James C. Boyd III
575 Lee Road 2017, Phenix City Al 36870
Hm Ph: 334-291-3220, Cell Ph: 334-468-3676
Tumblr website: http://jamescboydiii.tumblr.com
Innovative professional looking to gain employment with an organization that can best utilize my drive, passion, and skills, in Illustration, Media Art and Animation to enhance their productivity as well as further my experience and abilities.
SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS
•Strong understanding of traditional 2D animation principles as well as CG.
•Extensive skills in Digital Ink and Paint, Key Frame Animation, In Between Animation, Character Design, Storyboard, Clean-up Animation
•Self-disciplined, motivated individual who can work with a team or independently.
•Experienced in Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Flash ,Autodesk Maya, Final Cut Pro, Sketchbook Pro, Microsoft, PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Mac OS, Digital Ink and Paint, Key Frame and In Between Animation, Character Design and Clean-up Animation
•Excellent organizer, very resourceful and attentive to detail.
•Communicates well with others
Aug 2013, Freelance Sketch Artist/Character Design, Obi and John Whereitsat Inc, California
Responsible for designing, creating , and developing 4 main characters and 4 minor characters for animation pilot; providing each character with their own individual personality and style.
Feb to Mar 2013, Freelance 2d Animator, Gracia Publishing Inc, Atlanta Ga
Responsible for development, animation, key frames, and concept designs in creating an animated trailer for children’s book. Combined animation with sound track provided utilizing Adobe Flash and Adobe Premier.
Jun to Jul 2012, Color Effects/Background, Studio Fizzy, Atlanta Ga.
Assisted in the coloring and shading characters and backgrounds in Freshman Comic Book utilizing Adobe Photo Shop
Jan 2010 to Dec 2011, Freelance Animator/Illustrator, Atlanta Ga
Developed and created characters, illustrations concept art based on customer request/requirement, while in college. Utilizing Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Flash, Adobe Photoshop.
Dec 2007 to Feb 2008. Illustrator/Graphic Design, ZooCity, Columbus, Ga
Collaborated with owners in designing restaurant Logo concept; created initial Logo concept utilizing Adobe Illustrator.
The Art Institute of Atlanta – Atlanta Atlanta, GA September 2012
Bachelor of Fine Arts in Media Arts and Animation
The Art Instruction Schools, Minneapolis, MN June 2006
Certificate of Completion, Fundamentals of Art
Smiths Station High School, Smiths Station, AL May 2006