18 years in MoGraph and VFX. I am a senior 2D compositor, 3D generalist and designer/art director.
I have much experience working as a visual effects supervisor along with technology/production pipeline integration and artist/client management. Further work has involved developing and maintaining client brand strategies and identities. I hold a BA in media management.
My experience has spanned many venues including commercials, film, network graphics, theatrical, interactive and theme park attractions. I am well versed and experienced leading creative teams from the concept to final delivery while balancing multiple projects requiring demanding schedules, technical precision and creative excellence.
Freelance Animator/Designer, VFX Supervisor 2003-Present (Graphics Director for SideShow Productions - permalance)
FUEL, Digiscope, Blind, The Cimarron Group, V12, The Picture Mill, yU&Co., The Syndicate, BroadTent, Cooke Picture, FAD, Avatar Labs,
Solid, Stardust, Pacific Title, BLT and Associates, Roger, Side Show Productions & Others
Lead VFX Artist - “Sparks” 2013 (450 vfx shots)
Senior Animator, Fuel/Razorfish, 1997 – 2003
Featured Speaker at BDA, Motion, and other Conferences.
Search and Rescue pilot for USAF AUX CAP, 2003-Present Transport mission pilot, SDIS (Satellite Digital Imaging System) & ARCHER
(Airborne Real-time Cueing Hyper-spectral Enhanced Recon) operator.
Volunteer leader for various large single adult ministries since 1991.
Member of the Biola University Studio Task Force.
1999 – Emmy, Outstanding Achievement in Graphic Design, X-Games
2001 – Type Directors Club Award
2001 – BDA GOLD, ESPN X-Games
2002 – Emmy (nomination), Graphic Design, X-Games
2002 – BDA, ESPN Summer X-Games
2008 – Winner, Intel Digital Drag Race
2009 – Key Art, (nomination)
2011 – Audio selected for the 20th AICP show design Category
2011 – “Lilac Wine” wins Blind’s CD an Emmy
2013 – “Sparks” Best Visual Effects, Louisiana International Film Festival
I have been in the industry since 1996.