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Summary

Experienced in custom design and fabrication, product development, digital imaging, sculpture, mold making, metal casting, photography, and web development.

Proficient in the use of a wide variety of shop tools, such as table saws and dremels, software packages such as Photoshop and Painter, and heavy equipment such as forklifts and scissor lifts.

Experience

New Deal Studios: 2011 - Current
Model Maker
Part of a 2-5 person team that fabricates models, miniatures, and sets for features and commercials.

Hidden Television: 2010 - 2011
Product Development / Shop Manager
Redesigned the entire Mirror TV product line, from prototypes into production.
Designed and built custom one-off Mirror TVs for commercial and residential applications.
Spearheaded multiple initiatives to facilitate company growth, including facilities renovation and expansion, hiring, and training.
Kept operations running smoothly in the 6600 square foot facility.
Strengthened relationships with suppliers and partners to cut custs and increase efficiency.
Revamped company branding, such as catalogs, business cards, and building signage.

LifeFormations: 2008
Production Artist
Part of a 5-10 person team that built and painted sets and set pieces for attractions and dark rides.
Produced silicone case molds and block molds for static and animated characters.
Assiststed in wiring and troubleshooting of control systems.
Worked in-house and on location.

BGSU Residential Computing Connection: 2003 2006
Area Coordinator of Special Projects Team
Maintained over 500 computers and printers across two dozen computer labs and resource rooms.
Supervised a staff of 10-15 during major projects such as campus-wide equipment upgrades.
Acted as a point of contact for other campus departments and major university clients.

Education

Bachelor of Fine Arts with Specialization in Digital Arts, Bowling Green State University, August 2006
Graduated Magna Cum Laude

Relevant Coursework:
Advanced Metal Casting
Modeling and Mold Making
Advanced Digital Imaging
Digital Painting
Concept Art Independent Study
Character Maquette Independent Study
Collaborative Multimedia
Intermediate Interactive Digital Art
Intermediate Digital Modeling and Animation

Awards and Achievements

BGSU Deans List, Fall 2003 Summer 2006
Recipient of James W. Strong Digital Arts Achievement Award
Digital work featured in BGSU President's Suite Exhibition: 2005 2006
Digital work featured in BGSU Cream of the Crop Exhibition: Summer 2005