Summary

I am a graduate of the University of Central Florida with a Degree in Character Animation. I am a freelance Production Assistant for numerous production companies, and I hope to develop my skills enough to one day work in a major studio.

Credits

4/18 – Current

Senior Coordinator, Document Control – Universal Studios Orlando

Details
4/18 – Current

• Assist Manager with project management software and delivery systems used by the designers and each of their vendors • Establish the folder structure and naming guidelines for the entire production pipeline • Manage assets to ensure naming standards, appropriate file locations, and proper archival • Track IP sensitive media from film studios, such as Dreamworks and Illumination Entertainment, for each land

7/16 – 4/18

Coordinator, Document Control – Universal Studios Orlando

Details
7/16 – 4/18

• Archived, organized, and backed up all storyboards, animatics, drawings, and other media • Assisted Producers with the creation of ride narratives, production schedules, and scopes of work • Helped to establish a file sharing platform with our partners in China for highly sensitive materials • Developed and hosted review sessions used by the design team for live collaboration of dailies • Maintained digital files to ensure naming standards, appropriate locations, format standardization, proper archival, and logging

1/16 – 8/16

Production Assistant (Animator & Video Editor) – Blackburst Entertainment LLC

Details
1/16 – 8/16

• Reported to the Director of Photography, ran the daily schedule for the studio, and managed on-site shoot locations • Assisted on set, with the set up and breakdown of cameras, lights, and operated the teleprompter for talent to read • Collected assets, arranged layout for style guides, and completed final video outputs for deliverables • Edit footage in AVID to create storytelling videos for clients

4/16 – 4/16

Production Assistant (Freelance) – TradeMark Events

Details
4/16 – 4/16

• Assisted the Producer with set up and break down of multiple off-site events and custom set production • Main contact for 12 local vendors, while meeting and escorting on stage talent and high profile guests • Organized back site, built sets, and constructed theme areas

8/15 – 1/16

Animator – Filmscape Productions

Details
8/15 – 1/16

• Created, lit, and rendered 3d animations in Maya, for client’s promotional and instructional videos. • Designed assets and animated motion graphics, as well as text, to assist video presentations for clients such as Windows and Starbucks. • Managed incoming projects from start to finish with the original concept, up to the final output, kept in touch with clients, organized revision notes for the production team, and backed up footage. • Operated numerous DSLR cameras on location, such as the Sony FS7 and Cannon EOS. Also set up external audio, and assembled set lights to best display the subject. • Edited footage, color corrected, revised audio, and delivered high quality storytelling outputs for clients in Adobe Premiere Pro.

6/15 – 8/15

Assistant Editor (Contract) – IDEAS Orlando

Details
6/15 – 8/15

• Reported to the World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) Network for the reality television show “Tough Enough” • Ran meals and prepped media for editors • Compiled, organized, and ingested all footage for the editors into Avid editing software and backed up all footage • Created stringouts of the daily reality show, and dispersed daily production notes to the teams • Created deliverables for the network, transcribed full episodes, and distributed to the media truck for live airtime • Stacked, multi grouped, archived, and synced all camera footage to the microphones while helping cut melt reels, and pulled b-roll

1/15 – 4/15

Post Production Intern – IDEAS Orlando

Details
1/15 – 4/15

• Basic video editing with Final Cut Pro, on site video capturing, handling camera equipment, set up and break down of sets, dvd authoring. • Created open/closed captioning for clients such as Disney and the Fishing Channel. • Worked with machines such as digital, beta sp, VHS, HDCam & HDV, and organized the tape library. • Broke the receptionist for lunch and meetings, answered calls, made copies, and organized the tape library.

8/12 – 5/14

Animator (Lead Animator & Rigger) Celestial

Film (Short) — University of Central Florida Details
8/12 – 5/14

Lead Animator • Developed the animated look and style guide for the main characters of the film, created a style guide for prop animation, assigned members scenes to animate, and verified that every animator met their deadlines. • Oversaw all animation submitted for scenes, directed daily critiques, identified that every shot matched the style guide, and thoroughly checked for animation inconsistencies between shots by paying close attention to detail. • Rigged one of the main characters of the film along with other props. Production Manager • Organized and kept the entire film up to date, created and maintained the production binder, developed a production schedule, created charts designed to guide the production pipeline into an organized and fluid process, and provided ample communication between all departments. • Set deadlines, developed a file structure, scheduled group meetings, created calendars for each branch, backed up the entire drive weekly, obtained and set up a file sharing platform for each department to access, gathered files to set up for dailies, compiled notes and distributed them to the correct department, checked file naming for consistency, and organized renders into a numerical standpoint.

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Education

Class of '14

University of Central Florida

Character Animation - Film

My Gear

  • Nikon D3200

Skills

  • animaiton
  • character animation
  • cinematographer
  • graphics animation
  • production
  • production assistant
  • production coordinator
  • production manager
  • video editing