About

Visual storytelling professional responsible for creating mixed media video communications. Design communicates creativity, humor, and joy that attracts and engages people. Projects show storytelling through design, expressive drawing, inspired color sense, and bold art direction. Solid background in filmmaking and graphic design, with an ability to innovate techniques and use technology as an artistic tool to maximize the impact of any given project. Adept at initiating and executing a wide variety of styles, for all formats and platforms. Years of experience creating narrative content and presentations in small, dynamic teams.

EXPERTISE
Narrative Story Design, Illustration, Motion Graphics, Animation, Web, Social Media graphics, large format printing, Adobe Creative Suite

EXPERIENCE
Colossal Pictures Designer
Nightmare Before Christmas Artist
Microsoft Network 2D Animation Lead
Corporate Presentation Designer
ASIFA Award Winning Independent Animator
Square Rig Sailor
Music Video Art and Animation Director

Education

BFA Filmmaking, Character and Experimental Animation

California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA

Training for animated feature filmmaking. Focus on visual storytelling, art direction, film and video production, layout, screenwriting, specialization in story and stop motion animation. Mentored by Jules Engel.

Maya 3d animation training

San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA