MOTION GRAPHICS / 3D DESIGN
Created graphics for the Key Art Award-nominated The House Bunny (Theatrical Audio/Visual-International Trailers) and designed the all-graphics South Asian International Film Festival trailer (Theatrical Audio/Visual - Festival Trailers) winner, the 38th Annual Key Art Awards, 2009.
Created graphics for the Key Art Award-winning An American Haunting (Theatrical Audio/Visual - Horror Trailers), the 36th Annual Key Art Awards, 2007.
Created graphics for many Golden Trailer-nominated and winning trailers, including Black Book, Beer League, The Triplets of Belleville, Elephant, A Slipping Down Life, Winged Migration, The Cooler, and Dumb and Dumberer.
After Effects, Photoshop, Cinema 4D and Illustrator are my staple programs. I also have a working knowledge of many other necessary production software packages and am always eager to learn new programs as needed.
Thorough knowledge of Macintosh-based production environments.
Superior technical knowledge regarding film, video and file formats / conversions.
Time-tested experience designing title treatments, “call-to-actions”, lower thirds, logos, etc.
Solid, clean design sense.
Well-organized, fast, good sense of humor and personable.
MASTERS OF FINE ARTS, Film Production (Screenwriting Concentration), 1995
Columbia University, New York, NY
BACHELOR OF SCIENCE, Film Production, 1989
The University of Texas, Austin, Texas
FREELANCE MOTION GRAPHICS ARTIST, October 2008 - present
Contributed motion graphics for development sizzle reels for Original Productions in Burbank, CA.
12 month permalance position at Herzog and Company working primarily on supplemental DVD and Blu-Ray content on Game of Thrones (Seasons 1 and 2), Boardwalk Empire (Seasons 1 and 2), Prince of Persia, Clash of the Titans, Cop Out, Lost, Robin Hood, and other projects. Responsibilities include Cinema4D animation and modeling, After Effects, Photoshop and Illustrator work. I’ve also worked freelance for Flyer Entertainment, Giaronomo Productions (NYC), Mojo, BPG, Bungalow 3 and Tiny Hero.
STAFF MOTION GRAPHICS ARTIST, Alkemi Entertainment, July 2001 - October 2008
Initially responsible for designing and creating all motion graphics for the firm, setting up initial motion graphics department, supervising all related equipment purchases, hiring additional graphic artists as needed, meeting with clients, producers, editors and writers for graphic design, consistency and overall quality.
Selected Motion Graphics Credits
Act of Valor
Lost: Season 6
The Lives of Others
The Squid and the Whale
Kung Fu Hustle
An American Haunting
City of God
DVD and Blu-Ray Menu/Asset Design
Game of Thrones
Prince of Persia