone announcements in coordination with the customer’s information and timing restrictions.
  • Coordinated four large Family Day events, planning the events and working with customer approvals, communication to employees, coordinating with support departments to setup and run the family events.
  • Planned morale events for the team throughout each year utilizing a limited perks budget.
  • Coordinated closely with the flight test team, the customer’s media and communications teams, airport, and the Scaled facilities team to facilitate all groups and employees being able to take part in the First Flight event without interrupting or endangering the test.
CTN Staff 2010-2016
Creative Talent Network Expo
Assisted the event in a variety of ways including Center Stage Gallery operations, registration transactions, will call, setting up displays, and transactions at the CTN-Store. Most recent roles have been as CTN-X Store Lead coordinating schedules and training of volunteers under my lead, and Sales Assistant at Center Stage Gallery.
Freelance Storyboard Artist and Animator 2012-2013
Inside, Inc.
Created storyboards and animation for the educational youtube series Wellcast.
Instructional Assistant II 2012-2013
Westside Union School District
Worked one-on-one with special needs students within the classroom, supported teachers by managing office work and grading, and coordinated with long term substitutes to keep schedule and lessons consistent for students.
Illustration Assistant 2012
Viva Concepts, LLC
Handled traditional cleanup, scanning, and coloring of illustrations to prepare them for print, created visual assets in Illustrator for in the creation of online marketing tutorials, and organized files for head illustrator.
Animator- Inbetween and Cleanup 2011-2012
Countin’ On Sheep by Aubry Mintz
Completed in-between animation and cleanup for several scenes.
Animator- Inbetween and Cleanup 2011
The Horde by George Fleming
Completed in-between animation and cleanup for several scenes.
Stop Motion Animator 2011
Developed experimental animation, built puppets, and animated using stop motion, photoshop, and AfterEffects.
Stop Motion Animator 2011
Developed experimental animation, built puppets, and animated using stop motion, and AfterEffects.
ASIFA Volunteer 2010
ASIFA Student Animation Film Festival
Helped set up, run, and break down film festival.
Working knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, AfterEffects, StoryboardPro, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, Powerpoint, and Outlook) and FileMaker Pro.
Bachelor of Fine Arts: Illustration & Animation 2011
California State University Long Beach