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Ringling College of Art & Design, Sarasota, FL

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Computer Animation and

Minor in Art History, May 2020, G.P.A: 3.58

East Ridge High School, Clermont, FL

High School Diploma, May 2016

Summa Cum Laude, G.P.A.: 4.77/4.0

Education
Skills

Proficiency of:

Autodesk Maya, ZBrush, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Premiere, Procreate, Arnold, Nuke, Substance Painter, 3D Coat, Marvelous Designer, Microsoft Word, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Excel, Mac and PC.

 

Work​
Experience​
ANIMATION / ILLUSTRATION EXPERIENCE​

Animation Intern, Pixar Animation Studios, Emeryville, CA, August 2020 – November 2020

 

Summer Mentee Program, Blue Sky Studios, Greenwich, CT, June 2020 – August 2020

  • Experience taking a two-character dialog shot from conceptualization through polish.

  • Communicated with a mentor weekly to review animation and receive feedback.

 

Computer Animation B.F.A; Ringling College of Art & Design, Sarasota, FL, August 2016 – May 2020

  • Experience taking ideas from conceptualization through completion, utilizing each step of the animation pipeline.

  • Animated ten different characters over several shorts, working on solid character performance and physicality.  

  • Developed all aspects of two-minute animated short film, Doomsday Princess, which was selected for multiple international film festivals.

  • Worked with peers and instructors collaboratively to give and receive feedback.

 

Illustrator, Marvel Comics, 2019

  • Communicated with editors and created an illustration for Spider-Verse Vol. 3

 

Comic Illustrator, It Comes from Within Vol. 2, 2019

  • Wrote and illustrated a two-page comic as part of the anthology.

LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE

Peer Mentor, September 2018 - Present,

Ringling College of Art & Design, Sarasota, FL

  • Organize and lead weekly meetings.

  • Provide guidance and support to underclassmen students.

Student Ambassador, September 2018 - Present

Ringling College of Art & Design, Sarasota, FL,

  • Exhibiting interpersonal skills while being a positive representative of Ringling College.

  • Participated in volunteer events as well as campus tours, working alongside donors and trustees.

Student Advisory Committee Representative, Ringling College of Art & Design, Sarasota, FL, September 2019 - Present

  • Attend meetings during the semester to represent the voices and experiences of the Computer Animation major.

Art Club Founder and President, August 2013- May 2016

East Ridge High School Clermont, FL

  • Organized paperwork and weekly activities.

  • Led discussions and critiques.   

 

Kids’ College Volunteer, Summers 2014 and 2015

East Ridge Middle School, Clermont, FL

  • 250+ hours of volunteer work in the art and culinary departments.

  • Assisted teachers with projects by leading activities, interacting with young students and cleaning up the classroom.

Awards
  • Gold Award for Thesis film “Doomsday Princess,” Independent Shorts Awards, Los Angeles, CA (May 2020)

  • Senior Thesis and Underclassmen Work Featured in Best of Ringling Event, Ringling College of Art and Design (2019-2020)

  • Bright Futures Florida Academic Scholarship, Florida (2016-2018)

  • Dean’s Academic Scholarship Award, Ringling College of Art and Design (2016)

  • Graduated Summa Cum Laude, East Ridge High School, Clermont, FL (2016)

  • The James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship, Clermont, FL (2016)

  • President’s Award for Educational Excellence, East Ridge High School, Clermont, FL (2016)

  • Downtown Clermont Side Walk Chalk Art Contest, Clermont, FL (2016)         

  • AP Scholar with Distinction Award, Clermont, FL (2015)