Rachael Birky

Freelance 3D Animator & Video Editor

Location:Baltimore, Maryland, United States
2 Skills

Objective: To obtain work in which I can to contribute to the artistic community

Education: Education: University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC), Baltimore, MD
Bachelor of Art in Visual Arts (Animation), expected May 2015
Computer Science Minor
Spanish Certification
GPA: 4.0 / 4.0
UMBC President’s Fellow Scholarship
Intercultural Living Exchange Living Learning Community member

Language Skills
Advanced Spanish; Basic Japanese

Computer Skills
Proficient with Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook; Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects, Flash, Premier; Final Cut, Sony Vegas Pro; Blender 3D, Autodesk Maya, Cinema 4D
Experience with Java and Python

Volunteer Work
August 2011 - Present
University of Maryland, Baltimore County, Baltimore, MD
UMBC Orthodox Christian Fellowship
UMBC Arab Student Union
UMBC Golden Key
•Edit, design, update information and maintain group’s website for general public use
•Design advertisement material and visually document events for public display and use

Work Experience
Jan , 2013 – Present
iNet/Commonvision, University of Maryland, Baltimore County
•Worked for faculty, students, departments and student organizations to create informational and advertisement animations

Animation Intern
Sept 2013 – Nov 2013
Imaging Research Center
University of Maryland, Baltimore County, Baltimore, MD
•Created 3D interactive animation assets for the Maryland Historical Society
•Created and painted assets with artist Eric Dyer for immersive animation zoetrope tunnel

Research Assistant
Jul 17, 2012 – Aug 17, 2012
University of Maryland Western Maryland Research & Education Center
Keedysville, MD
•Assisted in the research and processes of viticulture and oenology

Jul 8, 2011 – August 13, 2012
Two-time contracted from Tampa, FL and Boonsboro, MD
• Painted traditional and digital images for children’s poems and storybooks
Skills (2) Rating
3D Animation
Video Editing