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Short on money but big on ideas, an aspiring musician is forced to take a job at a local call center just to get by; struggling every day to find ways to quit his job, do his own thing, and get to the top of the music industry.
Standing in his way are his bosses and shady corporate executives who want to see him rot away on the phones.
The CALL CENTER project…!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
What is The Call Center?
Designed and created by myself, Freddie “FREED” Walton; I started really getting heavy into the Call Center cartoon from a character design standpoint toward the latter half of 2012. I went in on trying to design 8 characters that I could relate to from my time working at different call centers.
Every character has a unique personality that based on feedback of different traits and intangibles as well as emotions, hundreds of people have been able to relate to.
In February of 2013, The Call Center won a Kickstart contest on AceofSales.com for the best new idea to kick off the New Year. (http://blog.aceofsales.com/blog/champs-announced-2013-new-years-kickstart-challenge ) From that point, I knew I was on to something.
I love to create art, and with my 10 years of experience I have a large pool of stories to choose from.
About the artist
I have drawn forever and a day. I feel like I may have been born with a pencil in my hand! I draw everything, and on everything. I even sketch and doodle on gum wrappers. I continue to consistently develop my skills and the knowledge of the software I use to create Call Center.
Do you ever feel you were so meant to do something that you are compelled to do it without thought? I’ve woken up in the middle of the night with a pen and pad in my hand sketching and drawing.
I also like to paint, sculpt and make crazy things out of play-doh with my two young children.
I’m the guy on the phone with a client doodling away with thoughts of doing this full time. It’s been my dream forever to share my art with the world.
Inspiration for “Call Center”
Again, pulling from years of working in Call Centers and Office Jobs, the struggle was always finding a way to get out and make your own mark on the world.
Forever an artist and a creator; I decided to take my art to the next level and poke fun at the corporate world. Call Center was born from my everyday experiences grinding away at 9-5 gigs.
What will the final cartoon look and feel like?
The feel of this is Family Guy meets Office Space meets Friday. This is a fresh approach on the Office Comedy genre that shows the struggle of creative artists who face the dilemma of chasing their dream vs. paying the bills.