Education

San Jose State University

Bachelor of Fine Arts:  Animation/Illustration – focus in visual development        Graduated fall 2012

Objective

To work as a designer in the animation, game, and film industries creating art that is imaginative, tells a story, and above all else entertains.

Experience

2K Games - June 2013 through present

Concept Artist

LucasArts - Sept. 2012 through May 2013

Concept Artist

    Develop concepts for levels that add depth and realism to gameplay.

    Use painting and modeling skills to provide concept art and reference for modelers and designers.

    Design with a knowledge of game engine mechanics to create a quality player experience that entertains.

Titmouse Inc. - Apr. 2012 through Aug. 2012

 Background Painter on “The Venture Bros”

    Design color and lighting scenarios that are cinematic and entertaining while emphasizing the tone and story behind each scene.

    Use digital painting skills to render each background to a high standard of quality appropriate for T.V.

    Work quickly and thoroughly to meet production deadlines.

No Robots student short film - May  2010 through Aug. 2010

   Winner of 2010 CSU Media Arts Rosebud Award for Best Animation

    Official Selection: Cinequest 2011, Newport Beach Film Festival 2011,

    Sacramento International Film Festival 2011, SODAK 2010,

    ASIFA Hollywood 2010, San Jose Short Film Festival 2010.

 Production Designer

    Color script and lighting design.

    Story development.

    Photoshop action scripting for animation cleanup.

    Animation and animation cleanup

SHM Animation/Illustration club officer - Aug. 2010 through May 2011

 Graphic Designer

    Design and create posters as necessary to provide information to club members.

    Assist in planning and organizing club events Including SHM 15 year reunion.

    Represent the club and its members in a professional manner to artists and professionals throughout the industry.

 

Skills & Abilities

 

     Experienced organizing and leading teams of artists, excellent cooperation and communication skills, fast learner and flexible worker.

     Skilled in Photoshop, Illustrator & Indesign Maya & Zbrush.

     Also proficient with After Effects & Premiere.