Author • Artist • Designer
HIGHLIGHT OF QUALIFICATIONS
• Over 10 years experience conceptualizing and creating multimedia projects directly with clients.
• Knowledge and expertise in digital photography and video filming /editing.
• College and University training in Classical and Digital Animation.
• Worked on projects utilizing many different graphic and multimedia software packages.
• Consistently researching, learning and working with new tools, software and hardware.
COMMUNICATION AND ORGANIZATIONAL SKILLS
• Dealt with client's face-to-face; negotiated, invoiced, budgeted, scheduled and brainstormed with clients
• Educated and experienced in large data management for animations, media art and photo image editing
• Created, edited and updated text for websites, social media channels, advertising and children's books.
• Managed projects covering a broad range of digital media. Including: graphic design, architectural
illustration, web design, office forms and paper work creation, animation and video editing projects.
• Created web sites, corporate images, corporate mascots, logos, business cards, flyers, brochures,
DVD covers, DVD cases, DVD inserts, and performed digital photo correction
• Created multi-layered image files for use in online HR multi-media testing service
• Animated two season of Angela Anaconda for Core Digital Pictures
• Created wedding videos, incorporating 3D elements that added a unique style to the finished product
• Completed two hand drawn architectural renderings depicting “before and after” views of a proposed office space
• Wrote, illustrated and produced print ready files for children's books.
ANALYTICAL AND RESEARCH SKILLS
• Created and maintained Google Analytics account
• Analyzed resulting data and made changes to website and product line, that resulted in improved traffic flow
• Utilized social media channels to build community, customer engagement and advertise promotions
Owner and Media Artist, Beckon Creative, ON 2002 - current
Digital Animator, Chelsea Road Productions Inc., (Contract Full-time) 2001-2002
Digital Animator, CORE Digital Pictures Inc., (Contract Full-time) 2000- 2001
Digital Animation, Capilano University, BC
Classical Animation Program, Sheridan College, ON
Art Fundamental, Sheridan College, ON
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