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Freelancer Spotlight: Brian Chang, Illustrator

Tuesday, September 10th, 2013

While the Redwood City office is our official HQ, also employs a large team of freelance writers, designers, artists and photographers from all over the country. In our Freelancer Spotlight series, we pay tribute to our many beloved freelancers. 

Brian Chang

Brian Chang‘s name is known far and wide around the offices. Brian started out adding his vivid, pop-off-the-page illustrations to our worksheets, but when we began production on Brainzy, his addition to the art team there was a — pardon the pun — no-brainer. Brian’s illustrations are almost tangible: bright and beautiful and filled with fantasy, but always with a whiff of the very real past.

Name: Brian Chang

I’m a: freelance illustrator hoping to have my own series of children’s books one day.

I live in: I am originally from San Carlos, California, but am currently living in Cleveland with my wonderful wife.

When I was a kid, I wanted to be a (fill in the blank) when I grew up. When I was a kid, I wanted to be a professional baseball player. Unfortunately my best baseball days peaked in Little League. I knew it was time to hang up the cleats when I managed to hit four batters in one game!