Rhode Island School of Design
BFA film / animation / video 2000
January 2009 – Present
Freelance Animator / Director
Clients: Buck (NYC): animation; Hornet Inc. (NYC): animation, design; TED Ed (NYC): storyboarding, design, animation; Six Point Harness (LA): animation; The Electric Company (Sesame Workshop-NYC): direction, design, animation, consultation; Nick Jr. (NYC): design, storyboarding, direction; Michel Gondry (NYC): animation
May 2005 – December 2008
Director: Animation Collective
Responsibilities: create and maintain visual style of animated content. manage teams of storyboarders, designers, and animators. over-see quality control of animated content.
Projects:SKWOD (AOL) – director; Kappa Mikey (Nicktoons Networks) – assistant director; Speed Racer: The Next Generation ( Nicktoons Networks) – storyboard supervisor; Three Delivery (Nicktoons Networks) – director / art director
January 2005 – May 2005
Freelance Animation: Soup 2 Nuts Productions
Projects:O’ Grady (Noggin) – writing and recording of original music, storyboarding, animation
November 2000 – January 2005
Senior Animator: Soup 2 Nuts Productions
Responsibilities: storyboarding, character and background design, animation, writing and recording of original music. art design and animation of multiple development projects.
Projects:Hey, Monie (Oxygen and BET) – storyboarding, animation, and design; Home Movies (Cartoon Network) – storyboarding, animation, and design; Time Warp Trio (Discovery Kids) – storyboarding, character design; O’ Grady (Noggin) – storyboarding, animation, writing and recording of original music; Word Girl (PBS) – original character design
Rhode Island School of Design – Providence, RI
School of the Museum of Fine Arts – Boston, MA
Parsons New School for Design – New York, NY
Pratt Institute – New York, NY
Mercy College – New York, NY
Graphic Atrists Guild panel discussion – “The Art and Business of Animation: From Concept to Completion” – New York, NY
ASIFA-East panel discussion – “Thriving as a Virtual Studio” – New York, NY
ASIFA-East panel discussion – “An Evening with The Electric Company” – New York, NY
Computer Programs: Adobe and Macromedia Flash, Pro-Tools, Reason, Final Cut Pro, Photoshop, Microsoft Word.
Equipment: digital and analog audio recording, digital and analaog video recording, CP-16, 16mm Bolex, manual and automated Oxberry animation rigs.