I've been fortunate to have a variety of experiences across many disciplines. In addition to my reel, feel free to follow the link below to my full portfolio of motion work.You can also check out my employment and soft skill experience on my resume.
I'm a multi-disciplinary artist with 15 years of agency and production house experience. I’m a VFX artist, motion designer and creative director. I use that combined experience to see a project through to completion - either solo or managing a team.Currently I am a creative director and project manager in the electronic visualization and immersive technologies field.I'm always open to new and exciting opportunities - even ones that diverge from my past experience!
Note: I was standing in for a friend in this photo while he adjusted his lighting. I ended up kind of liking it.
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In addition to my normal duties as a creative director and motion graphics animator, I've also had the amazing opportunity to be a part of several VFX teams for feature films.
Jakob’s Wife (2021): Lead Compositing and Digital Effects Artist
Deep Water (2021): On-Set Digital Asset FX
Breaking News in Yuba County (2021): On-Set Digital Asset FX
Queen & Slim (2019): On-Set Digital Asset FX
MA (2019): Mad Genius Lead Compositor and Digital Effects Artist
Malicious (2018): Lead Compositing and Digital Effects Artist
The Super (2017): Lead Compositing and Digital Effects Artist
1 Mile to You (2017): Visual Effects Supervisor & Digital Effects Artist
Creative Director | Animation & Immersive Projects
Horizon Video Productions
April 2021 - PresentCreative Director | Sr. Animator | VP
Mad Genius, Inc
July 2009 - April 2021Animator
December 2007 - July 2009
Creative Director - Fulfill clients’ vision while managing productions from start to finish. Often collaborating with other departments and artists.Director - Direct various commercial and long form spots. On-set direction executing my own vision as well as contributing to pre-production and post production processes.Departmental - Develop methods of helping my team work more efficiently, from proper staging of workloads to accurate time tracking, while ensuring they maintain a healthy work-life balance.Per Project - Developing and adhering to budgets, planning project workloads from the first kickoff, managing along the way and delivering a successful final product within scope.Vice President - Managing higher level culture and personnel issues and advising upper management when necessary.IT and Project Management - assisted or led the implementation of new IT infrastructure as well as creating and modifying company wide project pipelines and management solutions.
Octane, Arnold and Redshift Renderers
X-Particles (Cinema 4D)
Adobe After Effects - Compositing and VFX
AE Plugins (Red Giant Suite, Element 3D and More)
Mocha Pro - Roto/Tracking/Remove/Stabilize
Adobe Premiere Pro - Editing
Davinci Resolve and Fusion - Editing/Compositing
Justinmind - App & Digital Prop Prototyping
Photoshop/Illustrator/Rest of Adobe CC - Supplemental Graphic Work
Master of Fine Art - Electronic Visualization
Mississippi State UniversityBachelor of Fine Arts - Graphic Design
Mississippi State University