Motion Graphics Workshop Leader
Jun 2015 - July 2015
- Develop a motion graphics and animation curriculum for beginner to intermediate students
- Teach a four hour daily workshop to 20 students entitled "Ideas in Motion" and focused on 
       digital signage
- Introduce and educate students about the basics of motion graphics, including asset
and manipulation, image compositing, effects, text animation, key framing,
       motion curves, and expressions

Jan 2012 - May 2015
iNet | commonvision, UMBC
 - Hired by on-campus digital signage studio to produce promotional animations displayed

 - Worked with faculty, staff, and student organizations to conceptualize advertisements for
        on-campus events
 Created and animated assets using Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, After Effects, and
        Cinema 4D

Digital Training Intern
DreamWorks Animation SKG
June 2014 - August 2014
 - Learned about the creative process and pipeline of a feature animation studio
 - Trained on proprietary animation software and attended weekly animation and art classes
 - Coded macros for the internal company wiki using HTML, CSS, and Velocity
 - Developed scripts to streamline the Training Department’s scheduling process
        using Python, DataNitro, Google Scripts and Visual Basic

Animation Intern
Imaging Research Center
Sept 2013 - Nov 2013

 - Recruited by professor to intern for computer based research and production facility
 - Created to-scale 3d models for the Maryland Historical Society “Early Baltimore” project
 - Aided the production of large-scale zoetrope animation under the direction of Eric Dyer

UMBC Orthodox Christian Fellowship (August 2011 - current)
UMBC Arab Student Union (August 2012 - May 2013)
UMBC Golden Key  (February 2013 - August 2013)
 - Edit design, update information and maintain group's website for general public usage
 - Design advertisement material for public display and usage

Technical Skills

Adobe Photoshop, After Effects, Illustrator, Audition, Lighroom, Premier, Bridge
Autodesk Maya, Blender 3D, Cinema 4D
Final Cut, Sony Vegas Pro

Java, Python, JavaScript, HTML, CSS, XML, Bash, Ruby, Velocity, Visual Basic, Regex
Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint

Mac OSX, Windows, Unix

Spanish, Mandarin Chinese, Japanese, Armenian


Bachelor of Arts in Visual Arts: Animation and Interactive Media (May 2015)
University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC)
Computer Science Minor
Spanish Certification


President's List (summa cum laude)
CAHSS Student Recognition Awardee
UMBC VA Excellence in Animation Awardee

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