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ExperienceSenior 3D Artist / Motion Graphics Artist, 2011 to present
Alloy Media and Marketing / Channel One / CBS, New York, NY

Duties: Write, storyboard, budget, and animate graphics packages for franchises. Model, texture, animate, light, render, and composite 3D animations. Perform dynamic simulations, particle simulations, and cloth simulations. Provide art direction and graphics for broadcast, website, and interactive. Design type packages for franchise programming. Provide footage stabilization, rotoscoping, camera tracking, and match moving. Write custom scripts and manage production pipeline. Schedule and prioritize graphics education to ensure timeline. Assign and oversee the work of others. Evaluate staffing and help train junior members.

Key Accomplishments:
- Model, rig, animate, and composite donkey and elephant characters for One Vote 2012 campaign.
- Create and animate Daniel Radcliffe Puppet Theater for celebrity feature piece.
- Design graphics for the launch of Channel One Interactive.
- Model, rig, animate, and render characters for franchises, including Your Turn, Pop Quiz, and Revolution Earth.


Senior CG Generalist (Contract), 2010 to 2011
CDM (Cline Davis & Mann) / Link9, New York, NY

Duties: Storyboard and animate bio-medical 3D animations. Model, texture, animate, light, render, and composite 3D animations. Perform dynamic simulations, particle simulations, and cloth simulations. Work with producers to develop budget, timeline, and feasibility of implementation. Assign and oversee the work of junior animators. Manage production pipeline, determine project scheduling, and write custom scripts to meet the needs of the job.

Key Accomplishments:
- As Lead CG Artist, modeled, animated, rendered, and composited numerous MOA videos for Pfizer Oncology.
- Created cloth, particle, and fluid simulations of complex medical interactions, signaling, and cellular apoptosis.
- Created particle simulations of pills that take the form of people and objects and then change shape in each scene.


Freelance 3D Artist / Motion Graphics Artist, 2009 to 2010
New York, NY

Duties: Create motion graphics, 3D animations, and 3D set extensions. Model, texture, rig, animate, light, render, and composite 3D work in a variety of styles including photorealistic, cartoon, and medical. Manage production pipeline, determine project scheduling, and write custom scripts to meet the needs of the job.

Key Accomplishments:
- Animated and composited spots for Glade Scented Candles, Community Coffee, and Storm Watches.
- Served as Lead CG Artist on projects for Pfizer, Genentech, Johnson and Johnson, Orapharma, and Amgen.
- Created 3D designs for print ads, including Exjade, Johnson and Johnson, and Rituxan.


3D Artist / Motion Graphics Artist / Audio Mixer, 2003 to 2009
Liebert Audio / SoundImage, 16 West 46th Street, New York, NY

Duties: Provide 3D and audio services for television, radio, film, and multimedia production. Create motion graphics, animations, and 3D renders. Model, texture, rig, animate, light, and render 3D work in a variety of styles. Record, sound design, edit, and mix audio. Liaison with outside vendors. Research new technology and recommend its purchase and utilization.

Key Accomplishments:
- Worked on the Peabody Award winning documentary, Ape Genius.
- Create graphics and 3D animations for Schick Quattro, Advil, CVN, Spike TV, and Paulson Financial.
- Create character animations for children's cartoons.


Audio Mixer / Sound Designer, 2002 to 2003
Palace Studios, 35 West 45th Street, New York, NY

Duties: Record, edit, sound design, and mix in mono, stereo, and surround sound formats. Edit video and create graphics. Train and oversee assistants and junior mixers in the proper use of equipment and software.

Key Accomplishments:
- Mixed the documentary series, Adoption, and the musical series, Hallmark Cafe, for Hallmark Entertainment.


Audio Mixer / Sound Designer, 1999 to 2002
Eastside Audio, 216 East 45th Street, New York, NY

Duties: Record, edit, sound design, and mix in mono, stereo, and surround sound formats. Edit video and create graphics. Train and oversee assistants and junior mixers in the proper use of equipment and software.

Key Accomplishments:
- Was part of the team that launched Hallmark Interactive, which included movies, television series, cartoons, web portals, and games. I was responsible for sound design, music selection, video editing, recording, and mixing.
EducationBachelor of Music, Loyola University College of Music, New Orleans, LA, 1998
Speciality3D Design, Modeling, Animation, Rendering, Compositing, Motion Graphics
Hardware ProficiencyRender Farms, Mac, PC, Unix
Software ProficiencyMaya, 3dsMax, ZBrush, Mental Ray, Realflow, Motion Builder, Toxik, Nuke, Mari, Cinema 4D, Mudbox, Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign, Qube, After Effects, Adobe Creative Suite, Final Cut Pro, Avid, ProTools.

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