Simulation and Training Artist with a decade of experience, having worked on standalone and desktop simulations to courseware. I look for ways to streamline processes that will save my entire team time and standardize output. Having a background in Production Art working with a daily, same day delivery schedule, ensures I can meet tight deadlines while adhering to graphic and project standards. Highly technical and artistic I learn new software and methods eagerly. Management experience is also in my experience, running a $3 million per year business with a staff of 10-15. Interviewing, scheduling, training, mentoring are all developed skills.
A.S. Animation Art and Design / Art Institute of Ft. Lauderdale 2000
A.S. Computer Programming / New England Institute of Technology 1991
2015- Present AVT Simulation Orlando, FL
• Create buildings for ground simulation, for use by OneSaf, and multiple IG’s such as Bohemia’s VBS and Diamond Visionics’ Genesis. Using ArcMap I populate synthetic environments with features (buildings, roads, vegetation etc…) and attribute specific details to said features.
2011-2014 Carley Corporation Orlando, FL
Graphic Artist/ PC Simulation
• Using 3ds Max, Adobe Suite and Disti GL Studio, create high and low level assets for the Navy’s E2-D Advanced Hawkeye PC Simulation, training multiple classes of technicians. 2d and 3d graphics and animations are created for Joint Strike Fighter Maintenance courseware. Mentored an Artist just starting his career.
2009-2009 CDI/Lockheed Martin Orlando, FL
Database Engineer II
• Using Creator, updated legacy databases, built more physical detail into existing models and created new textures. Created/textured new environment models (residential and industrial buildings, antennas and towers, vehicles and misc. props) all with LOD and Seasonal versions. Also used 3d Studio Max for modeling the more intricate assets.
2006-Present AMERICAN SYSTEMS Orlando, FL
Lead 3D Modeler/Animator
• Created 3D and 2D graphics for various projects as well as filling corporate/in house needs. Supervision and training of artists assigned to my projects. Video and audio creation/editing for marketing. I also functioned as the Remote IT Support, performing basic IT duties such as server backup and maintenance, technical support, inventory, hardware repair and upgrades.