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Self-motivated, and collaborative animator with Fine Arts education and currently enrolled in Animation & Multimedia Visual Communications program. Offers 2 years’ hands-on animation experience. Applies creative design skills honed in 6 years of accounting to guide a close knit team's workflow. Reliably meets deadlines, adapting work to specific technical requirements. Proficient at solving problems through art, within a production pipeline. Brings a passion for the creative process and bringing story's to life. 

Work​
Experience​
Shoreline College, Shoreline, WA

​03/18-Present

Animation, Visual Communications Technology:

2D Animation

  • Created web ads and interactive museum kiosk on deadline by integrating project management into animation

  • Applied Fine Art and Design concepts to building and revising storyboard with team to meet specifications

  • Planned and steered timelines and workflows for team to complete 3 simultaneous projects on deadline

  • Troubleshot technical snags to produce high-quality animation

Concept Art

  • Used Concept Art project to acquire Photoshop and drawing tablet proficiency

  • Devised project brief and production schedules, adjusting based on team and manager reviews

  • Multitasked researching brief references, learning digital drawing in Photoshop, and produced 3 Concept Art projects simultaneously

  • Drew thumbnail/sketch iterations to convey the brief's key essence and packaged in photoshop for final renderings.

3D Game Asset Modeling

  • Solidified cross-platform competencies by modeling 3D game assets in Maya

  • Researched historical design elements of Gothic Window Tracery as architectural style for asset modeling

  • Drafted game asset profiles in Illustrator, imported to Maya, and troubleshot modeling errors with team

  • Finalized 3D assets and created UV map compilation for use in cross-platform software

 

AutoNation Audi Bellevue, Bellevue, WA

03/16-11/10/2021

Payroll Accounting Associate

  • Promoted to payroll/accounting for 350+ employees based on communication, reliability, and accounting

  • Acquired Accounts Payable acumen: GL data and analysis, pay plans, math, recordkeeping, communication

  • Check GL, run 6-month reports, check & balance trend inconsistencies, and send drop/gain inquiries

  • Aid manager in financial statement processing, completing and approving payroll for National Center process

  • Map and reconcile supervisor accounting onto monthly financial statement using payroll and auto industry savvy

  • Collaborate with supervisor to analyze varying manufacturer financials for mapping and posting errors

McCloskey Motors, Inc, Colorado Springs, CO

12/14-12/15

Accounts Payable Assistant

  • Trained 50+ administrative and retail staff on vehicle inventory programs

  • Oversaw GL posting of import and domestic vehicle inventory for nationally recognized company

  • Boosted staff morale by organizing monthly meeting and event calendar

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Soft Skills

Teamwork & Leadership

Adaptability

Time Management

Attention to Detail

Problem-solving 

Communication

Software Experience

Adobe Creative Suite

Adobe Flash Animate

Adobe Illustrator

Adobe Photoshop

Adobe InDesign

Adobe Lightroom

Adobe Bridge

Substance Painter

Maya

Arnold Plug in

Microsoft Office

Microsoft Outlook

Microsoft Teams

Education

Shoreline Community College

Shoreline, WA

​2018-Present

 

AAAS-In Progress

 Animation & Multimedia Communications

 
Pikes Peak Community College
Colorado Springs, CO

​2010-2014

Associate of Arts

Fine Art

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