Dedicated, creative individual seeking a position in a professional studio environment. Open-minded, optimistic, adaptable, rises to challenges and eager to continue her skill building. Enjoys designing in 2D and 3D computer graphics, fabric, and many hands on projects to fabricate and realize ideas. Highly skilled in many areas with knowledge of a wide range of software packages including Adobe Suites, Maya, and mid-level video editing and vector design.
* 3D Character Modeling/Animation
* Drawing - Sketching, Pencils, and Computer Graphics
* Character/Web/Logo Design
* Newspaper Layout and Design
* Video Editing
* Model/Plush Fabrication, Basic skills in sculpture - creatures, miniatures, and figures.
* Constant eye for details and the "little things" that matter.
* Strong love of video games of both classic, next-gen console/handheld and PC.
* Communication and ability to work both independently and as a team member.
* Fluent in English, French, basic understanding of written and verbal Japanese.
* Screenprinting - T-shirt design and hands-on experience in printing process.
* Mac and PC
* Most Major Adobe Suite Products (Excels in Photoshop, inDesign, Dreamweaver)
* Autodesk Maya - High and low res models using polygons, UV mappin, texturing, simple rigging.
* Most Major Word Processors.
* Wacom/Drawing Tablets.
* Vector Design
* Graph editor, lighting and rendering, lip sync, key frames, pose to pose animation, MEL script
* Snorkeldragon Dimensions - 2010 to Present. Freelancer. Video Editor, Graphic & Web Designer
* Book Warehouse - Aug 2012 to Present. Register, sales clerk, customer service.
* The Valley Voice News - Oct 2008 to April 2011 - Graphic Design Artist - Layout of newspaper, design of ads, correspondence through email and phone
* Black Bear Jamboree - June 2007 to Dec 2007 - Graphic Design Assistant. Helped with overflow design of ads, brochures, and internal documentation
* The Bad Seed - 2006 University Independent Short Film. Character Modeler
* The Bad Seed - 2006 University Independent Short Film. Voice Actor (uncredited)
EDUCATION AND CERTIFICATION
PADI Certified Open Water Diver, July 2006 - Kingsport Tennessee.
Bachelor of Science in Digital Media/3D Animation, May 2006 - East Tennessee State University
Figure & Life Drawing 2001 - St. Clair College, Canada.
High School Diploma, June 2000 - Gatlinburg Pittman High School
2005 and 2006 Winner of the East Tennessee State "Outstanding Student for Character Modeling"
Recipient of a professionally made 6 inch 3D statue of the winning characters.