Education

2019  BFA cum laude in Illustration, California State University Long Beach, Long Beach CA
2015  AA cum laude in Art, College of the Canyons, Valencia CA

Work Experience



Freelance AE Asset Builder/Storyboard Artist/Audio Producer/Composer/Editor (2020)

Gruskoff Film Organization, “Trump PSA” dir. Trilina Mai

  • Developed and colored vector assets for animation in After Effects based on character design direction.

  • Composed music, produced sound effects, directed and recorded voice actors

  • Edited rough and final cuts

Freelance Storyboard Artist and Animator (2020)

“Shadow” dir. Trilina Mai

  • Created storyboards from the script and responsible for rough animation, inking, and coloring.

Freelance Motion Graphic Design Artist, Brewing Root (2020)

Bitter Root Pottery, Valencia, CA

  • Thumbnailed, developed and animated designs for Bitter Root Pottery’s coffee shop Instagram page. Used Cinema 4D, Illustrator and After Effects to create and animate assets.

Freelance Storyboard Artist, “Neon Moon” dir. Matthew Cicernos  (2019)

Valencia, CA

  • Created storyboard thumbnails as directed by a script for live shot sequences. 

  • Communicated with director for feedback and changes.

Freelance Animator, “Summery: The Cure for Common Culture” dir. Rohitash Rao (2019)

Valencia, CA

  • Rigged and animated 2D assets in Adobe Animate and created background assets.

Skills

  • Proficient in: After Effects, Illustrator, Photoshop Adobe Animate, Premiere Pro, Storyboard Pro, TV Paint, Cinema 4D, Media Encoder, and FL Studio.

  • Friendly communicative ability and ability to take charge when needed.

  • Proficiency in rigged animation, hand-drawn animation, and motion graphics.

  • Strong eye for storyboarding and shot composition for film.

  • Director experience in animation, film, and audio.

Awards, Screenings and Events

2019 Los Angeles Film Awards: winner, Honorable Mention for Comedy, animator
2019 Independent Shorts Awards: winner, Honorable Mention for Best Comedy Short, animator
2019 Global Film Festival Los Angeles: winner; Honorable Mention for Best Student Film, animator
2019 jellyFEST: Semi-Finalist for Animated Short Category, and Official Selection, animator
2019 IndieX Film Festival: Finalist for Best Comedy and Official Selection, animator
2019 Pixar Storyboard Workshop: participant, California State University Long Beach

 
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