Animator, Illustrator, and Creative Guru
E XPE RIE N C E E D U C AT I O N
Launch School of Visual Arts
Compositor, Background Artist, April-May 2009 Bachelor of Fine Arts, May 2005 (Animation Major)
Combined 3d elements and characters with 2d backgrounds and University of the Arts of Philadelphia
effects using Adobe CS4. Created 2d backgrounds and effects.
Pre College Animation Program, summer 2000
Renegade Marketing Group Keystone College
Character Designer, Feb. 2009 Figure drawing classes, 1996 – 1999
Created character designs for an amazing new tech support company
called iYogi. Made sure character was animation ready for Flash and
ACCOMPLISHMENTS & ACT IVIT IES
Little Airplane Productions
Animator-Senior Animator, Jan. 2007– Aug. 2008 • Currently working on pitch for Wigz, an
original animated comedy series. Pitch process
Worked closely with creative director Jen Oxley to create
has included character design, story
original animation for Nick Jr’s Wonder Pets! and the BBC’s new
development, and writing a script.
animated series 3rd and Bird. I also led a team of animators and made
sure animation was done on time and to company standards.
• Designed, directed, scripted and animated two
Summerland Studios five-minute shorts The Elephant’s Child and
Illustrator and Character Designer, Animator, Game Developer March - Fuzzy Flees.
Created the characters and images of the Soukie Greentree children’s
books. Also created, designed and executed web games and • Received pre production and post production
animation for the books’ website. grants for senior thesis film, The Elephant’s
Child (based on concept art, script, storyboards,
Out to Play Productions and pencil test)
Storyboard Artist and Character Designer, Oct. – Dec. 2005
Worked closely with creator Brendan Gallagher to create • Eagle Scout (designed and completed a
storyboards for the animated short The Nightmare Machine. memorial mural incorporating original and
I also designed two characters (main and secondary). already established
Renegade Marketing Group
Storyboard Artist, Character Designer and Animator, Sept. – Oct. 2005
Created storyboards and designed characters that were used PROGR AMS
in three commercials for Panasonic’s Oxyride Batteries. I had also Adobe Photoshop
animated the third commercial.
Worlds Away Productions LTD Final Cut Pro
Storyboard Artist, Character Designer, Layout Artist, Compositor Flash
May – Sept. 2005 Maya
Worked closely with creator Bob Balaban to create storyboards, back- 3D Studio Max
grounds, and secondary characters for the IFC animated series Hope-
less Pictures. Also did post production work on NY lottery commercials.
Noodle Soup Productions
Internship, June-August 2004
Video Encoder, June – Dec. 2004
Worked with a team encoding video for the Juice Box followed
by quality checks of finished work.
References available upon request