Experience

Brand Designer                                                    May 2018 - Present

Minted LLC

- Design variety of high level emails and landing pages
- Create packaging for a variety of products

  (including greeting cards, framed art and more)
- Design signage, shippers and displays for use in brick and mortar
- Create unique illustrations (hand draw and digital) for use onsite, social and print
- Edit and retouch photography for use in print and digital
- Design lookbooks and create print ready files
- Edit videos and create animations to be used in digital assets 

Production Artist                                                 May 2017 - Present

WiSTONE Entertainment

- Create high volumes of marketing/promotional images while maintaining a high

  standard of quality and matching the feel of each product

- Manage all documents to support the products, including seasonal

  marketing/promotion collateral (website images).

- Communicate progress/plans with Acquisition Manager, Product Lead

  and Product Developers.

- Ensuring production deadlines are met relating to the seasonal promotion calendar

Production Coordinator                                 June 2017 - Oct. 2018

Online Marketing Institute

- Read through high volumes of scripts and give design /graphics direction

  (storyboard scripts) to remote animation team or PowerPoint developer
- Manage communication with animators and keeping to deadlines
- Storyboard according to company standard and style
- Communicate project status to production manager in timely fashion
- Advise ways to streamline storyboarding process and improve company

  standard and style

Puppeteer/Animator/Illustrator                       June 2016 - May 2017

Creativity Inc.

- Assist in creation of interactive toys which requires a strong audio/visual,

  animatronic, animation and design understanding.
- Work with proprietary software/hardware that differs from each project

  and requires adjustments to successful complete any given project

- Animate characters movements and lip syncs for a variety of toys from

  popular brands (Hasbro, Mattel, etc) using proprietary puppeteering software.
- Animate eye and facial expressions using Adobe Flash.
- Design and create a variety of assets  in Illustrator to be animated.
- Work directly with Puppeteering and Art Department leads.

 

Lighting Designer                                                   Nov. 2016 - Oct. 2017

Sky-Earth Animation

- Create the mood and feel for each scene by inserting appropriate lighting
- Work with director to make sure lighting matches their vision
- Use a variety of lighting techniques to show realistic lighting to dramatic

  lighting or anything the project requires
- Use Maya and Mental Ray to light and render scenes
- Assist in additional design and animation work where needed

Creative Experience Lead/Graphic Designer        July 2013 - July 2016

Converse

- Lead design team in everyday productivity and creative strategy
  to achieve long term goals.
- Interview and hire any potential candidates
- Coordinate special events with clients and schedule shifts for design team 

  in months increments.
- Create designs for clients and print them on sneakers/apparel
- Daily work with Photoshop and Illustrator
- Problem solving and time management to handle daily projects

  and special events
- Talk and interact with clients on a constant basis
- Use and maintenance of Brother GT-3 printers

Software:

Photoshop Illustrator

Sketchbook Pro  After Effects

InDesign  Sketch Premier

Flash Maya Zbrush

3D Studio Max Mudbox

 

Abilities:

Illustration Graphic Design

Package Design ∙ Retouching

Digital Painting  Acrylic Painting

Web Design Video Editing

 3D Animation  Storyboarding

3D Modeling  3D Lighting
Character Design Concept Art

 

Education

Bachelor of Science

Media Arts and Animation

The Art Institute of California-San Francisco

High School Honors Diploma

3D Animation

Southeast Career and Technical Academy

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