Statement of Purpose

Creative professional seeking to utilize her diverse knowledge of the creative process to facilitate the overall visual development of the story, characters and environments within a project.


Skill Set

Hardware - Knowledgeable with both Mac and PC.
Experienced with Linux Operating System.

Software - Knowledgeable with the Adobe Creative Suite (including Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects, Premiere, InDesign, Animate and Audition), Autodesk Maya, Zbrush, Marvelous Designer, Corel Painter and Microsoft Office Products.


Work Experience

FREELANCE ARTIST
Illustrator/Animator/Storyboard Artist
January 2017 - Present


CRASH+SUES
Animator/Creative Designer
November 2014 - May 2017

  • Wrote, designed, concepted and executed visual storytelling in animation, illustration, web, branding, and motion graphics.

  • Worked directly with the client and/or agency depending on the needs of the project to deliver the best final product.

  • Wrote, formatted, and supplemented project pitches, RFPs, and media assets with illustrated and animated content.


MEDITECH COMMUNICATIONS
Freelance Storyboard Artist
September 2015 - Present

  • Creates storyboards based on scripts provided by the client and/or Meditech for medical animation content.


MINNEAPOLIS 48 HOUR FILM PROJECT
Director/Team Leader
June 2015

  • Wrote, directed, and produced the short film "We Didn't Blow Up Today," created from start to finish in 48 hours.

  • Lead and directed a team of thirteen individuals, including talent, through the film-making process.

  • Contributed to edit, sound design, and storyboarding.


WRITE BRAIN BOOKS, LLC.
Freelance Illustrator
December 2012 - December 2014

  • Visually developed uniquely stylized children's books.

  • Wrote stories that were designed to be understandable for children with or without text.

  • Worked remotely and established personal, timely deadlines.


GHOST PRODUCTIONS, INC.
Creative Director, Lead Modeler/Texture Artist
 
October 2012 - October 2014

  • Created and UV's custom anatomical, character, hard-surface, and organic models.

  • Directed a team of twelve individuals through every stage of the production pipeline while building positive client relationships through consistent implementation of feedback.

  • Created storyboards, color scripts, and concept sketches, and assisted with animation, texturing, lighting and compositing during production.


Education

Savannah College of Art and Design
Bachelor of Fine Arts in Animation
September 2008 - June 2012
Academic Scholarship

Courses of Study Included -  Digital Lighting and Rendering, Anatomy, Life Drawing, 2D/3D Design, French, Art History, Psychology, Illustration.


References

Available upon request.