Experience & Education

WORK EXPERIENCE

2006-PRESENT – Rental Property Owner
Responsible for overseeing the leasing and maintenance of residential and rural commercial properties. Duties include: evaluating and planning upgrade projects, coordinating tradespeople, interfacing with clients, bookkeeping, and preparing detailed reports of wildlife management activities.

2012 RON KABAT CPA – Freelance Character Designer
Created mascot character for California Independent congressional candidate, Ron Kabat. ‘Wilbur’ appeared in various publications and promotional materials during the campaign.

2006-2010 SMILESINCLUDED, INC. – CoFounder: Internet Startup
Created character animation and corporate identity for company website. Wrote and edited video scripts, updated company website, created marketing copy, client presentations, financial projections, and assisted with pitches to investors. Designed UI for mobile app prototype.

EARLY EXPERIENCE
Edrama Learning, Inc. – Freelance Animator/Designer
Thinking Tools, Inc. – Staff Artist
Origin Systems /Electronic Arts – Staff Animator
Josten’s Learning Corp. and Whirligig Software – Staff Artist/Animator

EDUCATION

iANIMATE.net
Body Mechanics and Advanced Body Mechanics Workshops

American Animation Institute, North Hollywood, CA
Life Drawing and Anatomy, Acting for Animation, Animal Drawing

Art Academy of Los Angeles, Sherman Oaks, CA
Character Animation, Inbetweening and Assistant Animation

Sheridan College, Oakville, Ontario, Canada
3D Animation Training Course

University of Texas, Austin, Texas
Bachelor’s of Art in Studio Art

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