Professional Experience

Associate Animator - EA Maxis (July 23rd, 2012 - Current)

  • Animated numerous character interactions for The Sims 4
  • Responsible for animating various sea creatures for an unannounced mobile title
  • Gained exposure to locomotive animations important to game development experience
  • Collaborated with directors, designers, producers, modelers, technical artists and programmers for the best possible outcome in animation
  • Exposed to high end pipeline scheme for a more organized and efficient work environment
  • Mentored multiple newly hired employees to help acclimate to production

Animator (Contract) - EA Maxis (April 21st, 2011 - July 1st, 2011)

  • Animated numerous types of characters including bipedal humans & quadruped animals for The Sims 3 expansion "Pets"
  • Collaborated with directors, designers, producers, modelers, technical artists and programmers for the best possible outcome in animation
  • Exposed to high end pipeline scheme for a more organized and efficient work environment

Freelance Animator - Four Directions Productions (March 21st, 2011 - September 20th, 2011)

  • Animated main characters for short film "My Home"
  • Collaborated with Lead Animator for best performance and appeal using provided script, storyboards and audio tracks

Animator - IBC Digital (June 7th, 2005 - July 15th, 2012)

  • Assisted in redesign of Kid Cuisine that required full character set up which led to higher abilities and appeal in animation
  • Animated main character, rigged props and set up dynamic cloth simulation for PBS Kids "Ms. Lori and Hooper". Maintained required minimum of 20 seconds of high quality animation per week.
  • Responsible for modeling, rigging and animation for characters and props on numerous television commercials, web ads and internal sizzler videos as well as motion capture cleaning and camera layout.

Education

Full Sail - Associate of Science Degree in Animation

ITT Technical Institute - Associate of Science Degree in Information Technology

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