Goals

New York City-based CG Artist seeking a position in the field of motion media. Well versed in all aspects of 2D and 3D motion design. Comfortable in a group setting as well as working independently. Eager to meet new challenges with dedication and resourcefulness in order to grow as an artist and develop skill sets at a professional level. Thrives on a quick pace and a passion to imbue style and elegance into the aesthetics of creative motion media projects.

Software

Cinema 4D ● Redshift ● After Effects ● Illustrator ● Photoshop

Education

SAVANNAH COLLEGE OF ART AND DESIGN / SAVANNAH, GA

MASTER OF FINE ARTS in ANIMATION

AUGUST 2015

Courses of study included: 3D Motion Media Design, Digital Lighting and Rendering, 3D Collaborative Project, Environmental Look Development, Experimental Animation, Media Theory and Application, Contemporary Art

BACHELOR OF GENERAL STUDIES in FILM AND MEDIA STUDIES

UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS / LAWRENCE, KS

MAY 2012

Courses of study included: Cinematography, Post-Production, Experimental Film, Game Design, Satire in Literature

Work

Experience

 

 

Perception / NEW YORK, NY

AUGUST 2018 - JANUARY 2020

2D/3D DESIGNER/ANIMATOR

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

• Developing motion tests and style frames for UI/UX visualization, primarily AR and 3D applications
• Modelling, rigging, animating, lighting, look development, and compositing
• Research and development for styles, techniques, and workflows to help foster science fiction thinking and world building

• Designing and animating futuristic user interfaces for sci-fi technology in film
• Keying, compositing, and adding effects and motion graphics to visual effects sequences

FREELANCE MOTION DESIGNER

DirecTV / AT&T / NEW YORK, NY

 MARCH, JUNE 2018

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDED:

• Establishing an efficient workflow for the compositing and color correction of renders to match art direction

• Compositing video elements and the creation of 3D motion graphics for use in presentations

iHeartMedia / NEW YORK, NY

FREELANCE MOTION DESIGNER

AUGUST 2017 - DECEMBER 2017

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDED:

• Daily creation of 14+ short-form animations for iHeartRadio's Snapchat Discover Channel
• Navigating and utilizing a robust template to create a variety of segments, including news stories, lists, games, polls, memes, and trivia, etc.

• Optimizing, editing, and appending the template as needed for updated designs and segments

PureWow / NEW YORK, NY

FREELANCE MOTION DESIGNER

MAY 2017 - JUNE 2017

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDED:

• Designing illustrations based off of pre-existing art direction for use in animations
• Building templates to streamline production of easily replicable animated videos

• The daily creation of two short-form animations for social media using illustrations, photographic elements, and kinetic typography

FREELANCE MOTION DESIGNER

Bumble and bumble. / NEW YORK, NY

OCTOBER 2016 - JANUARY 2017

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDED:

• Conception and ideation of design elements both from a blank slate and made to match a pre-existing aesthetic
• The creation of 2D and 3D motion graphics in various formats for use in presentations, campaign videos, advertisements, and social media

• Retouching and compositing of video elements

FREELANCE DESIGNER

Village Features 3d / BLUFFTON, SC

FEBRUARY 2016 - MAY 2016

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDED:

• Setting up webspace for 360 degree panoramic virtual tours of housing models
• Implementing interactive hotspots to display different upgrade and fixture options

• Linking furniture and decorations to an external website where they are available for purchase

CG INTERN

NOVEMBER 2014 - MARCH 2015

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDED:

• Modeling buildings to scale based on architectural blueprints
• Photorealistic texturing, shading, and lighting of these models

• Placement of all assets in an interactive virtual environment as a demo for prospective clients

Film & TV

Credits

AVENGERS: ENDGAME 2019 [MAIN ON END CREDIT SEQUENCE] VFX ARTIST

SPIDER-MAN: FAR FROM HOME 2019 VFX ARTIST

HAPPY! 2019 VFX ARTIST

Awards &

RECOGNITIONS

BEST OF 360 [MIRROR ROOM VR] YOUTUBE 2016

ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIP SAVANNAH COLLEGE OF ART AND DESIGN 2012-2015

DEAN'S HONOR ROLL UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS 2008-2012

NATIONAL MERIT SCHOLARHSIP UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS 2008-2012

POSTPRODUCTION INTERNSHIP ELECTRIC ENTERTAINMENT 2010

EAGLE SCOUT AWARD BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA 2007

References

AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST