Work Experience

Environment Artist, High Impact Games (August 2008 September 2012)

  • Contributed to a range of titles across multiple release platforms:
    • Disney Princess: My Fairytale Adventure (Wii/3DS/PC)
    • Dreamworks Superstar Kartz (360/PS3/Wii/3DS)
    • Phineas and Ferb: Across the Second Dimension (Wii/PS3)
    • Jak and Daxter: The Lost Frontier (PSP/PS2)
  • Performed all aspects of environment and prop creation, including concept, design, modeling, texturing, and lighting for multiple expansive environments
  • Worked with designers and programmers in adapting level art to fit the requirements of gameplay
  • Created damaged states and levels of detail for props and world objects
  • Prepared and tested occlusion zones and collision geometry

Graphic Design, Cal State Fullerton Career Center (September 2005 May 2008)

  • Responsible for creating and designing graphics and text for various promotional materials, including flyers, postcards, posters, bulletin boards, web advertisements, and other media
  • Recorded Career Center and graphics procedures and organized the information into a logically structured XHTML document

Internship, Titmouse, Inc. (August December 2007)

  • Assisted the artists with cleanup and coloring of artwork in Flash for animation in Metalocalypse
  • Performed various organizational tasks around the studio, including preparing the blue screen room for film shoots, organizing storyboards, and assisting with phone and reception desk duties

Co-Curricular Achievements

3D Computer Animation, Cal State Fullerton (2006 2007)

  • Designed, modeled, textured, rigged, and animated multiple original characters using Maya

2D Digital Animation, Cal State Fullerton (August June 2006)

  • Wrote, developed, and animated a three-minute short film using Mirage and other digital media
  • Awarded Best In Show and Best Animation at the CSU Media Arts Festival (November 2007)

Organization, CSUF Juggling Club and CSUF Pencil Mileage Club (September 2004 2007)

  • President and founder of the CSUF Juggling Club, and Webmaster for the Pencil Mileage Club
  • Responsible for the design and maintenance of both club websites

Skills

  • Excellent understanding of computers. Able to learn new programs quickly. 60+ WPM
  • Excellent writing skills and command of the English language
  • Experienced in leading discussions, presenting information, and public speaking
  • Proficient in web design, HTML, and CSS; Experience with PHP and MySQL
  • Well organized and reliable

Software

  • Proficient with Maya, Photoshop, Painter, Illustrator, InDesign, Mirage, MS Office
  • Experience with AfterEffects, Premiere, Final Cut Pro, Flash, Animation Stand Pro

Education

  • California State University, Fullerton (Graduated Summa Cum Laude, May 17, 2008)
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts with a double concentration in Illustration and Animation/Entertainment Art
  • Completed extensive courses in illustration, animation, drawing, and design
  • 3.94 overall GPA