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Ed Riccardi

Freelance Animator & Illustrator

Location:DFW, Texas, United States
2 Skills
The Art Institute of Dallas, Computer Animation, 1997
Associate of Applied Science
Drill Sergeant Academy, Fort Sill, Oklahoma, 1996
Primary Leadership Development Course, Fort Chaffee, Arkansas, 1995
Texas State Technical College, Commercial Art & Advertising, 1994

Technical Qualifications:
Operating Systems: Microsoft Windows, Apple Macintosh O.S.

Software: Adobe Photoshop, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Premiere Pro, Adobe Illustrator, Final Cut Pro, Avid, Curious World Maps, Google Earth Pro, Axis Maps, Corel Draw, CINEMA 4D, 3D Studio Max, Metacreations Ray Dream 3-D 5, SOFTIMAGE-XSI , Adobe InDesign/PageMaker,

2-D animation, 3-D modeling & animation, digital animation, stop motion animation, compositing, editing & effects, sculpture, technical illustration, technical writing, electronic document distribution, desktop publishing, video graphics & titles, linear & non-linear video editing, cinematography, videography, analog & digital audio editing, fine art

Published perspective art work on the front page of “Display & Design Ideas” January 1999
Produced and distributed the albums for the Celtic/Bluegrass band Eammon’s Kitchen
Animation and editing talents featured on the first season (2001) of PCW aired on UPN
Produced PCW sponsor broadcast commercials aired in 2001-2003
Volunteer Music Therapist for Arts For People
Producer, Director, & Animator of the video “SW: A Shadow Over Earth” featured at the deadCENTER Film Festival June 2002
Produced the televised PSA for The 2nd & 3rd Annual Celtic Festival Benefit
Produced and animated the 2009 Davey Award (Silver) winning promotional for Earth Day
Produced and animated the 2009 Telly Award (Bronze) winning promotional for Earth Day
Directed and produced the 2010 motion picture “Date & Time” distributed at

1995 - present
Artist/Proprietor, WingIT Productions, Irving, Texas
Produce art, animation and design in multiple mediums for multiple clients

2002 - present
Freelance Graphic Designer, NBC Universal (NBC ARTWORKS) KXAS, Fort Worth, Texas
Produce broadcast graphics & animations for the owned & operated NBC, Media General & Telemundo stations from New York to Los Angeles

2011 - 2012
Graphic Designer, The CW, KDAF Channel 33 Television Network, Dallas, Texas
Produce broadcast graphics & animations for news and promotions within the Dallas/Fort Worth market

2008 - 2011
Freelance Graphic Artist, Daystar Television Network, Bedford, Texas
Produced broadcast graphics & animations for the globally broadcast network

2005 - 2007
Freelance Graphic Artist, VHA Inc., Irving, Texas
Produce broadcast graphics & animations for medical training & information

2000 - 2001
Art Director, Redline Productions, Arlington, Texas
Animated, edited, conceptualized production of the Professional Championship Wrestling show. Production of sponsor’s commercials. Camera work, publications & advertising

Demo Reel available at
Skills (2) Rating