Vancouver, British Columbia
To become a solid, depended upon character animator at an animation or game studio; to learn as much as I can along the way.
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2010-present Nerdcorps Entertainment Vancouver, BC
2007-2009 Big Bad Boo Studios Vancouver, BC
Lead Animator (ToonBoom Harmony)
n Animation as well as character builds on Mixed Nutz. Lead animator and character builder on 1001 Nights.
n Trained and assisted new employees and interns in using Harmony for posing, animation, and building.
2006-2007 Mercury Filmworks Vancouver, BC
Digital Animator (ToonBoom Harmony)
n Animation on Grossology and Gerald McBoing Boing.
2009-2010 Capilano University North Vancouver, BC
n Graduated from the Digital Animation program.
n Developed a strong foundation in animation, lighting, rigging and modeling in Maya, Softimage and Zbrush.
2005-2006 Vancouver Film School Vancouver, BC
n Diploma in Classical Animation program.
n Learned traditional animation techniques as well as indepth use of digital software including: ToonBoom Opus, Flash MX, and Photoshop CS2.
1997-2002 University of Alberta Edmonton, AB
n BFA, Bachelor of Fine Arts
n Specializing in Painting and Drawing with considerable study in Art History, Film Studies, Comparative Literature, and History.
n Graduated with 7.4 grade point average out of 9.
Student film, titled ‘Documentary,’ won ‘Best Writing in a Student Animation’ at the 2008 ELAN Awards, placed 2nd in Animation category at the BC Student Film Festival in 2006 and was an Offficial Selection at the Newport Beach Film Festival in 2007.
Stop-motion entry to the Trick17 Stop Motion Animation 2007 Competition was awarded the prize for “most creative.” Won “Best Design” in entry for the following year.