Motion Graphics Design, and Art Director. 12 years experience creating animation and VFX for video and films for clients such as Samsung, Loyal3, PBS, MTV and more.

Experience_
Freelance, Motion Graphics Designer, Art Direction
(2004 – Current)
Manage internal teams, clients, and vendors to produce commercials, digital content, show opens and promos Create and maintain detailed schedules, quality control requirements, and assets.
Create estimates and leverage knowledge of industry to successfully negotiate fees for freelancers and vendors Create and manage production schedules.

Assist new business teams by producing rips, video boards and original pitch videos
Establish key relationships with producers at production and post-production houses, digital agencies and audio facilities Animate and composite multiple and complex projects simultaneously
work with clients/studios including: Samsung, T-Mobile, HSBC, Halls, PBS, ESPN, MTV, Hasbro, TVLand, Lifetime Channel, USA network, Stardust, Psyop, Panda Panther, Buck.

Loyal3, San Francisco, CA Senior Motion Graphic Designer (2014 – 2015)
Develop, Design, produce, and animate videos. Concept video idea, Storyboarding, Editing, and Sound design.
Responsible for production planning and schedule.

Ultrabland, New York, NY Assistant Video Editor & Post Production Animator (2001 – 2004)
Work included, graphic design, animation, video editing
Client services, purchasing decisions and system integration. Maintained technology and general office work. Clients included HBO, Cinemax, Showtime, TNN/Spike, NBC, CBS, Res Media, MTV, and VH1

CakeMix Recording Audio Recording Studio, Dallas TX Main Engineer (1999 – 2001)
Audio post production for television
Direct work with clients, Studio maintenance, general office work
Worked with such clients as Discovery Channel, Cartoon Network
Lockheed Martin, Frito Lays. And People like James Earl Jones and Terry Bradshaw

Activities & Achievements_

CO-FOUNDER, Open Skateboards (2008 – 2014)
Started and run a small skateboard company. focusing on skateboard decks and design.
Running all aspects of the brand. working with designers, manufacturers, promotion, and team management.

FOUNDER Music Related Records (2004 – 2008)
Started and ran independent record label. Releasing a total of 12 albums by artists from all over the world. Handled all aspects of the of label from promotion, artist management, manufacturing, and shipping.

Education_

Art Institute of Pittsburgh Industrial Design & Visual Special Effects Graduated with Honors