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Ray McGale

Freelance Animator & Graphic Designer

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Location:Long Island, New York, United States
Phone: (631) 682 0864
Website: http://raymcgale.com
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/raymcgale
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Aspiring animator/graphic designer living on Long Island, NY. Graduated from Marist College in May of 2011 with a B.S. in digital media and a minor in music. Proficient in the Adobe Creative Suite, as well as Maya and various other animation and composting programs. I have animated music videos for musicians such as Patricia Shih and Katherine Dines. I also have experience with sound editing and composing music for films.

Ray McGale

RayMcGale.com
RayMcGale@gmail.com

Marist College 10 Osage Drive
3399 North Rd Huntington NY, 11746
Poughkeepsie NY, 11746 (631) 682 0864
(845) 575 3000

Education:
Marist College, Poughkeepsie NY Scuala Lorenzo de’Medici, Florence Italy
Bachelor of Science – May 2011 Spring 2010
Major in Digital Media and a Minor in Music Studied art and design in Italy
Average GPA of 3.506


Honors:
Achieved Dean’s List honors in 2008-2011
Recipient of 4 years of the Marist Merit Scholarship and Marist Music Scholarship

Animation and Design Experience:
Patricia Shih Music Video, Marist College, Poughkeepsie, NY,
August 2010-December 2010
Animated a music video using Flash for children’s artist Patricia Shih. Involved much storyboarding and interpreting Ms. Shih’s song into animation. From this project I have received a commission from Katherine Dines to animate another children’s music video.

Senior Thesis Project, Marist College, Poughkeepsie, NY,
September 2010-December 2010
Animated a short film comprised of segments in 2D animation, 3D animation, live action, and stop motion. I composed and recorded the musical score as well.

Internship at Fuse TV, 11 Penn Plaza, NYC, NY
June 2009-August 2009
Over the course of this internship I learned how to effectively edit and maintain a website on a very mainstream and professional level. Also developed useful skills on editing code.

Globetrotter Co-Editor, Marist College, Poughkeepsie, NY
September 2010-December 2010
Worked on the graphic compilation of the Globetrotter, the Marist College
abroad magazine. Work with InDesign to compile a clean and interesting magazine appearance.


Computer Skills:
Proficient in a good portion of the Adobe Suite, (Flash, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, AfterEffects, Premiere, and SoundBooth,) and Maya as well as the Microsoft Office Package. Very computer savvy in many aspects.

Employment:
Fuse TV, 11 Penn Plaza, NYC, NY Summer 2009
Cumulus Broadcasting, 2 Pendell Road, Poughkeepsie, NY Spring 2011
Eduware Inc, Huntington, NY, Fall 2006-Summer 2007
Marist College Steel Plant Art Workers of the Night, Marist College Poughkeepsie NY, Spring 2009-Spring 2010
Marist College Bookstore, Poughkeepsie, NY, January 2008-Spring 2011

Activities:
Teaching Guitar- I run a small guitar teaching business. Developed useful instructional
skills.
Kappa Kappa Psi- National Honorary Band Fraternity. VP of service for a semester.
Participated in college band, wind ensemble, percussion ensemble, and jazz band.
Skills (2) Rating
Animation
Graphic Design