RESUME

ANIMATION EXPERIENCE

Lachina Creative - Animator

CLEVELAND, OH  I  JUN 2019 - PRESENT

Create various animated and illustrated content, along with the animation department, that can be 2D or 3D. The content can be produced for

social media posts, client work, and internal pre-production work.

Design characters and develop story ideas for short animated clips and films.

Halo Media Works - Freelance Animator

SOLON, OH  I  JUN 2019 - MARCH 2019

Collaborate with an Art Director and an Illustrator to animate and

rig multiple 2D characters and images for a motion graphic

explainer videos, about 7 minutes long, for a client.

Halo Media Works - Motion Graphics Artist

SOLON, OH  I  JUL 2018 - AUG 2018

Assisted in editing 4 analysis videos for Arena of Valor, a MOBA (Multiplayer Online Battle Arena) mobile game, 3-4 minutes each, by editing video/audio clips and animating both pre-made and original graphics to accompany voice-overs.

Videos:

Cleveland Museum of Natural History - Animator

CLEVELAND, OH  I  AUG 2017 - APRIL 2018

Collaborated with two other animators to create a 5 minute segment in the format of the museum’s planetarium dome shaped projector.

Ensured the music, composed by a student at the Cleveland Institute of Music, worked well with the visuals.

Video:

Red Point Digital - Freelance Animator

AKRON, OH  I  AUG 2017 - OCT 2017

Animated 10 short clips telling the story of 2 main characters, with 4 different designs each, going through the stages of growing up.

Designed 7 additional original characters to support the narrative, and designed original backgrounds for all clips.

CIA 2016 Holiday E-Card

CLEVELAND, OH  I  NOV 2016 - DEC 2016

Collaborated with Joe Williams to animate an E-Card that won its place to represent CIA for the 2016  holiday season.

Think Right Creative - Freelance Animator

CHAGRIN FALLS, OH  I  MAY 2015 - MAY 2015

Collaborated with the owner of a small business to create 3 animated ads, about 15 seconds each, featuring their character mascot in 3 different costume designs.

ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCE

Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland - Gallery Attendant

CLEVELAND, OH  I  SEPT 2015 - MAY 2019

Ensure the safety of both visitors and pieces in 3 galleries as well as provide information

about the work displayed during public hours as well as occasional private events/parties.

EDUCATION

Cleveland Institute of Art (CIA)

CLEVELAND, OH  I  GRADUATED MAY 18, 2019

Bachelors of Fine Art in Animation

Mentor High School (MHS)

MENTOR, OH  I  AUG 2011 - MAY 2015

High School Diploma

GPA: 3.16

2-year College Tech Prep Program:

Interactive Media

SKILLS

Character Animation

Character Acting

Character Design

Motion Graphics

Storyboarding

Storytelling

Illustration

Programs:

Storyboard Pro, TV Paint, Adobe Animate, Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, After Effects, Audacity, Autodesk Maya, Mudbox

AWARDS AND SCHOLARSHIPS

CIA - SIE 73 Board of Trustees Awards of Honorable Mention

FEB 2019

CIA - Excellence in Animation Scholarship

MAY 2017

 
CIA - Gund Family Scholarship

2015-2019

SkillsUSA - TV Production OH State Competition

2015

Won 5th place along with a partner.

Lakeland Art Show

2011-2014

Won blue ribbons for all of my MHS art projects I entered (6-8).

MHS - Fine Art I Award

2011-2012

MHS - Fine Art II Award

2012-2013

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