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.
Coca Cola, Johnson & Johnson, Sony, Neutrogena, Listerine, Neosporin, OB, Seamless, Bristol Myers Squib, Speedo, Dyson, Americans Elect
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.
Disney, William Grant & Sons, Spike TV, Baby Einsteins, Universial Music
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.
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.
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.
working with a team
interpretation of client's needs
creation of production assets
fast and efficient work ethic
attention to details
molding & casting
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