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Allen Gladfelter 

Professional Highlights


  • Cartoonist and Illustrator of Disney/Pixar’s CARS, Sony's HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA and Dreamwork’s PENGUINS OF MADAGASCAR comic books

  • Game Artist at Fat Rascal Games and SGN/Jam City Games:  Concept Art, Character Design, Production Art for Poker Heroes RPG and other projects


  • Animation Production Artist at PWS Animation and Jorelamon House:  Character Design. Storyboards, Production Art, Layouts and Backgrounds​


  • Storyboard Artist and Illustrator: Freelance design for advertising, animation, film and UX development and as graphic artist for catalogs, editorial illustration, package design


  • Art teacher: Teaching art principles and materials through projects and demonstration to kindergarten to 5th grade children.




  • Expert level Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Acrobat.

  • Proficient in use of 3D Studio Max, Sketchup, Flash, Microsoft Office

  • Daily user of both Mac and Windows operating systems.




  • SGN/ Jam City Games, Bellevue, WA , 2014-2016

      Game Artist/Character Designer/ COncept Artist 


  • Fat Rascal Games, Bellevue, WA , 2014

      Game Artist/Character Designer


  • Primary Weapons Systems Animation, Boise,  ID, 2013-2014

      Production Artist/ Storyboards/ Character Designer


  • Microsoft (contractor), Seattle, WA , 2013

      Illustrator/ Scenario storyboard artist


  • Freelance Illustrator, Seattle, WA, 2010-2013

      Illustrator/ storyboard artist/ Graphic Designer   


  • Comic Book Artist (freelance) , 2005-2018

      Illustrator/ Colorist/ Layout and Production Designer


  • Art Teacher, Las Vegas, Nevada and Nampa, Idaho Public Schools, 1998-99, 2003-04

      Elementary School Art Teacher





  • Boise State University, 2007- 2009

      BACHELOR OF FINE ARTS - Illustration


  • Central Missouri State University, 1993-1997

      BACHELOR OF SCIENCE - Art Education


  • Cornish College Of The Arts, 1991

      Fine Arts Department - foundations courses


Clients Past and Present


Microsoft, Disney, Pixar, Dreamworks, Marvel Comics, Slave Labor Graphics, Boom! Studios, Ape Entertainment, Fantagraphics Books, BD&A, Kellogg's, US Olympic Committee, Drake Cooper Marketing, Green Rubino Marketing, Closed Loop Marketing, North by Northwest Productions, Kount, Concur, eScholar, Kinetic Books, Scentsy, North Channel Kilts, Blu Hammock Music, Georgetown Music, The Stranger,Idaho Press Tribune and The Boise Weekly




  • Sony's Hotel Transylvania 2017-2018

  • Poker Heroes CCG, Fat Rascal Games, 2015-2016

  • Disney/Pixar’s World of Cars, Boom Studios, 2008-2011

  • Dreamworks’ Penguins of Madagascar, Ape Entertainment, 2011-2014

  • Occupy Comics: Casino Nation, Black Mask Studios, 2011

  • Slave Labor Graphics, 2009

  • Intrepid Events Presents, Boise Weekly, 2004-2005

  • Editorial Cartoons, Idaho Press Tribune, 2003-2005

  • The Lost Tribe, Mad Science Media, 2002-2005

Awards And Honors


  • Associated Press Award

      Cartoons (Editorial/Political)  Idaho Press Tribune, 2004

  • Idaho Press Club Award

      Design Excellence (With Idaho Press Tribune), 2004

  • Featured Panelist

      Graphic Artist’s Guild: Graphic Novel Panel, 2013

      Emerald City Comic Con:            Comics ARE for Kids Anymore Panel, 2011

      Emerald City Comic Con:            BOOM! Studios/BOOM Kids! Panel, 2010

  • San Diego Comic Con: TakeFiveADay CARS Comics Presentation 2010

  • Featured Convention Guest Appearances, 2006-2014

      San Diego Comic Con,  D23 Disney Expo

  • Emerald City Comic ConJet City Comic Show

      Norwescon, Heroes Con

  • Visiting Lecturer

      Boise State Univeristy, Illustration Dept., Prof. Bill Carman 2012

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