VISUAL DEVELOPMENT EXPERIENCE
Lead Artist, Technical Director, Moonbot Studios
Shreveport, LA — June 2012-July 2013
As an Artist, developed and designed characters, props, and environments for numerous in-house projects.
-Lead the art team on National Wildlife Federation’s ‘Ranger Rick Jr. Appventures’, established visual style of app based on internal and client feedback, designed all of the characters in the app, oversaw the creation of all other art assets, and communicated regularly with the in-house team, clients and directors
-Designed characters and modeled, UVed, textured, and lit 3D environment and prop assets for Sony London’s Diggs Nightcrawler Wonderbook Playstation game
Freelance Production Artist, JibJab Media
Santa Monica, CA — August 2011
Created art, animation, and motion design for e-card.
Developed seven clear and readable characters and four backgrounds.
Animated four characters in five scenes, frame by frame in Flash, during a three week period.
Stayed with timing of the source material while adding new gags and nuances to the animation.
Story/ Visual Development Intern, Moonbot Studios
Shreveport, LA — June 2011-August 2011
Designed characters and developed story ideas for several diverse projects, created storyboards, and pitched boards to directors for use in productions.
Communicated with designer and author Bill Joyce while designing interfaces for The Guardians website, http://theguardiansbooks.com/
Adapted personal workflow based on lead feedback and efficiently juggled multiple assignments under tight deadlines.
Ringling College of Art & Design
B.F.A. Computer Animation — May 2012
Gobelins L'Ecole de L'Image
Summer Animation Program Certificate — July 2010
Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences: Into the Pixel Juried Art Show, E3 (2013), Best of Ringling (2010), President's List (2008-2012)