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Blue Sky Studios – Greenwich, CT                                                                        July 2010 – present

Senior Lighting Technical Director

- Rio 2, Epic, Ice Age 4, Rio

 

tdu                                                                                                                                     2012 – present

Co – Founder

www.td-u.com

 

Lighting Freelancer                                                                                            May 2009 – June 2010

The Mill NY & Framestore NY

 

Blue Sky Studios – Greenwich, CT                                                           February 2009 – May 2009

Lighting Technical Director

- Ice Age 3

 

RhinoFX – New York, NY                                                                     February 2005 – January 2009

Senior/Lead Lighting Technical Director

- Lighting, shading, rendering and compositing

- Leading several projects

- Responibities include: look development/lighting supervision

- Working on commercial and feature film work

 

Parsons School of Design – New York, NY                                                                           Fall 2007

Adjunct Professor – 3D Lighting and Visual Effects course

 

New York University Medical Center.- New York, NY                     March 2003 – February 2005

3D Computer Artist – CG artist

– Physical Diagnosis Module and Atherosclerosis project

- Responsible for research, modeling, texturing and animation.

 

Godiva Chocolatier Inc.- New York, NY                                    November 2001 – December 2003

Junior Designer

- Assist Senior Designer with all tasks – Design, formatting, layout, retouching, “comping”, printing.

 

Education:

New York University, New York, New York.

Masters of Science: Digital Imaging and Design, May 2004

 

Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, New York.

Bachelors of Art, May 2001

Major: Economics ; Omicron Delta Epsilon (Economics Honor Society)

Minor: Art History

 

School of Visual Arts, New York, New York.

Post BA Study

Traditional Animation, Fall 2003

Studio Lighting, Fall 2006

Cinematography, Fall 2007

 

Computer:

(PC, Linux and Mac proficient) -Maya, MayaMan AIR, Nuke, Digital Fusion, After Effects, Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator

Awards:

- PROMAX 2005 Gold Award – Nickelodeon Shrieking Weekend

-SIGGRAPH 2004 SPACE – Student Animation Competition – The Art of Technology.