January ’12 - Present - Freelance Motion Graphics Animator
Motion Graphics Animation - Work closely with clients across various departments to deliver an effective motion graphics animation to convey a concept, a brand or demonstration of the product. Work closely with the client to develop the script, the visual concepts and help reinforce the objective. Always deliver the final product on time and on budget and often exceed client expectations. Clients include Google, Badgeville, Fox and various title/animation work for television broadcast
January ’11 - August ’12 - Sassoon Film Design
Stereoscopic 3D Compositor - Compositing final elements for stereoscopic 3D conversion (including roto and matchmove) in After Effects. Some tracking, instruction and roto.
February ’06 - December ’10 - Workaholic Productions Inc.
Animation Supervisor & In-House After Effects Animator - Job responsibilities included coordination with 3D animation vendors and production staff to deliver contracted animation elements in a satisfactory and timely manner, build and maintain a living database to track ongoing animation projects and seek new technologies to address evolving production needs. After Effects animation responsibilities varied by production, but could include up to 50 distinct and various animations within a single hour of content.
Episode Credits with Workaholic Productions Inc.
August ’04 - October ‘05 - “Monster House” - Original Productions
Associate Producer - Responsible for generating schedules, call sheets and locations related material in prep. Assisted with film and build permits. Gathered and submitted necessary deliverables including releases and contracts. Performed a variety of on-set functions including managing crew, equipment and story.
April ’04 - June ‘04 - “Merge” - Dalaklis/McKeown Entertainment
Unit Production Manager - Budget, research and location logistics. As Associate Producer - Schedules, call sheets and locations related material.
Skills & Education
UCLA '96 - B.A. in undergraduate Film & Television
Online portfolio: http://www.gargrazz.com - References available .