I worked with Tim when he was the Art Director for WSO at AARP Services, Inc. Tim is an amazing designer and manager with a clear and impactful understanding of any creative communication process. He brings unparalleled vision to his projects and possesses the technical and interpersonal skills to lead teams towards consistent excellence and success. Tim has my very highest recommendation.

Highly creative and multi-talented Animator, Graphic Designer and Illustrator with extensive experience in multimedia design. Dynamic team player with exceptional collaborative and communication skills.  Accustomed to working within budget requirements in deadline-driven environments. Creative experience in the following:

2D Flash Animation
Art Direction
Background Illustration
Character Design
Educational Multimedia
Interactive Games Design
Illustration
Papercut Illustration
Storyboarding
Web & Graphic Design

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Paper Chop Shop (November 2013-Present)

  • Artist and creator

Ricecooker Studios (September 2006 – Present)
●  Animation ● Art Direction● Design ● Illustration ● Interactive

  • Art Director/Animator for Infrared5 (2011 and 2014)
  • Art Director/Animator for Free Range Studios (2012)
  • Animator, Terminus Media (2012)
  • Director/Producer of The Fisherman, animated short featured on HBO On Demand (2011)
  • Contributor to FireLife Magazine of Fire Engineering (2011-2012)
  • Creator Firefighter Dan™ (2010-Present)
  • Branding/promotional animation for Kababayanfest 2010 for 600 lbs (July 2010)
  • Art Director/Animator for MinnyFacts (February 2010-Present)
  • Art Director/Animator for BytesizeBayani (November 2009-Present)
  • Illustrator for the Sini-Gang (January 2010)
  • Art Director/Animator for Redbox (November 2009-February 2010)
  • Art Director/Game designer/illustrator Nat Geo Kids (November 2009-February 2010)
  • Art Director/Branding, Logo, Web design for Khokolate Hills (December 2009)
  • Logo/Web Design for Pink Slip Animation(December 2009)
  • Logo Design for FMA Fighters (September 2009)
  • Logo Design for Nonito “Filipino Flash” Donaire (September 2009)
  • Game Illustrator for Engine Performance (March 2009-August 2009)
  • Animator LeChateauBowWow for Peer Pressure Creative (April 2009)
  • Animator for PnoyApparel’s Shirt the Kids(June 2008)
  • Illustrator KaBoom! (January 2008)
  • Animator for Beaconfire Consulting (July 2007-July 2008)
  • Animator for Apl.de.Aps APL Benefit(November 2007)
  • LGFCU Kids for Bully! Entertainment (November 2007-February 2008)
  • Creator Barriors Web Comic (October 2006 – Present)
  • Animator, AAA Driving Schools (April 2007)
  • Illustrator for The Playmaker’s Standard (July 2004-2010)

Art Director at k12, Inc. (November 2006 – Present)

  • Responsible for overall design, quality and consistency of Flash
  • Set guidelines for implementation: communicate design standards to lesson development teams, developed systems for lesson production, and provide design direction across the subject areas.
  • Manage and communicate with designers to develop and refine graphic and interactive design.
  • Participate across all subjects in prototyping and lesson development to meet all scheduled deadlines.

Art Director at AARP Services, Inc. (November 2005 – November 2006)

  • Responsible for the overall design consistency of the AARP web presence.
  • Create and maintain style guide for overall design consistency.
  • Collaborate with other parts of the organization to initiate new web projects to help drive traffic and revenue.
  • Art direct outside design firms/agencies to create new landing pages and microsites.

Art Director at K12, Inc. (May 2001 – November 2005)

  • Responsible for overall design, quality and consistency of Flash Set guidelines for implementation: communicate design standards to lesson development teams, developed systems for lesson production, and provide design direction across the subject areas.
  • Manage and communicate with designers to develop and refine graphic and interactive design.
  • Participate across all subjects in prototyping and lesson development to meet all scheduled deadlines.

Co-founder/Art Director at re-Animate Educational Software, Ltd. (April 1998 – April 2001)

  • Responsible for the overall design and quality of products.
  • Project management: organized project plans, maintained schedules, oversaw the documentation of specifications and scripts, met regularly with content consultants, managed audio requirements, i.e. directing voice talent and sound engineers, reviewed final project and archived resource materials.
  • Managed and communicated with designers to develop and refine product design.
  • Supervised company interns: introduced them to projects, assigned and oversaw their specific contributions.

Graphic Designer/Animator at New Media Projects Ltd. (July 1996 – March 1998)

  • Animator and Illustrator for 5 multimedia products: responsible for character design and animation, background illustrations, and interactive content design.
  • Involved in the design and project management of products.
  • Communicated with programmers to develop and refine product interactive design.
  • Developed, designed, and produced company website: organized project deadlines, oversaw documentation, and handled graphic development.

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND
Bachelor of Fine Arts, General Fine Arts, (1991 – 1995)
The Maryland Institute College of Art

OTHER
Certified Firefighter–Nokesville Volunteer Fire Department 2004-2007 (Prince William County, VA)
Certified Firefighter–Metuchen Fire Department 2012 (Middlesex County, NJ)