Date of Birth: 20/01/1986
Address: 1/61 Dane Street
East Victoria Park, WA, 6101
Telephone: H - 94727677
M - 04 476 422 91
Melbourne Animation Masterclass Simon Allen from Pixar Animation Studios.
Trip was sponsored by WAnimate.
Diploma of Animation Fremantle Film and Television Institute.
March 2008 – September 2008
Bachelors Degree of Multimedia Murdoch University.
2004 - 2005
2006 – Mid 2008
University Awards Vice Chancellors Commendation of Excellence 2008
September2009 – Present
Job Title: Animator
Employer: Animation Works – Season 2 of “Dogstar”
Job Description: Scene planning using online asset management system
“Nelvana”. Animating scenes using Flash CS4 averaging 30
seconds per week, depending on scene planning work load.
Current Hours: Full Time
9am – 5:30pm
Contract: Ends August 6th 2010
January2010 – Present
Job Title: Freelance Animator
Employer: David Downie Productions
Job Description: Various advertisement productions, including a cut out style
Government ad, traditional clean up on Aussie Cash ad and
animating symbols on live footage signs for a business
April2009 – September2009
Job Title: Lead Flash Animator
Employer: artistsAWAKEproductions “The Suprise”
Kate Vyvyan “My Extraordinary Little Sister”
Nick Shorts Program
Job Description: Creating character symbol libraries, laying out key frames
for animation and the final animation of scenes.
August 2008 – September2009
Job Title: 3D Graphic Designer
Employer: 3D Millipede
Job Description: Using 3DS Max with Vray and the Adobe Suite to create 3D
architectural visualisations. Skills I use include Modelling,
Texturing, Lighting, Animation, Pixeling, Graphic Design,
Webpage Design, Editing and Compositing.
March 2009 – June2009
Job Title: Multimedia Tutor.
Employer: Murdoch University.
Job Description: Tutoring 2 Indigenous students in the use of Adobe Flash for
Animation and Web Design.
November 2008 – March2009
Job Title: Flash Lite Programmer.
Job Description: To program already animated sequences into a usable game
for a mobile phone.
November 2006 – April 2007
Job Title: 2D/3D Animation Tutor.
Employer: The Biscuit Factory – Fremantle.
Job Description: Teaching kids between the ages of 12 – 16 on how to create
short animations using Kahootz, Adobe Flash and Stop
2008 - 2009
Title: Murdoch University Independent Study Contract
Advanced Flash Animation for an animation/film music
Role: Creating Flash animated sequences for standalone shots and
for composting in front and behind of live action footage.
The music video is made for the song “Thomas Thomas” by
The Scotch of Saint James.
- Nominated for Best Music Video at WASAs 2010
The Scotch of Saint James - “Thomas Thomas” music video, Directed by Ben Berkhout and
- 1st Place and Audience Award
WAM BAM 48 + 1 Hour Animation Competition 2009 (Fremantle Film and Television
Institute) Created a 2 minute short film with a group of 3 within a period of 49 hours.
- 4th Place
SafeZone Film Festival
I created short Flash animated sequences for the student film “In the Mean Time”.
Personal Attributes: Excellent Communication skills both written and oral,
Excellent organizational skills, Honest and Reliable, Works
well in teams and also independently.
Skills: Excellent computer skills, good artistic ability and
Adobe CS3 Suite, Combustion, Microsoft Office, Lightwave,
Maya, 3ds Max, VRay and experienced in Action Script 2.
Hobbies and Interests: Animation, Drawing, Digital Art, Film, Computers, Music and
Reference 1: Stephen Grant
Reference 2: Tanya Beeson
Film and Television Institute of Western Australia
Reference 3: John McMullan
Murdoch University lecturer
Faculty of Creative Technologies and Media, Media
Communication and Culture
Work: 9360 2576