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Skills

3D Modeling and Animation
Design visualization(architectural and engineering), special effects, character animation, video editing and compositing

Graphic Design and Commercial Art
Corporate branding, layout design(print materials), website design, DVD authoring, digital illustration, traditional fine art

Software Knowledge

• Autodesk 3ds Max • Adobe Photoshop • Adobe Director
• Adobe Illustrator • Adobe Dreamweaver • Adobe Premiere
• Adobe Flash • Microsoft Office • Adobe After Effects 
• Autodesk Maya • Corel Painter • Sony Sound Forge
• Bentley Microstation • Hash Animation Master  


Experience

Omnipulse Media Full-time Position, 2008 - 2011.  Houston, TX

Design Supervisor
• 3D modeling and animation
• Graphic design and digital imaging
• Website design and multimedia development
• DVD authoring and design
• Video editing and storyboarding

Last Flight of the Champion (full length children's animated feature)
• Assistant Director
• Team leader
     - Lighting
     - Texture Mapping
     - Cinematography

Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County, Texas - Two 6 month Contract Positions, 2006 & 2007.  Houston, TX

PSA Professional
• 3D modeling and animation
• Graphic design and digital imaging
• DVD authoring and design
• Video editing and storyboarding

Projects
• DVD Presentation - Rail Line Corridor Expansion

Kashat Productions - 2 year Contract Position, 2005 - 2007.  Sugarland, TX

Production Artist
• 3D modeling and animation
• Full character rigging - body movement programming and facial expression articulation

Projects
• Full length animated feature (still in production)

Rocha Visualization, Inc - Full-time Position, 1999 - 2005.  Houston, TX

Computer Graphics Specialist
• 3D modeling and animation
• Graphic design and digital imaging
• Website design and multimedia development
• DVD authoring and design
• Video editing and storyboarding

Most recent projects
• Metro Rail Preliminary Engineering Design – Houston, TX
• Gallerie Museum Living, virtual walkthrough – Houston, TX
• Nova Southeastern University LRT Animation DVD – Ft. Lauderdale, FL


Achievements

Additional Contract Experience and Awards

• JP Morgan Chase Corporate Challenge T-shirt design winner
• eNIC Corporation - .cc web design contest winner
• Dean's List - Art Institute of Houston, 1998-2000
• Comcast Spotlight - graphic design and Web design
• Society of St. Vincent de Paul - website redesign and maintenance
• Prestonwood & Associates, LLC - website maintenance


Education

The Art Institute of Houston (June 2000.  Houston, Texas)

Associate of Applied Science, Computer Animation
GPA: 3.7

 

 

 

 

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