PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • Animation / 3D Instructor  - Huntington University - Phoenix, AZ    April 2016 - Present                                                       3D modeling and Animation for the Digital Arts & Animation Degree.

  • Animation / 3D Instructor  - Grand Canyon University - Phoenix, AZ    August 2013 - Present                                            3D modeling, Animation and VFX for the Digital Design Degree

  • General Freelance 3D - Animation Artist - RJAnimation - Phoenix, AZ     Dec 2009 -  Present                                            2D/3D Animation Production, 3D Design, Motion Graphics, & Video editing,

  • Animation / 3D Instructor  - The Art Institute - Phoenix, AZ    April 2016 -  Dec 2018                                                           3D modeling and Animation for the Media Art & Animation Degree.

  • 3D Artist / Texture Artist - Pixel Eight LLC - Phoenix, AZ   December 2010 - 2013

       Model & texture 3D environments for TV series and Film.

  • Multimedia Artist / Video Editor - Mojo Video Marketing - Phoenix, AZ  March  2012 - Aug 2012

       Motion graphics, Graphic design, 3D elements, Video Compositing and Event camera operator

  • 3D - 2D Animator / Dynamic Visions - Scottsdale, AZ  March  2011 - February 2012   

       Medical animation showing how cell function and structure, with technical illustrations.

  • Motion graphics / 3D Animator  - Avnet Technology Solutions - Phoenix, AZ   July 2011- Sept 2011

       3D animation video for company message campaign.

  • QA Game Tester - THQ - Phoenix, AZ      May 2009 - November 2009  

       Analyzes the video game and document software defects.

AWARDS

  • The Art Institute of Phoenix Student Choice, Best Portfolio Award      September 25, 2008 

 

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS

  • Strong motion graphic skills combining 3D and animation Compositing

  • Well rounded 3D modeler and Texture Artist

  • Videographer with lighting and audio experience

  • Knowledgeable in Graphic Design & Freehand Illustrator

 

SKILLS

-After Effects      -Photoshop         -Marmoset ToolBag        -Substance Painter        -Modo       -Blender

     -Maya                  -3Ds Max             -Illustrator            -Z Brush          -Premiere

 

EDUCATION

The Art Institute of Phoenix, Phoenix, AZ

Bachelor of Arts in Media Arts & Animation           2005  -   2008

 

Updated 9/17/19