Southwest Waterfront

Blueprint for American Prosperity

Martin Luther King Jr. National Memorial

Washington Gateway

733 10th at G

PDF RESUME1812 North Moore

 

 

 

EXPERIENCE

Black Entertainment Television Washington, DC

March 2006 – Present

Freelance 3D Artist

  • Responsible for all aspects of media production from storyboard concepts to final delivery of commercial products, on and off air, working both independently and in joint ventures with high profile clients such as Revlon, Maybelline, JCPenney, Verizon, and various Black Entertainment Television brands.

  • Deliver green screen removal and compositing for commercial spots. Texturing and rigging of 3D objects, photo acquisition with client approval, and precise project organization and formatting conducive to changes.

  • Provide subject matter expertise and consultation on techniques for efficient production of the varying aspects of 3D logo and image creation.

  • Serve in a multitude of creative and lead roles, to include Lead Motion Graphics Content Creator for BET's presentation to Viacom executives, highlighting previous year successes.

  • Graphic Production for 2009 Hip Hop Awards, involving lower third, mortise, and commercial spots – additionally advised the streamlining of work flow among multiple artists, increasing overall productivity.

 

Interface Multimedia Silver Spring, MD

January 2005 – October 2008

Staff 3D Artist

  • Developed a wide range of abilities in 3D modeling of dimensionally accurate models in structural analysis and the creation of photo-realistic, stylized animation, and still imagery to promote Real Estate investment and fundraising efforts of clients.

  • Responsible for modeling, texturing, animating, rendering, placement of vehicles and background characters. Additionally, the maintenance, creation, and organization of models for the company’s library of architectural objects.

  • Managed scheduling, time, and artistic vision in close correspondence with project managers and other team members to ensure highly coordinated, on-schedule video and large format imagery.

  • Trained artists to use specialty software and tackle large scale projects by identifying ideal workflows. Presented on Autodesk Maya to further demonstrate work flow improvement and the elimination of unnecessary steps in modeling translation between multiple 3D applications.

  • Worked on a multitude of local and international projects, to include renderings for the Southwest Waterfront Renewal project – promoting an urban waterfront showcasing distinctive cultural destinations while building upon the existing waterfront community – as well as a mixed use real estate development in Al Maha, Al Ain City projects in the United Arab Emirates.

  • Produced a fundraising visualization of the Quantico Museum of the Marine, a modeling of the Fine Arts Commission plan for the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial, and dynamic presentations with 2D and 3D graphics for Brookings Institute supporting the global competition initiative of their Blueprint for American Prosperity Campaign.

  • Supported renderings of the 1812 North Moore project for approval and pre-development, and the Washington Gateway project, which resulted in an Excellence Award from the American Society of Architectural Illustrators.


U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants Washington, DC

February 2004 – June 2004

Graphic Designer

  • Responsible for the design and layout of annual reports describing previous year immigration and displacement statistics worldwide.

  • Created visually appealing graphics and diagrams to influence political action by incorporating compelling photographs acquired from the Associated Press and other reputable sources.

  • Developed automation scripts for production scanning, and storage in a photographic database.

 

CLC & Associates, Inc. Arlington, VA

March 2003 – May 2003

Freelance Designer

  • Coordinated and trained employees on use of QuarkXPress, facilitating information translation for government assistance to Spanish-speaking citizens.

 

Samaha Associates, P.C. Architects Fairfax, VA

January 1999 – February 2001

CAD Operator/Draftsman

  • Responsible for photo-montaging for architectural presentation posters, to include compositing proposed work plans over already existing ones.

  • Revised construction drawing blueprints for public schools and private development projects

  • Supported their internally run website and e-mail system utilizing Linux.

  • Provided architectural photography retouch and print preparation, as well as 3D construction document modeling.

EDUCATION

The Art Institute of Washington Arlington, VA

October 2001 – September 2004

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Media Arts and Animation

  • Lead four artist group to develop a short animated story, to include character development, storyboarding, low and high poly character modeling, rigging, texturing, body and facial animation.

  • Collaborated to produce a documentary on Theodore Roosevelt Island, requiring film scheduling on national park land, interviewing park rangers, filming with DVCPRO Cameras and linear editing equipment.

 

Northern Virginia Community College Alexandria, VA

January 2001 – September 2001

AutoCAD/3D Studio Max Training

  • Produced 2D and 3D architectural imagery for a self-storage business proposal utilizing AutoCAD and 3D Studio MAX, included various on-site research locations and a business plan.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Video and Audio Editing

  • Digital 3D Character Modeling

  • Environmental Modeling and Atmospheric Effects Simulation

  • Realistic Photo Texturing and Rendering

  • Building Modeling

  • 2D Illustration

  • MAC OSX 10.3

  • Windows 2000/XP/Vista

  • Personal Computer Hardware and Software Installation

 

SOFTWARE EXPERTISE

  • Adobe After Effects

  • Adobe Audition

  • Adobe Flash

  • Adobe Encore

  • Adobe GoLive

  • Adobe Illustrator

  • Adobe InDesign

  • Adobe PageMaker

  • Adobe Photoshop

  • Apple DVD Studio Pro

  • AutoCAD

  • Autodesk Maya

  • Autodesk Toxik

  • Electric Image Animation System

  • Final Cut Pro

  • Form-Z

  • LightWave 3D

  • Microsoft Access

  • Microsoft Excel

  • Microsoft PowerPoint

  • Microsoft Word

  • QuarkXPress

  • 3D Studio MAX