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SKILLS

Traditional Effects Animation
Illustration
Graphic Design
Previs/Layout
Character Design
Photoshop
Illustrator
InDesign
After Effects
Maya 3D Modeling
ToonBoom Harmony
3D Stereo Conversion
OS X Platform
Windows Platform
Linux Platform


EDUCATION

San Jose State University
B.S. Graphic Design/Animation
1993 - 1998

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

• CBS Interactive, Burbank, California January 2017 - current
Senior Interactive Designer

• OWN: THE OPRAH WINFREY NETWORK, Los Angeles, California September 2015 - January 2017
Art Director/Off Air Print Department

• SPRITE ANIMATION, Los Angeles, California May 2015 - September 2015
Layout Artist - Sequence and Character Blocking. Camera animation.
RUDOLPH AND IPPIATTENA

• PRANA STUDIOS, Los Angeles, California March - May 2015
Previs Artist - Sequence and Character Blocking. Camera animation. Set Schematic and Asset Creation.
DISNEY’S ’DESCENDANTS WICKED WORLD’

• MPC, Los Angeles, California December 2014
Previs Artist - Sequence and Character Blocking. Camera animation. Asset Creation.
THE JUNGLE BOOK

• SPRITE ANIMATION, Los Angeles, California July 2014 - October 2014
Layout Artist - Sequence and Character Blocking. Camera animation.
PAC-MAN AND THE GHOSTLY ADVENTURES

• GOOGLE, Sunnyvale, California March - May 2014
EFX Animation for Glen Keane's DUET, installment of Google Spotlight Stories working in conjunction with
Google's ATAP division (Advanced Technologies and Projects).

• DISNEY TOON STUDIOS, Burbank, California 2012 - 2014
Previs-Schematic Artist/Modeler - Model Sets and Props in Maya to aid Viz Dev and Pre Viz
LEGEND OF THE NEVERBEAST - Set Schematics and Layout
PLANES: FIRE AND RESCUE - Set Schematics and Layout

• WARNER BROS. TELEVISION AND CREATIVE SERVICES, Burbank, California 2011 - 2012
Art Director/Design Consultant - Key Art + Graphic design for the entertainment industry.
Designing Keyart for Television/Entertainment/Internal Projects

• WALT DISNEY ANIMATION STUDIOS, Burbank, California 2008 - 2011
Special Effects Animation for the following productions
THE LION KING - STEREO - EFX Artist/Compositor
WINNIE THE POOH - EFX Animator
BEAUTY AND THE BEAST - STEREO - EFX Artist/Compositor
THE PRINCESS AND THE FROG - EFX Animator

• 30SIXTY DESIGN + ADVERTISING, Studio City, California 2008
Graphic Designer - Key Art + Graphic design for the entertainment industry.

• BEDESIGN LLC, Hollywood, California 2005 - 2008
Art Director - Key Art + Graphic design for the entertainment industry.
Theatrical and Home Entertainment. Clients included Warner Bros Pictures, Sony Pictures,
Lionsgate Home Entertainment, New Line Cinema Home Entertainment

• PETROL ADVERTISING, Los Angeles, California 2003 - 2005
Production Manager/Jr. Designer - position that included character illustration,
conceptual product design, graphic design, photography, packaging, mechanicals,
project presentation, setup and maintenance of system server and IT, print production

• DREAMWORKS PICTURES SKG, Glendale, California 2002 - 2003
Special Effects Animation for the following production
SINBAD - EFX Assistant Animator

• COLUMBIA / TRI- STAR PICTURES, Culver City, California 2001 - 2002
Special Effects Animation for the following productions
ADAM SANDLER'S EIGHT CRAZY NIGHTS - EFX Assistant Animator

• DISNEY TELEVISION ANIMATION, Burbank, California
THE TIGGER MOVIE - EFX Assistant Animation and Character Cleanup

• WARNER BROS. FEATURE ANIMATION, Glendale/Sherman Oaks, California 1998 - 2001
Special Effects Animation for following productions
OSMOSIS JONES - EFX Assistant Animator
THE IRON GIANT - EFX Inbetweener