As an Illustrator and Graphic Designer, Chris Hernandez, strives rigorously to solve the client’s nature of the problem through simplicity and clarity. Through communication and innovation, he works to create content that proceeds design. Good design is constantly evolving through ideation in an ever so growing commercialized world. In addition, He understands the human element of design and places the clients desires as the uppermost priority. His life experiences, initiative, and industrious work deem him as a valuable asset to any organization.
Through determination and desire Chris Graduated from Cal State Fullerton with honors, with a Bachelors of Fine Arts in Illustration and emphasis in Graphic Design. Soon after graduation, he began a successful freelance career, working with companies such as Wick’s Brewing, Brew Crew Inc., Hangar 24 and Hockey Monkey. He designed labels to commemorate fallen Deputy Jeremiah MacKay from San Bernardino County and Officer Michael Crain of the Riverside Police Department, earning him spotlights in many Southern California news groups including: The Press Enterprise, San Bernardino Sun, The Victor Valley Daily Press and The Channel 7 News. He self published a children’s book, which will be featured for the second year at Comic Con International and continues to speak motivationally at schools throughout California. He spreads his desire to continually grow and learn with the next generation by donating time for workshops helping to improve their love for the arts. Whilst time management is Chris’s plus, he continues to solo exhibit his fine art on a regular basis, keeping him at the top of his craft.
Chris specializes in programs such as Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, Indesign and Premiere Pro. He also uses Corel Painter, Mirage, and Final Cut Pro. While technology is a must, Chris also specialized in traditional illustration making him a true renaissance man.
Chris is currently a freelance illustrator working on his second Children’s book. He resides in Apple Valley with his wife Amy and their three sons, Noah, Joel, and Jack.