Resume

PROFILE

Emmy Nominated Supervising Producer, Supervising Director and Animation Director with over 22 years of experience managing teams and supervising production from script to color correct.  Excellent collaboration skills with overseas studios.

As a 3D Character Animator, a long career creating animated characters for commecials, television programs and feature films.  As a 2D artist, an experienced storyboard director, including animatic timing and story development.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2017 Animation Supervisor CoSA VFX, CA
2016 Senior Character Animator Zero VFX, CA
2016 PreVis Artist The Third Floor, CA
2014-2016 Supervising Producer and CG Supervising Director Nickelodeon Animation Studios,CA
2010-2014 CG Animation Director Nickelodeon Animation Studios, CA
2010, 2009, 2005, 2003 Lead Character Animator Digital Domain, CA
2009-2010 Lead Character Animator Brand New School, CA
2009, 2007-2008 Senior Character Animator Zoic Studios, CA
2008-2009 Animation Supervisor Beau Studio, CA
2007, 2004 Senior Character Animator Sony Pictures Imageworks, CA
2006-2007 Senior Character Animator Riot, CA
2006 Senior Character Animator Moving Pixels, CA
2006 Senior Character Animator Ravensfilm, CA
2005-2006 Senior Character Animator Framestore-CFC, NY
2005 Character Animator/Layout Self Pictures, CA
2004 Character Animator/TD Hunter Sauleda, CA
2004 Senior Character Animator Luma Pictures, CA
2003-2004 Character Animator/Modeler/TD Acme Filmworks, CA
2003 Character Animator/Modeler/TD Nickelodeon Animation Studios, CA
2002-2003 Senior Character Animator Rubber Bug, CA
2002 Character Animator Klasky-Csupo, CA
2000 Character Animator/Modeler/TD Pixel Magic, CA
1999-2001 Character Animator/Modeler/TD Foundation Imaging, CA
1995-1999 Supervisor/Animator/Modeler/TD BCAT, NY

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

2016-Present Instructor - Creature Animation, Character Animation, Previs Gnomon School of Visual Effects, CA
2007-Present Senior Lecturer - Character Animation, Concept and Creativity Otis College of Art and Design, CA
1992-1999 Instructor - Drawing, Photography and Sculpture CUNY - Kingsborough, NY

EDUCATION

MFA Computer Graphics and Interactive Media Magna Cum Laude Pratt Institute, NY
MFA Painting, Drawing and Printmaking Summa Cum Laude Brooklyn College, NY
BFA Photography Magna Cum Laude Brooklyn, College, NY
Summer Program Painting, Drawing, Printmaking, Sculpture Certificate Chautauqua Institute, NY

EPISODIC

The Gifted - X-Men Pilot Animation Supervisor
WallyKazam! Season 2 Supervising Producer and CG Supervising Director
WallyKazam! Season 1 CG Animation Director
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Season 1 CG Animation Director
Fan Boy and Chum Chum Season 2 Animation Supervisor
Alice in Wonderland Project Mad Hatter Hat Senior Character Animator
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Season 9 - Ghosts Senior Character Animator
Falling Skies Season 1 - Mech Robots and Aliens Senior Character Animator
Bones Season 5 - Dead Man's Party Video Senior Character Animator
Fringe Season 1 - Unleashed - Lionzard Senior Character Animator
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Season 8 - Bull - Skeleton/Bull Senior Character Animator
National Geographic - Special The Ultimate Survivor - Crocodile Senior Character Animator
Star Trek: Voyager Season 7 - Endgame Animator/Effects
Algebra's Cool Series 1 Senior Character Animator/Modeler
Dan Dare: Pilot of the Future Season 1 Character Animator/Modeler/TD
Max Steel Season 1 and 2 Character Animator/Modeler/TD
Roughnecks: The Starship Troopers Chronicles Season 1 Character Animator/Modeler/TD

FILMS

Sandy Wexler Previs and Character Animation Senior Character Animator
Patriots Day Character Animation Senior Character Animator
Alita - Battle Angel Pre Visualization PreVis Artist
Ben 10 - Alien Swarm Big Chill and Kevin Senior Character Animator
Branded Various Creatures - Layout Animation Supervisor
I am Legend Hemocytes and Birds Senior Character Animator
Hairspray Cloth Transition Animation Senior Character Animator
The Death of Doctor Island Bug and Piranha Sequences Senior Character Animator
The Polar Express Lead Boy, Santa, Hobo and Elves Senior Character Animator
Sky Captain & the World of Tomorrow Underwater Attack Sequence Senior Character Animator
The Crooked E Paper Cutout Style 3D Sequences Senior Character Animator
Fairly Odd Parents - Abra Catastrophe 3D Cell Shaded Sequences Animator/Modeler/TD
The Fantastic Four Pre-Visualization Supervising Animator
Red Planet Mars One - 3D Model Modeler/Texture Artist
The Legend of Zu 100+ VFX Shots CG Supervisor
The First $20 Million is Always the Hardest Pre-Visualization - Hologram CG Supervisor

COMMERCIALS

Food Maxx Stockade - All Characters Lead Character Animator
Aflac No Cost - The Aflac Duck Lead Character Animator
Aflac Pays You Cash - The Aflac Duck Lead Character Animator
Nissan Noodle On! - Eddie Wise Senior Character Animator
Mountain Dew World of Warcraft - Orc Senior Character Animator
Dirol Pharaoh - Giant Talking Lips and Diroller Animation Supervisor
Dirol Monrot - Giant Talking Lips and Diroller Animation Supervisor
Dirol Blueberry - Giant Talking Lips and Diroller Animation Supervisor
Sobe Summer - Sobe Lizard Animation Supervisor
Mattel Pictionary Man Game - Pictionary Man Animation Supervisor
Mattel Rhino Rampage Game - Rhino and Birds Animation Supervisor
Cable One Chipmunk - Chipmunk Animation Supervisor
Sobe Thrill - Sobe Lizard and Grasshopper Animation Supervisor
R2 Resistance - Fall of Man - Fighting Soldiers Senior Character Animator
NutriGrain Mobile - Talking Horses Senior Character Animator
United Health Care Red Tape - Unraveling Red Tape Senior Character Animator
NutriGrain Mouth - Walking and Talking Horses Senior Character Animator
NutriGrain At the Races - Talking Horses Senior Character Animator
Hyundai Phrenology Head - Talking Head Senior Character Animator
Activision - Dreamworks Over the Hedge Mission RJ - Hammy, Verne & RJ Senior Character Animator
Activision - Dreamworks Over the Hedge Mission Hammy - Hammy, Verne & RJ Senior Character Animator
Bush Beans Printing Press - Duke the Dog - Head Replacement Senior Character Animator
FedEx Stick - Pteradon Senior Character Animator
Geico Stand Up - Geico Gecko Senior Character Animator
Geico Icons - Geico Gecko Senior Character Animator
Geico Pie and Chips - Geico Gecko Senior Character Animator
Geico Big News - Geico Gecko Senior Character Animator
Geico Eyeball - Geico Gecko Senior Character Animator
Disneyland's 50th Anniversary Magic Box - Goofy Senior Character Animator
Disneyland's 50th Anniversary Toon Takeover - Mickey, Donald and Goofy Senior Character Animator
Nike Game Breakers - CG Terrell Owens Character Animator/TD
Xelibri Beauty for Sale - CG Body Parts Character Animator/TD
Ortho Tri Cyclen Lo Flower - Flower Girl Character Animator/TD
Tide Washing Machine - Product Shots & Cloth Anim Animator/Modeler/TD
Kellogg's Waffuls Birdhouse - Bird Seed Sack Animator/Modeler/TD
Kellogg's Waffuls CD - Headphones and Cable Animator/Modeler/TD

CINEMATICS

Bulletstorm E3 Promo - Gray and Renegades Lead Character Animator
DC Comics E3 Promo - Batman, Superman & Wonder Woman Lead Character Animator
The Agency E3 Promo - Cassie, Duncan and Thugs Lead Character Animator
MAG Massive Action Game - Soldiers Senior Character Animator
Jimmy Neutron Web Bumpers - Jimmy Neutron Senior Character Animator
Electronic Arts E3 Promo - James Bond - James, Woman and Thugs Character Animator/Modeler
Electronic Arts E3 Promo - Medal of Honor - Soldiers Character Animator/Modeler

MISCELLANEOUS

I- Space Exhibition Singapore Science Ctr Stereoscopics-Babblehead, Baby, Robot & Tree Senior Character Animator
Follow Up Freddy Interactive - Freddy Senior Character Animator
Michelin Friends - Michelin Man Senior Character Animator
VES 2001 Festival The Bob Auditions - Bob, Mummies & Anubis CG Supervisor

AWARDS AND HONORS

2017 Daytime Emmy Awards Nomination - Outstanding PreSchool Children's Animated Program - Supervising Producer WallyKazam! - Nickelodeon
2016 Teaching Excellence Award Otis College of Art and Design
2006 Creative Emmy Award Honor for Outstanding Commercial FEDEX - STICK
2006 News and Documentary Emmy Nomination for Outstanding Individual Achievement in a Craft: Graphic and Artistic Design NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC SPECIAL: THE ULTIMATE SURVIVOR
2004 Gold Clio - Animation - NIKE GAMEBREAKERS Directed by David Fincher
2004 Bronze Clio - Animation - XELIBRI - BEAUTY FOR SALE Directed by David Fincher
2001 Primetime Emmy Award Honor for Outstanding Special Visual Effects for a Series STAR TREK: VOYAGER

MEMBERSHIPS

Academy of Television Arts and Sciences - ATAS
SAG-AFTRA
Visual Effects Society
ASIFA
The Academy of Magical Arts
Animation Guild

ADDITIONAL TRAINING - ACTING AND PERFORMANCE

Nerdist School Musical Improv 1 and 2
Kalmenson and Kalmenson Voice Over for Actors, Animation and Improv with Stephen Tobolowsky
UCB LA Improv Alumna
Second City Training Center Hollywood Conservatory, Long Form and Musical Improv Alumna
iOWest Improv and Musical Improv Alumna
Bang Conservatory Theater Improv Conservatory Alumna and The Musical Improv Trick
The Groundlings Basic, Sketchwriting and Improv Workshops
David Razowsky Viewpoints and Viewprov
Puppet School TV and Theater Puppetry
Academy of Magical Arts Magic 1-4 and School for Scoundrels
Fire Groove Fire Dancing - Fans, Hoops, Staff, Contact Staff, and Double Staff
Cirque School Flexibility Training