Art Director and Motion Designer, Microsoft (June 2001 – present)
Produce mood boards/animatics, storyboards, sketching, motion studies, and other artifacts required to develop cutting-edge motion graphics that are representative of the client’s goals and within brand guidelines.
Designer and Animator, yU+co (May 2011 – June 2011)
Responsible for creating designs and animations for commercial projects.
Motion Graphic and UI Designer, Thinkwell Design & Production (Sept 2010 – April 2011)
– Designed exceptional visuals and user interface designs for iOS games and web apps.
– Editing and created motion graphics for the “Super Slobber Dog” game play trailer.
– Editing and creating motion graphics for the Fernbank “NatureQuest” commercial.
– Created illustrations for coloring “NatureQuest” coloring book.
– Created opening title sequence for current film projects.
– Compositing live action plates for interactive exhibit “night vision binoculars.”
Motion Graphic Artist, DaFoodie, LLC (Oct 2010)
Responsible for creating and designing motion graphics for commercials.
Compositor, Disney ABC Television Group (Sept 2010 – Oct 2010)
Responsible for visual effects work on “No Ordinary Family” at Disney ABC Television Group.
Motion Graphic and UI Designer, Inhance Digital (Aug 2010 – Oct 2010)
Responsible for creating cutting edge and innovative user interfaces, motion graphics and animated diagrams for TV and film.
Compositor, Gradient Effects (July 2010 – Aug 2010)
Responsible for compositing and stereoscopic effects work on “Piranha 3D.”
Motion Graphic Artist, Elixir Graphics (June 2010 – July 2010)
Responsible for creating the design and animation for promotional materials.
Director, Editor, and Designer, Cosmic Toast Studios (Sept 2010 – Oct 2010)
– Responsible for directing, designing, and creating motion graphics for the Kari Kimmel “Trouble” music video.
– Responsible for filming, editing, and compositing on several commercial projects.
– Created designs and layouts for websites and promotional material.
Motion Graphic Artist, Thinkwell Design & Production (June 2010)
Responsible for creating motion graphics and effects for client promotional video.
Creative Lead, Full Sail University (Oct 2009 – April 2010)
Responsible for managing multiple creative projects from concept to completion. Work with ID Production Manager and Vice President of Education to make sure the creative goals are on track.
Graphic Designer and Art Creation, Design Interactive, Inc. (June 2009 – Nov 2009)
Responsible for creating interface, character, and other design assets for a PDA game used by NASA.
Instructional Designer, Full Sail University (Oct 2007 – Oct 2009)
Responsible for creating original designs for motion graphics, filming, and editing video content including post effects for digital content for online courses.
Visual Effects Supervisor, DIRECTV (Sept 2009)
Responsible for green screen keying and matte creation for television skit.
Motion Graphic Artist, Gen2Media (Aug 2009)
Responsible for creating motion graphics for the “Black Eyed Peas: the E.N.D.” concert tour and Grammy performance.
Director, Producer, and Designer, Design Interactive, Inc. (Oct 2008 – Feb 2009)
– Responsible for managing all visual aspects of project and meeting with team leaders on vital discussions.
– Duties also include scheduling, filming, lighting, editing, sound design, visual effects, motion graphics, and animation.
Graphic Artist, Antoine Caesar (Dec 2008 – Jan 2009)
Created cover art for Antoine Caesar’s “Seafood EP” album.
Storyboard, Sketchy Pictures (Sept 2008 – Oct 2008)
Storyboard artist for Katie Fritz’s “Bring My Daddy Back” music video.
Editor, Compositor, and Animator, Design Interactive, Inc. (July 2008 – Aug 2008)
Responsible for editing, 3d animation, and compositing for the “NexIS” film project.
Compositor, Mr. Hayday (March 2008 – Aug 2008)
Responsible for compositing multiple shots for music video “Bust-a-Capacitor” by Mr. Hayday.
Graphic Designer and Illustrator, Design Interactive, Inc. (Jan 2008 – Feb 2008)
Responsible for creating designs and graphics for the new Whirlpool products.
Visual Effects Supervisor, Flyingman Pictures (June 2007 – Nov 2007)
Responsible for managing a visual effects team and making sure all visual effects shots were completed on time. Responsible for 3D camera tracking, compositing, modeling, texturing, and matte creation for all elements in each shot.
Associate Course Director, Full Sail University (April 2006 – Oct 2007)
Ensure excellence in teaching skills and classroom content. Manage instructors and lab personnel to deliver the same excellence in the labs. Ensure service to students. Maintain continuing education as defined in the faculty development plan. Design and or maintain curriculum to ensure industry standards are being met.
Compositor, Nova Rock Productions (Jan 2007 – Aug 2007)
Responsible for compositing and matte creation for TV pilot “Nova Rock.”
Rotoscope Artist, Between the Trees (March 2007 )
Responsible for rotoscoping and matter creation of several shots for the Between the Trees “The Way She Feels” music video.
Storyboard Artist, Between the Trees (Feb 2007 )
Responsible for the creation of storyboards for Between the Trees “The Way She Feels” music video.
Storyboard Artist, Flyingman Pictures (Dec 2006 – Feb 2007)
Storyboard Artist for the film “Covert” by Flyingman Pictures.
Wire Removal Artist, Tail Fin Studios (Oct 2006 – Nov 2006)
Responsible for wire removal for Sisqo “Who’s Your Daddy” music video
Storyboard Artist, Flyingman Pictures (March 2007 )
Storyboard Artist for the film “the Interview” by Flyingman Pictures.
University of Central Florida — B.F.A., Art: Animation.
After Effects, Photoshop, Illustrator, Shake, Maya, Cinema 4D, Final Cut Pro, Premiere, Motion, DVD Studio Pro, Soundtrack, Omnigraffle, MS Office, HTML, CSS.