Jackson Paul Hamiter
To continue to build upon my portfolio of 2D/3D art, animation, green screen, particle fx, motion graphics & special fx.
Santa Monica, CA
Lead Creative, Art, Animation & Design Studio
www.keladelphia.com - Portfolio
www.youtube.com/user/whatevahcash?feature=mhsn - Video Playlist
www.flickr.com/photos/jpowers2010/sets/ - Art/Graphics
Videogame Production, Music Production, Video Special FX, Particle FX, Film & Video Production, Motion Graphics, Rotoscoping, Compositing (Video & Stills), Mobile Content, Magazine Publication, Sound FX, Lip-Sync, Box-Art/Packaging, Technical Writing, Storyboards
Whatevah Media, LLC
Santa Monica, CA
Executive Director Led multimedia production in all mediums – film, video, web, interactive, dvd, music, animation, videogames, mobile content, etc.
Delivered a slate of completed intellectual properties for sale and distribution to create Whatevah Media’s I.P. catalogue
Delivered a slate of film, television and videogame projects, with bankable assets attached and distribution in place
Contracted to design a multi-level videogame for a major tv license and studio (WB Network’s ‘Justice League’) – a top 5 brand, using Nintendo hardware. Designed the entire game, level by level - from gameplay mechanics to replayability, target demographic, etc. Also wrote the Technical Design Document and produced deliverables both under schedule and under budget.
Acquired and developing a massive, multi-player online gaming engine to feature Whatevah Media’s titles / licenses.
Produced a Chinese-language television commercial for Microsoft and the Republic of China to sell Microsoft Office in China
6/04 – 1/05
Adex Records, LLC
Los Angeles, CA
Duties included overseeing all projects for the entire company - music production, distribution, web production, video production, sales, marketing, promotions, etc.
Produced online community, Adex City with the following capabilities:
10/00 – 2/01
San Francisco, CA
Director of Marketing & Public Relations
Developed marketing campaigns (internet, conventional, viral, co-branding, guerrilla, etc.) for 2001. This includes: contests, tours, album production and sales, CD ROM production, charitable campaigns, television shows and radio promotions. Also, charged with all advertising (budgets, etc.) and public relations (events, promotions, trade-shows, etc.).
Responsible for working with existing accounts (Mercedes, Purina, Sears, B&B, etc.) and, potentials (JC Penney's, Microsoft, Pepsi, Showtime, etc.). Provided marketing/sales materials for these accounts (PowerPoint & flash presentations/media kits, banners, etc.)
10/00 – 2/01 NBC4LA.COM
Los Angeles, CA
Also, responsible for working closely with reporters and anchor people (Chuck Henry - Travel Café, etc.) on projects.
10/98 – 7/99
Century City, CA
Software Analyst/Q&A Member of FOX's production team, developing video game titles from concept to final product. Contributed design enhancements to award-winning titles.
Tested/evaluated the original gold discs presented to Fox Interactive and recommended going forward with the project (or, not) based on the level of gameplay, user interface, design, demographic etc. Evaluated 'Grand Theft Auto' and recommended it but, FOX passed on the title.
Required to make design recommendations on how to rectify/overcome any problems inherent in the original design ('bugs').
Published Credits Jakk's Pacific: ? The WB Network - Justice League
TV Plug & Play
(All platforms) ? Independence Day
? Aliens VS. Predator
? Die Hard Trilogy
? The Simpson's Virtual Springfield
? Croc: The Legend of the Gobbos
? Alien Resurrection
(Atari) ? Alone In The Dark 3
? Knights Chase
? Le Teletransport Smurf
? Tin Tin
Orion Pictures: ? Soldier Boyz
Associations ASCAP, BMI, Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences, The Black Courage Foundation (Board Of Advisors)
Industry Listings International Movie Database - www.imdb.com/name/nm1597798
Moby Games - www.mobygames.com/developer/sheet/view/developerId,4731/
Additional skills Flash (expert), various 3D platforms (Poser, 3D Studio Max, Vue, etc.), Computer Certification Instructor (Microsoft, Adobe, Macromedia), Videogame Production, Music Production, Video Special FX, Particle FX, Film & Video Production, Motion Graphics, Rotoscoping, Compositing (Video & Stills), Mobile Content, Magazine Publication, Sound FX, Lip-Sync, Box-Art/Packaging, Technical Writing, Storyboards