Freelance 2005 - Present
Animation & VFX
Illustration & Concept Art
Art Director, Post Production National Geographic Explorer New York, NY 07/17 - Present
Worked with story producers to develop & finish segment graphics, animations, & maps. Concepted show package & worked with agency to create final package. R&D’d & established cartography process for in-show maps.
Motion Graphics Designer National Geographic Explorer New York, NY 09/16 - 06/17
Worked with studio & story producers to develop & finish segment graphics & animations.
Digital Art Director The Nightly Show With Larry Wilmore New York, NY 02/15 - 09/16
Designed & animated show graphics. Developed Deep Dive design /animation concepts from script to screen.
Art Director adultswim.com New York, NY 06/12 - 07/14
Developed, pitched, and refined creative solutions with producers. Lead art/VFX team creating art and animation assets for web videos. Hired, trained, and managed new artists and freelancers. Created illustration, animation, VFX, concept art, storyboards, animatics, practical props/FX & costumes, music, sound design.
Storyboard/Animatic Artist Curious Pictures New York, NY 06/09 - 08/10
Created episode storyboards, simultaneously developed boards into animatics. Pitched storyboards and animatics to producers and research department.
Lead Storyboard/Animatic Artist Little Airplane New York, NY 10/06 - 06/09
Created episode storyboards, simultaneously developed boards into animatics. Pitched storyboards and animatics to producers and research department. Trained and lead new artists.
Lead Animator/Senior Artist Humongous Entertainment Seattle, WA 03/01 - 03/05
Lead game animation teams, trained new animators & artists. Liaised with external ink & paint companies and identified inefficiencies & refinement areas in animation process. Contributed to game, puzzle, and story design. Created 2D/3D/traditional animation and game art, concept art, storyboards.
PC and Mac
Adobe After Effects
Adobe Media Encoder
Weatherhead Experience Design
VanArts, Montreal, Quebec 2009
PIXAR Masterclass - Animation, Storyboarding, and Story Development
Northwest College of Art, Poulsbo, WA 1991
Associate Degree, Visual Communication