education
carnegie mellon university | 3.89 QPA
pittsburgh, fall 2019 - december 2023
Bachelor of Fine Arts with Honors
concentration in electronic time-based media (ETB)
Minor in animation and special effects
minor in business administration
CALIFORNIA COLLEGE OF THE ARTS
oakland, 2017
Pre-college program in illustration and painting
EXPERIENCE
creative direction
remote, 2023 → present
Solitonz Games | “what's my method?”
responsible for UI, animations, interactions, designs, and marketing assets.
technical 3D animator
hyprbid (pittsburgh) 2023 → present
Rebecca Shapass | “sudden occlusion” & “no more room in hell”
responsible for Lidar Point Clouds manipulations, animation, and lighting. Research in AI-training systems and data collection models
animation teaching assistant
in-person (pittsburgh), 2023
CMU pre-college
led stop-motion demos, guided collaborative exercises, and mentored students on their animation portfolios and college applications.
3D animator
remote, 2022
Sunset Rollercoaster & Never Young Beach | “impossible isle” x “こんにちは”
responsible for animation, lighting, & procedural texturing for 7 minute double music videos, directed by Alexa Lim Haas & Bernardo Britto.
artist assistant
hybrid (nyc), 2020 → 2021
amy Feldam | moon decorum
provided technical support for exhibitions, managed administrative duties, oversaw the organization and archival of artist data and files.
REFERENCES
johannes deyoung
mentor/professor
johanned@andrew.cmu.edu
alexa lim haas
EMPLOYER/professor
alexalimhaas@gmail.com
HONORS
carnegie mellon university
UNIVERSITY & COLLEGE GRADUATION HONORS
spring 2024
Dean’s List
spring 2021;fall 2021; spring 2022;
fall 2022; spring 2023; fall 2023
Samuel Rosenberg Award
spring 2023
Regina Gouger Miller Scholarship
FALL 2019 ; SPRING 2020
CHANGEMAKER PROJECT GRANT
OXYLAB
fall 2019
SKILLS
SOFTWARE
practical
LANGUAGES
JS/HTML/CSS
adobe suite
autodesk maya
unity 3d
unreal engine 4 & 5
blender
touchdesigner
isadora
dragonframe
zbrush
video-editing
box-modeling
texturing
research
storyboarding
illustration
ideating
tufting
mold-making
felting
french
fluent
english
fluent
RELEVANT COURSES
ART & TECHNOLOGY
IDeAte: storytelling through effects animation
f23
adv. ETB: animation studio
advanced 3D asset creation
bipedal rigging
s23
adv. ETB: stop-motion
exp. game studio: digital playgrounds
f22
IDeAte: indie RPG studio
adv. ETB: shadow play
adv. ETB: animation, art, & technology
s22
IDeAte: storyboarding
social history of animation
f21
real-time animation
adv. ETB: 2d animation
s21
ETB: interactivity
f20
BUSINESS
entrepreneurship
f23
digital marketing & social media strategy
s22
professional dev. : animation & VFX
f21
marketing
s21
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