Technical Skills


     Cinema 4d: Expert level modeling, texturing, lighting, UV mapping, animation, particles, and basic rigging

     3ds Max: Expert level modeling, texturing, lighting, UV mapping, animation, particles, and basic rigging

     After Effects: Advanced compositing, motion graphics and tracking

     Photoshop: Proficient in painting textures from reference or scratch, photo-retouching and manipulation

     Microsoft Office: Excel, Word, Powerpoint, and Outlook

     Illustrator: Working knowledge of vector graphic creation

     Mental Ray: Global Illumination, and Final Gather lighting techniques

     Maya: Knowledgeable of modeling, texturing, lighting, UV mapping, animation, particles, and basic rigging

     Autocad: Efficient modeling from architectural drawings

     Flash: Basic website creation, animation, and interactivity


Work Experience


Full Sail University                                                                                                         March 2011– Current

Associate Course Director                                                                                                          Orlando, FL


  • Conduct lectures on a wide range of topics regarding 3d and computer graphics (including modeling,  texturing, lighting, animating, camera tracking, rendering and compositing)
  • Contribute to the direction and scope of curriculum and prepare course materials as necessary in both Cinema 4D and 3ds Max
  • Led the design & implementation of Cinema4D curriculum in the Digital Arts & Design degree program.
  • Facilitated a project where students worked with ESPN to come up with concepts for advanced set design with Cinema 4D and After Effects
  • Administrative classroom duties such as grading, attendance issues, etc.


Full Sail University                                                                                                   May 2009 – March 2011

Lab Instructor                                                                                                                               Orlando, FL


  • Monitored and assisted students with the completion of their architectural, product and logo animation projects and exercises in 3ds Max
  • Supervised quizzes and practical’s as well as assignment grading as needed
  • Updated curriculum materials (tutorials in 3ds Max)


Animagic Productions INC                                                                                     August 2007 – July 2008

Digital Artist                                                                                                                                St. Louis, MO


  • Modeled residential, commercial and academic buildings from cad files/drawings for a variety of clients across the USA
  • Photoshopped textures and retouched photos to be used in renderings
  • Unwrapped UVs, modeled various environmental objects
  • Cleaned up Mo-Cap data and animated background objects on a wide variety of different projects


Freelance Projects


August 2014:

KPFF: Created promotional video to be used for marketing purposes. Required video editing, and text/titles.


January 2014-March 2014:

Active Mind Fuel: Worked on Medical device animation for Bayer from storyboards to completion. Provided modeling, texturing, lighting, animation, rendering, and compositing.


February 2013:

Regal Boats: Created renderings for an upcoming yacht.


February 2012-May 2012:

Autodesk: Created assets to be used in product demonstrations for Siggraph conference.


March 2012:

Nasa JPL: Created cover for a multi-million dollar proposal.


April 2010-Current

GFX Creative

X-Step: Provided modeling, texturing and animation services for an infomercial.

Brace Masters: Provided modeling and texturing serves for a product visualization.

Head Wedgie: Provided modeling and texturing services for a product to be used in an infomercial.

Blah Blah Bracelet: Provided modeling, texturing, lighting, and animation services for a product to be used in an infomercial.

Puzz-Up: Provided modeling, texturing, and animation services for a product to be used in an infomercial.

Zero Water: Provided modeling and texturing services while creating 2 water-filtering pitchers to be used in an internet advertisement.

Easy Reach Plant Pulley: Provided modeling, lighting, texturing, and animation services. Final result was used in an infomercial for TV and internet purposes.


February 2011-March 2011

Sabey Corporation

Integrate.Quincy: Provided texturing, lighting and rendering services for a 2+ minute Architectural Visualization.


September 2009-June 2010

Double T Sports

No Beta: With a small team, created a two and a half minute animation. Responsibilities included various modeling, lighting, texturing, camera animation, character animation, and rendering.


January 2007-April 2007

Sunriver Interactive

Worked on a couple of projects which utilized 3d modeling, lighting, texturing, rendering, animation, and motion graphics.


September 2006-April 2007

Pyramid Companies

Leather Trade Loft/Dorsa Lofts: Collaborated with architects and interior designers to visualize loft apartments in fly-throughs and still shots that were in development and under construction.




Bachelor of Fine Art (BFA), Game Art and Design

Illinois Institute of Art-Chicago, Chicago IL (2006)


Kansas State University, Manhattan KS (2001-2003)