Dedicated, passionate and ambitious Animator who maintains artistic vision through all phases of the development cycle from pre-production through final product release.
5 years in Character Animation Proficient in Maya
Team management Unreal Engine 3
Excellent team player Flash
Superb attention to detail After Effects
Outstanding acting and story telling skills Photoshop
Strong understanding of Animation principals FCP
Aptitude to learn new software rapidly Illustrator
Proven ability to meet deadlines Traditional fine art and 2D skills
Lead Animator, 2007 - Current
Charter Road Productions Inc. - Suisun City, CA
Spoof (T.V. series) www.charterroad.org
Lead team meetings of between 8 -10 animators.
Critique the bi-dailies, assign new shots and ensure that over all vision of Director is achieved.
Manage public relations and recruitment of new talent.
Create and supervise production timeliness to make certain that all deadlines are met.
Provide constructive feedback to staff and motivate the team.
Enhance or correct shots if needed.
Entertainment Promoter, 2001 - 2005
Self Employed - San Francisco, CA
Managed public relations through advertising and word of mouth endorsements to promote
upcoming events for clients.
Worked with multiple entertainment businesses to increase their revenue and clientèle attendance at events throughout San Francisco.
Account Manager, 1999 - 2001
Adtec Advertising - San Francisco, CA
Conducted promotional campaigns for professional sports and fortune 500 companies such as the SF Giants, Oakland A's, Golden State Warriors, Midas, Goodyear, and Pizza Hut.
Managed advertising campaigns multiple business accounts and resolved promotional issues with vendors.
Interviewed and hired new staff to ensure staffing levels are adequate to meet sales goals.
Supervised and directed the sales team, including sales and advertising techniques to maintain and improve skills and team motivation.
Animation Mentor - San Francisco, CA 2012
Diploma Advaced Studies Character Animation
Related Coursework: Advanced Animation, Acting, Mechanics and Studio.
Academy of Art University - San Francisco, CA 2009
BFA Character Animation
Related Coursework: Maya, Games Animation, Traditional Animation, Flash, Character Setup and Rigging, Mel Scripting, Story boarding, Editing, Acting, Voice and Studio.