Résumé

Experience

Freelance Artist
December 2009-Present
Miscellaneous Clients

  • Coordinate correspondence remotely with individual clients and create custom art pieces.
  • Design characters for independent projects and pitch bibles.

Merchandise Designer
February 2015-Present
PinUSA, PinCraft, Lizal

  • Illustrate concepts and design ready for production art of enamel pins, keychains, magnets, and other hard line merchandise. Clients include Disney, Hard Rock Cafe, Her Universe, and Universal.

Graphics Artist
October 2015-March 2016
Critical Content

  • Storyboarded slates used in production cuts for the MTV show Suspect.
  • Photographed, built, and animated final motion graphics sequences in the MTV show Suspect.

Show Artist
August 2012-October 2015
Walt Disney Parks

  • Hand sketched artwork stocked at locations throughout Walt Disney World Resort and Disneyland Resort.
  • Hand sketched artwork commissioned by costumers at Walt Disney World Resort and Disneyland Resort.
  • Designed new sketches for resort-wide circulation and special events.
  • Designed and assembled limited edition wrist watches sold in Disney’s Hollywood Studios.
  • Managed the library database for the team.

Clean Up Art Intern
August 2012
Premise Entertainment

  • Studied clean up animation under supervising artist.
  • Successfully completed tests in clean up animation and digital ink and paint.

Merchandise Host
June 2006-June 2010
Walt Disney Parks

  • Handled pricing, stocking, and selling of liquidated merchandise.

Education

Ringling College of Art and Design
August 2008-May 2012
Sarasota, FL
Bachelor of Fine Arts: Computer Animation
• Best of Ringling – 2009, 2010, and 2012
• Brouhaha Film Festival – 2012

Robert Hungerford Preparatory High School
August 2004-May 2008
Eatonville, FL
Agriculture Biotechnology Magnet Program
• Graduated with Honors
• National Honors Society
• FFA
• Drama Club
• Art Club Vice President

Volunteer Experience

Animal Foster
September 2017-December 2018
LA Animal Services, Burbank Animal Shelter

  • Raised recently weaned kittens and socialized them in preparation for adoption.
  • Fostered senior dog and assisted in coordinating her adoption.
  • Humanely captured and transported unattended dogs and cats to local shelters.
  • Educated the public about the benefits and challenges of fostering and adoption.

Rescuer
2004-2008
Turtle and Tortoise Club of Florida

  • Humanely captured and relocated threatened turtle and tortoise species at risk of habitat loss.

Animal Caretaker
August 2004-May 2008
C.A.R.E. Foundation

  • Handled and fed livestock and exotic animals.
  • Maintained habitats for exotic animals.

Software

Art Software
Adobe After Effects, Adobe Audition, Adobe Animate, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Premiere, Adobe Soundbooth, Adobe Media Encoder, Autodesk Maya, Pixar Renderman, Toon Boom, Monkey Jam, Toki Linetest, Audacity, Garageband, Wacome, Cintiq

Office Software
EPSON Scan, Microsoft Office Suite, Mac OS, Windows OS, Adobe Bridge, Adobe Behance, Adobe Acrobat, Dropbox, Discord, Basecamp, GoogleDrive