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SKILLS
Storyboard Pro, After Effects, Flash/Animate, Maya, Photoshop, Harmony, Illustrator, 3Ds Max, zBrush, Audacity, Final Cut Pro, Microsoft Office Suite, Google Docs/Sheets

EXPERIENCE

National Paralegal College: After Effects Animator/ Educational Media Creator (2017- 2018)
Created various 5 to 12 minute educational shorts including audio editing, animation, and rendering on tight deadlines
• Projects Included: Lawshelf

ShadowMachine: Compositor (2017- 2017)
Composited various creative special effects and lighting to enhance scenes
Projects Included: Netflix’s Bojack Horseman (season 4) and Adult Swim’s Chuck Deuce

Jim Henson Company: Scene Assembly Artist (2016- 2017)
• Error correction within scene conversions in Maya
Projects Included: PBS’ Splash and Bubbles and Netflix’s Word Party (season 3)

ADHD: Compositor (2015- 2016)
• Composited special effects and animation fixes on an animated half hour show
• Project included: Netflix’s Neoyokio

ShadowMachine: Compositor (2015- 2015)
• Collaborated with the animation team on creative additions to enhance scenes
• Composited special effects for multiple shorts spanning various styles
• Projects Included: MTV’s Greatest Party Stories Ever

ADHD: Technical Director (2013- 2015)
• Resolving errors related to the computer, Flash, and asset preparation
• Maximizing team’s efficiency by organizing/tracking re-useable assets into a library
• Assisting workflow with updating shots, shot assignments, and compilations for review
• Managing technical and artistic creation of characters rigs to streamline animation flow
• Projects Included: FOX’s Golan the Insatiable (Season 1-2), Axe Cop (Season 2), and Major Lazer

Disney Interactive: 2D Flash artist (2013- 2013)
•  Worked on the large scale update of the mobile app, “My Penguin 1.2” which has received 4 stars and almost 4,200 ratings
•  Managed over one thousand game assets to be processed though the pipeline
•  Streamlined the processing of Flash assets for cross engine integration
•  Resolved errors related to Flash files and asset preparation
• Projects included: Club Penguin Mobile App

Cosmic Toast Studios: Animator (2012- 2013)
•  Worked as an animator on the feature length special with a two month deadline and a broadcast television show
•  Rigged and set up characters and props to be animated with Flash from AI files
•  Projects Included: Nick Jr’s Lala Loopsie and Lala Oopsie

Maryland Institute College of Art: Animation Artist Research Technician (2011- 2012)
•  Provided academic and technical support for the Animation department
•  Met with faculty/students daily to determine needs and implement solutions
•  Coordinated with Supervisor and IT in resolving software and system issues

RECOGNITION
Northwest Animation Festival 2012: Official Selection
•  Submitted graduating film, “The Story of a Nice Girl”, which was selected out of 177 submissions for best of contemporary animation
•  Film was screened at Hollywood Theatre, Oregon with 58 other short films that included winners of other animation festivals and Oscar contenders

Cartoon Brew’s Student Animation Festival: Awardee
•  Submitted graduating film, “The Story of a Nice Girl”, which was one of ten student animations chosen internationally from 157 submissions
•  Animated film premiered on the Cartoon Brew website and was screened at the Trickster Festival in San Diego and at The Cinefamily Theater in Los Angeles

EDUCATION
Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) Baltimore, MD (2011)
Bachelor of Fine Arts in Animation – Cum Laude

2007-2011 President- MICA Animation Club ‘09-’10
2007-2011 Vice President- MICA Breakdance Club ‘09-’10