The Pennsylvania State University-University Park, PA 
Bachelor of Arts in Integrated Arts 
Years attended: August 1999-August 2003 


Mavericks VFX - Toronto, Canada (Remote)                                July 24, 2023 - October 19, 2023

Senior Digital Matte Painter & Senior Compositor (Contract)


-Provided concept designs for clients to choose from and approve

-Composited complex shots, that involve 3D cameras and multiple layers of matte paintings and 3D passes

-Sequence lead- created contact sheets collected from various compositors and checked sequence for continuity 

-Created digital matte paintings


Powerhouse VFX - New York, NY (Remote)                                August 6 , 2021 - June 5, 2023

Lead Digital Matte Painter (Staff)


-Helped build matte painting pipeline and worked with engineers to create dmp tools to export plates as log images, and round trip back in Nuke to match plate for linear and ACES workflow

-Trained new artists the matte painting pipeline and teach them basic Nuke skills, so that they can be independent in pulling their plates for painting, and exporting it back for comp

-Set up matte painting projections using 3D cameras and provided geo for comp

-Attended production meetings and helped producers and VFX supervisors with bidding matte painting shots

-Responsible for assigning shots to matte painters, and making sure their work loads are spread equally and efficiently in order to meet show deadlines

-Assessed incoming dmp work and worked with production to hire new matte painters as needed

-Developed concept art 


Encore VFX - Burbank, CA                                                            May 10, 2019 - August 6 , 2021

Lead Digital Matte Painter & Senior Compositor (Staff)


-Helped build matte painting pipeline

-Set up matte painting projections

-Comped final environment shots

-Composite 3D passes 

-Keying blue screen and green screen shots


Fuse FX - Burbank, CA                                                                  November 18, 2013 - May 7, 2019

Lead Digital Matte Painter & Senior Compositor (Staff)


-Worked directly with VFX supervisors to create look development for client approvals

-Lead various matte painting sequences 

-Managed new artists and helped them become familiar with dmp pipeline

-Collaborated with 3D department to create environments that are both matte painting and CG

-Composited all CG shots

-Assisted in comp supervision during dailies, checking for errors, inconsistencies, and improvements in comp shots


Entity FX - Santa Monica, CA                                                        August 17, 2013 - November 15, 2013

Senior Compositor (Contract)


Stargate Films - South Pasadena, CA                                           August 2007 - May 10, 2013

Matte Painter & Senior Compositor (Staff)


-Helped create environment and final composite of Emmy award winning shots for Heroes

-Composite large sequences 

-Green screen and blue screen compositing


Studio 7 Media - Gardena, CA                                                       March 2007 - August 2007

Graphic Designer


-Designed brochures, posters, and various publications for clients using Adobe Illustrator and InDesign


Nerve Films - Marina Del Rey, CA                                                April 03, 2006 - March 2007 

Compositor (Contract)


-Composited for commercial work 


New Dominion Pictures - Suffolk, VA                                           August 2004 - March 2006

Visual FX Artist and Title Designer


-Created visual effects and motion graphics for documentaries

-Created title design for various shows



Compositing                                 Concept Design                         2.5D Projections

Nuke 3D tracking                         Comp Vis Dev and R&D            Photography

Mocha Tracking                           Matte Painting                            Fine Arts




Adobe Photoshop                        Adobe Premiere                           Nuke

Adobe After Effects                      Mocha




Emmy Award Nominee for Outstanding Supporting Visual Effects for a Television Series 2012

Emmy Award Winner for Outstanding Visual Effects for a Series 2009

Visual Effects Society Nominee for Outstanding Created Environment for a Television Series 2009



Visual Effects Society

Academy of Television Arts & Sciences



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