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DESIGN STATEMENT

Making everything from small ideas to large ones feel real and tangible with the help of humor, passion and persistence.

SKILLS

  • Main Focus:​

    • Layout and Background Art

  • Additional Skills:

    • Prop Design

    • Character Design

    • Traditional Sculpting

    • Storyboarding

SOFTWARE

  • Adobe:

    • Photoshop​

    • Illustrator

    • Flash/Animation

    • InDesign

  • Toonboom Harmony

Industry Experience - Animated Shorts

    Thanatopsis

Lead Background Artist

Independent Team

  February 2018 - January 2019

  • Received animatic from story artist and spoke with the director to dictate background style, pulling references and creating a look.

  • Used style references to created fully colored backgrounds.

  • Responded to critique over email and weekly meetings, revising accordingly.

  • Software Used: Photoshop CC 2018

 

    Nomad of Nowhere

Background artist 

Rooster Teeth

February 2018 - April 2018

  • Received layouts from story artists over Google drive and used existing backgrounds as color and style reference to created fully colored backgrounds.

  • Responded to critique over EMail, revising accordingly. 

  • Software Used: Photoshop CC 2018

 

    UFC - Ultimate Fairy Combat

Background artist 

Art Institute of Portland Student Project

August 2017 - January 2018

  • Designing layouts from storyboards and taking them to completion as fully colored backgrounds.

  • Software Used: Photoshop CC 2017

 

    Robotic Assistance

Background Artist, Clean-up Animator

Art Institute of Portland Student Project

March 2016 – September 2017

  • Assisted with visual development, designing layouts and taking them to completion as fully colored backgrounds.

  • Cleaned up rough animation.

  • Responded to direction positively and revised accordingly.

  • Software Used: Photoshop CC 2016, Toonboom Pencil Check

 

 

Experience Entries

    University of Portland

Dispatcher

August 2019 - Current

  • Dispatching personnel to Medical Situations, Security issues and Admits.

  • Recording all calls during shift, taking note of times for each incident and the resolution.

  • Processing paperwork and payment which includes parking permits, citations, ect.

  • Monitoring CCTV.

  Rose Quarter

Security Agent/Dispatcher

October 2016 – August 2019

  • Dispatching personnel to Housekeeping issues, Medical Situations, and Security issues.

  • Recording all calls during an event, taking note of times for each incident and the resolution.

  • Patrolling campus and speaking with the Public, informing individuals of campus policy.

  • Monitoring CCTV.

Education

    Art Institute of Portland

2014 - December 2017

Media Arts and Animation

Dean's Honor Roll

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