Kenneth Leishman Resume PDF

Kenneth Leishman

813-453-5537 |


I have 7+ years of experience in graphic design, motion graphics and 3d design. My experience, knowledge, attention to detail, work ethic, and leadership in the US Marine Corps can be applied to help your team, and the company.


Bachelors of Fine Arts, Computer Animation,

International Academy of Design and Technology, Tampa Florida

Presidents/Dean’s List – 3.45 GPA


Expert Knowledge of Adobe Suite CS. Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, After Effects, Autodesk Maya, Vray,Wordpress.

Art Skills:

I have experience in Graphic design for website development, print collateral, applications/phone apps, publication covers, brochures, pamphlets, ads, signs, posters, maps, letterheads, promotions, seminars, marketing, motion graphics, editing, special effect, creation of 3D assets, and Basic working knowledge of HTML, CSS, and Word press.

Creation of 3D assets. Hi and low poly Interior and exterior models, textured and lighted in Maya/3ds Max, and rendered in Vray and Mental Ray.

Video and motion graphics. Compositing/editing video, special effects, motion tracking, and audio syncing.

Creation of new assets, converting found assets, for 3D printing, breaking down model into parts for casting, making watertight for printing. Twenty (20) plus years’ experience constructing, detailing, scratch building, and painting plastic models.

Work Experience:

Graphic Artist, Public Defenders Law Firm, Tampa, Florida

7/2016 -Present

As the Graphic designer at the public defender’s office I create graphics (posters, photos, maps, image alterations, printed and mounted), audio (cut and edit), and video (cut, edit for redactions, motion track for stabilization, create dvd’s for evidence purposes) for attorneys for court trials. I also video tape and photograph court trials for promotional/training purposes.

Graphic Artist, Sunshine Learning Systems, Lutz, Florida

7/2008 – 8/2015

As the Graphic designer at SLS, I helped create numerous mockups, graphics, banners, icons, etc. for website development. Facebook and Email ad campaigns. Interactive applications in Flash and Edge Animate.

Creation of 3d models of interiors and exteriors for website images, interactive applications, game collateral, and videos. Creation of Motion Graphics for video productions, website applications, and editing of client videos.

Made print collateral, ads, banners, publication covers, brochures, pamphlets, signs, posters, graphs, maps, letterheads, promotional material, and advertising in connection with Sunshine Learning Systems, Pranic Healing Tampa and other clients. As well as insuring brand identity across various media types, (print, web, and video)

Example work:

  • Create interactive learning application for Florida Aquarium for squid dissection, using a 3d model squid, live videos, and images of dissection. (3d modeling, video editing, app creation in Edge Animate)
  • Creation of phone apps for Lutz Learning Center, Tampa Kravemaga, Macklin Ministries. (Mockups, graphics, basic programing)
  • Creation of interactive Flash animations/ info video for General Electric.
  • Creation of Interactive 3d panoramic websites for Sunshine Learning Systems, and Phantasy Photo. (Website Mockup, video/image editing, 3d panorama rendering.)
3d Prototype/web design,Ugh Models, Lutz, Florida

1/2012 – Present

Creation of new assets, converting found assets, for 3D printing, breaking down model into parts for prototype printing, and casting. Making models/meshes watertight (printable) for printing. Design website and assets, inserting shopping carts, PayPal and images for purpose of selling resin models.

Security Officer, Hyatt Hotel, Tampa, Florida

8/2005 – Present

Security officer responsible in loss prevention, emergency medical treatment, and customer service for the Hyatt hotel. Real-time data entry for security patrols, Training of new officers, and a team leader.

Security Officer, Delta Downs Casino, Vinton, Louisiana

8/2003 – 6/2005

Security officer responsible in loss prevention, emergency medical treatment, and customer service for the Casino. Team leader in multiple facets from collection of money from slot machines, key control, and guarding of checkpoints. Training of new officers, and dispatch officer.

Aviation Mechanic, US Marine Corps, Kaneohe, Hawaii

8/1996 – 8/2002

Jet Engine Mechanic, Jet Engine Test Operator, Quality Assurance Representative. Responsible for the disassembly, construction, testing, and final quality assurance sign off of the T64 jet engine. Multiple courses for training in team leadership. Leading a shop of twenty (20) marines in their daily assignments, quality checking, and training of new marines. Skilled in troubleshooting. Obtained a rank of Sergeant. Honorably discharged.

Multiple awards for exceptional duty. Multiple Promotions
Meritorious Unit Award, Good Conduct Medal (2)


Jason Borton, President, Sunshine Learning Systems, 813-209-0299

Joe Shuck, Security Director, Hyatt Hotel, 813-207-6695

Erin Lantz, Co-Owner, Controlled Energy Designs, 813-732-5122

Erika Engel, Co-Worker, Sunshine Learning Systems, 813-486-3096