Education

  • Savannah College of Art and Design - MFA Illustration [Current - 4.0 GPA]
  • School of Visual Arts - BFA Animation [2009 - 3.5 GPA]

Skills
Excellent Draftsman and Painter
Character and Costume Design Skills
Strong Environmental and Perspective Drawing  
Prolific Writing Ability

Technical
Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, AfterEffects)
Adobe Flash, Final Cut Pro
Microsoft Office
Dreamweaver | HTML, PHP, SSI, CSS, Java
Mac and PC Savvy


Work Experience

  • Vans "Off the Wall" - Current
    • Floor Supervisor
    • Oversees team members and is responsible for tasking during the day
    • Responsible for register duties, including counting money, bank deposits and communication with regional about the state of the businesss
    • Lead on floorsets, window dressing and other visual aspects of the store
  • Freelance Illustration - Current
    • Commissioned artwork in various mediums, including book, apparel and sequential art
  • SCAD Creative Learning Center - Lowe's - 2016
    • One of the lead story developers for a comic book that would help guide Lowe's corporate towards the potential of home improvement in the future 
    • Responsible for ink and pencils of the final eight pages of the comic
    • Worked with a large group of other students over the course of the semester to help meet our end goal, and took on leadership duties when needed, while also taking direction from other leads on the project
  • SCAD - Teacher's Assistant - 2015, 2017
    • Teacher's assistant for Professor John Lowe's Advanced Inking Techniques course (Summer 2015)
    • Teacher's assistant for Professor Dove McHargue's Constructive Anatomy course (Winter 2017) 
       
  • SCAD Graduate Mentor - 2015 - 2016
    • Provided guidance, advice and tutoring to struggling undergraduate students to help improve their academic standing
  • Whole Foods Market - 2012 - 2014
    • Store Graphic Artist
    • Responsible for creating painted marketing signage, collateral, decor management and team support; used to working in a high-pressure environment with quick turn around times
  • South Bronx Overall Economic Development Corporation (SoBRO) - 2011 - 2012
    • Extracurricular Art Teacher and Academic Counselor (High School)
    • Taught an afterschool art class for at-risk students, homework help, tutoring, field trip organizer
  • InterSPECTACULAR - 2009 - 2010
    • Intern
    • Animation assistant for a DVD bonus prequel for Showtime's series, Dexter
  • Animation Collective - 2008 - 2009
    • Intern
    • Animation assistant for Nickelodeon's series, Speed Racer: The Next Generation, as well as courier and administrative assistant; became acquainted with working in a pipeline and working with a team in a high pressure environment with deadlines and quick turn around