Résumé

Primary Skills:

Shot lighting and rendering, lighting rig setup, compositing

 

 

Senior Lighting TD on “Angry Birds Movie”:  Sony Imageworks

Shot lighting, per-shot look dev. (Katana / Arnold / Nuke)

 

Senior Lighting TD on “Hotel Transylvania 2”:  Sony Imageworks

Shot lighting, per-shot look dev. (Katana / Arnold / Nuke)

 

Lighting Team Lead: CG Animation For Advertising:  42 Entertainment:    Winter 2014-2015

Team lead, lighting / comp template setup, shot lighting and comp. (Maya / VRay / Nuke)

 

CG Generalist / Lighting Artist:  CG for Advertising / Presentation:  Chapeau FX:  Fall 2014

CG Generalist:  lighting, compositing, workflow, scripting  (Maya / VRay / Nuke / After Effects)

 

Lighting / Compositing Artist on “Book of Life:  ReelFX:  Fall 2013 - Fall 2014

Shot-Lighting / compositing    (Houdini / Mantra / Nuke)

 

Lighting / Compositing Artist on “Free Birds”:  ReelFX:  Spring 2013 - Fall 2013

Shot-Lighting / compositing   (Maya / Renderman / Nuke)

 

Compositing artist on “Spacestation 76”   (Jack Plotnik Prod.):  Freelance:  Spring 2013 - Winter 2013

Compositing, digital set-dressing design:  (Nuke / After Effects)  

 

Lighting / Compositing Artist on “Turbo”:  Dreamworks Animation:  2012 - Spring 2013

Shot-Lighting / compositing, lighting effect look-dev   (in-house renderer / Nuke)

 

Lighting / Compositing Artist on “Rise of the Guardians”:  Dreamworks Animation:  2011 – 2012

Shot-Lighting / compositing, Lighting rig setup   (in-house renderer / Nuke)

 

Lighting Technical-Artist on “Kung Fu Panda 2”:  Dreamworks Animation:  2009 – 2011

Lighting rig setup, shot lighting / compositing, tech troubleshooting, Tool Development

 

Lighting Technical-Artist on “Kung Fu Panda: Holiday Special”:  Dreamworks Animation:  2010  

Lighting rig setup, shot lighting / compositing, tech troubleshooting, Tool Development

 

Lead Lighter on “The Collector”:  Freelance:  2009

camera tracking, expanding miniature assets with VFX elements, compositing  

(Maya / Mental Ray / After Effects)

 

Lead Lighter on “The Pre-Show”:  CocaCola Refreshing Filmmaker’s Challenge (Film Festival):  2008

            Asset look dev and shader design,project pipeline setup, shot lighting and compositing  

 

Proficiencies:

 

Primary:

  • Autodesk Maya

  • Vray

  • Houdini / Mantra

  • Renderman

  • Nuke

  • Adobe Photoshop

  • Linux

  • Katana

  • Arnold

  • Python / PyQT4 / Maya Python scripting

 

Working Knowledge:

  • Mari

  • Arnold

  • ZBrush

  • PF Track

  • Shake

  • Boujou

  • Adobe After Effects

 

Education:

2006-2009 – Bachelors of the Arts:  Visual Effects  – Savannah College of Art and Design

Graduated with honors:  Summa Cum Laude

Minor in Technical Direction

Student Tutor:  Department Lead