I like to make animated films to tell stories which need to be told to an audience, who perhaps, needs to watch them.
Passionate Award Winning Animator and Director. Recent MFA graduate with animation, layout, traditional art, and digital art experience.
Computer Programs and Technology:
• Autodesk Animation Suite (Maya, Mudbox and Motion Builder)
• Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, After Effects, Premier Pro, Animator, Flash and Illustrator)
• ToonBoom Storyboard and ToonBoom Harmony
• TV Paint
• Final Cut Pro
Director, Animator, Story Artist, Character Designer – Yet to be titled animated short 2022– present
• Director, Lead Animator, Lead Story Artist , and Lead Layout Artist for the project
Director, Animator, Story Artist, Modeler, Editor, Character Designer, Layout Artist –
I'm Here Short 2018 – 2021
• Director, and Lead Story Artist for the film
• Lead Animator
• Lead Layout Artist
• Created primary assets for the film, including character designs and character models
• (Sept 10, 2021) Film entered film festivals worldwide.
• (Sept 2022) Film has been accepted into 64 film festivals; has won over 30 awards, 4 finalists
statuses, 6 semi-finalist statuses, and 21 nominations.
• Winner of Best Shorts Awards Humanitarian Award Honorable Mention 2021.
Character Animator, Artist J-Way Animation Studios and Art House 2020 – Present
• Freelance Character Animator and Layout Artist
• Traditional artwork on commission
Graduate Assistant – Ball State University July 2017 – May 2020
• Created storyboards, film making plans, and motion graphics
• Created web-based videos for program marketing initiatives
• Created animations for University’s centennial celebration
• Designed printed graphics, brochures, marketing materials and posters
Graphic Designer Today’s Signs and Graphics 2004 – 2017
• Designed company logos, signage, banners and vehicle graphics
• Met with clients to prepare marketing strategies
Graphic Artist AVEC Audio May 2013 – December 2013
• Designed company and personal websites, business cards, and music album artwork
Ball State University – M.F.A. Animation 2017-2020
Ball State University – B.F.A. – Electronic Art and Animation 2007-2011
Ivy Tech Community College – Computer Tech, English Courses 2006-2011
Cowan Jr./Sr. High School – Academic Honors Diploma 2003-2007
Professional Memberships and Affiliations
ASIFA Hollywood Professional Membership 2017 – Present
Women In Animation (WIA) 2020 – Present