Accomplished production manager, animator and lead in gaming and film. Extensive background building high-performing, creative production teams who deliver projects within budget, on time while meeting all quality expectations. Proficient in managing multiple concurrent projects, overseeing production timelines and collaborating effectively with all stakeholders.
Character Animation | Direction | Editing | Rigging | Technical Animation | Modeling | Motion Capture | Texturing | Compositing | Lighting | Production Management | Team Management | Project Management
Age of Learning, Glendale, CA (Remote) 06/2023 – Present
Produced character animation and game assets in Maya. Rive and Spine implementing them in Unity.
- Character animation and asset rigging
- State machine implementation in Unity and Rive
SHL, Alpharetta, GA 10/2013 – 02/2023
Multimedia Production Manager
Produced high-end character centered videos for large international corporations unique hiring and learning solutions featuring motion-capture-based 3D animation, 2D animation and live action filming.
- Lead Character and Technical Animator
- Directed animation, motion capture and live action.
- Guided clients in designing productions to fit their goals and brand.
- Provided timelines, scoping, budgets for all projects.
- Researched, sourced, and maintained department equipment and technology.
- Composited and edited content.
2K GAMES CAT DADDY STUDIOS, Kirkland, WA 03/2009 – 10/2013
Lead Animator / Technical Animator
Designed animation for fast-production casual games on both mobile and console platforms.
- Sensei Wars (Mobile)
- House Pest (Mobile)
- Herd Herd Herd (Mobile)
- Turd Birds (Mobile)
- Bee Jumbled (Mobile)
- Comedy Central’s Indecision Game (Moble)
- Carnival Games: Wild, Wild West (Nintendo 3DS)
- Let’s Cheer! (Xbox Kinect)
- Carnival Games, Monkey See, Monkey Do (Xbox Kinect)
2K GAMES FIRAXIS STUDIOS, Hunt Valley, MD
Lead Animator /Technical Animator
Managed the internal and overseas animation departments for this popular AAA, BAFTA award winning game. Built custom rigs for the high-resolution in-game characters.
- Civilization V (PC)
FATHOM STUDIOS LP, Atlanta, GA 06/2003 – 12/2008
Senior Character Animator / Rigging Supervisor
- Chroma Chameleon
BIG IDEA PRODUCTIONS, Lombard, IL 05/2001 – 04/2003
Character Animator / Director
- The Wonderful World of Autotainment
- Jonah a Veggietales Movie
INCREDIBLE TECHNOLOGIES, Rolling Meadows, IL 12/1998 – 05/2001
Modeling, texturing, animation, rigging, illustration and video production. Voted “Most Helpful Employee” in 2000 by co-workers.
- Carnival King
- Roadkill Grill
- Golden Tee 2K
- Golden Tee 2002
- Golden Tee Fore