Travis Roman Bundy

(253) 208-6445


17+ years in freelance graphic design / illustration experience, 17+ years of inside sales and hand / digital drafting and rail design, 10+ years operationg a small press independent comic company, has trained and supervised many people in both sales and drafting, excellent memory and organizational skills, extremely creative, great sense of humor, good customer service skills, diligent, very hard-working, motivated, accessible and reliable.


Highly experienced in hand illustration, cartooning, comic art, and commercial graphic design (advertisements, label design, packaging, and business identity).


Digital: Highly experienced in Adobe Graphics programs (10+ years with Photoshop and Acrobat, moderate experience in Illustrator and InDesign), Highly proficient with Manga Studio 5 (PC or tablet), 15+ years of experience with Microsoft Word, MAS 90, Peachtree accounting software,  trained on-the-job in digital photography (including elements of light and shadow) and mild experience in digital 3D modeling / animation (Hash Animator 2000).  I’m able to navigate both Mac and PC platforms, relatively fluent in all word processing programs (including Microsoft Word, Works, Claris Works, and Excel).



Western Washington University - Bellingham, Wash.

BA Art (emphasis on illustration and graphic design)

GPA 3.2

Pierce College - Lakewood, Washington

Running start program (basic courses)

GPA 3.54

Lakes High School - Lakewood, Washington

College Prep. Degree

GPA 3.85



August 2017 - Present - Black Smoke Ventures / Ignition Drawing

Graphic Designer / Illustrator

*Provide visual content for websites of the 5 companies under the Black Smoke banner (Ignition Drawing, Arrow Emblems, Emerald City Embroidery, HPI Emblem, Layout Lab)

*Design promotional materials for trade shows (signs, sample cards, sample products)

*Completely overhauled product catalog (illustrations, products and layout)

*Designed murals and decorations to beautify and enhance the work environment of the head office

*Illustrated portraits of every member of the compay for various site identities and emails

December 2000 – Present – Thoughtbox Illustration (

Freelance Graphic Designer and Illustrator

*Provided graphic design and illustration solutions for a variety of clients (**see “Portfilio” page on this site for specific examples**)

*Worked closely with clients to build strong relationships and loyalty

*Met deadlines and provided revisions until the projects were perfectly suitable for the clients’ needs.


July 2001 – June 2016 - KDL Enterprises (Western Clear View Railing) (

Estimator / Draftsman / Inside Sales

*Complete technical drawings for jobs and handbook

*Redesigned and illustrated all instructions for all products

*Aided in the development of the company’s website

*Estimate costs and sold railing packages

*Answer multiple phone lines and route calls accordingly

*Provide product knowledge to dealers and customers

*Maintain an orderly and clean filing system / office space


December 2009 – Present – Creator’s Edge Press (

Founding Member / Art & Submissions Director / Artist & Writer

*Manage day-to-day workings of a small press independent comic company

*Receive and respond to submissions of new projects as well as freelance artists looking to work on projects

*Write and illustrate my own books (Currently the “Billy Love Nibbles” graphic novel / previously, the “Jeff” graphic novel and the “Gods of the New Empire” graphic novel)

*Work closely with printers, distributors, creators, writers and artists to complete a library of graphic novels and market them effectively


Feb. 2000 – Mar. 2000 & Sept. 2000- Jan. 2001 - - Seattle, Washington

Photographer’s Assistant / Stylist

*Aided in times of heavy workload

*Made products look their best for digital photos

*Assisted photographer in shooting process

*Maintained studio area



Nancy Salmon (Manager at KDL Enterprises)                                                              253-395-3113

Joe Long (owner of Heavenly Heat Hot Sauce)                                                               253-226-1359

Jenel Looney (assistant to Susan Mallery - #1 New York Times bestselling author)

 Katherine Lowry Pliska (Special Events Director – Seattle Humane Society) 425-373-5388

 Shawn Gates (CEP financial manager / Game Designer at Nintendo of America)  253-205-6937