Matthew Kiel

Freelance Animator & Graphic Designer

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Location:Gainesville, Georgia, United States
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/matthewkiel
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Matthew J. Kiel
mjk5073@rit.edu 6000 Reynolds Drive #0799
Phone: 770-530-5793 Rochester, NY 14623

EDUCATION
ROCHESTER INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
BFA Candidate in the School of Film and Animation, focus in animation
Class of 2013

CHESTATEE HIGH SCHOOL
Class of 2009, Graduated in top 20 of the class
Attended Savannah College of Art and Design Summer Seminar: Took classes in animation and video June 2008
Worked on school announcements: filmed, edited, and worked with green screen compositing, used Adobe Premiere Pro 2008
EDUCATIONAL AWARDS
RIT Achievement Scholarship
Knights of Columbus Scholarship
RIT Deans List, Spring 2010/Winter 2011/Spring 2011

SKILLS
Proficient in Final Cut Pro, Adobe Flash, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Dreamweaver, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Premiere Pro, Dragon Stop Motion, and FrameThief

WORK EXPERIENCE
HALL BIOSCIENCE, Graphic and Web Designer
May 2009 – August 2009 / May 2010 – August 2010
Created several websites, numerous brochures, and videos for the pharmaceutical company’s line of products. Gained experience using Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Final Cut Pro, and other programs while working with fellow employees in an office setting.

EXTRACURRICULARS
RIT JUGGLING CLUB, Officer/Club Coach (beginning 2010) 2009 – present
Juggling Club Officer: 2010-2011
Aid in club activities and management—including the RIT Spring Juggle-In Festival—run juggling instructional sessions, perform in shows, and choreograph club juggling routines.

RIT PHOTO HOUSE August 2009 – May 2010
On floor member. Participated in floor activities and fundraising.

CHESTATEE HIGH SCHOOL JUGGLING CLUB, President/Founder
Ran weekly meetings and managed club activities.

CHESTATEE HIGH SCHOOL MARCHING BAND, Trumpet section leader 2008
Led a group of over 10 other band members.

LINK TO MY ANIMATION PORTFOLIO AND ART/GRAPHIC DESIGN PORTFOLIO
Animations: http://mattkielanimation.tumblr.com/
Art: http://mattkielanimation.deviantart.com/
Graphic Design: http://mattkielproductions.deviantart.com/
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