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EXPERIENCE

MRY (formerly LBi)

April 2010 — Current | Lead Animator/MotionGrapher/Prop Builder

Began as in-house freelance animator, hired full-time to staff and promoted to Lead Animator in Spring 2011. Work closely with team of designers, copywriters, art directors, project managers, etc. Create Flash web banners for Sony, Johnson & Johnson, Seamless, Dyson, etc. Produce dynamic motion graphics, mixing After Effects, green screen, and CG elements for Neutrogena, Coca Cola, Bristol Myers Squib, etc. Constructed sets for offsite OB shoot and employed sculpting/molding/casting skills for Americans Elect.

Clients

Coca Cola, Johnson & Johnson, Sony, Neutrogena, Listerine, Neosporin, OB, Seamless, Bristol Myers Squib, Speedo, Dyson, Americans Elect

Special Ops Media

Spring 2009 — Spring 2010 | Flash Animator

Worked as in-house freelance Flash animator. Worked closely with designers and developers to create both standard and dynamic Rich Media banners.

Clients

Disney, William Grant & Sons, Spike TV, Baby Einsteins, Universial Music

Ace & Son Moving Picture Company

Fall 2009 - Winter 2014 | Asst. Animator/Flash Animator/Storyboard Artist

Work both in-house and offsite as freelance animator. Assistant animator on PBS's special The Buddha. Flash animator on large set of web banners for Infor. Employed regularly as a storyboard artist and After Effects animator.

TMB Productions - They Might Be Giants

Fall 2008 - Fall 2010 | Co-director/Storyboard Artist/Animator/Puppeteer

Co-directed and animated two music videos and a dozen interstitials for They Might Be Giants for the albums Here Comes Science and Rock the Net. Animated in After Effects using a mix of cut-out, traditional animation, puppets, green screen and Flash.

8 Hats High

Fall 2007 - Spring 2009 | Asst. Animator/Flash Animator

Assistant traditional animator/in-betweener/clean-up artist on multiple productions including short films for Rock the Vote, interstitials for USA's Psych TV series & several PSAs produced for television. Worked as Flash animator on web cartoons for Berkley Community College. Designed several toy concepts for Steven & Fred Ellman of the Lernell Co.

SKILLS

Technical Skills

Photoshop

Illustrator

Flash

After Effects

Premiere Pro

Maya

Animo Suite

Logic Pro

Dreamweaver

Professional Skills

working with a team

interpretation of client's needs

creation of production assets

fast and efficient work ethic

attention to details

presentations

Other Skills

storyboarding

illustration

sculpting

molding & casting

set construction

lighting

green screen

puppet construction

Education

University of the Arts

Bachelor Degree in Animation Spring 2004

Graduated with Honors. Coursework included animation, computer animation, stop-motion & puppet design, sound design & technology, scriptwriting, costume design, film & literature, illustration