3D Character Animation | Biped & Creature Locomotion | Character Acting & Lip Sync | Layout & Camera Setup
Proficient In: | Maya | After Effects | Photoshop / Illustrator | Flash
Experience With: | ZBrush | MotionBuilder | Nuke | Cinema 4D
Character Animator | Image Flux Inc
Culver City, CA | October 2015 - November 2015
Animated realistic human movement for 7 minute industrial film.
Character Animator | Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade
Los Angeles, CA | August 2013 - September 2013 & July 2014 - August 2014 & July 2015 - August 2015
Animated many Macy’s-branded cartoon characters in 9 commercials for the 2013, 2014, and 2015 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.
Animator | Reality Check Studios
Los Angeles, CA | November 2006 - December 2014
Created realtime 3D animations for broadcast television. Clients included: ESPN, CBS Sports, NFL Network, Golf Channel, and MLB Network.
Animator | Tourdesign Creative Services
Indianapolis, IN | January 2003 - November 2006
Created motion graphics and character animations for television commercials. Additional duties included: storyboarding, logo design, and character design.
Caricature Artist | Self Employed
Indianapolis, IN | 2002
Drawing full-color caricatures with Prismacolor markers. I would schedule my caricature work at festivals and events throughout the state of Indiana.
Assistant Animator | Perennial Pictures Film Corp.
Indianapolis, IN | 1996 - 2001
Responsible for cleanup, inbetweens, and lip sync for traditional hand-drawn character animation. Various contract work for several children’s TV and video series including: Crawford the Cat, Baby Songs, and The First Easter Egg.
Animation Mentor | 2011 - 2013
Certificate in Advanced Character Animation
Savannah College of Art and Design | 1996 - 2000
BFA, Computer Animation