Résumé

EXPERIENCE

Fremantle Entertainment – Freelance Storyboard Artist on Unannounced Show (November 2016 – Present)

  • Thumbnailing, cleaning up and revising two eleven-minute episodes for an unannounced TV show.

Hasbro Studios – Production Assistant for Transformers: Robots in Disguise(December 2014 – Present)

  • Organising storyboards and model-packing character designs for both artists and directors.
  • Breaking down scripts and outlines for upcoming episodes.

Joe Rothenberg Animation – Pixel Artist & Animator on videogame A King’s Tale: Final Fantasy XV (July – August 2016)

  • Illustrated and animated pixel art for well-know video game franchise Final Fantasy.

Joe Rothenberg Animation and Nickelodeon – Animator on Gumwad Island pilot (September – October 2015)

  • Created character animation in CS4 Flash for Joe Rothenberg’s show Gumwad Island.

Oddbot – Artist (August – October 2014)

  • Storyboard revisionist and colourist on Dreamworks’ The Croods TV show for Netflix.
  • Compositor on Disney Jr’s Doc McStuffins: Magic of Healthy Living.
  • Storyboarding and editing animatics for Jimmy Blue Shorts on Dreamworks TV’s Youtube channel.

New York Film Academy – Story Art Guest Speaker (June 2014)

  •  Taught undergrad students the fundamentals of storyboarding.

Sony Pictures Animation – Production Assistant on Hotel Transylvania 2 and Popeye (Feb – May 2014)

  • Coloured storyboards for animatics using FLIX software.
  • Helped organize scripts for editorial and talent.

Sony Pictures Digital Production – Production Assistant/2nd Executive Assistant to Bob Osher, President (Jan 2013 – Feb 2014)

  • Read through and organized scripts.
  • Pitched a movie to executive Mike LaChance.
  • Covered phones and organized Bob’s schedule when necessary.
  • Developed competitive reports for marketing.

Bite Size Documentary – Animator and background illustrator (June 2011 – Sept 2012)

  • Animated shots and illustrated backgrounds with Flash; revised shots.
  • Met with producers/supervisors and attended dailies.

 Cartoon Network Studios – Production Intern on Generator Rex (June – Aug 2010)

  • Masked and prepped backgrounds for colourists.
  • Performed mock storyboard pitch to colleagues.
  • Worked at Cartoon Network booth at Comic-Con.

SKILLS

  • Character animation, character design, storyboarding, visual development, screenwriting, editing.

SOFTWARE

Adobe Photoshop CS4, CS6 – 9 years experience.

Adobe AfterEffects CS4, CS5 – 7 years experience.

Adobe Flash CS4 – 6 years experience.

ToonBoom Animate Pro – 1 year experience.

Have also used Avid, FLIX, Illustrator, Maya and Final Draft.


ACHIEVEMENTS

The High Five Apprentice (2012) – Senior Thesis Film – Creator, Writer, Animator & Director

  • Winner of Best Animation at the 2014 Peace on Earth Film Festival
  • Award of Merit at Best Shorts Competition 2014
  • Official Selection of the 2013 Berkeley Film & Video Festival
  • Official Selection of 2013 Adobe First Frame.

EDUCATION

University of Southern California – School of Cinematic Arts

John C. Hench Division of Animation and Digital Arts

B.A. in Animation and Digital Arts, May 2012, Cum Laude