Steph is a seasoned Artist in Film and Games, living and working in Oakland, CA. She has worked in feature, mobile games, and tech for the last 12 years in storyboarding, character design, and creative development.
Focused on storytelling and character, Steph has a specific knack for nuanced and endearing character development, building character relationships, and visual mood. Her creative passion overflows into personal work in her Etsy shop and story ideas.
Please feel free to contact her anytime for availability, questions, or to just meet and greet! She is currently freelancing. Thank you for visiting!
Past Projects/Clients (a sample)
DNEG, Hornet Studios, Tonko House, Facebook, Byjus, Kroger Grocers, Baskin Robbins, McDonalds, Coke,
BaseFX, King Games, Luminopia, Habito, Amazon, Visa, Proctor & Gamble, Greyscale Animation
2015 - Present -- Story Artist | Freelance Consultant
2018 - 2019 -- Senior Story & Character Artist | Anki, Inc.
2011 - 2015 -- Senior Concept Artist & Character Designer | Zynga
2010 -- Story Artist | "Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted", PDI/Dreamworks
2009 -- Story Intern | Pixar Animation Studios
*All artwork and images on this site are copyrighted and property of Stephanie Dere and/or an affiliated company. Copyright © Steph Dere 2020