Experience

 

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

Game of Thrones: Season 8

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald

Overlord

Kingdom Hearts 3 Cinematics

John Wick 3

Pixar Animation Studios, Emeryville, California - Shading Technical Director (June ‘16 - February ‘18)

Incredibles 2

Bao

Coco

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

Co-Director, CG Supervisor, Look Development, Lighting, and Compositing

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

CG Supervisor, Look Development and Lighting

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

Texturing, Look Development, Lighting, and Compositing for Sony's PlayStation holiday campaign

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

Texturing, Look Development, Lighting, and Compositing on Microsoft's Halo 5 advertisement campaign (VES nominated)

The Ascension Group - Head of Production (July - September, '14)

Full spectrum, full CG deliveries for channels with millions of subscribers

Brand strategy, title design, animated short films, and episodics

Acted as Producer, Art Director, CG Supervisor, DP Camera and Lighting, Editor, Compositor, and Colorist

Self-Employed Photographer, Videographer, Educator, Art Director, Motion Graphics Designer - Southeast Kansas (January '09 - '14)

Portraiture, weddings, state-sponsored technology integration projects, sports reels, television commercials, public service announcements, title reels, and brand design for online creators

 

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 BFA, Technical Direction Minor

Pittsburg State University

Traditional Studio Art