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Summary

I am currently a junior at the Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design who is seeking employment as a freelance animator or illustrator. I have had over ten years of experience in traditional media, and over 5 years in digital media.

Work experience

Jun 2008Aug 2008

Art At Work Employee

Marwen

Responsibilities included collaborating with thirteen other artists to create a photo mural to be placed on the side of the Marwen facilities

Jun 2008Aug 2008

Intern

Chewbone Animation

Responsibilities included assisting Chicago animator Joe Merideth with storyboard concepts, researching visual references, setting key frames, and doing frame tests for his upcoming animated short.

Sep 2007Dec 2007

Winter Holiday Card Illustrator

Marwen

Responsibilities included working with other artists to brainstorm and complete 10 personalized designs for greeting cards for the 2008 Winter holiday

Education

Aug 2008Present

BFA

Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design
Jun 2004Aug 2008

Learning experience

Marwen

Took various courses that dealt with learning traditional media and digital media, including (but not limited to):

  • fashion design
  • inking
  • learning adobe creative studio suite
  • painting (watercolor, ink, gouche)
  • drawing (pen, ink, graphite, colored pencil)
  • Printmaking (silkscreening)
  • animating (stop-motion, traditional)
  • film and video

Digital Work

Skills

Digital
Adobe Photohshop Adobe After Effects Adobe Illustrator Autodesk Maya I-Stop Motion Flipbook Final Cut Pro Soundtrack Pro efficient with basic camera functions
Traditional
Pencil (graphite, colored, watercolor) Ink (india, colored, pen) Paint (watercolor, ink, gouache, acrylic)