Resume

Education

Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA
B.S. in Animation & Visual Effects | Minor in Fine Art
Graduated: June 2015 | Cumulative GPA: 3.78

Work Experience

Definite Films LLC
New York, NY | October 2016 – Present
Motion Graphics Artist
   • Edit, design, and animate motion graphics for various clients
   • Synchronize and cut footage for videos utilizing Adobe Premiere Pro
   • Record scratch voice overs for initial production of videos
   • Collaborate with team of 6 to produce primarily beauty and skincare videos

MOD Worldwide
Philadelphia, PA | August 2015 – November 2015
Freelance 2D Animator
   • Designed motion graphics for clients and in-house promotions
   • Rigged and animated characters in After Effects for game cut scenes
   • Prepared AI files for rigging and animation by editing layers and paths
   • Researched Edge Animate, HTML, and CSS for interactive animation

Digital Media Department of Drexel University
Philadelphia, PA | March 2014 – September 2015
2D Artist
   • Created aesthetic for 2 mobile web apps and an Android Fitbit game
   • Storyboarded scenes for the web app prototypes in Photoshop
   • Reviewed artwork and addressed critiques in team weekly meetings

AWeber
Chalfont, PA | April 2014 – September 2014
Web Design Co-Op
   • Storyboarded and assisted in animating public facing videos
   • Drafted and coded e-mail templates and web forms with HTML5 and CSS3
   • Edited footage and audio for news packages in Premiere Pro
   • Animated GIFs for email and website usage in After Effects and Photoshop

Project Experience

Rain: 
Drexel University | January 2015 – March 2015
Animator
   • Won Best Animation 2015 at Drexel’s WestPhest
   • Chose audio first to draw inspiration for visuals
   • Hand drew each frame in TVPaint to animate the story to the melody
   • Evolved from a 1 week experiment into a short developed over 8 weeks

Gygan Reign: A Unity 3D Real-Time Strategy Tower Defense Game
Drexel University | March 2014 – June 2015
Concept Artist, Graphic Designer
   • Represented Drexel University at the 2015 Game Design Conference’s Intel University Games Showcase
   • Collaborated with 1 artist to illustrate in-game creatures and environment
   • Brainstormed creature aesthetics and functionalities with 11 member team
   • Designed promotional materials such as posters and buttons

Skills

Adobe Photoshop Adobe Illustrator
Adobe InDesign Adobe After Effects
Adobe Premiere Pro Drawing
• TVPaint Microsoft Word
Microsoft Excel Microsoft Powerpoint
HTML5 CSS3

Honors & Awards

2015 | Best Animation 2015 | Drexel WestPhest
Summer 2015 | Magna Cum Laude | Drexel University
2014 Jay Kennedy Memorial Scholarship | Finalist | National Cartoonists Society
2011 – 2015 | A.J. Drexel Scholarship | Drexel University
Fall 2011 – Spring 2015 | Dean’s List | Drexel University