Qualifications Summary

Two-time regional Emmy Award winning and six-time regional Emmy nominated 3D artist, animator, FX artist and compositor experienced in documentaries, specializing in texturing.  Traditional fine artist with a degree in computer animation and architecture. High-end 3D applications, such as Maya, proficiency in modeling, lighting, texturing, animation, rendering and compositing. Skilled in industry standard editing software. Creative problem solver that is comfortable working alone or collaboratively.

Professional Experience

2011-Present  South Florida PBS   Miami, FL

Two time Regional Emmy Award winning 3D Artist/ Broadcast Graphic Designer

Lead 3D artist, specializing in textures, utilizing Maya for Emmy Award winning documentaries: Changing Seas; Buen Provecho!; Art Loft; Check Please; Issues Reports; Art Basel: A Portrait; Salsa: A Dance Sensation

  • Create all textures in Photoshop and procedural for all 3D elements
  • Write shaders for all 3D elements
  • Create 3D animated visualizations for documentaries from concept to completion
  • Composite 3D elements to live footage
  • Create on-air still graphics and animated packages for live shows
  • Edit promotional videos
  • Composite and special effects technical director
  • Closely work with producers, art directors, scientists and historians
  • 3D Virtual set designer and modeler 
  • Organic and architectural modeler and animator
  • UV mapping
  • Lighting technical director

 

2009-Present    Freelancer                Miramar FL

3D Generalist

Modeler / Texture Artist / Lighting TD / Render TD / Compositor

  • Create textures in Photoshop and procedural
  • Created production pipeline
  • Created storyboards and concept art
  • Created all 3D elements - models, textures, animation rigs, lighting, renderings and compositing
  • Recorded voice actors
  • Supervised animators and sound engineers

 

2012-2014    Univision Network     Miami, FL

Freelancer 3D Artist / Broadcast Graphic Designer

Broadcast Graphic Artist- national news broadcast using Vizrt, After Effects and Photoshop

  • Created on-air still graphics and animated packages for live television news program
  • Closely work with producers, art directors
  • UV layout, texture painter and shader
  • Organic and architectural modeler and animator
  • Lighting and Rendering Technical Director

 

            2005-2009    Mobile App and Web Developer (Self Employed)   Miramar FL

Lead Technical Artist

Developed educational art website and mobile app from concept to implementation

  • Designed and implemented the user interface, games, and content using HTML, CSS and Illustrator
  • Supervised programmers and animators
  • Designed and managed the implementation of an App in support of website
  • Created all graphical elements, including 3D characters and illustrations for website and app using Maya and Photoshop

Education

2004   Florida Atlantic University      Boca Raton, FL
Master of Fine Arts (MFA)

1996   Maryland Institute, College of Art Baltimore, MD
Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA)

Skills

Software

  • Autodesk Maya
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe After Effects
  • Nuke
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Final Cut X
  • Autodesk MatchMove
  • Autodesk Mudbox

Traditional Art Media

  • Oil Paints
  • Steel
  • Wood
  • Watercolors
  • Acrylics
  • Charcoal
  • Foam
  • Glass