Experience:

2009-current         Method Studios – CG Lead design department  

· Lead on variety of projects currently Microsoft’s 50/50 campaign
· Communicate between client, production, and multiple departments
· Created work for numerous commercials and major motion pictures including; Captain America and Avengers.


2007-2009        Logan Media – Freelance Broadcast animation

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Worked on a variety of large animation projects including Apple, Lexus, Konami, Twizzlers, Hershey’s, and Sony Playstation.
· Had a variety of creative and technical tasks such as 3d modeling, texturing, lighting, animation, compositing, dynamics animation, rotoscoping, 3d tracking, etc.


2004-2013          The Masses – VFX consultant and freelance VFX supervisor  

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The Masses are a music video production company and director collective
· Worked with the Masses on a variety of music videos and media projects
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Project highlights
            · Lead animator on Modest Mouse “King Rat” music video directed by Heath Ledger
            · VFX supervisor on Biffy Clyro “Opposites” music video for Universal music
            · VFX and animation on Barbara Streisand “Gonna Rain” lyric video
            · Designer and animator for Los Angeles International Film Festival 2004

2004-2007          Catalyst Media / Richard Kidd VFX – VFX apprenticeship

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Worked on a few major films and media projects.
· Apprenticed with Richard Kidd a VFX supervisor
· Project highlights
            · Transformers, Tracking and comping motion graphics into displays.
            · Spider-man 3, Tracking and comping
            · Chronicles of Narnia, The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe, created dynamics system for icebergs and river splashes

2007             Playground Media Group – New Line Cinema Documentary

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Created 3d moves on photographs with after effects
· Created graphics animations
· Designed and animated 3d (Maya) graphics sequences.
· Managed outsourced rendering.


2005 - 2006        Tigar Hare Studios – freelance artist

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Created animations and cinematics for video games, also led a tracking team
· Video games include X-Men 3 and Command and Conquer 3


2004 & 2005       Raymond Pettibon – Fine Art Animation

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Raymond Pettibon is a major American fine artist.
· Animated Raymond’s artwork for a show in New Mexico and later at The Whitney in New York
 · Project included 3D animation, cutout, and warp effects.


2002-2003    Boy Wonder Visual Effects – Production Artist

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Wire removals and FX animation for feature film BulletProof Monk.
· 3D modeling/texturing and After Effects compositing for BulletProof Monk
· FX animation and render management for feature George & the Dragon


2000        FOX.com – internship

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Designer and animator for the FOX.com web site
· Designed Webpages, logos, advertisements, flash animations, etc.
· Designed pages for X-Files, Simpson’s, and most other FOX properties



Education:

2001        OTIS College of Art and Design – BFA Degree in Digital Media
                Los Angeles, California 


Computer Skills:

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Maya – vray, mental ray
· Nuke
· After Effects
· Z Brush
· Photoshop
· Illustrator
· many others