MEL YAP (604) 842 8351


• Digital Animation Masters Program certificate, Centre of Digital Imaging and Sound

(now The Art Institute), 1999-2001

FREELANCE PHOTOGRAPHY Notable Clients Include:

• RBC,

• Scotiabank

• Emily Carr University

• Crescent Beach Publishing

• Dialog Design

• Landyachtz

• Translink

• Google

• Integral Group


• Vancouver Noir, cover photo, Akashic Publishing, 2018

• Long Shot exhibition catalogue, Kimoto Gallery, 2018

• Photo Essay, Maisonneuve, Issue 62, Winter 2016

• Exclusive contract with Crescent Beach Publishing creating covers for high school math textbooks used

across Canada

• Theory and Problems exhibition catalogue, Kimoto Gallery, 2013.

• Cover/ featured photography, “Here Comes the Neighbourhood,” West Coast Line, issue 73, 2012.

• Featured in The Tattoo Project Book, Schiffer Publishing, 2012.

• My photos have also appeared in The Vancouver Sun, Montecristo, Street Photography Magazine, Ion,

Scout, and Le Source

• Profiled in Global Yodel, Preview Magazine, This Open Space, and others.

Album Covers

• No Means No, “Jubilation” and “Perambulate”

• Invasives, “Invasives” and “Embracing Evil”

• Chris Gestrin, “After the City Has Gone: Quiet”


Exit Earth Entertainment, 2012-2013

• Game audio composer and sound effects designer. Created Original Music Soundtrack and sound

effects for Epic Little Dude.

• Understanding of Exit Earth pipeline software, mixing and mastering music and sound effects

• Programs used : FL Studio, Adobe Audition, Adobe Premiere, Pro Tools

Radical Entertainment, 2009

• Screenshot Artist/Marketing Artist

• Capturing/editing in game screenshots for marketing assets

• Titles include Crash Bandicoot Mind over Mutant, Prototype

• Programs Used: Adobe Photoshop/ Screen capture program (Radical Proprietary Software)

• Meeting strict deadlines for Marketing Directors/Producers and Publishing Directors.

Exile Interactive 2001-2003

• Environment Modeler and Texture Artist

• Titles worked on include World Series Baseball 2K2, World Series Baseball 2K3, and Toxic Grind


• Programs Used : Maya 3D Animation Suite, Adobe Photoshop

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