RESUME

Summary of Qualifications

Visual artist familiar with all stages of 2D animation production, particularly well versed in animation and storyboarding. A passionate, adaptable, and intrinsically motivated creator looking to become a valuable part of a creative team.  Always welcoming of critique and deadline-oriented with a focus on producing the best product possible in the shortest amount of time.

Experience

BENTO BOX ENTERTAINMENT
Harmony Animator & Storyboard Artist | Atlanta, GA | 10.2016 – 11.2017
Produced animated content for primetime television and film, as well as storyboarding an internationally released featurette called The New Adventures of Max. Other works include Comedy Central’s Legends of Chamberlain Heights and Saturday Night Live’s The David S. Pumpkins Halloween Special.

  • Utilized an advanced knowledge of Toon Boom Harmony and Storyboard Pro to successfully meet milestones and deadlines in both the storyboard and animation stages of the production pipeline.
  • Collaborated with fellow animators and board team and accurately incorporated direction from Directors and Supervisors.

CARTUNA
Harmony Animator | Atlanta, GA | 04.2017 – 07.2017
Provided animation for the independent adult animated series Tammy’s Tiny Tea Time, an Official Selection in Sundance Film Festival 2018.

  • Received assigned sequences and maintained effective communication with the series’ director remotely.
  • Interpreted the provided storyboards and also integrated on my own sense of timing, posing, and character acting to provide a polished final product.

PRIMAL SCREEN
Storyboard Artist | Atlanta, GA | 11.2015 – 10.2016
Storyboarded 2D animation and digital interactive animation for an educational classroom software.

  • Used Adobe Flash to create short-form animatics based on provided scripts while on a tight production schedule.
  • Incorporated client’s specifications to tailor the product to their needs and wants.

FLOYD COUNTY PRODUCTIONS
Toon Boom Harmony Animator | Atlanta, GA | 09.2015 – 11.2015
Collaborated with a group of artists in Harmony to create animated pilots for television, such as a segment for FX’s The League.

  • Utilized time-management techniques to successfully stay on track with a tight production schedule, and exhibited a strong work ethic by working overtime when production allowed it.
  • Displayed an excellent knowledge of character acting through appealing expressions and clear posing.

SHRINERS HOSPITAL FOR CHILDREN
Character Animator & Storyboard Artist | Savannah, GA | 03.2015 – 05.2015
Worked as a part of a small animation team commissioned by Shriners Hospital for Children to create a 5-minute educational short regarding burn safety awareness. This hand drawn frame-by-frame animation was created on a tight eight-week schedule.

  • Worked closely with other members of the storyboard team to convert the written script into a visual sequence, and add visual comedy and appeal for young children,
  • Assigned shots by the directors to animate frame-by-frame, clean-up and color after incorporating their specific feedback.

Skills

PROFESSIONAL
Flexibility, positive attitude, excellent written & verbal communication, works well independently or as part of a team, organization and planning.

TECHNICAL
Toon Boom Harmony, Storyboard Pro, Photoshop, Flash, Premiere, After Effects

Honors

“BY THE HORNS” DIRECTOR
Official Selection of
Animation Block Party 2016
Blue Plum Animation Festival 2016
Dragon Con 2016
Atlanta Shortsfest 2016
River Film Festival 2016
Atlanta Underground Film Festival 2016

ARTISTIC HONORS AWARD
Savannah College of Art and Design
09.2011

ACADEMIC HONORS AWARD
Savannah College of Art and Design
09.2011

Education

SAVANNAH COLLEGE OF ART AND DESIGN
Bachelor of Fine Arts in Animation, Summa Cum Laude
3.96 GPA | Savannah, GA | 2011 – 2015


COURSES OF STUDY

2D Character & Effects Animation, Storyboarding, Screen Design,
Art History, Color Theory, Character Design

References

Available upon request