"I think we all have the urge to be a clown, whether we know it or not."
CURRICULUM VITAE FOR NOAH T SMITH
Highly creative and multitalented Video Producer and Motion Graphics Artist with extensive experience in video production, animation, and game design. Skilled in translating subject matter into concrete designs for a wide range of organizational needs.
MOTION GRAPHICS ARTIST
May 2014 - PRESENT
Produce, design, and develop a wide variety of internal demonstration, promotional, and corporate videos for multiple company divisions. Hold accountability for manufacturing animations, visual effects, 3D model conversions, and other vector assets. Serve on point to lead team projects, ensuring all tasks adhere to strict time and budget constraints. Troubleshoot video file errors and administer last minute updates. Assist co-workers and supervisor with visual effects animation and 3D compositing techniques.
Resolved a video rendering issue by a third party vendor within 90 minutes, effectively saving the company $10,000 and one week of time for repairs.
Researched and suggested a 3D workflow pipeline to increase productivity and improve the overall quality of productions.
Offered key recommendations and guidance on hardware and software requirements to improve render complexity and time outputs.
DIGITAL MEDIA DESIGNER, FREELANCE
November 2007 - present
Translate diverse subject matter into concrete designs for video and motion graphics projects. Utilize expert visual effects, camera work, and video editing skills to produce a diverse range of independent client projects. Collaborate closely with clientele to determine vision, budgetary constraints, and deliverable timeframes.
Ravens Mark Productions: Directed rotoscoping, motion-tracking, and visual effects.
South Attleboro Assembly of God: Offered camera work, editing, and motion graphics expertise to videos.
Boston Festival of Indie Games: Supplied video editing and motion graphics services.
CrossFit 508: Led video production, motion graphics, and graphic designs for promotional collateral.
DIGITAL ASSEMBLY/ILLUSTRATION DESIGNER
October 2012 - March 2013
Generated 3D renderings for instructional product manuals as a key component of the KRE-O production team. Designed, developed, and maintained 3D model files within the product library. Trained new hires on the use of Solidworks CAD software. Repaired and debugged 3D files from third party vendors. Designed prototype CAD models for possible feature KRE-O products and accessories.
Performed high quantities of KRE-O product renders, streamlining existing processes to handle mass production.