I’m Richard Escalante

Highly creative and multi-talented graphic designer & web designer with extensive experience in collateral offset/digital printing, website design, marketing and various multimedia solutions. I have exceptional collaborative and interpersonal skills; dynamic team player with well-developed written and verbal communication abilities. Accustomed to performing deadline-driven environments with an emphasis on working within budget requirements.

Graphic Design

Web Design

Print Marketing


About me

My name is Richard Escalante I am a design artist with special training in animation, graphic design, web design, illustration, and traditional/digital painting. I am currently working as a Digital Media Director at Blockchains, LLC.

In 2006 I graduated from California Institute of the Arts (Cal Arts) in Valencia, California. I obtained a Bachelors degree in Fine Arts (BFA) in the school of Film/Video concentrating in animation and graphic design. I have been involved in the arts well back into my early childhood, a former California State Summer School for the Arts (CSSSA) youth recipient earning the Seal of California Medal for aspiring artists. I have worked for many renowned art centers such as The Armory Center in Pasadena, Inner-City Arts in Los Angeles and have worked with Community Arts Partnership (CAP) for over 8 years. I also worked for Salem Communications, Inc (99.5FM KKLA, 870AM The Answer, 590AM KTIE) as their lead web/graphic designer managing three radio station websites and all their multimedia and social media assets. In 2012 I worked as a UI designer for ABCmouse.com Early Learning Academy a subscription-based online education program for children ages 2–7, created by Age of Learning, Inc. Since 2013 I had been working in Glendale, CA for a private holdings company with businesses in the apparel, textile, medical and communications industries. I was their senior lead designer for all web development, print and multi-media assets.

In my time off I enjoy giving back to the community with graphic design and animation instruction to underprivileged kids. Aside from my work, I am a youth teacher at my local church.

I currently reside in Sparks Nevada with my beautiful wife Michelle, and our three wonderful children.


California Institute of the Arts (CalArts), Valencia, California 2002 – 2006
Bachelors of Fine Arts (BFA) Film/Video Animation – Graphic Design


HTML 575%
Final Cut Pro80%
After Effects85%


Centric Business Solutions, Glendale, California, 2013-2015
Lead Graphic/Web Designer
I was hired to build websites and graphic assets for all of their multi-brand companies that are owned and operated by the parent company Prime Holdings Intl, Inc.

ABCMouse.com, (freelance work), Glendale , California, 2013
Graphic/Web Designer
At ABCMouse.com I worked on various flash web elements as a UI designer. I designed pages and created and modified existing artwork.

Lava Heat Italia, Inc, (freelance work), Culver City , California, 2012
Graphic/Web Designer
Lava Heat is a manufacturer of indoor/outdoor patio furniture. My job was to update their website and create all promotional collateral for their marketing purposes.

Salem Los Angeles, New Inspiration Broadcasting, Inc, Glendale, California, 2010 – 2011
Graphic Designer/Web Designer
Successfully managed and coordinated three (3) radio station’s websites and design projects from concept through completion. I designed for the Sales, Promotions and Programming departments as part of my design responsibilities. My Coordination responsibilities included maintaining many Internet divisions, national integration and broadcasting division assets.

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