Education

  • Full Sail University, Winter Park, FL, June 2012
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Animation
  • Received Course Director's Award for Character Animation
  • Focus: Character Animation

Post College Education

  • Pixar Artists' Masterclass in Chicago
  • iAnimate.net Feature Animation Workshop 3: Advanced Body Mechanics and Pantomime Acting
  • iAnimate.net Feature Animation Workshop 4: Close Up Facial Acting and Lip Sync

Skills

  • Trained in scene composition to progress storyline.
  • Understanding of facial expression and posture to communicate emotion.
  • Hard working and dependable
  • Training and understanding of the principles of animation.

Industry Experience

  • Bardel Entertainment, Oct 2014-Current
    Responsible for hand key character animation on Dreamworks' created Netflix show "All Hail King Julien"
  • Sony Computer Entertainment of America, Jan 2013- Oct 2014
    Responsible for mocap animation and cleanup on AAA PS4 cinematics
  • Nth Degree Design and Visual Effects, Aug 2012 - Nov 2012
    Responsible for hand keyed character animation on attractions for large theme parks in Orlando, FL
  • Magnetic Dreams Animation Studio, 2012
    Responsible for hand keyed character animation for Sesame St. TV show and DVD home movie
  • Orlando Health, May 2012
    Freelance for Orlando Health creating and animating visual aids for medical presentation
  • Personal Project, 2013-2014
    Animated and co-directed animated short "The Multifaceted Carl Wildemann" for YouTube
  • Personal Project, 2011-2012
    Animated and directed animated short "Route: 1" for YouTube and Newgrounds
  • Rain Nutrition, Feb-March 2011
    Chicago Founder's Event: Collaborated on the development of a humorous animation to introduce corporate execs. Responsible for co-story design and character animation.

Software 

  • Trained in Autodesk Maya, SoftImage, Photoshop, Final Cut Pro, Adobe Flash