An artist, animator and designer by trade. I have produced titles, graphics and visual effects for several popular shows and for many clients including: Discovery, the ID Channel, A&E Network, National Geographic, TLC, the Travel Channel, Bravo and others. The opportunity to inspire, to captivate and to tell a story through art and animation are goals I work towards that drive me creatively and professionally. So take look around and, if you are interested, feel free to contact me.
- Creative Director. Motiplex Media. Washington, DC Feb 17 -
Creative Director and Founder of small media services studio located in the DC area. Produce animation and provide visual media services for broadcast, corporate, government, non-prot and political organizations.
- Lead Designer. Half Yard Productions. Washington, DC May 13 – Feb. 17
Develop 3D/2D graphics and show packages for television series. Communicate with Directors; Series Producers, and Post Production Supervisors in order to realize creative objectives.
- Senior Artist. StarShooter Entertainment. Washington, DC Oct. 11 – May 13
Responsibilities include production and technical direction of 3D models, textures and shaders for environmental and character assets. Organizing and developing the pipeline though various stages of production.
- Senior Animator. Rebel Arts Animation Studio. Washington, DC Aug. 09 – Sep. 12
Responsibilities include producing 2D and 3D artwork, models, textures, animation, visual effects, camera tracking, rigging, compositing, matte painting, motion graphics and performing any supplementary artist and animation related tasks as assigned by the Creative Director.
- 3D Visual Effects Artist. National Geographic. Washington, DC Jun. 08 – Aug. 09
Responsibilities included 3D modeling, setup, animation, texturing, lighting and rendering. Communicate with Director, Art & Animation; Series Producers, Producers, and Post Production Supervisors in order to realize creative objectives and budgetary restrictions concerning art and animation projects.
- Graphic/Media Designer. Moon Advertising. Savannah, Ga. Jan. – Mar. 08
Edited and produced television commercials in the Georgia/South Carolina area. Created and maintained websites for small business entities using html, flash, php and web tools. Responsibilities also included print ads, brochures, business cards, billboards and special events.
- Freelance Work. Various Web and Television Projects
Producing titles, graphics packages and 3D shots for several television shows and advertisements for web based content.
- Pipeline Manager/Compositor. 3D Collaborative Project. Jan. – Mar. 07
Organized and maintained workflow and file structure. Provided assistance and troubleshooting through all stages of production. Composited render passes and created glow and lighting effects.
Technical Skill Set
Maya, Mudbox, Nuke, Shake, After Effects, Max, Final Cut, Dreamweaver, WordPress CMS, Face/Setup Machine, Renderman, Adobe Suite and Others.
Working knowledge of: MEL, Flash, PHP, HTML, CSS, Terragen, Tractor
MA | Animation, 2008
Savannah College of Art and Design
BS | Architecture, 2005
University of Virginia
Gold Award, TIVA Awards 2011 for Motion Graphics: 2D/3D Animation Over $25,000
Nominee, Red Stick Pitch Festival 2008 for animated series “About Woo”
Federal Aviation Administration
Chemical Safety Board
American Chemical Society