Experience:

K/O Paper Products: Matte Painter

  • 2D matte painter on the photo book produced for the Sleepy Hollow television series with Photographer Stephen Berkman and producer Alex Kurtzman.

SweetRush: Senior Concept Artist, Storyboard Artist

  • Senior concept artist and storyboard artist for an animated commercial commissioned by Firestone with creative director Erik Borzi.

Daniel Clark & Associates: Senior Concept Artist

  • Senior concept artist on the French poster for Disney's Frozen with creative director Daniel Clark.

Rhythm & Hues Studios: Senior Concept Artist

  • Senior concept artist and 2D matte painter on 300: Rise of an Empire with art director Ken Nakada.
  • 2D matte painter on Into the Storm (previously Dark Skies) with art director Vanessa Cheung.
  • Senior concept artist on The Seventh Son with creative director Mike Meaker.
  • Senior concept artist on Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters with art director Chris Consani.
  • Concept artist on Alvin & the Chipmunks 3: Chipwrecked with art director Sei Nakashima.
  • Concept artist on R.I.P.D. with art director Chris Grun.
  • Concept artist on Life of Pi with matte painting supervisor Richard Mahon.
  • Concept artist on various undisclosed film pitches with creative director Mike Meaker.

Scenario Lane Productions/Lionsgate: Senior Concept Artist

  • Senior concept artist on the pitch for The Last Witch Hunter with director Breck Eisner and production designer Andrew Menzies.

ThinkwellSenior Concept Artist

  • Senior concept artist on two undisclosed theme park projects with art director Michael Scheffe.

Erik Borzi Photography: Storyboard Artist

  • Storyboard artist on a non-disclosed project with art director Erik Borzi.

Eric Chang Photoworks: Storyboard Artist

  • Storyboard artist on award-winning fashion film Lilith with director Eric Chang.

Mirada Studios: Concept Artist

  • Concept artist on Walt Disney World: The New Fantasyland.
  • Concept artist on an undisclosed feature film pitch produced by Guillermo del Toro with director Mathew Cullen.

Education:

  • Art Center College of Design: B.S. in Entertainment Design [2012]
  • American University of Sharjah: B.S. in Computer Science [2007]

Skills:

  • Extensive knowledge of image creation in 2D and 3D: digital illustration, matte painting, 3D modeling, and drawing.
  • Thorough understanding of visual design principles such as composition, color theory, lighting, and perspective.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in English and French.

Software:

  • Adobe Photoshop: mastery of digital illustration techniques, photocollage, and matte painting. [Adobe Certified Expert, License ADB193352]
  • MODO: strong knowledge of 3D concept modeling.
  • Pixologic ZBrush: strong knowledge of 3D concept modeling.