SolarPower

NYC, NY

I am a motion graphics artist skilled in 3D design and compositing. My aim is to push the standards of concept, visualization, and design to new levels. I develop specialized graphics and video using ZBrush, Cinema4D, After Effects, Photoshop, and Illustrator. I also have years of experience in sound design and engineering as well as web-based broadcast and live streaming delivery.

I am able to offer a wide range of services for a diverse set of clients because I enjoy developing creative solutions for challenging design projects and collaborations.

My career in animation, design, marketing, identity, and brand development spans many years working with various business, technology, non-profit and education groups in both the New York City and Salt Lake City areas.

Specialties:

Motion Graphics, Animation, Design, Typography, Visual Effects, Filmmaking and Cinematography, 3D Modeling and Design, Brand Strategy and Information Architecture, Sound Design and Engineering, Media Mastering and Video Compression.

PROFILE

• Specializing in design-driven creative motion work, animation, compositing, and video production
• Multidisciplinary skills in the technical and artistic aspects of motion graphic design and development
• Skills in character modeling, texturing , digital sculpting, color correction, image manipulation, and complex masking
• Innovator of fresh and unique ideas; willing to grow by receiving positive criticism and feedback
• Skilled in management of multiple projects with a deadline-oriented focus
• Quick learner with a strong sense of style; proven attention to detail, great organizational skills

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Motion Design - 2D and 3D compositing, animation, modeling, texturing, rigging, lighting and rendering.
Graphic Design - Illustration and design with a sharp eye for composition, style, and color.
Digital Media Development - Experienced with broadcast, print, and interactive delivery.
User Experience Design (web/application) - UI design, concept, and branding.

SOFTWARE EXPERIENCE

2D: Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign
3D: Cinema 4D, ZBrush
Compositing: AfterEffects, Apple Motion
Editing: Premiere Pro, Final Cut Pro, Avid
Compression: Adobe Media Encoder, Cleaner, Squeeze, Compressor, QuickTime Streaming Server
Audio: Logic Studio, Ableton Live
Web: DreamWeaver, Flash, Acrobat, Apache/Tomcat, PHP/ MySQL, Magnolia, Plone, WordPress

ONLINE

www.solarpowerdesign.us
www.vimeo.com/solarpower
www.behance.net/solarpower
www.linkedin.com/in/solarpowerdesign
www.revolutionizedrecords.com

WORK EXPERIENCE

2000-Present: Solar Power Design - 3D Motion Graphic Designer/Editor
Creative problem solving, motion design, illustration, modeling, animation, compositing, and editing.

2006-2013: Scientific Computing and Imaging (SCI) Institute - Producer/Designer/Developer/Engineer
Manage and coordinate visualization resources, research software and lab support, digital media for presentations and kiosks, creative direction, technical writing, video production, graphic and motion design.

2011: University Innovation Fund - Designer
Motion design, video production, info graphic design.

2011: Western Innovation Network - Video Producer
Graphic design, video editing.

2010: 7Revolutions - Video Producer/Motion Designer
Motion design, video production, info graphic design.

2010: LightSpace Technologies - Video Producer/Motion Designer
Motion design, video production, creative direction, technical writing, cinematography.

2010: University of Utah - Video Producer/Designer/Compositor
Graphic design, compositing, cinematography.

2010: Wine Academy of Utah - Graphic Designer and Web Developer
Branding, graphic design, web development.

2007-2012: Numira BioScience - Video Producer/Graphic Designer
User interface design, branding, graphic design, video production.

2007: Visual Toolkit - Graphic Designer
Branding and graphic design.

2005-2006: Student Computing Labs - OSX/iOS Support Specialist and Media Developer
Software and lab support, digital media for presentations and kiosks, media streaming and archival, creative direction, technical writing, project management, video production, graphic and motion design.

2003-2005: Spy Hop Productions - Director of Web and Print Services
Creative direction, graphic design, web development, project management, technical training.

EDUCATION

2001-2003: Digital Media Arts - Long Island University, Brooklyn NY

1993-1995: Film and Media Arts - University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT

1991-1993: General Education - Utah Valley University, Orem, UT


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