Fremont, CA 510-***-****
Motion Graphics Designer
Visual Design Sensibilities User Experience Collaborative Processes Creative design professional with expertise in multiple facets of design, including 2D and 3D technologies, marketing materials, and interactive designs. Skilled in collaborating across all levels of an organization to solve complex challenges and craft powerful user experiences. Strong creative vision, taking on complex tasks to transform them into intuitive, accessible, and easy to use designs. Excellent interpersonal skills, able to establish and foster productive relationships with internal and external stakeholders, helping clients realize their vision, and coaching team members to achieve their professional best. Technical proficiency in After Effects, Premiere, Shake, Final Cut, Photoshop, Maya, Aspera, Illustrator, 3D Max, Flash, HTML, CSS, SQL, and MS Office.
Motion Graphics & Visual Effects
Iconography & Vectors
Graphic Design Principles
Team Building & Leadership
After Effects Artist, Stopp-LA
Created cast study comps for commercials, designed treatment for Pop Chips ad campaign. Utilized Final Cut and Premiere for audio and video editing.
Graphic Designer, Black Widow
Designed multiple promotional materials including flyers, posters, and signs to raise profile of expanding business, drove customer traffic by modernizing look and feel of existing advertising.
Collaborated closely with client to operationalize concepts into custom logos for new business ventures. Stereo Rotoscope Artist,Mojo Motion Design
Enhanced visual appeal by rotoscoping and separating characters against background, delivering finished render with three day turnaround time.
Stereo Rotoscope Artist, Short: “Wallenda”
Replaced green screen with 3D background, heightening viewer experience. FRAME MACHINE, Santa Monica, CA
Motion Graphics Artist
Created title sequences for animated series using 2D and 3D graphics, animating the graphics and matching visuals and audio throughout editing process.
Optimized creative input by exploring typographic, spatial, and color scheme variations for project graphics, combining artistic aesthetic with technical knowledge to deliver superb visual results. RELATED PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
COGNIZANT AT GOOGLE, San Jose, CA 8/2017 – Present Online Help Program—Rich Media Agent, QA Agent; gTech Consumer Operations—Documentation Specialist Enrich the user experience through creating assets such as icons, phone screen recordings, gestures, and texts for Help Center tutorials and animating individual elements for product tutorial videos, and publishing videos to Google Help YouTube page. Provide quality assurance by examining all aspects of online help articles for Google products then clearing articles for publication.
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Promoted through positions of increasing responsibility and scope in recognition of strong skills and contributions.
Generated average of 216 icons monthly, delivered 9 Google Help videos for YouTube channel.
Facilitated video production by standardizing workflow including specifications, timing, script writing, and naming conventions.
Contributed to effectiveness during pilot phase of program by identifying and implementing process improvements and updating knowledge base for hardware.
Achieved 97% average quality score for articles posted, fixing over 400 help articles quarterly, reaching 85% of utilization target met for core work and value added.
Ensured consistently high standards by reviewing the quality and accuracy of online help articles, delivering QA reviews in 35 minutes.
Reduced backlog of knowledge base feedback, providing quality solutions for each issue identified. VACO AT GOOGLE, Mountain View, CA 11/2014 – 8/2017 Google Play TV: SME and Studio Support; Next-Day Avail and Storefront Quality Auditor; Support Specialist Utilized strong interpersonal and leadership skills in creating and training team on NDTV auditing process, ensuring compliance with all established quality standards while expanding skill set, providing audit services to partners. Monitored progress toward goals by identifying key metrics for both quantitative and qualitative data analysis. Contributed to overall success working cross-functionally with partners to align measurements with established directives, proactively resolving errors to improve end-user experience, and providing ongoing support in the areas of pricing, availability, and release content scheduling.
Delivered large 230-bug project, compiled outstanding bugs, identified and either solved or elevated issue
Streamlined audit escalation process by spearheading analysis meetings with partner managers, created FAQ sheet to offer solutions for common bugs for auditing team.
Organized process flow by tracking incoming assets, flagging late deliveries or incorrect metadata, and managing TV broadcast schedules and changes.
Achieved efficiencies by examining current processes, identifying opportunities for improvement, and formulating workflows for new tasks and enhanced processes.
Supported key project improvements focused on EMA compliance to develop and analyze project success rates.
VUDU, Sunnyvale, CA 9/2013 – 11/2014
Closed Captioning/Metadata Specialist
Displayed combination of technical and design skills syncing and scaling closed-captioning files with corresponding video files ingested into full-length movies and individual television episodes, distributed through VUDU’s internal content management system.
Delivered high quality captioning in a time frame consistently faster than colleagues.
Coordinated with studio representatives for metadata requests, priced next day episodes for three major studios, establishing and maintaining productive relationships. EDUCATION
Bachelor of Science in Visual Effects and Motion Graphics The Art Institute of California—Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, 2011 Received full tuition scholarship for Visual Effects and Motion Graphics Awarded Best of Quarter in Principles of 3D Modeling