Objective

To use my 3D animation skills and collaborate with other talents within a studio company.

Education

School of Communication Arts Raleigh, NC
•Certificate in Advance Digital Animation Sept. 2009
•Certificate in Digital Animation Sept. 2008

 

Meredith College Raleigh, NC 
•Bachelor of Arts in Theatre- Magna Cum Laude May 2000

 

Work Experiences

School of Communication Arts – Student Animated Short Raleigh, NC Winter 2008
• 3D Animator/ Modeler/ Concept Artist for “Orange Flavored Fizzy Sugar Syrup Soda” - Responsible for the character concept, 3D model, and texture for the main character as well as animated 13 shots with the main character and/or props.

 


Various Theatre Companies Raleigh, NC  2000-2008
• Freelance Theatre Designer - Work closely with directors and other designers to design scenery, costumes and/or lighting for local theatre companies.

 

Kashin Japanese Restaurant   Cary, NC 2000-current
•Wait Staff Supervisor - Responsible for training of new employees and managing daily operations.

 

Skills

Animating using keyframes that show weight, balance, and form
Modeling, texturing, uv mapping, and basic rigging 3D characters and environments
Drawing simple conceptual art for characters and scenery
Building character maquettes

Software

Autodesk Maya, Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects, Dreamweaver, Sony Vegas

Awards

School of Communication Arts
  •Animation Department Creative Excellence Award Sept 2009
School of Communication Arts Gallery Exhibition
•Best Character Performance Fall 2008

School of Communication Arts Gallery Exhibition
•Best 2D Concept Design  Summer 2008

School of Communication Arts Gallery Exhibition
•Best 3D Concept Design Summer 2008

News and Observer: Year's Best in Triangle Theatre
•Scenery Design for “columbinus” and “A Number 2007

News and Observer: Year's Best in Triangle Theatre
•Production Design for “Bury the Dead”  2006

Independent: Theatre: The Best in What We Saw   
•Scenery Design for “Killer Joe”   2005

Independent: Theatre: The Best in What We Saw
•Costume Design for “Hedwig and the Angry Inch”  2004

News and Observer: Feature Artist of the Month
•February's Feature Artist  2003

 

Organizations

National Technical Honor Society
Alpha Psi Omega, National Honorary Theatre Society