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Overview

Working for 17+ years on projects ranging from animation, VFX, shorts, games and game cinematics, has fostered a diverse range of skills that I have been able to add to my industry tool belt. This experience has made me comfortable in various team sizes, with tight production deadlines while maintaining efficiency in my work flow. I am interested in adding further growth with a motivated team, to take on new production challenges and memorable projects.


Skills Team & Individual Work Environments • Work closely with Director/Client/ Production Designers • Strong 2D to 3D Visual Translating •  Asset Management  • Scheduling & Bidding • Peer Mentoring • Workflow Development • Production Mindful Sculpting Approach • Strong organizational skills and ability to manage deadlines

Proficiency Character Modeling • Character Visual Development • Organic Modeling • Hard Surface Modeling • Posing & Expression Presentation Sculpts • Production Models • Retopologizing • UV Creation/ Layout • Texture Creation • Environment Modeling • Vehicle Modeling • Blendshapes • Base Mesh Creation • Costume & Associated Prop Creation 

Software Autodesk Maya • Pixologic Zbrush • Marvelous Designer • Adobe Photoshop • Substance Painter • Unreal Engine • Unity • Redshift • Vray • Mari • Substance Designer • UV Layout • Procreate • Shotgun • Ftrack  • Perforce  • Adobe Premiere  • Microsoft Applications

Pipelines  Feature Animation • VFX • Games • Cinematics • Commercial • Shorts • Collectibles • Remote Ready  • In-Studio

Operating Systems  Windows • Linux • Mac

 

Experience


Character Modeler  – Walt Disney Animation Studios                                                       July 2022 – Present
 

Visual Development Modeler/ Asset Sup. – Freelance – Twisted Mountain Animation Inc.                           May 2021 – Present
Unannounced IP1 – Animated Episodic Series Special- In Development – NDA (2022)
Unannounced IP2 – Animated Pilot – In Development – NDA – (2022)
Unannounced IP3 – Animated Afro Futurism Anthology – In Production – NDA (2022)
Hill Agency – Indigenous Film Noir Game – Achimostawinan Games (2022)

Visual Development Modeler | Concept Sculptor – Freelance – Animal Logic                                     December 2021 – March 2022
Toto (2024) 

Director | Visual Development Modeler – Rez Dog Animation.                                                                  May 2021 – Present
Unannounced Indigenous IP – In Development – (TBA)

Senior Character Artist – Cinesite                                                                                               September 2020 – May 2021
The Addams Family 2 (2021) 

Senior Modeling Artist – Animal Logic                                                                                              June 2019 – August 2020
DC League of Super-Pets (2022) 

Senior Character Modeling Artist – Freelance – Goldtooth                                                                    April 2019 – June 2019
Game Character Visual Development (TBA)

Modeling/ Texturing Artist – Freelance – Cat Mountain Studios                                                         January 2019 – April 2019
VOIR – The Duality of Appeal – Netflix Documentary (2021)

Senior CG Generalist – Freelance – Atomic Studios                                                                            January 2019 – April 2019
The Last Kids On Earth (2019)

Modeler/ Texturing Artist – Method Studios                                                                                  October 2018 – March 2019
Ford V. Ferrari (2019)
For All Mankind (2019)
The Kitchen (2019)

Modeling Lead/ Supervisor – Stellar Creative Lab                                                                       October 2017 – October 2018
Golden Age (2018) – Modeling Supervisor
The Ark and the Aardvark (TBA) – Modeling Lead

Sr. Modeler – Sony Pictures Imageworks                                                                                      January 2016 – October 2017
CG Animated Films/ Feature Films
Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse (2018)
Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017)
The Emoji Movie (2017)
Smurfs: The Lost Village (2017)
Ghostbusters (2016)

Character/ Environment Modeler – Cinesite                                                                      September 2013 – November 2015
Sausage Party (2016) 

Character Artist – Rockstar Vancouver.                                                                                September 2009 – December 2012
Grand Theft Auto 5; Max Payne 3

Modeling Lead/ Surfacing/ Fur – Rainmaker Entertainment Inc.: Gaming Division                September 2008 – September 2009
Assassins Creed 2 -Trailer 
Splinter Cell: Conviction – Trailer
Ting and Juma – Short
Reboot – Teaser
Cheersquad – Cinematics
Shaun White Snowboading: World Stage – Cinematics

Modeling Supervisor – Rainmaker Entertainment Inc.: Gaming Division                                       March 2008 – September 2008
Ghostbusters: The Video Game; FEAR 2

Sr. Modeler – Gaming Division – Rainmaker Entertainment Inc.                                                      November 2007 – March 2008
50 Cent: Blood On The Sand

Environment Modeler/ Set Dressing/ Cloth Simulation – Vanguard Animation.                         March 2007 – November 2007
Space Chimps (2008)

Character Modeler/ TD Assistant– Electronic Arts Canada.                                                           February 2005 – March 2007
March Madness 2007; Fifa 2007; NBA Live 2006; Xbox 360 Fifa 2006

Character Modeler/ Set Modeler– Bardel Entertainment Inc.                                                       January 2005- February 2005
Happily N’Ever After (2006)

 

Education


Vancouver Film School – 3D Animation & Visual Effects Diploma, Vancouver, BC. 2004

 

Volunteering | Affiliations


Rise Up Animation – Mentor

Woman In Animation – Member 

Collective Bunch – Member 

 

References Available upon request

 

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