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2006 Rhode Island School of Design, Providence , RI
Basic Maya: Modeling for 3D Design & Animation
2002 Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI
Bachelor of Fine Arts Film Animation Video
2009-2010 CloudKid, Watertown, MA
Freelance Animatic and Storyboard Artist. Using Flash CS3, worked remotely as a freelance storyboard and animatic artist for the Emmy nominated Fizzy's Lunch Lab webisodes on the PBSkids.org website. Kept in close contact with the director and other storyboard artists to ensure clear communication and smooth production deadlines.
2006 - 2009 Animation Collective, New York, NY
Storyboard Supervisor/Artist. Using Flash MX, worked as a storyboard supervisor, storyboard artist, layout artist, and animator on multiple projects now airing on the Nicktoons Network, BBC and other international stations. As storyboard supervisor, worked closely with directors, art directors and producers to enusre clear and effective communication with the board team, with a concentration on style, shot direction and acting. Ability to work quickly and efficiently on tight deadlines both individually and in team situations.
2003 - 2010 Soup 2 Nuts, Watertown, MA
Freelance Artist. Using Flash CS3, worked as a character designer, storyboard artist and animator. Worked on numerous projects for the Cartoon Network, BET, Oxygen, FOX, PBS, NBC, and Scholastic, including the Emmy Winning "Word Girl" and the Emmy Nominated "Time Warp Trio". Collaborated effectively with Art Directors, fellow Animators, Storyboard Artists, and character designers. Ability to work quickly, efficiently and meet deadlines on multiple simultaneous projects.
2003 Anthony Janello Photography Studio, Hope, RI
Web Designer. Designed and coded a website for Professor Anthony Janello of the Rhode Island School of Design, to showcase his photographic works ( www.sacreddarkness.com ).
2002-2003 O'Plenty Animation Studio, Pt. Pleasant, NJ
Animator. Using traditional hand-drawn animation techniques, worked as a storyboard artist, lead animator, character designer, layout artist, concept artist, and clean up artist on various projects. Ability to create on scenes both individually and in group situations.
1998-1999 O'Plenty Animation Studio, Pt. Pleasant, NJ
Intern. Worked as a lead animator, assistant animator, clean up artist, ink and paint artist.
CloudKid, Watertown, MA
2009-2010 ‘Fizzy's Lunch Lab '
Storyboard / Animatic Artist. Worked remotely and kept in close contact with director and other board artists to create animatics for the Emmy nominated web-exclusive "Fizzy's Lunch Lab" on PBS Kids Go! at the PBSkids.org website.
Animation Collective , New York, NY
2009 ‘Eloise in Africa '
Storyboard Supervisor. Worked closely with the director and my board team to create the animatic for Eloise's latest direct to DVD feature length adventure for Handmade Films.
2008-2009 ‘Jolly Rabbit Pilot'
Storyboard Artist. Worked closely with the director, the designer and two other board artists to create the first two animatics for Animation Collective
2007-2008 ‘Three Delivery '
Storyboard Artist. Worked on the first season of Three Delivery, now airing on the Nicktoons Network.
2007-2008 ‘Speed Racer: The Next Generation '
Storyboard Artist, Layout Artist and Animator. Worked as a board artist on the first season of Speed Racer: The Next Generation, now airing on the Nicktoons Network. Was also asked to assist with layout and animation for the series premiere.
2006-2007 ‘Kappa Mikey '
Storyboard Artist, and Animator. Worked on the first and second season of Kappa Mikey, now airing on the Nicktoons Network.
Soup 2 Nuts, Watertown, MA
2006-2010 ‘Word Girl '
Storyboard Artist, Prop Designer and Animator. Worked onall four seasons of the Emmy winning series, now airing on PBS.
2004-2005 ‘Time Warp Trio '
2004 ‘ Show & Tell: Season Two'
Storyboard Artist, and Animator. Worked on the first and second season of the Emmy nominated children's show, now airing on PBS, the NBC Discovery Kids block, and the Discovery Kids Channel.
‘Pick Me '
‘ Pickle Elf'
Storyboard Artist, Animator, Character Designer. Chosen to work closely with art director to design the characters and the over all look for the twelve ‘Show & Tell' interstitials which aired on the Cartoon Network and as advertisements in select movie theater companies. Also worked as the sole developer on 3 episodes.
2004 ‘ Ella Enchanted: The Switch'
2003 Show & Tell: Season One
Character Designer, Storyboard Artist, Animator. Chosen to work closely with art director to design the characters and the over all look for the 30 second demo for Miramax's animated sequel to Ella Enchanted.
‘Anthony the Magnificent '
‘ Lily's Note'
Character Designer, Storyboard Artist, Animator. Worked closely with art director to design the characters and the over all look for the seven ‘Show & Tell' interstitials to air on the Cartoon Network. Also worked as the sole developer for two episodes.
2003 ‘Tom Snyder FOX Pilot'
Character Designer. Chosen to work closely with the Art Director and Creator to develop character designs for the entire cast.
2003 ‘Home Movies'
Storyboard Artist and Animator. Worked on the fourth season for the Cartoon Network.
2003 ‘Hey Monie!'
Animator. Contributed to the third season for the BET and the Oxygen Network.
Animator, Clean up Animator. Worked closely with the Art Director, and Creator to adapt the children's book “Bombaloo” to animation for Scholastic.
O'Plenty Animation, Pt. Pleasant, NJ
2001-2003 TV Pilot, ‘Dawn Patrol'
Storyboard Artist, Lead Animator, Layout Artist, and Character Designer. Created storyboards and layouts for multiple scenes. Served as Lead Animator for the ‘Kid Kelp' character and many others. Assisted with the designs of existing characters and designed new characters for the series. Also ensured all scenes where on model.
2001 Scholastic CD-Rom, ‘Clifford The Big Red Dog Learning Activities
Ink and Paint. Used Adobe Photoshop to digitally color hand drawn animation art that was scanned into the computer.
2000 ‘Paul Bowles Documentary'
Animation, Clean up, Animation, and Character Design. Ensured all scenes where on model, and produced concept work.
1999 ‘Daniel the Day Dreaming Mouse'
Ink and Paint. Painted cells by hand.
1998 Scholastic ‘One Zillion Valentines'
Clean up Animation, Ink and Paint. Worked closely with Art Director and Animators to clean up multiple scenes. Painted cells by hand.
Animation: Macromedia Flash CS3, Macromedia Flash MX, Very comfortable using a Wacom Tablet, Crater Animation, Adobe After Effects 5.0, Maya 7.0, Adobe Premiere, Sound Forge 5.0, Pencil Test Deck, Steinback editing, Junior Oxberry.
Computer: Comfortable with both Mac and PC platforms, Dreamweaver MX, Adobe Go Live!, Adobe Photoshop, HTML, Word.
Production: In all studios became the “go to” person for the most difficult assignments and brought them to completion on time and high quality.
2002 Rhode Island School of Design, Providence RI
Film Animation Video Senior Show, ‘ The Good, the Bad, and the Hungry'
2001 Rhode Island School of Design, Providence RI
Film Animation Video Junior Show, ‘ B.Y.O.B'