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3D Animation


Los Angeles, California - United States

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Spy Kids 4 was a stereo converted film using Nuke. As a Lead Compositor I was responsible for Roto, Cleanplating the backgrounds, and creating depth using 3d techniques. Wonderpets was a Nick Jr. show which was created by animating jpeg puppet rigs in After Effects.... more

ExperienceB Reel: July 2014
Roto Artist: Created rotoscopes for a commercial.

Stereo D: Jan 2013 to July 2013
Roto Artist: Tasked with creating rotoscopes for mattes for use in creating depth, clean plates, and vfx for stereo conversion for film. We utilized Silhouette for creating rotos, and Mocha Pro for tracking shots to assist in the process.

Cinderbiter: Aug 2011 to Aug 2012
Assistant Fabricator/Design Trainee: Fabricated the materials required to build puppets hands ranging from a variety of characters and following their respective designs. Also cross-trained to process data from Facial Animators using Magic’s from Maya to set up
and print rapid-prototype parts using 3D System printers.

Speedshape: Jan 2011 to July 2011
Lead Artist/Compositor: Stereo Conversion Compositor for the film Spy Kids 4: All the Time in the World. Job responsibilities include using The Foundry’s Nuke for stereo conversion, rotoscoping, clean-plating and rotomation. Additional responsibilities include using Cinesync to mark-up rotoscopes to be sent out of house. As a Lead Artist I also manage a team of 3-5 compositors and act as a form of communication to supervisors, and
troubleshoot technical difficulties that arise from stereo conversion.

Freelance: 2009 to 2010
Website Designer:
Designed and created websites for a number of clients including:
Video Editing: Responsible for editing video, adding titles, and pictures using Adobe Premiere, editing sound using Adobe Audition for products promoted by Harry’s Army Surplus’s website.

Kinetic Post: Freelance Animator July 2008 to November 2008
Wonderpets: Responsibilities on Wonderpets included animating primary and secondary characters and objects on “two’s” using After Effects. Some scenes required lipsynching and collaboration with other animators for shot continuity. Additional
responsibilities included setting up scenes to render.
Third and Bird: Worked as a team with creative directors to create fluid animation with
difficult rigs using After Effects.

Critical Moves USA: Technical Director June 2007
Responsibilities included setting up and calibrating the motion camera system as well as utilizing
Vision IQ and Blade to capture, set-up, and clean the recorded data. Additional
EducationThe College for Creative Studies Detroit, Mi
Major: Animation and Digital Media
Graduated May 10, 2007 with Honors
SpecialityMy specialty is rotoscoping, stereo conversion, animation, and fx
Software ProficiencyMaya
After Effects
Final Cut Pro
PF Track
Mocha Pro

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