Heather Adams

Freelance 3D Animator & Business Card Designer

Location:Kirkland, Washington, United States
2 Skills

Ringling College of Art and Design, Sarasota FL
Bachelor of Fine Arts May 2010, Major: Computer Animation

Center for Technology, Essex, Essex Jct. VT
Certificate in Computer Animation and Web Design June, 2005 Focus: Computer
Animation and Web Page Design

Industry Experience:

Freelance 3D Artist, SiteMind. Pampano Beach FL. 2011
-Created Character designs for cell phone video clips
-Modeled and rigged the characters for cell phone video clips
Freelance Animator, iSystems LLC, Colchester VT. 2010 - 2011
-Animated an introduction to software products created by iSystems LLC
Graphic Design Assistant, iSystems LLC, Colchester VT. 2005 - 2010
-Designed posters and page ads for 5 annual users meetings
Freelance Animator, Origin Nile Films, Atlanta GA. 2010
-Animated a short sequence for film Gorgeous Knight

Institutional Experience:

Student Mail Room Staff, Ringling College of Art and Design, Sarasota FL. 2007 – 2010
- Responsible for 2,000 mailboxes
- Keeping track of the daily mail; insuring it’s put in the correct mailbox
- Writing out package slips for all incoming packages
Head Orientation Leader, Ringling College of Art and Design, Sarasota FL. 2008
- Promoted to Head Orientation Leader in April 2008
- Responsibilities included organizing events for Orientation
- In charge of a group of 20 Orientation Leaders
- Worked closely with co-head orientation leader
Orientation Leader, Ringling College of Art and Design, Sarasota FL. 2006 – 2007
- Responsibilities included helping new students feel at home
- Worked on dance committee to create a themed dance for new students
- Helping different departments on campus prepare for new student orientation
- Worked in a group with 18 other orientation leaders


Autodesk Maya 2011, Adobe Photoshop CS4, Adobe Premiere CS3, After Effects CS3, Audition 2.0, Corel Painter XI, Pixar Renderman 2.0 Maya Plugin, Mircrosoft Office Suite, Windows XP Professional SP2, Nuke 5.1v6, some Motionbuilder 7.5

Awards & Activities:

Rotary Club of Essex Scholarship, Ringling College of Art and Design, Sarasota FL. 2005
- 1 of 4 students to receive scholarship, 1 of 2 students to receive scholarship in my school
- Awarded for community service
Student Ambassador, Ringling College of Art and Design. Fall, 2006 - spring, 2008
Firehouse Gallery Assistant Volunteer, Firehouse Gallery, Burlington VT. 2005 – 2006


Cooking vegetarian fare, reading, hiking, biking, being active, nature, traditionally animated movies, baking artisan breads, random excursions, roller coasters, Halloween, thrill seeking, really scary movies, yelling at baseball games.