Skills

  •   Excellent foundational art skills, including color theory, composition and design
  •  Versatile animator with an eclectic sensibility
  •  Multi-talented 3D generalist with broad knowledge of the various components of 3D asset creation
  • Over 10 years of experience with video editing and post-production effects creation
  •  10 years of experience creating 3D art and animation with Autodesk Maya
  •  10 years of experience with Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and After Effects
  •  Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong work ethic and attention to detail
  • Advanced knowledge of both MAC and Windows operating systems

e-Learning Graphics/Animation Specialist, Apr. 2013-Current Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Nashville, TN.

  • Conceptualized and illustrated logos, posters and flyers for use digitally and in print • Modeled, textured and animated 3D assets for use in online training programs
  •  Visualized, developed and illustrated storyboards for e-learning department videos
  • Designed user interfaces for desktop and web-based products, from conceptualization and detailed user interface and functionality design through implementation
  • Designed, produced and edited intracompany conference videos, including motion graphics design, animation, audio recording and editing
  • Organized and developed the file structure for, and acted as administrator of the e-learning department's first digital asset management system
  • Provided in-depth specialized walking tours of the corporate campus and facilities

3D Artist/Animator, Aug. 2011 – Feb. 2012 Logical Choice Technologies, Atlanta, GA.

  • Rigged and animated characters, environments and props for use in cinematics and interactive segments in storydriven augmented reality games
  • Imported assets and animations into Unity game engine in order to design and build interactive segments
  • Performed modeling and lighting duties as needed
  • Contributed to character designs as well as game play concepts
  • Conceptualized, animated and edited videos for use in marketing products
  • Products published: Storybooks Alive: Amos Alligator’s Airport Adventure

Lead Marketing Multimedia Producer, Feb. 2010 – Aug. 2011 EarthSearch Communications, Atlanta, GA.

  • Modeled and rigged 3D characters, environments and props
  • Collaborated with a team of animators in creating 3D and 2D animations
  • Conceived and produced storyboards
  • Designed logos and graphical assets for web and print
  • Created custom textures and lighting
  • Responsible for post-production, including editing and sound design

Film Credits

Animation Director/Digital Artist, 2012

 Sheila Green Productions, LLC

  • Fun World” Movie

 

Education

Savannah College of Art and Design, 2006-2010

  • Bachelor of Fine Arts in Animation