Experienced and versatile graphic designer with expertise in 3D modeling and animation for high resolution rendering and game asset development. Significant experience in interface design, print layout, web design, and illustration, and experienced in cross-platform projects interfacing with Macintosh OS and Microsoft Windows.
3D Studio Max
Chaos Group V-Ray
Maxon Cinema 4D
Adobe After Effects
Adobe Acrobat Pro
Final Cut Pro
DVD Studio Pro
On-Call Scenic Designer
April 2014 – Present
Multimedia retailer. Scenic Design’s focus is the on-air TV sets for live broadcasts. http://qvc.com
Main duties are creating 3D renderings of proposed set designs, alterations, and additions.
Main work flow includes taking sketches, architectural plans, and team direction and combining them to create a cohesive vision to present to management and construction teams.
Secondary tasks include visual set assessment and measurement taking.
Primarily working in 3D Studio Max and Adobe Creative Suite to generate final products.
Art Director/Senior Graphic Designer
July 2013 – Feburary 2014
A gaming advisory firm specializing in regulated and social casino gaming. http://thrivegaming.com
Assessing and planning the design aspects for the deployment of an online casino gaming platform.
Integrating the design guidelines a major casino brand into the framework of a partnered games provider.
Creating presentation materials for business proposals and other complementary support materials.
Generating graphic assets in Adobe CS for mobile application development focused on android platform.
Consulting on design and product aspects of business strategies.
MountainTop Technologies, Inc.
Graphic Designer/3D Modeler
July 2009 - August 2012
Development company focused on creating customized interactive training solutions. http://mntntp.com
Development lead for levels for 3D interactive training for US Air Force in Unity 3D.
Modeled environments in Lightwave and created textures in Photoshop CS4 for courses in emergency hospital deployment.
Optimized 3D aircraft models for aeromedical evacuation courseware for Flash Papervision plugin.
Created high resolution 3D characters in Poser for forensic dental identification course.
Coordinated with instructional designers, programmers, Air Force personal and special materials experts insuring accurate, functional, and engaging final products.
Graphic Designer/3D Modeler
October 2006 - January 2009
Architecture firm specializing in casino/hospitality projects. www.friedmuttergroup.com
Created models in 3D Studio Max and Google SketchUp, and lighting effects with V-Ray for multiple projects under tight deadlines.
Developed videos in Final Cut Pro and After Effects showing interior and exterior spaces for clients like The Isle of Capri.
Designed presentation materials with Photoshop, Illustrator, and Indesign CS3 for clients like Philadelphia Park and Foxwoods Casino.
Coordinated with clients, interior designers, architects, and graphic designers to take projects from concept to completion.
April 2006 - July 2006
Splat Productions is a digital marketing agency with core strengths in website development, internet marketing and brand design. http://www.splatworld.tv
Created models in 3D Studio Max and lighting effects with V-Ray for multiple projects under tight deadlines.
Developed architectural plans into customized materials for clients marketing strategies.
Philadelphia University Office of Public Relations
New Media Specialist
May 2004 - March 2006
Department responsible for promotions, informational materials, and website maintenance. http://philau.edu
Developed interactive Flash CS map of the university highlighting the buildings on campus using ActionScript, and optimization for quick web downloads.
Created 3D visualization with Cinema 4D of The Kanbar Campus Center and The Athletic Center.
Used DVD Studio Pro to create show case of new buildings’ exteriors, functions, and interior design.
Developed promotional materials in Photoshop, Illustrator, and Indesign CS including mailers, T-shirts, brochures, and daily planner/student handbook.
2002 – Present
An animation studio focused in independent film projects. http://manneristic-studios.com
Modeled & animated in Cinema 4D environments and characters for The Cookie Wars and Storm of Vengeance.
Created textures and materials for film projects in Photoshop, Illustrator, and Indesign CS
Consults on projects advising marketing approaches and design strategies.
BS Digital Design 2004
Design Expo Project 2004
Richard Schultz Furniture Company www.richardschultz.com
Created, in Cinema 4D, 3D presentation of furniture emphasizing products' construction and material quality. Developed a presentation of furniture lines with video and motion graphics in Final Cut Pro and After Effects, music composition in Soundtrack Pro, and DVD Studio Pro publication.