Resume

Objective:
To use my knowledge of 3D animation and effects to make people believe the impossible, even for just a short time.


Recommendations:

Experience:

7/16–7/16: Gold Glove Protection
Sculpted detailed model to exact specifications for 3D printing.

6/16–6/16: Don Bindas, Pittsburgh, PA
3D modeling of a logo to be printed for car badges.

5/16–6/16: Chloe Warren, TX
3D model replica of Golden Snitch from Harry Potter, used as a ring box.

2/16–4/16: Alkemy-X, Philadelphia, PA
3D modeling and texturing, of an A/C unit and house for a TV commercial.

12/15–1/16: Litigation Presentation, Atlanta, GA
3D modeling, texturing, animation of a scene for a court trial.

12/15–1/16: Sarah Eklund, New York, NY
3D sculpting for a 3D printed object used in a museum piece in Germany.

12/15–1/16: Numbat Ninja, Portland, OR
3D sculpting and texturing for a 3D printed Kickstarter item. High-res UFO model for game environment.

7/15–9/15: Digital Tutors, Oklahoma City, OK
5.5 hour video tutorial on architectural visualization of a beach club resort.

5/15–5/15: Gold Glove Protection
Sculpted detailed model to exact specifications for 3D printing.

10/14–12/14: Digital Tutors, Oklahoma City, OK
4.5 hour video tutorial on modeling a Bell 407 helicopter.

11/14–11/14: Film Gods LLC, Dallas, TX
3D modeling and design of a new product.

7/14–7/14: AEA Jewelry, New York, NY
3D modeling of a ring for 3D printing.

7/14–7/14: Epic Studios, Chester, NJ
3D modeling for medical illustrations.

6/14–7/14: Film Gods LLC, Dallas, TX
3D modeling and texturing for 3D printed objects

4/134–4/14: Epic Studios, Chester, NJ
3D modelin, texturing, and animation for a medical illustration and video.

11/13–2/14: Norstar Marketing Group, Carlsbad, CA
3D Modeling, texturing, rendering, animation, and After Effects animation, for several video projects.

8/13–10/13: High 5 Productions, Islandia, NY
3D Modeling, rendering, and animation for several video projects.

7/13–7/13: Epic Studios, Chester, NJ
3D modeling and texturing for a medical illustration.

7/13–8/13: 3D World Magazine, Bath, U.K.
4 page tutorial written on using LWCad and LightWave to model a traditional Japanese house.

3/13–3/13: Epic Studios, Chester, NJ
Hard surface and organic modeling for medical illustrations.

2/13–2/13: Photon Studios, New Zealand
3D modeling and texturing.

12/12–12/12: Specialty Computing, Wyndmoor, PA
Designed a logo for one of their clients

5/12–11/12: Declaration Pictures, Vancouver, Canada
3D modeling and texturing for TV pilot.

8/12–9/12: 3D World Magazine, Bath, U.K.
6 page tutorial written on using Blender fluids in LightWave with full sized screenshots and video. Issue 165

4/12–4/12: ProCreative, Midvale, UT
3D Modeling, texturing, animation.

3/12–3/12: Epic Studios, Chester, NJ
3D Modeling and texturing.

1/12–4/12: Schubert Communications, Downingtown, PA
3D Modeling, texturing, animation, compositing, for promotional videos.

11/11–11/11: Epic Studios, Chester, NJ
3D Modeling, texturing for a medical ad.

9/11–10/11: Lumedia LLC, Huntington Beach, CA
5 minutes of animation timed to voice-over about an industrial battery product.

6/11–6/11: ProCreative, Midvale, UT
Modeling and texturing of basebll bat with flashlight combo.

5/11–6/11: Shooters Post & Transfer, Philadelphia, PA.
3D Modeling and texturing of a Clean-Flip sweeper for Lysol TV spot.
3D modeling and texturing of a Hoover Steam mop for TV spot.

3/11–3/11: 3D World Magazine, Bath, U.K.
5 page tutorial written on 3D-Coat with full sized screenshots and 3 videos. Issue 143

2/11–2/11: ProCreative, Midvale, UT

Modeling and hardware animation of auto parts (8 short animations)

1/11–1/11: Shooters Post & Transfer, Philadelphia, PA
3D Modeling and texturing of a kayak and paddle

12/10 – Ongoing: Pilgway, Kiev, Ukraine
Short video tutorials for the manuel of their 3D-Coat software

12/10–1/11: Base HD, Edmonton, AL, Canada
3D Model / sculpture of an elaborate company logo.

7/10–7/10: Shooters Post & Transfer, Philadelphia, PA
3D Modeling of a Hoover Floormate vacuum cleaner for a TV spot.
3D Modeling, texturing, and animation for Comcast spot that runs in Best Buy stores.

1/10–1/10: Digital Sorcery Warehouse, Midlothian, VA
Retopology for the clothing of 14 characters for a short film / TV pilot using 3D-Coat.

11/09–11/09: NewTek Inc., San Antonio, TX
Tutorial written for the Nov. 2009 LightWave 3D newsletter on moving from LightWave to the Unity 3D game engine.

8/09–9/09: Epic Studios, Chester, NJ
3D Modeling, texturing, animation, particle FX for a medical video
3D Modeling, particle animation for a print ad

12/08–5/09: Motion Heads, Philadelphia, PA
3D Retopology, texturing, animation for a short children’s film.

10/08–10/08: High 5 Productions, Islandia, NY
3D Modeling, rendering for architectural visualization.

10/08–10/08: Comcast Center, Philadelphia, PA
Around 200 photographs of stores and products for their Market high-end retail center to be used on the web and in print.

9/08–10/08: Epic Studios, Chester, NJ
3D Environment Modeling for a medical training video.

8/07–7/08: High 5 Productions, Islandia, NY
3D Modeling, texturing, animation, compositing, special effects for children’s TV shows and videos.

4/07–4/07: Shooters Post & Transfer, Philadelphia, PA
3D Modeling and texturing in HD quality for Eyewitness News in NY spots.

3/07–3/07: Epic Studios, Chester, NJ
3D Modeling of a room interior for a corporate video.

2/07–2/07: Shooters Post & Transfer, Philadelphia, PA
3D Modeling, texturing, and animation in HD for a trade show presentation.
3D Modeling, texturing, and animation for a trade show presentation.

12/06–1/07: Pixelpushers-Inc, Montreal, QC, Canada
Photo-real modeling and texturing of an F18c Hornet.

9/06–11/06: Shooters Post & Transfer, Philadelphia, PA
3D Modeling, texturing, and animation in HD for a trade show presentation.
3D Modeling, texturing, and animation for business presentation & video wall.
3D Modeling, texturing, and animation for NCAA Basketball Final Four opening. (2007 Addy award for Special Effects)
3D Modeling, texturing, and animation for a New Jersey Lottery spot.
3D Modelling for NCAA LaCrosse spot.
3D Modeling, texturing, and animation for Stainmaster carpets spot.
3D Modeling and texturing for Pennsylvania Lottery spot.

10/05–3/06 Grid Lock Entertainment
Modeler and Texture Artist for Recall To Hell game (Doom 3 Conversion)

9/05–9/05 Steve Johnson, MD
Handled 3D animation, some modeling, and text effects for a presentation on childrens literacy.

11/04–3/05 TMC Services Los Alamos, NM
Created 3D animated 10.5 minute short film for a presentation to the US government and senators relating to national security.
Main tasks included modeling of environments and vehicles, texturing, effects, animation, compositing, and DVD authoring.

1/03–6/03 Cross Gen Entertainment. Orlando, FL
Worked with a team of about 15 people to create the fully 3D film “Chimera” to promote their comic book of the same name.
Main tasks included vehicle and environment modeling and texturing, motion capture, compositing, effects, and the animatic.
During this time I was also Lighting Supervisor for another 3D film “Critter Island”. Both films directed by Jeff Scheetz.


Education:

1996–2000 Community College of Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA
Art / Photography

2001–2002 University of The Arts Philadelphia, PA
Animation / Film

2002–2003 Digital Animation & Visual Effects School Orlando, FL
www.DAVESchool.com
3D Animation & Special Effects
Specialized Associates Degree