Director/Supervisor/Animator

INTRODUCTION

Character Animator with 20 + years experience in the professional animation industry. Involved in development, supervising, recruiting, mentoring and educating. Experience in Feature Film, Ride Films, Games and TV industries.

SKILLS

  • Maya

  • Softimage

  • Shotgun

  • Photoshop 

  • Final Cut Pro

  • Unreal

EXPERIENCE

EDUCATION

Tau Films - Animation Director

2014- Present

➢ Recruited, Trained and Managed Animation Teams. Responsible for supervising, budgeting and scheduling projects to maintain high quality and on time delivery. Completed Feature Film, TV and Various CG Ride Film Projects.

  • BFA Caldwell University

  • Certificate in Communications Caldwell University

  • Certificate in Animation            Joe Kubert School of Graphc Art

Blur Studio - Animator

2013

➢ Character Keyframe and Mocap fixes using Softimage XSI for Elder Scrolls 2 Game Cinematic

Rhythm & Hues Studios - Animation Supervisor

2007-2013

➢ Animation Supervisor for Feature Films Land of the Lost, Hop

➢ Planned, oversaw and conducted Department Meetings in coordination with Animation Department Manager.

➢ Education Mentor and Teacher for new hires and interns

➢ Responsible for Developing and Organizing Education Curriculum and Conducting Advanced Animation Training for International Animation Teams Animation 

Rhythm & Hues Studios - Animation Lead

2003-2013

➢ Animation Lead - Yogi Bear, Alvin & the Chipmunks 1&2, Evan Almighty, Night at the Museum, Garfield 2

➢ Animator – Chronicles of Narnia, Elektra, Garfield: the Movie

➢ Additional Projects: TV Digital Max/ Cox Cable

Pandemic Studios - Character Animator

2003

➢ Character Animator - Starwars Battlefront

➢ Duties include character setup and character animation using Softimage XSI.

College of the Canyons - Professor

2001

➢ Animation Professor using Maya

Tremor Entertainment - Character Animator

2001-2002

➢ Character Animator for Games

➢ Duties included character setup and character animation using 3D Studio Max

Foundation Imaging - Character Animator

1999-2000

➢ CG Animator on 3D Television project Starship Troopers using Lightwave. Responsible for Directing Mocap for given shots/sequences.

Creative Capers Entertainment - Character Animator

1995-1999

➢ Directed and Animated (2D & 3D) Film & CDRom Projects.

➢ Feature projects include: The Tigger Movie, 101 Dalmatians Movie, and Mr.Magoo Movie Title Sequence. 

Zander Animation Parlour - Assistant Animator

1991-1995

Assistant Animator for various Commercials

Freelance Animator

1991-Present

2D and 3D/CG Animator for various studios

➢ Clients include Hubbub Inc., JJ Sedelmeir, MTV productions, Lifetime, Nickelodeon, Acme Filmworks, Bakshi Zootoons, Cornerstone Animation.

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