CAREER TIMELINE

JUL 2021-PRESENT

FRAMESTORE

Realtime Supervisor and Creative Director

MAY 2021-JUNE 2021

ALL OF IT NOW (freelance)

Creative Director

APR 2021-MAY 2021

BUCK (freelance)

Virtual Production and Realtime Supervisor

JAN 2021-MAR 2021

PSYOP (freelance)

Virtual Production and Realtime Supervisor

  • Advised and was the liaison between the Director, DP, Producers, Art Department,  CG,  and Head of Production for all things realtime and virtual production as it pertained to shoot and final deliverables.

  • Built the team responsible for building the UE4 scenes.

  • Decided on tech vendors used, and designed realtime workflow and pipeline between PSYOP and vendors.

  • Lead previz/techviz and performed shot design, layout, and practical set implementation

  • Devised innovative methods to enhance the icvfx (in-camera vfx) by creating a novel approach for realtime removal of rigging using a LIVE composite plane, as well as utilizing practical FX within the volume.

  • Onsite supervision during setup, rehearsal and final shoot, overseeing all virtual production aspects and icvfx (in-camera vfx) as well as traditional vfx supervision

  • Advised the director on creative solutions to minimize post needs.

  • Setup UE4 rerenders for full CG shots including enhancements to lighting, layout, and lookdev.

MAR 2019-OCT 2021

SEQUIN AR

Executive Creative Director

  • Lead overall creative direction and vision from start to finish on client projects

  • Develop, communicate and present ideas to inspire, excite and sell concepts

  • Attend production site surveys and events

  • Develop an understanding of a client’s business goals and translate them into unique creative solutions

  • Collaborate with clients throughout the process from creative concept to final execution

  • Work with producers and account managers to ensure creative is within cost and can be reasonably executed within the allotted time frames

  • Collaborate with engineers to develop tools and pipelines for productions

  • Oversee UX and UI design of internal software based tools

  • Lead creative team to build out assets and scenes for creative vision

  • Work with internal studio team to develop and QA innovative technical methods for achieving creative

  • Oversee all remote and studio production including virtual tech, broadcast engineering, and CG teams

FEB 2017-MAR 2019

THE FUTURE GROUP

Executive Creative Director

  • Responsible for all revenue for North American subsidiary of a Norwegian company (represented 90% of entire company´ s total revenue)

  • Responsible for budgets, forecasts and P and L updates for operations

  • Built core team of employees

  • Led overall creative direction and vision from start to finish on client projects

  • Worked with engineers and CG team to ensure creative and client vision

  • Attended production site surveys and events

  • Developed an understanding of a client’s business goals and translated them into unique creative solutions

  • Directed onsite executions

  • Built strategic partnerships with complimentary companies

SEPT 2008-JAN 2017

ESPN

Creative Director

  • Conceptualized potential revenue generating ideas using new technology and real-time vfx

  • Engaged sales and agencies with new concepts to drive revenue

  • Researched, developed and incorporated virtual production and real-time vfx technologies/pipelines for

  • LIVE broadcast

  • Led overall creative direction and vision from start to finish on client projects

  • Collaborated with internal productions to enhance broadcast

  • Cultivated relationships with necessary business areas

  • Led projects from concept to execution

  • Broke down scripts and budget vfx components

  • Requested bids and negotiated with outside vendors

  • Led development of virtual studio and augmented reality on-air products

  • Led development of vfx systems architecture

  • Led development of new technology and pipelines for vfx

  • Onset vfx supervision on remote events and shoots

JUNE 2005-SEPT 2008

ESPN

Lead 3D Compositor / Animator

JUNE 2003-JUNE 2005

Tribune Broadcasting, WB Boston

Motion Graphics Designer / Animator

2002-2003

One80 Visual

Broadcast Designer / Animator 

2000-2001

Readyabout Interactive

Sr. Interactive Designer

1999-2000

CNC

Web Interactive Designer