QUALIFICATIONS

3 years of experience working in the animation industry from shorts to feature films as a Rigging Artist. Skilled in face and body rigging  with strong facial modeling skills (blendshapes/correctives), and fluent in MEL and Python. SCAD Graduate with a BFA in Animation and a Minor in Character Technical Animation.

SOFTWARE/SKILLS ​

Maya (High)

Python (Mid)

Mel (Mid)

ZBrush (Beginner)

EDUCATION

Savannah College of Art and Design (Savannah, GA)                                       June 2017
Bachelor of Fine Arts - Animation


Minor in Character Technical Animation

- Life Drawing, Painting, 3D Animation, 2D Animation,  Technical Animation, 3D Modeling, Storyboarding.

WORK EXPERIENCE

Facial Rigger                                                                   March 2018 - Present 

Cinesite Studios - Montreal, Canada 

Experience in building cartoon based rigs using and writing MEL/Python scripts along with tools and builder. Solid understanding of the production process and pipelines of CG animation. Experienced in solving technical and artistic problems from animation, within rigging or other departments.

  • Credited Films: Blazing Samurai (2021), Extinct (2020), The Addams Family (2019), Riverdance (TBA)

Character Artist/TD                                                       June  2017 - March 2018

Moondog Animation Studios - South Carolina, Georgia 

  • Projects: Roboats (Pilot), Sprint (Animated Short) , ReRun (Animated Short), Seacoast Unfolding Short 

 

Character Artist                                                             June 2017 - March 2018

Long Winter Studios - (Remote)

Assisted rigging full biped and quad rigs while supervised remotely by Andrew Conrad

REFERENCES -    Upon Request

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