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William Drescher .com Creative Director

William Drescher .com Creative Director

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50 West 72nd Street - NYC, New York - 10023 - United States


I developed my passion for motion graphics at the national networks in New York, culminating at NBC Nightly News, where my work in RT3D and After-Effects were recognized with awards for innovation. A chance to manage and mentor a team of 12 artists brought me to Seattle in 2005, where I continued to advance my Design Director and graphics management skills for KING TV, KONG, NWCN, and their digital assets.

I take great pride in the fact that I was able to mentor and develop the ”gfxLAB”, a group of artists who worked as a team, constantly expanding their design and technical skills. We branded, designed and launched several of our own shows, including New Day NW and Moore To Life. In addition we re-branded local News, Sports, Primetime and Weather for TV,Web, Mobile and Apps. Part of an award winning Investigative team, my graphics enhanced content and polished stories that were recognized nationally several times. Using my RT3D skills, my experience allowed us to use limited virtual sets for Elections and daily use.

Sharing ideas and technology workflows has always been part of my ethos. In New York, I furthered that sense of collaboration by founding NYCmg.org, the New York Motion Graphics Group, where even those who might be considered competitors came to learn and share their latest works. I continue to be a beta tester for several software packages.

All the works mentioned above can be found at williamdrescher.com.

In addition, I’ve posted a resume at williamdrescher.com/resume.pdf and my colleagues have posted a number of gracious recommendations on my Linkedin Profile. Thank you for your time and consideration.


ExperienceCREATIVE • GRAPHICS MANAGEMENT • MOTION DESIGNER • RT3D
I developed my passion for motion graphics at the national networks in New York, culminating at NBC Nightly News, where my work in RT3D Frost and After-Effects was an integral part of major news stories. As founder the NYC Motion Graphics Users Group, sharing ideas and work flows has always been part of my ethos. Using chal- lenges and collaboration at the core of my process, I take great pride in developing and training my teams. A designer first, I strive to innovate rather than do what comes easy. My strength with software enables me to solve design puzzles and create solutions. I see it as the craft of my design.

full resume @ http://williamdrescher.com/resume.pdf
EducationGRAPHIC DESIGN
New School Of Social Research • NYC 1994-1995

VIDEO, MULTIMEDIA
School Of Visual Arts • NYC 1994

COMPUTER SCIENCES
Boston Computer Society (MIT- BMUG) • Boston 1991-1993

PHOTOGRAPHY, TYPOGRAPHY, DESIGN
Museum School Of Fine Art • Boston 1991-1993

FILM, VIDEO, NEGOTIATION
Emerson College • Boston 1990-1993

MEDIA, BUSINESS, COMPUTER PROGRAMMING
Suffolk University • Boston 1990-1993

VIDEO, MULTIMEDIA
Mt. Greylock Regional High School • Williamstown MA. 1974-1977
RECIPIENT: BERKSHIRE SYMPHONY MUSIC AWARD
SpecialityCreative Team Leader, Manager, Innovator Art Director - Motion and Print Graphics
Graphics Systems Design, Xsan and Server Integration TV Playback Development and Graphics Bank Design Real-Time 3D Expert
Vertigo Automation
Virtual Set Design
Multi-Station and Platform Graphics Deployment. Expert with Video to PC Integration and encoding.
Hardware ProficiencyRt3D Broadcast Design and Play-out
Vizrt Artist
Ross Xpression
Brainstorm eStudio
Miranda Vertigo
Orad 3 Designer
Sony x-news
Mac OS Expert
Xsan Design and developement.
Software ProficiencyHD and Web Graphics development expert. Database Management - Filemaker, CSS, HTML, PHP, Some Java
After Effects and Adobe CS5.5 Expert
Plugin Beta Tester - Zaxwerks, Sapphire, Red Giant, TFTV pro
Vizrt Artist
Ross Xpression
Brainstorm eStudio
Miranda Vertigo
Orad 3 Designer
Apple FCP Studio - Motion
Expert RT 3D broadcast design; (Vizrt, Brainstorm, Frost)
Rendered 3D: Cinema 4D, Maya, 3d Studio Max
Curious Maps and BING Maps expert
Avid Inews, Deko, Dekocast and Thunder Discreet Logic: Flame
MS Office, Keynote, Pages, Numbers
LIVE STUDIO EQUIPMENT:
Camera Operator, Audio Boards, Wave Forms, Video Switchers,Legacy Online Editor

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