Summary

Proficient in Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere, Photoshop, After Effects, Maya, Nuke. Experienced with motion capture, visual development, digital compositing, storyboarding, story writing/editing, video editing, and most aspects of mobile game development

Credits

1/14 – 2/14

Producer (Localization Lead) Confidential

Confidential Details
1/14 – 2/14

Main story writing, research and development, localization lead, maintained daily communication and coordination with overseas team

9/12 – 10/13

Community Management Lead The Lost Titans

ZQGame, Inc. Details
9/12 – 10/13

Leader of Community Management team; handled public relations with media and players; wrote main announcements; designed and directed in-game events; coordinated event planning with overseas development team; managed and trained interns

9/13 – 9/13

Production Associate (Animator) Sky Boom Boom

ZQGame, Inc. Details
9/13 – 9/13

Animated game logo and aided composite for game trailer

8/13 – 8/13

Production Associate (Localization, Main Story Writer, Editor) Pocket Knights

ZQGame, Inc. Details
8/13 – 8/13

Localized and helped to publish successful mobile game that currently makes $30k - $50k per day and has helped to earn ZQGame a game industry award.

5/13 – 7/13

Production Associate (Research and Development, UI Designer, Animation Director, Animator, Compositor) Soulstone Heroes

ZQGame, Inc. Details
5/13 – 7/13

Aided producer to research and design the UI layout for mobile gameplay; Aided art director to research and develop character designs; Designed battle animation guide; animated key transitional sequences and battle sequences; wrote character descriptions and other in-game text; animated and composited entire opening 2D sequence

9/12 – 5/13

Production Associate (Lead Writer, Public and Media Relations, Animation and Art Direction) The Lost Titans

ZQGame, Inc. Details
9/12 – 5/13

Re-wrote the main storyline for browser-based game; aided the producer and game designer with art direction; wrote, recorded and edited introductory and tutorial videos for players; lead community-based events among players across servers; wrote announcements; face of the company with the media; wrote expansion storyline to game; research/development

5/10 – 8/11

Director (Producer) Ad & Subtract

Film (Theatrical) — University of Southern California (USC) Details
5/10 – 8/11

Digitally-drawn animated film in CS Flash, composited in After Effects. Directed background painters/assistants; directed and collaborated with music composers to write the score. Winner of multiple awards and recognition, and screened at the California Film Awards and the Vale Film Festival among many others.

1/09 – 4/09

Director (Producer/Director/Animator) Just Desserts

Film (Theatrical) — University of Southern California (USC) Details
1/09 – 4/09

Drew, inked and colored entire film by hand and shot under the camera on 32mm film; Collaborated with composer to write program piece score; Screened at USC various times

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Education

Class of '11

The University of Southern California

M.F.A. in Animation & Digital Arts (School of Cinematic Arts)
Class of '08

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago

B.F.A. in Fine Arts and Animation
Class of '05

The University of Michigan

B.A. in English/Creative Writing, Linguistics and Music