Career Related Experience
NETFLIX , Character Designer, Los Angeles- 2021-Present
Character Designer on multiple films creating designs, turn arounds, crowd designs, expression sheets, pose sheets, costume designs, color call outs, and technical designs.
DreamWorks Animation / NBCU , Character Artist, Los Angeles- 2018-2021
Character Artist supporting any franchise needed under the DreamWorks/Universal umbrella. Developing a plethora of poses and vis dev of the characters used for supporting the franchises. Some of the films I have worked with are Trolls 2, Abominable, Spirit Untamed, and Spooky Jack (shelved).
Game Design- I worked on the Croods 2 concept art developing costumes and redesigning existing game creatures and characters to be stronger. I created a mock animal crossing concept art piece for the Nintendo's Animal Crossing x Croods island advertisement.
Merchandise- I developed poses and icons for many series, such as: Boss Baby 2, HTTYD, Shrek, Trolls, Croods 2, Abominable, Spirit Untamed , ET 40th Anniversary, Universal Monsters, The Office, Gabby's Dollhouse, and The Bad Guys.
Cartoon Network, Character Designer, Los Angeles- 2020
Freelance character designer creating a line up of characters and developing a style for an upcoming show that was apart of the Shorts Program.
Knights of the Light Table, Character Designer, Los Angeles, 2019
Freelance character designer for the Ninja Sex party 2D animated music video Mystic Crystal. Created character designs, expression sheets, turn arounds, and prop designs.
Glen Keane Productions , Character Designer, Los Angeles- 2018
Freelance character designer for the feature film "Over the Moon." Creating character explorations, acting poses and expressions.
Disney Television , Character Designer, Los Angeles- 2017
Freelance character designer for Chicken Squad early development. Creating characters, color passes, and poses for each character.
Dreamworks Television , Character Designer, Los Angeles- 2017
Freelance character designer for Cleopatra in Space early development. Creating characters, color passes, and poses for each character.
Six Point Harness , Character Designer, Los Angeles- 2016-2017
Character Designer and Storyboard Artist for multiple television series, some include:
Disney Interactive's: Oswald the Lucky Rabbit and Disney's unnamed Shorts series
Mondo's: Deep Space 69
The Harlem Globetrotters, Character Designer, Atlanta - 2016
This was provided through SCAD. Character designer for a television series pitch
Adult Swim, Character Designer, Atlanta - 2015
This was provided through SCAD and we worked in a team from campus and the studio to
develop Adult Swim Commercials. I developed character designs, painted backgrounds, and animated on the commercial
Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) - Jan 2013 - Aug 2016 Atlanta, Ga
Bachelor of fine arts in animation.
Course of study include life drawing, color theory, painting, and visual development.
PRATT Institute - June 2010 - July 2010 NYC, New York
Summer animation course taught by the creative team behind the Time Square animations.
Awards and Activities
SCAD - 2016 - Atlanta, Ga
Dean’s list and graduated with honors.
Studio Trigger - 2015 - Tokyo, Japan
Animated short featured in the “Little Witch Academia Enchanted Parade” art exhibit.
Cartoon Network - 2012 - San Diego, California
A series of illustrations were featured in the “Adventure Time” art exhibit at Comi-Con.
Scholastics Corporation- 2010 - NYC, New York
Scholastic's Art and Writing Award Gold Key for my comic book " Head in the Clouds" Scholastic's Art and Writing Award Silver Key for my comic book "Sewn Together."
Nickelodeon - 2009 - Burbank, California
Nicktoon's Animation Award for my concept and visual development.
Available upon request.