Skills:

Computer Software:

Autodesk Maya; Pixologic ZBrush; Adobe Photoshop; Maxon Bodypaint; Microsoft Office (Access, Excel, Word, Outlook)

Additional Skills:

Sculpting; Mold Making (Stone, Rubber, Resin); Casting (Resin, Rubber, Wax); Armature design and construction; Proficient with most shop tools

Work History:

Stoopid Buddy Stoodios

Lead Character Fabricator
2012
 

Built puppets for "Robot Chicken" and various other projects. Assisted department head with delegation of tasks to the crew, and provided guidance to crew members with technical aspects of their builds.

 

Buddy Systems Studio

Lead Character Fabricator

2011

 

Led department creating puppets for a series of holiday themed commercials for the "Bing" search engine.

 
Shadow Animation

Lead Character Fabricator

2005-2009

 

Projects included “Robot Chicken”, “Moral Orel”, and
“Titan Maximum”, for Cartoon Network’s Adult Swim.

Jargon Entertainment

Puppet Fabricator

2006

 

Built puppets for an episode of “My Name is Earl”

Screen Novelties

Puppet Fabricator

2005

 

Built puppets for Hallmark’s Hauntington Halloween Ornaments commercial

Wreckless Abandon Studios

Set Shop Supervisor

2004-2005

 

Oversaw crew building sets for Fisher Price Little People DVD’s

Pigott Studio

Molding and Casting Technician

2003-2004

 

Molded and cast toy prototypes for Burger King Kid’s Meals

Luna Vox Productions

Head of Fabrication

2001-2002

 

Led department building sets, puppets and props for Scholastic’s “I Spy” on the HBO Family Channel

Zung Studio

Puppet Fabricator

2000-2001

 

Built puppets for “MTV’s Celebrity Deathmatch”

Awards and Recognition:

Citrus Cel Animation Festival

Guest Speaker

2011

Savannah International Animation Festival

Guest Speaker

2010 & 2011

Poppy Jasper Film Festival

Co-Creator of short film “Re-Creation”, winner of “Best Creative Media”

2010

Television Academy of Arts and Sciences

Honored for contributions to the Emmy Award winning program “Robot Chicken”

2009-2010

Savannah College of Art and Design

“SCAD Honors” Scholarship

 2009-2011

Education:

Savannah College of Art and Design

MFA in Animation

2009-2012

University of Connecticut

BFA in Puppet Arts

1994-1999

 

References available upon request.
Eligible for work in the United States and European Union.