Summary:

Lead Artist on a variety of jobs from Broadcast, Film and Web content.  Over 20 years experience working with a variety of companies. Specialized in keeping a cohesive artistic vision along with technical excellence.

Software:


Power User Maya, Nuke, After Effects, Vray, Mental Ray, Photoshop, Zbrush, Redshift.
other software Mudbox, Illustrator, Mari, Flash, Pftrack, Boujou, PtGui, Deadline, Speed Tree.

 

Skills:

Highly skilled in all areas of production from Storyboarding/Concept work and Animatics to on-set supervision and final compositing.  Especially adept at projects that require a multi-disciplinary approach.  Used to solve complicated problems under less-than-ideal conditions.

Work Experience:

 

Digital Domain November 2016

Worked on VR experience for the NBA.  Automotive spots and TV shows..
• CG Supervisor.  Tasks ranged from storyboarding to helping with final comp and other duties.

Spinifex August 2016

Worked on presentation for car show.
• Concept design and proof of concept tests.

Carbon August 2016

Worked on VR experience for the US Open.
• Tasks included modeling, lighting and comping of an all CG stadium and crowd.  Crowd sim was done by someone else.

Ntropic July 2016

Worked on TV commercials and promos.
• Tasks included dynamic fx and lighting in all digital piece.

Logan February 2016- June 2016

Helped create a mixed media experience for BMW.
• Tasks included comping and lighting in all digital and live action piece.

Arsenal Creative December 2015- January 2016

Working on automotive and fast food TV commercial campaigns.
• Tasks included comping and lighting in all digital and live action commercials.

Icon Mobile July 2015- December 2015

Long format presentation for CES.
• Created a high resolution, long-format high-frame-rate presentation.  Tasks included concept design and execution.

Arsenal Creative December 2015- June 2015

Worked on various TV commercial campaigns.
• Tasks included comping and lighting in all digital and live action commercials.

Mark Wurts Design September 2015- December 2015

Designed and executed content for high frame rate architectural futuristic visualization for CES.
• Tasks ranged from initial concept to final execution of content.

Ntropic August 2015-

Working on various TV commercial campaigns.
• Tasks included comping and lighting in all digital and live action commercials.

Arsenal FX January 15- May 15

Variouscommercials (Lexus, Amazon, Samsung and others) - Lead Artist/VFX Supervisor.
• Created photo real elements to be composited with motion control footage.
  Supervised on set photography.

Saatchi & Saatchi October 14- December 14

Toyota web content- Lead Artist.
• Created automotive renders for web campaign.

Stardust August 14- September 14

Nike web commercial - Lead Artist/VFX Supervisor.
• Created photo real elements to be composited with motion control footage.

Ntropic April 14- August 14

Lincoln and other commercial - Compositor/Concept Artist/CG artist
• Created photo real CG cars to insert in practical photography for television commercials.

• Created crowds scenes of cows for wide shots of television commercials.

 

Vertical  January 14- March 14

Terminix Commercials - Matte Painter/Concept Artist/CG artist
• Designed style frames and matte paintings for theme television commercials.

House of Salt  October 13- December 13

Lizzie Borden MOW/Sports promos - Matte Painter/Concept Artist/CG artist

• Designed style frames and matte paintings for MOW/ Also promos for LA Lakers.

Big Block  September 13- October13

GM and Ford commercials - Matte Painter/compositor

• Developed look and compositing for Television and web promos.

Ntropic April 13- August 13 E3 Promo-Ryse - Matte Painter/Concept Artist/CG artist

• Designed style frames and matte paintings for theme E3 promo.

House of Salt January 13- March 13 Theme park - Matte Painter/Concept Artist

• Designed style frames and matte paintings for theme park commercial. The Bank Design! December 12

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Seattle Mariners - Concept Artist
• Designed style frames for in stadium campaign.

Ntropic November 12 - January 13 Franklin Templeton Investments - Matte Painter/Nuke Compositor

• Worked directly with VFX Sup on the look of city environments.

Ntropic July 12 - November 12 Lincoln - Lead Artist/Storyboard Artist

  • Worked directly with VFX Sup on the lighting and animation of the shot.

  • Created storyboards for sequences.

  • Setup assets and shots for spot.

  • Supervised CG team and finished shots in Nuke.

Digital Domain
Skyy Vodka - CG Supervisor/Designer

  • Worked directly with VFX Sup on the lighting

  • Setup assets and shots for spot.

  • Assigned tasks to CG team and worked with

    Ntropic
    Ford - Lead Artist

  • Worked directly with VFX Sup on the lighting

  • Setup assets and shots for spot.

    Logan
    Vizio - Lead Artist

• Worked directly with VFX Sup on the lighting

Blind
Shine Harvest - Look Dev/Lighting Artist

• Setup lighting and textures for various shots.

Eight VFX
Jeep - Matte Painting

September11 - October 11

• Created a variety of mate paintings to created snowed in environments on plain backgrounds.

Duck Studios
Cox cable- Look Dev/Lighting Artist

• Setup lighting and textures for various shots.

Rhythm and Hues
Hot Wheels/Nascar- Concept Artist

• Created style frames for TV commercials.

Salt
NFL- Concept Artist

• Created style frames for Broadcast Package.

Solid
California Lottery- Concept Artist

• Created style frames for Television Commercials.

Ntropic
Franklin Investments- Lead Artist/Concept Artist

August 11 - September 11

June 11 - August 11 • Setup lighting, comping and textures for various shots.

Logan
Clinique/Sears- Lead Artist

February 11- April 11 • Created style frames, modeled, lit and rendered shot for TV commercials.

WSR Creative
Silverlit Toys- Lead Artist
• Created CG sequencest for TV commercials.

Rhythm and Hues
Colgate/Hot Wheels- Concept Artist

• Created style frames for TV commercials. •

Gentscholar
Chevron- CG artist. Concept Artist.

December 10- January 11

• Created CG Elements for TV commercials.

Digital Domain Nissan/Apple- CG Lead Artist

• Led team of artists to create web commercials.

Bully Bros
Colgate/Hot Wheels- CG Supervisor

• Created CG snow men for TV commercials.

Ntropic
Shanghai worldʼs fair- Concept Designer

• Created CG elements for TV commercials.

FHB Advertising! Steinmart- CG Supervisor

• Created CG elements for TV commercials.

Nu Systems
Un named Film Project- Concept Artist

• Created concept art for film project.

Brand New School! Tivo- CG Artist

• Created CG elements for TV commercials.

Nerve Films
VW- Matte Painter

• Created CG sea creatures and other elements for TV Commercials.

Ntropic
Sea World/Bank of NY- CGArtist

• Created CG elements and matte paintings for Promotional Video.

Sunset Edit
Japanese Sports Promotion- Matte Painter

• Created matte paintings for TV commercials.

Zoic
Human Target- Concept Artist

• Created concept designs for Television Show.

Asylum
Transformers 2- Digital Artist

• Created Motion Graphics for Film sequences.

Superfad
Ishares- Digital Artist

• Created CG elements for TV commercials.

Radium
Hershey/Cobra golf clubs- Digital Artist

• Created Cg elements for TV commercials.

Imaginary Forces Nascar- Concept Artist.

• Created Motion Graphics for Film sequences.

Digital Kitchen!
ATT Uverse- Concept Artist

Education:

Art Center College of Design B.S. Industrial Design 1995