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Inventory Processing Team Member

Borders Books

Inventory verification and adjustment, stocking, sorting, cashiering, book selling.

Sep 2008Present

Visual Effects & 3D Animation Student

Flashpoint Academy

Nova - Visual Effects Producer for short film (in post-production).

Women in Media: Sharing the Flame - Production Assistant, Artist and Actor for documentary film (in post-production).

At the Mart - After Effects logo animation, digital production, design exploration for variety show concept.

To the Moon - Producer, Director, After Effects animation, Compositor, original concept music video, student project.

Faerie Peril - Producer, After Effects animation for animated series concept, student project.

Haloa - Producer, Director, Animator, Modeler, Compositor, original concept for animated short, student project.

Red Carpet Rescue - Modeler, texture research/photography, design exploration for video game.


Office Coordinator

Jane Hamley Wells

Customer liaison, order coordination, project tracking, shipping, estimates, damage claims, inventory, billing, accounts receivable, collateral production, maintain supplies & samples.


Client Services & Production Coordinator


Customer liaison, incoming print job assessment, traffic coordinator, prepare quotes, billing, coordinate outsourced services, digital asset maintenance, maintain supplies, bindery, special projects.


Production Coordinator & Project Manager


Maintain time and expense database, prepare invoices and statements, assist bookkeeper with tasks (ie. cut checks, update A/R & A/P registers), customer liaison, maintain project and sample library, resident proofreader, assists designers with production work (ie. brainstorming, scanning, photography, research, logistics.)


Voice Actor

AR&T Associates

A Room Nearby - Voice work and co-author for character in an animated feature aired nationally through ITVS/PBS. The special won Grand Prize at the International Festival of Animation in Ottawa, Canada (2004) and a Peabody Award (2006).


Project Coordinator

IDEO, Inc.

Set up and maintain project room and assets, facilitate team communication, conduct secondary research, maintain group calendar, schedule client & team meetings, client updating and general point of contact, document project process, update budget, production assistant, resource acquisition, assist project manager, archiving, collaboration and studio knowledge development.


Voice Actor

AR&T Associates

Drawn from Life - Original story and voice work for a segment of the X-Chromosome animation series which ran on Oxygen Media's cable channel. The series won Grand Prize at the International Festival of Animation in Ottawa, Canada (2000).



Visual Effects & 3D Animation

Flashpoint Academy

Associates of Applied Sciences program completed June 2010.


Cabrillo College

Undergraduate courses.


Adobe After Effects Autodesk XSI Autodesk Maya Pixologic ZBrush Adobe Photoshop MS Office Suite



I am a Visual Effects Artist finishing up my studies at Flashpoint, the Academy of Media Arts and Sciences in Chicago, IL (completion: June 2010). My main focus is in compositing in After Effects, producing and digital production work.  I am planning to move back to the Bay Area, CA in the Summer of 2010 but would love to hear about any available employment opportunities.  Thank you for your consideration.


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