Welcome to Roland Mechael’s journey in the field of Animation, Video games, Illustration, Toy Design and Fine Arts. Roland Mechael is a Fil-Am artist, born and raised in Sta. Rita, Batangas City, Philippines. He studied Engineering before he decided to follow his heart and pursue a career in animation. He started working in TV Animation at Filcartoons Inc. (A Hanna Barbera Subsidiary) in the Philippines before moving to Los Angeles California to further advance his career in animation. He works for 7th Level Inc. as an animator while taking classes at Associates in Arts which led him to work for Walt Disney Feature Animation Florida. He served as a Key Assistant Animator working for movies such as Mulan, John Henry, Brother Bear, Lilo and Stich, Lion King and Pocahontas(DVD). After Disney he moved on to Electronic Arts where he worked as a Storyboard/ Concept Artist for the game PS2/3 and PSP’s Return of Superman. As a Visdev artist, he got his first credit as a character designer for Superbook’s David and Goliath and as environment designer for Adam and Eve. Recent works include concept and character designs for the Netflix TV series The Beatbugs and Activision’s Skylanders. He's currently based in Chicago servings as a Senior Art Director/Concept Artist for Creata Chicago for 10 years serving clients that include Activision, Electronic Arts, Lucasfilm, Disney, Dreamworks, Warner Bros., DC, Marvel, 20th Century Fox, Sanrio, Mattel and Hasbro. Nowadays he's currently honing his skills attending Art and Figure Drawing workshops at St Benedictine University in Chicago. His love for wildlife and painting motivates him to create art and support the declining number of endangered species to support World Wildlife Fund.
For more information about his artworks you can check his BLOG for upcoming news and events. He is also on Instagram @sketchbound . For special art commission and freelance work you can reach him at 630.352.6315 or by email at ROLANDMECHAEL@Gmail.com Resume /CV provided upon request.
630 . 352 . 6315
2720 S Highland Ave.,
#537 Lombard, IL
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