2015
Rocky Borders


Unreality Laureate


Skills:

VIDEO:
Digital Compositing, Lighting, Special Effects, Audio and Video Editing, Interactive Media, DVD Authorizing, P2, DVC Pro, Mini DV, Hi-8, VHS, HVX-200, FX-1, and other equipment

3D:
Animation, Modeling, Texturing, Lighting, Rigging, Skinning, Lip Synching, Particles, Cameras, Rendering

2D:
Concept Development and Design, Character Development and Design, Character Animation, Storyboarding, Illustration, Rendering, Life Drawing, Lip Synching, Ink and Paint

SOFTWARE:
Adobe Creative Cloud, 3D Studio Max, Final Cut Pro, Meshlab, Netfabb, PF Track, Digicel, Magpie Pro, UnrealEd, UDK, Multimedia Fusion, Microsoft Office



Experience:

2015 - present
UT at Austin Frank Erwin Center, Austin, TX
Production Apprentice
• Set-up and removal of production sets including video, audio, lighting, staging, and
other equipment

Frank Erwin Center

2014 - present
Transmission Events, Austin, TX
Production Assistant
• Set-up and removal of production activations
• Set-up production equipment for live performances

http://transmissionevents.com/

2011 - present
Shiny Ogre Games, Louisville, KY
Indie Art Director
• Developed art style for PC game
• Conceptualized, animated, and rendered 3D characters, objects, and effects to 
2D sprites
• Hand-painted and digitally edited backgrounds
• Wrote and recorded music tracks

http://shinyogre.com/

2013 - 2014
VEC, Inc, Girard, OH
3D Animation & Video Production Specialist
• Developed processes for optimizing 3D printed models
• Developed uses for Google Glass in the construction industry
• Developed uses for Augmented Reality in the construction industry
• Collaborated with team members and lead video projects
• Department related promotional animations and videos
• Human resource and business communication videos
• Training and safety videos
• Animated 3D layouts for manufacturing bids
• Animated 3D marketing material
• Documentation for internal and external purposes

http://youtu.be/GFgeZBeyXkIhttp://youtu.be/EvM1ReknwoI
http://youtu.be/d4zJXgT-MwMhttp://youtu.be/uEOeUKx3vPY

2014
JP Enterprises, Pittsburgh, PA
Video Editor
• Transcribed a video in two foreign languages

http://www.jpenterprises.com/

2013
OH WOW! Children's Science Center, Youngstown, OH
Partnership Animator
• Created high definition energy video through company partnership
• Optimized video for custom interactive kiosk to showcase multiple informative animations

http://youtu.be/AtJbMNxPLUE

2009 - 2013     
ITT Technical Institute, Louisville, KY
Instructor
• Trained students on the following topics: 3D Modeling, 3D Animation I & II, Advanced Animation, Rapid Visualization, Creative Writing & Storyboarding, Broadcast Graphics, Design Theory & Methods, Gaming Technology, Level Design, Physics of Animation, Production Processes, Digital Type & Image Manipulation

2011    
Louisville Arts Review, Louisville, KY
Illustrator
• Illustrated elements of the LAR Anniversary Issue cover

2010    
Rainey Day Films, Lexington, KY
Animator
• Created high definition introductory and transitional animations

1998 - 2010               
Eugene Records, Lexington, KY
Cartoonist, Audio/Video Editor, Music Video Production
• Created 2D comics for a local magazine
• Created sprite based video games
• Directed and produce animated music videos

http://youtu.be/eKhzURiXY1A
2008                      
West Advocate Recording Company, Seattle, WA
Animator/Video Editor
• Edited and animated a music video

http://youtu.be/pp0-ewuxPGk

2008              
ITT Technical Institute, Seattle, WA
Instructor
• Trained students on the following topics: 3D Modeling, 3D Animation I & II, Rapid Visualization, Creative Writing & Storyboarding, Broadcast Graphics, Game Development Management, Physics of Animation.

2007 - 2008    
RPSTV (Rock Paper Scissors TV), Tacoma, WA
Animator/Video Editor
• Edited and animated films and music videos.

http://youtu.be/MoKJrd2a5Ek

2007 - 2008                    
Alaska Structures, Kirkland, WA
Video Editor
• Filmed, edited, and produced documentary footage
• Edited divisional promotional videos
• Assisted with web design

http://www.aks.com

2007            
Giant Campus, Seattle, WA
Cybercamps Counselor
• Counseled children ages 7-15 in the following topics: Web Design, Game Design, Animation, Graphic Design

http://www.cybercamps.com

2006                
Egenesis, Pittsburgh, PA
3D Modeler
• Modeled 3D objects and import them into an online game

http://www.atitd.com/contact.html


 
Certifications/Education:

2009                          
3d Studio Max, Brainbench
Master Level

2006                          
BS, Media Art and Animation - The Art Institute of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA



Awards:

2010                          
Best Overall - LFL Music Video Contest, Lexington, KY
Director, Animator, Editor

2009-2010                          
Silver Addy - Local Radio Advertisement, Lexington, KY
Writer

 




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