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:

 

Motomo Studios July 2017

Worked on several online car promos.
• Lead Artist.  Tasks ranged from on set VFX supervision to helping with final animation/lighting/comp and other duties.

Carbon VFX June 2017

Worked on fracturing effects for a TV commercial. 
• Digital ArtistsTasks ranged from devising a fast method to fracture glass predictably to helping with final comp and other duties.

NtropicMarch 2017

Worked on BUDWEISER short sci-fi film for the Chinese market.  Also worked on banking spot.
• Digital Artist.  Tasks ranged from concept design to texture and lighting to helping with final comp and other duties.

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