Animation is my passion! I love bringing characters to life!

Work History

January 2018 – Oct 2018
AtmosFX Inc. Character Animator

  • Produced hand-key animation for multiple quadruped and biped creatures using Cinema4D
  • Owned end to end delivery of the projects, working off of the storyboards, iterating and polishing the animation with Production Manager and Animation Director
  • Worked with other adjacent groups including Character Riggers, Character Artists, and Designers
  • Test ran new rigs, implemented test cycles, found and reported bugs, suggested improvements

July 2017 – August 2017
AtmosFX Inc. Character Animator

  • Produced lip sync hand-key animation for Ghost characters for Halloween project using Cinema4D
  • Owned end to end delivery, iterated and polished the animation with Production Manager and Animation Director

Skills

  • Solid understanding of core animation principles
  • High-quality hand-key animation of bipeds and quadruped creatures using Autodesk¬†Maya and¬†Maxon Cinema 4D
  • Video editing and animation effects using Premiere Pro and After Effects
  • Image processing and visual effects using Photoshop
  • Strong communication skills

Education

Animation Mentor (2014 – 2016)
Character Animation. Advanced body mechanics. Acting. Creature animation.

Bellevue College, Digital Media Arts (2013 – 2014)
Animation Fundamentals. Drawing for Animation. Storytelling. Video Production and Editing.

Kyrgyz National University, Bachelor of Arts (2000 – 2004)
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs