Education

Brigham Young University / Provo, UT / 2008 - 2014
BFA in Visual Arts: Animation

Experience

    3D Character Animator / Blue Delorean / November 2014
  • Animated background humanoid monsters for TV show VFX

    3D Character Animator / Brave Frontier "One on One", Brewster Parsons / October 2014 - November 2014
  • Animated characters for video game ad placement
  • Animated cameras

    3D Character Animator / Ram's Horn, BYU / March 2014 - November 2014
  • Animated “Andre” character in Maya
  • Blocked out pre-vis shots and cameras with both bipedal and quadrupedal characters
  • Edited sequences in Premiere to improve timing and consistency between shots

    3D Character Animator / OWNED, BYU / January 2013 - January 2014
  • Film placed first in the 2014 College Television Awards and Student Academy Awards
  • Animated character shots in Maya
  • Collaborated with other animators to improve my shots and provide feedback on others
  • Framed and animated shot cameras in Houdini

    2D Character Animator / Flower Girl, self / November 2012 - April 2013
  • Animated short film consisting of a character interacting with an object
  • Voiced character

    2D Animator / Various, Kelly Loosli / June 2012 - October 2012
  • Cleanup and inbetweening shots in Toon Boom
  • Character animation in Toon Boom
  • Character animation in Adobe Flash

    2D Cleanup Animator / Dreamgiver, Tyler Carter / August 2010 - December 2010
  • Cleaned up and inbetweened animated shots according to a set style convention
  • Colored shots to a gradient-based design

    2D Flash Game Artist / Shattered Colony: The Survivors, Jonathon Duerig / May 2008 - April 2009
  • Animated NPC actions and walk cycles
  • Animated gun fire and explosion effects
  • Designed all graphical assets, including characters, environment tiles, and GUI
  • Created backdrop art for menus and win/lose screens

Technical Skills

Programs: Maya, Flash, Photoshop, Mari, Painter, Sketchbook Pro, Mudbox, Houdini

Scripting: Actionscript, MEL, PHP, HTML, CSS, MySQL, XML

Fabrication: 3d printing, soldering, sewing, drafting