CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

Talented, creative professional with strong expertise in storytelling. Adept skills in vision directing, artist team management, and developing compelling stories. Worked directly with well-known companies including Disney, Lucasfilm, Pixar, Marvel, Archie Comics, and MGM. Cultivated direct relationships with key managers, and maintained knowledge of technical processes for game and film creation. Strong leadership abilities with knack for making quick, accurate decisions to solve issues.


WARNER BROS. GAMES, Salt Lake City, UT 2016 - Present
Lead Cinematics Artist/Story Department Head
Served as director of cinematic content and narrative, guiding a team through large scale storytelling on high-value IP.
• Developed branching dialogue storytelling for key AAA RPG, working hand-in-hand with key franchise personnel to expand brand.


DISNEY INTERACTIVE, Salt Lake City, UT 2008 – 2016
Lead Cinematics Artist/Story Department Head
Performed as director, writer, and storyboard artist for character and story-driven game elements within several key franchises including Disney, Pixar, Marvel, and Lucasfilm properties.
• Achieved number one selling “Toys to Life” video game series, provided team leadership, and utilized storyboarding skills for every playset in series.
• Directed fastest selling playset—Star Wars: The Force Awakens Play Set—in franchise history.
• Provided screenwriting, layout, animation direction, and post-production for multiple features and games.


ARCHIE COMIC PUBLICATIONS, INC., Draper, UT 2015 – Present
Freelance Comic Book Writer
Creatively produced freelance cover jokes, interior story writing, and layouts for classis-style Archie content.


AMERICAN MYTHOLOGY PRODUCTION, Draper, UT 2015 – Present
Freelance Comic Book Writer and Artist
Produced comic book writing for classic franchises—The Pink Panther and The Three Stooges—as well as artwork and coloring.
• Named monthly cover artists starting with first issue.


FEATURE FILMS FOR FAMILIES, Salt Lake City, UT 1996 – 2008
Director of Animation
Worked with local and overseas talent to create new animated films.
• Served as supervising director for Pig Tales and Velveteen Rabbit.
• Co-wrote Velveteen Rabbit film and oversaw project development for television, film, and video projects.dding an image for extra engagement.

 

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