Ringling College of Art and Design, Sarasota, FL Chantilly High School, Chantilly, VA
B.F.A, expected graduation May 2014 June 2010. Weighted GPA: 4.1/4.0
Major: Computer Animation. GPA: 3.56/4.0 AP Scholar with Distinction
COLLABORATIVE ART EXPERIENCE___________________________________________________________
3D Generalist, Ringling College of Art and Design, Sarasota, FL
As an upper level course student, participated in all areas of the animation pipeline including storyboarding, modeling, texturing, rigging, lighting and post-production. Created original stories and animation showing clear emotion, weight, and the basic principles of animation. Worked in a team of three on a short, 3 minute thesis film and was responsible for the rigging and technical aspects. 2010-present
Art Intern, BioLucid, Sarasota, FL
Created concept art and visual development for use in medical animation and healthcare related apps. Developed color beats, concepts and storyboards in Photoshop for a lung health project and for an app exploring human body cells. Assisted in modeling and texturing of various 3D organs for an interactive human body app. Worked in a team environment in brainstorming ideas for new projects. May-August 2013.
SIGGRAPH Student Volunteer, SIGGRAPH 2012, Los Angeles, CA
Worked with other volunteers provide general assistance during the SIGGRAPH computer graphics and science conference. Provided general aid to conference attendees and monitored gates to multiple talks and art exhibitions. Assisted in distribution of conference merchandise. Worked a total of thirty hours over the course of a week.
Concept Artist, Cirque du Soleil Leadership Project, Ringling College of Art and Design
Worked with a team of four other people in collaboration with Cirque du Soleil’s Center for Research and Innovation in Performance in the development of a mobile application for Cirque du Soleil’s membership program, Cirque Club. Developed innovative ideas and design for an interactive application, including parts of a virtual reality experience and fitness program. Utilized color and design theory in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and After Effects to create concepts.
Artist, “Daughters and Fathers” gallery show, Emile A. Gruppe Gallery, Jericho, VT 05465
Exhibited with three other artists in a collaborative gallery show. October-November 2009.
CUSTOMER SERVICE EXPERIENCE____________________________________________________________
Sales Associate, Payless ShoeSource, Chantilly, VA
Assisted in customer service and cashier duties. Routine unpacking and organization of shoes and assistance in receiving shipments. June-August 2011.
Customer Service Representative, Domino’s Pizza, Fairfax, VA
Answered phones and received customer orders, occasional food preparation. Daily routine cleanup and organizational tasks. Received an award for collecting the most donations from customers to the St. Jude's Children's hospital in one month. October 2008-June 2009
SOFTWARE SKILLS/ PERSONAL________________________________________________________________
Proficiency in Autodesk Maya, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Premiere, Adobe Illustrator, Corel Painter, Microsoft Office Products. Fluent in Polish, conversational and written Spanish. Extensive travel across Europe and Asia. Excellent communication and customer service skills.