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Ray McGale

Freelance Animator & Graphic Designer

Location:Long Island, New York, United States
Phone: (631) 682 0864
2 Skills
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

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

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

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.

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

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