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Education

AnimSchool

Provo, UT

Character Performance - Instructed by Aldric Lopez

Body Acting - Instructed by Morten Enevoldsen

September 2022

March 2022

Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.) in Animation

May 2021

Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) - Savannah, GA

Graduating Honors: Summa Cum Laude

Activities: Study Abroad Program (Hong Kong, S.A.R)

Courses of Study Included:

Life Drawing, Color Theory, Speaking of Ideas, American Art

Work Experience

Barista and Hostess

May 2023 - Present

Calvary Chapel Ft. Lauderdale - Ft. Lauderdale, FL

• Redesign and update the barista display menu seasonally

• Anticipating customer needs through proper planning and multi-tasking

• Maintaining composure in a fast-paced environment and seeking assistance when needed

• Playing a key role in training new staff on procedures, recipes, and customer interaction

• Manage reservations proactively using OpenTable, ensuring a seamless dining experience for guests

Freelance 3D Artist

March 2022 - May 2023

Fantasy Studios - remote

• Implemented Maya assets into Roblox Studio and integrated them with a custom physics system

• Modeled, rigged, and textured player accessories to enrich in-game customization options

• Painted fantasy-stylized textures and repeat patterns for personalization of player in-game homes

Freelance 3D Animator

September 2022

Barnstormer Media - Stamford, CT

• Cosmic Kids Trailer: Created action and idle animations for multiple characters
• Bubbles and Friends Ep 1020: Added finishing touches to existing animations
• Utilized Autodesk Maya's Game Exporter to prepare animation for rendering in Unreal Engine
• Worked collaboratively while managing my time efficiently

• Implemented feedback to iterate and refine my animations

Collaborative Work

The Lumberjack and the Woodpecker - Directed by Connor Bushoven

September 2020 - May 2021

3D Animator, Modeler, Compositor

• Worked from a storyboard to breathe life into human, bird, and beetle characters throughout 11 shots of the film  
• Referenced 2D concepts to develop Ms. Pecky model using Maya and ZBrush
• Aided in populating layouts by modeling and texturing bushes, placing cameras, and creating rough animations
• Led compositing of woodchip/dust effects, created a written guide and asset package to share with other team members
• Communicated remotely and effectively with a team through Zoom and Discord

The King and the Pawn - Directed by Caleb Blue

September 2019 - November 2019

3D Animator

• Provided additional animation

The Fox & Crow - Story by Janelle Thang

September 2019 - November 2019

3D Animator, Sound Editor

• Animated the fox character
• Rendered several shots and aided in compositing.
• Created an immersive soundtrack using Adobe Audition and online sources

Software

• Autodesk Maya

• animBot

• Studio Library

• ZBrush

• Windows

• Adobe Creative Cloud

- Photoshop

- Premiere Pro

- After Effects

- Illustrator

Technical Skills

• 3D Animation

• 3D Modeling

• Basic Rigging

• Illustration

• Graphic Design

Professional Skills

• Problem Solving
• Creative Thinking
• Collaboration
• Perseverance
• Flexibility

Awards

NATAS Southeast Student Emmy Award - Fiction Short Form

July 2022

• Awarded to The Lumberjack and the Woodpecker for excellence among works created by college students

Organizations

• Rise Up Animation

• Women in Animation

• SCAD Black Alumni Coalition

Volunteer Experience

SCAD Hometown Heroes - Calvary Christian Academy - Fort Lauderdale, FL

November 2018

• Coordinated a presentation at my former high school
• Educated prospective students on SCAD’s creative career opportunities      

Mission Trip - Hocabá, Mexico

January 2016

• Served the community
• Engaged children in Bible study via skits and interaction
• Repainted the local church and handed out shoes to those in need

Reel/Website

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