Work Experience

Current | Freelance Animation

Personalized artwork for customers as private commissions. Personalized projects include animated logos, sticker designs, children’s book illustrations and family portraits. Each commission is treated with care and respect for the client’s vision.

2017-Current | Amazon Books | Sales Associate

Customer service expert at a high visibility storefront. I offer clear communication, excellent listening skills, and ‘layman’s terms’ explanations for product use, as well as a personalized customer experience. Product knowledge includes books, as well as Amazon-made devices and compatible third-party technologies

2017 | Code 91

 2D Animator | Concept Art

Project: IOS Mobile Game | “Primate Shot”
Close collaboration and constant communication with the Code 91 team to create an engaging puzzle game starring an enthusiastic circus gorilla. A Unity game with Spine animations. Images edited in Photoshop.

2016-2017 | Sunbreak Games

2D Animator | Image Editor

Project: Interactive Children’s Book | “Care for Our World”
Close collaboration and constant communication with the Sunbreak team to turn “Care for Our World” into an interactive tablet experience.  A Unity game with Spine animations. Images edited in Photoshop.

2016 | Global Harvest Foods

2D Animator | Concept Artist | Illustrator

Project: Social Media Marketing

Collaboration with Marketing Director to create advertising content for Global Harvest Foods social network site.
 

2014-2015 | Radio Galaxy Games

2D Animator |Concept Artist 

Project: Game |“Book of Dreams”

Character design, motion concepts to final design and completed animation on five characters.  Each enemy had a set of combat based animations.  Collaborated with a small game team which consisted of animators and programmers.  A Unity game with Flash animations.

2014 | DigiPen Institute of Technology

Storyboard Artist

Project: Storyboard |“Muffins Adventure”

Created sketches for storyboard and created a motion animatic for a school project. Storyboard created with pencil and paper, Photoshop and ToonBoom. This project received recognition and used for student teaching.

2013-2014 | DigiPen Institute of Technology

2D Animator | Storyboard Artist

Project: Short Film | “Bonanzai” by Team Sea of Bees 
A team collaboration creating a short film.  I was responsible for creating original storyboard, animation and I assisted with background artwork. Storyboard and Animation created with Photoshop, ToonBoom and Premier Pro.

2015-2017 | Teavana | Sales Associate/Partner

Experience as a customer service associate, helping our guests by selecting from a variety of loose leaf teas and educating guests on the different flavor profiles. Experience in sales, restocking inventory, working in a busy environment and working well with a dedicated team that communicates well.

2012-2015 DigiPen Institute of Technology

Teacher's Assistant | Figure Drawing Monitor

Taught basic animation concepts and drawing techniques to Freshman students. Assisted students with animation projects as well as bridging communication between student and professor. Provided clear communication to students and frequently reiterated the lessons in different ways for students to visually and audibly comprehend. Monitored open figure drawing sessions, and maintained an orderly environment for students and the hired model.

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Familiar Tools

Spine (Esoteric)

Adobe Animate

Adobe After effects

Adobe Photoshop

Education

Bachelor's of Fine Arts in

Digital Art and Animation

DigiPen Institute of Technology

 2011-2015

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