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VFXJake HD Post Production

VFXJake HD Post Production

HD Post Production

Johnson City, Tennessee - United States

I'm Jake - a designer, production and post artist. I've been operating my freelance business, VFXJAKE, on local and remote basis for over 7 years now on projects ranging from graphic design to interviews and promotional videos. I teach courses in production and post with Avid Media Composer & the Adobe Suite at East Tennessee State University. I also do contract work for StudioNow in Nashville, TN as well as New Patients Inc. in Las Vegas, NV. In my spare time, I continue to pursue my passion for filmmaking and design by creating short films and animation projects among other endeavors.

Demo Reel:
Motion Graphics Reel 2012
Motion graphics demo reel of projects from 2010-2012 created with Final Cut Pro, After Effects, Premiere, Maya, Cinema 4D, Illustrator, and Photoshop.... more

Experience7 years experience in HD video production and post.
11 years experience in graphic design.
5 years experience in 3D.
EducationM.S. in Engineering Technology with an emphasis in Digital Media from ETSU in 2008

B.A. in English with Minors in Speech & Theatre and Art from MTSU in 2001
SpecialityMy design skills include creating original logos and illustrations, designing graphics packages for both print and video, developing visual stategies to drive marketing and branding initiatives, co-ordinating and designing layouts for a variety of print materials, building layered textures for use in 3d shaders, HDRI photography, photographic enhancement and repair, and traditional line art.

My production skills consist of concept development including both storyboarding and screenwriting, leading production teams, creative direction of both narrative and interview-style productions in both long and short form, shooting on a variety of HD videocameras and DSLRs, lighting and on-location sound, and maintaining a streamlined workflow that meets the budgetary and time-sensitive needs of the client.

My post-production skill set includes proficiency with a variety of operating systems and software packages, non-linear editing, compositing 2d and 3d elements, motion graphics and animation, development and deployment of visual effects utilizing both 2d and 3d dynamics, 2d and 3d motion tracking, 3d rendering and video encoding for various ouputs from multimedia to Blu-Ray, as well as 3d modeling and shader development.
Software ProficiencyPhotoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, After Effects, Premiere, Encore, Dreamweaver, Flash, Audition, Mocha Pro, Final Cut Pro, Soundtrack Pro, Avid Media Composer, DaVinci Resolve, Maya, Mental Ray, Cinema 4D, Mudbox, Boujou, PfTrack, Fusion, Windows and OSX.

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