James Kilpatrick

Freelance 3D Animator & 3D Graphic Designer

Location:United States
2 Skills

To bring to your organization enthusiasm, dedication, responsibility and a good work ethic, combined with a desire to utilize my creative skills obtained through my experience.


· I am able to exceed aggressive sales goals while maintaining a high level of moral values and strong work ethics.
· I have numerous years of experience in videotaping, photography, editing for a wide variety of venues such as sporting events and weddings, sales and training videos for financial and legal use.
· I have received awards, recognition and accolades for my efforts in media and video productions.
· You can benefit from my extensive experience with computer animation and computer hardware / software designs.
· You can also have my working experience in behind the scenes jobs such as Grip, Teleprompter, Utility and Driver.

Skills & Accomplishments

BDS Marketing, Inc. the Redbird team announced that I was Most Valuable Player.12/2011
BDS Marketing, Inc. the Redbird team announced that I was Rookie of the Week. 12/2011
Just Me Music Company recognized me as a top sales individual nationwide for - 12/2005.
The National Videographers Organization made me recipient of the Award of Distinction in 2002.
Media Communications Association International ( then called Greater Wisconsin ITVA ) Awarded me a Golden Reel for production of Svedala Rock Crusher, a complex computer animation in 1999.
Club Amiga voted to grant me prizes 3 times during their Animation Contest Awards.

Professional Experience

2/2009 to 9/2010 and 7/9/11 to Present Lamers Bus Lines, Inc. Menasha, WI
School Bus Rout and Charter Driver
Obtained a drivers license class BCD endorsements PS
Perform pre rout safety check. Drive a large vehicle with air brakes.
Manage about 60 kids and sell Lamers safety rules.

BDS Marketing, Inc. Assisted Sales Green Bay, WI 10/2011 – 12/2011
Demonstrated Canon Power Shot cameras in Best Buy an I worked and played well with Best Buy Associates.

8/2010 to 6/2011 Convergys Cust Mgmt – US Appleton, WI
Phone Customer support agent
Using a computer and phone over the Internet, Helped members find resources for using AT&T U-verse and gain more service from AT&T. Solved billing, technical problems, transferred the member to the correct department and/or dispatched a technician as needed.

11/2002 to 12/2010 Lifetime Image Appleton, WI
I.T., Sales, Video Editor and Cameraman
Promote youth sports, develop sales tactics and strategies, build teams and videotape and edit live events such as weddings and sporting events.

5/1996 – 9/2002 Willow Photography and Video Green Bay, WI
Video Department Manager
Supervised, shot and edited high end 3-4 camera for various venues such as weddings, community organizations, senior centers and Catholic schools. Headed up the sales department, led team meetings and interacted with prospective clients.


Sam Houston State University - Huntsville, TX – Graduated December 1984
Bachelor of Fine Arts in Radio, TV, and Film Production

Professional Associations and/or Memberships and Titles

I.T.V.A. / G.W. M.C.A.-I Program Director, President Elect, President and currently Immediate Past President
Club Amiga President 1990 – 1996
North East Wisconsin Video Association
Houston Society of Computer Artists & Animators
Video Toaster Users Group
Divers license class BCD endorsements PS

Other past experience

1985 –1990 Equifax, Quick Test Opinion Center, Night Manager and Advertising Researcher Houston, TX
Improved the quality of life for consumers and learned about people and buying habits.
1981 – 1982 Disc Jockey for K.S.H.U. Huntsville F.M. 89.
1983 Program Director for C.A.T.V. Cable 7, Huntsville
1984-1985 Writer/Producer for C.A.T.V. Cable 7, Huntsville

Tributes, Romance and Wedding Videos
Lifetime Image 2003 – Present; Willow Photography and Video Inc. 1996 – 2003; Video One1985 - 1996

Badger Mining Corp.
3-D Animations
Image Pros. of Wisconsin 2001

Thilmany Safety Video
3-D Animations
Fraser/Orton Productions 2000

Whirley the Dancing Blender
ITVA Washington D.C. International Conference 1997

Paper Makes Wisconsin Great!
2-D & 3-D Animations
Frasier Orton 1997

Svedala Rock Crusher
3-D Animations
Frasier Orton 1997

Accident reconstruction animations
Video one

Short Film
Video one
Animation / extra 1996

Broadcast TV dance show
Video one and Midnight Productions1995

Chevy First Team
Houston Rockets
Broadcast TV commercials 1995

“Ninja Vengeance – Black and White, a Warriors Quest”
Motion Picture
Armstrong Productions
Production assistant / Boom operator / driver / continuity / extra 1990

Unsolved Mysteries
Broadcast TV show
Cosgrove Nuet
Production Assistant 1989

“Something Inside so Strong”
Broadcast television special
Kenny & Dolly Productions
Production Assistant / Driver 1989

“The Future of Energy”
Video one
For Meridian Oil 1989

“The Office Next Door”
Video one
For Exxon’s Upstream Controllers & United Way 1989

Ben Ofili Insurance
Broadcast TV commercial
Computer Animation
Video one 1989

“Our Waste Disposal Crises”
Computer Animation
Maddox, Davies & Associates 1989

“Solving the Collision repair Puzzle”
Computer animation
Video one
For the Aftermarket Body Parts Association 1989

Cohen and Tate
With Roy Scheider
Driver 1989

Night Game
With Roy Shieder
George Litto Productions, Epic Productions, Baseball Productions
Extra 1989

“Texas Renaissance Festival”
Souvenir video
Video one
Producer 1987

Nissan Trucks

Midnight Dancing
KPRC TV 2 Houston TX
Broadcast TV dance show 1985

“A Time for Thought”
Cable segments for end of each broadcast day.
CATV 7 Huntsville TX
Writer / Producer 1984
Skills (2) Rating
3D Animation
3D Graphic Design