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Hello, I'm Jim.

I am a highly-detailed professional, eager to apply cutting edge software designing and digital-technical skills to the Animation Industry. I possess current and up-to-date skills in Web Design and Computer Animation.

Possess good understanding of Designing with an Aesthetic & Creative eye. Very efficient & versatile skills with use of Autodesk 3DS Max & Adobe Creative Suite. Currently devoted to planning, design, implementation, and operation of audiovisual facilities. Responsible for final digital products, being presented at Boardroom Meetings, Conferences, Fundraisers, & as Post Production end product. Website design updates & graphic design for publishing materials.

  • Adobe Image Ready
  • Adobe Aftereffects
  • Adobe Flash
  • CAD
  • Final Cut Pro
  • Photoshop CS
  • Z-Brush
  • Life Drawing 1 and 2
  • Introduction to Digital Media
  • Computer Animation
  • Intermediate Flash Action
  • Elementary Digital Video
  • 3-Dimensional Modeling
  • Multimedia
  • Video/Film Concepts
  • Production I
  • Product and Logo Animation
  • 3-D Environmental Modeling
  • Texturing for 3-D Production
  • Introduction to 3-D Character Animation
  • Flash for the Web
  • Advanced 3-D Character Animation
  • Microsoft Word
August 2013 - March 2014

Spectrum Works

Lead Graphic Designer - Secaucus, NJ

Met and communicated with manager to discuss objectives and requirements interpreting client’s needs and requests. Edited images in Adobe Creative Suite to match desired product. Inspected creative elements and layouts of designs to ensure innovative concepts were produced. Assisted in setting up of computer networking within office. Maintained computers and software systems. Executed research of advertising market and data. Compiled lists of information for further development, using Microsoft and Excel. Oversaw work of helper to ensure accuracy in his work.

September 2012 - July 2013

YAI

Technical Intern - New York, NY

Work under Post Production & Digital Media Department. Responsible for audiovisual facilities, edit video motion graphics, design graphics for printed and digital publishing material. Helps to plan on pre-production of projects. Working under supervision of editor, and as team member.

January 2009 - June 2009

Worlds Away Productions Ltd.

Intern - New York, NY

Worked under two staff members, and performed general office tasks.

Present

William Paterson University

Art Studio Division-3D Animation, 3D Modeling, Drawing Studio

2012

Pratt Institute

(Continued Education)

3D Animation, Web-Design

2008

Fairleigh Dickinson University

(Honors, Cum Laude)

Electronic Filmmaking and Digital Media
Bachelors of Art-Concentration in Computer Animation