Resume / CV

Glassworks Amsterdam – Amsterdam, Netherlands
Senior Flame Artist / VFX Supervisor: 04/2011 – Present

Working on international campaigns for worldwide brands with the top agencies in the city including Wieden+Kennedy, 72andSunny NL and 180 Amsterdam. Leading projects from pitch to delivery. Helping train and mentor junior artists. Instrumental helping establish and advance our internal workflow (pipeline and color).

The Ambassadors  – Amsterdam, Netherlands
Flame Artist:  02/2009 – 03/2011

Working as a lead artist for large Dutch and Russian commercials for clients such as Heineken, Amstel, KPN, ABN AMRO and Bijenkorf. Responsibilities also include script break-downs, set supervision as well as team management.

Valkieser Capital Images – Amsterdam, Netherlands
Flame Artist:  02/2008 – 02/2009

Worked as a lead artist for primarly the Dutch and Western European markets as well as Russia and the UAE as well as the Dutch film “Wit Licht”

Method Studios – Santa Monica, CA
Flame Artist: 11/2004 – 02/2008

Completed all aspects of the process from cutting mattes to final composites for commercials and films. Began to lead jobs as I progressed as well as being the primary compositor on many large spots for clients such as Hummer and Pepsi. I also had the opportunity to work on “Pirates of the Caribbean” 2 & 3. By the end of my 4th year working with them, I had contributed to more than 100 spots.

Radium – San Francisco, CA
Freelance Flame Artist: 3/2004 – 11/2004

Created composites, mattes, frame clean-ups and shadow removal using Inferno for commercial spots, music videos and feature films including “Sin City”.

Brickyard VFX – Boston, MA
Internship 2003

Created mattes, pre-production of animatics, performed 2D/3D tracking, created 3D elements and rough comps. Promoted to assisting night-time Flame artist. Performed touch-ups, conforms, lay-offs, archives and re-tagged spots for clients such as Hummer and Volkswagen.


Educational Experience:
Emerson College Boston, MA
Bachelor of Arts. Cum Laude. TV/Video, December 2003.
Minor in Photography

Awards/Acknowledgments:
Best Documentary Nomination. Emerson College EVVYs. “Bombing The City” – 2003
1st Place. Bay Area Motion Graphics (BAMG) Design Contest – August 2002