Education

Art Center College of Design | Pasadena, California
2006 – 2011

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design with a specialization in Motion Graphics.


Experience

Shine | Los Angeles, California
9/2013 – Current

FREELANCE ANIMATOR & DESIGNER
Animated & composited the opening title sequence for ABC's, The Goldbergs.


Fuse Interactive | Laguna Beach, California
8/2013 – 9/2013

FREELANCE UX / MOTION DESIGNER
Animated the UX for Kawasaki's interactive touch-screen shopping interface featured at their Annual Gaslamp Take-Over Dealers Meeting in San Diego, CA.


Ekko Church | Fullerton, California
3/2012 – 7/2013

ART & CREATIVE DIRECTOR
Managed and lead teams for branding, events, and in-house productions: Web, short documentary films, event/conference branding, animated lower-thirds, social media, and app design.


Ferro Concrete | Los Angeles, California
2/2012 – 3/2012

FREELANCE ANIMATOR
Composited for TNT's 2012 television network branding.


Mirada | Marina Del Rey, California
6/2011 – 11/2011

FREELANCE DESIGNER & ANIMATOR
Designed commercial pitches for NFL, Gillette, Microsoft, Olay and Century Link. Animated projects for IBM: Think Exhibit & Film and AT&T.


Blind, Inc. | Santa Monica, California
9/2012 – 12/2012

MOTION DESIGN INTERN
Designed and animated various commercials for Audi, Brighthouse, APS, and THQ.

 


Computer Knowledge

HIGHLY PROFICIENT IN:
Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe After Effects, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Dreamweaver, Adobe Premiere, Maxon Cinema 4D, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Powerpoint, Apple Keynote, and Basic HTML & CSS.

FAMILIAR WITH:
Apple Final Cut Pro, Digidesign Protools, Syntheyes, and Boujou.


Awards & Recognitions

2011 Art Directors Club Award

STUDENT MOTION & ANIMATION
Merit winner for "Safe Agua Chile."

2010 Promax BDA Finalist

STUDENT MOTION & ANIMATION
First place in the U.S. and Second place worldwide for "Adobe CS5: The Shadow."

Art Center College of Design

2010 STUDENT GALLERY
"Adobe CS5: The Shadow" & "Safe Agua Chile."


Personal Interests

Collecting jazz records, conversations, spring cleaning, people and their stories, music & songwriting, film, photography, and the year 1950.