Award School Graduate. Motion and Interactive Designer, Storyteller. Brisbane, QLD
A recent Award School graduate with a Bachelor of Fine Arts (Animation) with distinction. Now focused on Art Direction, Copywriting & Creative work. I have worked in Education, Videography, Web & Multimedia Development, Retail, Market Research & Direct Sales.
This was a project-based role as part of an Internal Communications Team. I established a year worth of Digital Signage content targeted at students through the creation of Motion Graphics based advertisements using Apple Motion and Adobe After Effects.
Prepared and Delivered Classes at in 2D Animation, Making Comics & Graphic Novels, Visual Effects & Compositing, Video Production, Preproduction and 3D Animation.
Jan 2001 - Present
Freelance Creative (Self Employed)
• Various projects involving web development, search engine optimisation and social media management (2013-2015) •Animation for the British Council Youth Activision Kit (2009) • Documentation of the Water Futures Think Tank (2006) •'Staying Alive to Teaching' DVD for QUT (2006) •Live visuals for the Brisbane City Council 'Art in Public Places' policy launch (2005) •Live Visuals for "Smashed Eggs" at the Judith Wright Centre (2005) •Production of Watermark showreel (2004) •Documentation of Brisbane City Council Living City Project (2004) •Flash Animation workshops at Kelvin Grove State College (2004) •Documentation of the Queensland Health Youth Drug Summit (2001)
I made the 2016 Dean's List for my efforts and gained great skills however this course was discontinued before I was able to complete it as a part-time student. GPA: 6.667 Advertising Creative: Concept to Campaign (Distinction) Advertising Creative: Trends in New Media (High Distinction) Advertising Creative: Copywriting and Art Direction (High Distinction)
Feb 2005 - Nov 2008
Bachelor of Fine Arts (Animation) with distinction
Completed 2 Years of Communication Design GPA: 4.929
A mix of Video, Web, Interactive and related Creative Industries subjects.
•QLD State Finalist National Poetry Slam (2014) •Winner Cipher Cities university game design competition (2008) •1st Prize in the Virtual Arts competition (2002) •Participant in 'Byte Awards' for students excelling in ICT(2002) •Winner 2nd place for contributions to Rememory writers community (2001) •Won the John Mitchell public relations young writers award (1999)