Greetings all! My name is Kellen Zanders and I’m an educator and business developer located in the cornbread state of Des Moines, Iowa. I’m a graduate from the Minneapolis College of Art and Design (2017), obtaining a degree in Comic Art and Illustration with a Creative Writing minor.
Afterwards I worked and served as an Americorps member from (2018-2020) working with non-profit organizations such as Hip-Hope Inc and with colleges like Des Moines Area Community College as a College Enrollment Specialist and Web/Graphic Designer.
I obtained my Masters in Software Engineering from North Dakota State University (2021), along with certification as a PC Technician through DMACC, and worked for Mediacom Cable Company as a Software Tools and Monitoring Developer before leaving to run my business Kzmaster Entertainment LLC 2020.
I’m the author/artist/creator of the graphic novel “Zach Cooner: The Line Starts Here” and co-writer of “Tales of Eldaria: The Rise of Arkillon’s Phoenix: Legacy” .
My skillsets are not limited to Comic Art and Graphic Design, I have adept knowledge in programming, 3d modeling, animation, film and video, sound, motion graphics, VR rigging, game development, and teaching.
My goal is to build a platform that allows other creatives who, want to do what they love for a living, come to and learn/network and get the support they need to take the first steps on their journeys to success!