Experience

 

Image Engine Design, Inc., Vancouver, British Columbia - Look Development and Lighting (March ‘18 - Present)

Game of Thrones: Season 8

Kingdom Hearts 3 Cinematics

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald

Overlord

Pixar Animation Studios, Emeryville, California - Shading Technical Director (October ‘17 - February ‘17)

Incredibles 2

Bao

Pixar Animation Studios, Emeryville, California - Shading Technical Director Resident (November ‘16 - October ‘17)

Bao

Coco

Pixar Animation Studios, Emeryville, California - Technical Director Intern (June ‘16 - November ‘16)

Coco

Onirique - Short film (September ‘15 - June ‘16)

Co-Director, CG Supervisor, Look Development

MACH III - Short film (April ‘15 - May ‘16)

CG Supervisor, Look Development

The Mill, New York City - CG Intern (September - November, ’15)

Star Wars: Battlefront PlayStation Holiday Commercial

Call of Duty PlayStation Holiday Commercial

Method Studios, Santa Monica, California - VFX Intern (June - August, '15)

Halo 5 A Hero Falls Commercial

Halo 5 Launch Commercial

 

Software, Renderers, and Scripting Knowledge

 

Maya, Katana, Houdini, Gaffer, Mari, Substance, Photoshop, Nuke, Vue, XGen 

RenderMan, Arnold, V-Ray

OSL, RIB, and C++

 

Accomplishments

 

Autodesk University Conference Invitee - Autodesk Student Expert (‘15)

Autodesk CG Student Awards (The Rookies) - Student Spotlight  (’15)

Autodesk CG Student Awards (The Rookies) - USA Internship Winner (’15)

American Advertising Federation - Gold ADDY Award in both Cinematography and Visual Effects (’13)

Kansas State University - Kansas State Technology Leaders, Technology Integration Winner (’08) and Runner-Up (’09)

Savannah College of Art and Design - Dean’s List, Artistic and Academic Honors Scholarships

National Honor Society, Kansas State Scholar, Life Scout - Boy Scouts of America

 

Education

 

Savannah College of Art and Design

Visual Effects B.F.A., Technical Direction Minor, graduated May (‘16)

Pittsburg State University

Traditional Studio Art ('12 - '13)