Work History

Work History
Aug 2011 - Present

Lead Digital Compositor

ABC Television/No Ordinary Family
  • Worked directly with TV editors and producers on weekly episodes
  • Assisted in the recruiting process and establishing an in-house group of compositor and digital artist
    • Led the in-house team of VFX artists providing with creative techniques while delivering timely results for the show
Feb 2010 - Aug 2010

Composite Supervisor

Pixel Magic Visual Effects - Louisiana
  • Composite Supervisor for first feature film done in Louisiana thru Pixel Magic
  • Technical workflow design and implementation, including CG and compositing integration, wire removals 
  • Managed and supervised a team of 10 newly hired artists
Dec 2009 - Feb 2010

Freelance Digital Artist

IE Effects
  • Worked as the only Compositor for special venue  360 degree dome projection
  • Created rough mock up for timing and followed thru to final 6k render
  • Was responsible for creating and executing 2d effects to enhance 3d animation
Sep 2008 - Dec 2009

Composite Supervisor

Amalgamated Pixels

  • Manage day-to-day execution and supervision of projects acting as an efficient and effective communicator with clients, production and editorial teams, as well as being the leading artistic force behind every project
  • completed complex computer generated effects for film and large format entertainment venues
  • Visual Effects techniques including blue/green screen compositing, CG animation integration, digital photography, 2D effects creation and tracking
  • Successful  supervision of several feature films, was selected as the on-site company representative for final delivery and implementation of special venue media in  Macau, China  
  • Most recent film credit: The Final Destination (2009) (digital compositor)
Mar 1996 - Sep 2008

Animation Restoration Lead Artist Supervisor & Digital Compositor

Pixel Magic Visual Effects - Los Angeles
  • Technical workflow design and implementation, including CG and compositing integration, wire removals and special effects producer
  • Managed and supervised a team of 20 restoration artists, maintaining an open and fluid relationship with artists, coordinators, techs, and other supervisors
  • Among the most recent  and most influential film credits include:  Hotel for Dogs (2009) (digital compositor), Marley & Me (2008) (digital compositor) and 300 (2006) (visual effects: Pixel Magic)
Sep 1998 - Mar 1999

Adobe After Effects and Premiere Instructor

Learning Tree University

  • Trained Students to utilize specific software programs
  • Provided students with creative methods for executing projects and a solid artistic and visual curriculum to the field of special effects and post production that encouraged thinking outside the box

  •  Remained on top of industry trends and developed innovative ways to improve creative approaches to any given project, sharing this knowledge with students


Jun 1986 - Jun 1990

Bachelor of Arts Fine Art Photography

California State University Fullerton
  • GPA: 3.8
  • Dean’s List all four years
  • Magna Cum Ladda Undergraduate
  • Awarded Honor Student in Art & Sciences Department



After Effects

  Highly analytical thinking with demonstrated talent for identifying, scrutinizing, improving, and streamlining complex work processes. Computer-literate performer with extensive software proficiency covering wide variety of applications. Goal-driven leader who maintains a productive climate and confidently motivates, mobilizes, and coaches employees to meet high performance standards. Productive, dependable, responsible worker with solid work ethic who exerts optimal effort in successfully completing tasks. Computer programs knowledge includes: After Effects, Commotion, Mocha, Photoshop, Illustrator, Final Cut Pro, Filemaker Pro  



Active Member of the Visual Effects Society

Active member IATSE Local 700


Visual Effects Artist & Compositor with an extensive art background, and in-depth knowledge and experience in computer graphics production pipelines that include: 2D/3D Animation, Special Effects, Broadcast Design, Wire Removals, Editing, Post Production, and having worked on countless film and television projects serving the Hollywood community for the last thirteen years.