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Designer Assistant

Location:
New York City, NY
Posted:
October 31, 2018

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JASON LANZA - INTERACTIVE & MOTION DESIGNER

I am a pioneering Interactive/Motion Designer with more than a decade of cross-platform experience working with large and small clients, ranging from Nike and Disney to local startups. I’m inventive in the way I penetrate to the heart of problems in order to produce top-quality, award-winning, responsive solutions.

EXPERIENCE:

Design Consulting - Interactive/Motion Graphics

History of roughly 10 years

• Tailor designs to meet the needs of clients ranging from nonprofits (One To World), to higher education institutions (Carnegie Mellon University), to TV (Netflix VFX & Ads) and independent short films

RhythmOne Digital Designer

October, 2013 – August, 2017 – Boston & New York City

• Managed design and development for an extensive list of third-party clients (McDonald’s, Target, Disney, PBS Kids, Sega, Nike, Honda, Lego, Dropbox, and many more), enabling brands to increase consumer engagement and drive revenue

• Played a key role in each step of the creative process, from ideation to production and trafficking, when bringing industry-leading ad formats to market. Enabled marketers to improve campaign performance, whether measuring on brand metrics or acquisition

• Combined design and coding knowledge to boost communications efficiency between front- and back-end departments. Enabled tight deadlines to be met with flawless, cross-platform, responsive creative

• Company representative at 2015 IAB Programmatic Creative Conference

Trib Total Media Interactive/Print Designer

October, 2005 – October, 2013 – Pittsburgh

• Pioneered the inclusion of interactive graphics on Trib Total Media’s website, which along with the design of infographic and illustrative work in TTM’s newspapers, explained potentially confusing ideas to viewers

• Winner of many state and national journalism awards for online content

EDUCATION:

Ohio University B.S. Visual Communications

Cum laude graduate 2005 – Athens, Ohio

• Focused on Interactive Multimedia and specialized in Telecommunications

• Alumnus of Ohio University Multimedia Society

• Member/co-captain of varsity track & field team

SKILLS:

Web:

HTML5, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, Google Web Designer, Flash, Actionscript, InVision

Video:

After Effects, Nuke, Premiere Pro, Resolve, Media Encoder, Sorenson Squeeze

Visual:

Photoshop, Illustrator, Affinity Photo, Affinity Designer, InDesign, Acrobat

Audio:

Audition, Reaper

3D:

SketchUp, Maya, Cinema 4D

FURTHER EDUCATION:

• VFX Basics: Moving from After Effects to Nuke

• Peking University: Chinese for Beginners

LANGUAGES:

• U.S. English (Native)

• French (Elementary)

• Mandarin (Beginner)

COMMUNITY SERVICE:

• NYC’s AABDC design consultant

• Pittsburgh Toonseum tour guide

• Assistant HS track & field coach

• Guest speaker at Point Park University



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