Resume

 

2015

IllustratorThe Firebird

Designed and illustrated poster for The Firebird venue

 

2014

Illustrator4933 Productions

Illustrated t-shirt graphic for 4933 Productions

Graphic Designer – The Coffee & Tea Exchange

Designed and illustrated new business card for The Coffee & Tea Exchange

 

2013  

2D Animator – Comic Geeks

Responsible for completing entire production: character design, storyboards, animation, editing,  and weekly correspondence and critiques with director

 

2012  

2D Animator – Comic Geeks

Responsible for all aspects of production; character design, storyboards, animation, editing, and weekly correspondence and critiques with director

 

2011  

2D Animator – Stodgy Gents

Created and developed iPhone/ iPad game with Happy Badgers Studio. Lead prop designer and animator, participated in weekly development meetings as well as game testing, marketing and promotion.

2D Animator & Set Artist – Perception

Created animated sequence for the short film, Perception. Duties included; character design, animation,

 

2010  

Writer, Director, Lead Animator – The Magician

Lead Stop-Motion production team to create shot film. Supervised production schedule, prop and set design, animation, post-production and editing. Was also responsible for marketing and promotion.

Layout Artist – Tobi! e-books

Created artwork for children’s e-book for Little Airplane Productions. Duties included; photo-editing and retouching, copy editing, exporting and rendering, file management, and weekly correspondence with director and meeting hard deadlines.

Writer, Director, Storyboard Artist, Lead Animator – My Automatic Life,

Lead Stop-Motion production team to create shot film. Oversaw production schedule, script, prop design, animation, post-production and editing.

 

2009  

Pallet Animation & Lip Sync – 3rd & Bird

Created pallet animation and lip-sync for multiple 3rd and Bird characters at Little Airplane Productions. Collaborated with animation team, participated in daily meetings and critiques, and met strict deadlines.

Storyboards and Cell Painter – Tobi!

Collaborated with animation production team to create a new animated children’s show at Little Airplane Productions. Responsibilities included; creating animatic storyboards, animation cleanup, digital cell painting, participating in daily meetings and critiques, and troubleshooting software problems.

3D Animator – PC Problems

Animated short 3D piece using Maya and After Effects.

 

2008  

Graphic Designer – Webster Works Worldwide

Created logo and marketing Material for Webster University’s annual community outreach and service event. Worked closely with Marketing Director and provided weekly updates and met strict deadlines.

Lead 2D Animator – Dolly

Collaborated with production team to create the short animated film, Dolly. Supervised animation team, oversaw production schedule, and organized weekly meetings and critiques.

 

2007  

Director, Editor – Form Matters

Directed and filmed video documentary of prominent Midwest poet. Also handled marketing and promotional aspects of the film.

Skills

ToonBoom Animate Pro,  Maya, ToonBoom Studio, After Effects,

Adobe Creative Suite, Final Cut Pro, Mac & PC OS

 

Education

Webster University St. Louis, MO

BA Animation, Minor Interactive Digital Media 2011

Internship      

Little Airplane Productions, New York City

 

Festivals & Awards

2013   Wizard World St. Louis Comic Con, Comic Geeks

 

2012   New York International Children’s Film Festival, The Magician

            Worldkids Film Festival, The Magician

            Riverfront Times Best Mobile App, Stodgy Gents

 

2011   Worldkids Film Festival, The Magician

            SPX Animation Showcase, The Magician 

            20th Annual St. Louis International Film Festival, Perception

 

2010   19th Annual St. Louis International Film Festival, The Magician

            St. Louis Filmmakers Showcase– Best Art Direction, The Magician

            Webster University Student Film Festival– Best Animation, The Magician

            Kinematifest: Animation Festival, The Magician

 

2009   Kinematifest: Animation Festival– 3rd Place Sequential Art, Death Duel

 

2007   Webbie Award, Form Matters

 

Organizations

Webster SIGGRAPH Student Chapter. 2007- 2011

Kinematifest: Animation Festival, Program Coordinator 2008 & 2009


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