Producer | Art Director | Color Stylist
Little Wolf Pictures (1996 – Present)
Art Direction, Production Management, Client Communications, Advertising and Marketing, and management of staff and freelance artists in the production of 2D|3D animation for Feature Film, Television, National Commercials, Game Animation and Special Projects.
Some Clients and projects include: Disney’s CD-ROM game “Villain’s Revenge,” which won the AAIS 2000 Award for Excellence in Animation and Children’s Game of the Year Award | Two E3 Demos for Mattel Toys | Creative Development for the Fort Worth Zoo | Warner Bros. Classics | FOX Feature Animation | Chuck E. Cheese Entertainment | Texas A&M University and Texas Parks and Wildlife | Texas Baptist Children’s Home | Southwest Airlines
Writer | Designer
Blue Marmot Productions (1985 – Present)
Scriptwriting, design, and copywriting services for clients in various industries, including entertainment, industrial, real estate, transportation, non-profit organizations, children’s homes, religious organizations, and small business.
Blue Marmot Productions is committed to the professional development of animation students interested in scriptwriting, creative development, and creative writing. To that end, we founded the Blue Marmot Writer’s Group in 2008. The group is composed of current and graduated students who are pursuing intensive engagement with the art of writing for animation and print.
Creative Development: Includes Scriptwriting and Story development. Have created several intellectual properties for animation investors, and written fictional properties to build a creative corporate image for a production studio specializing in children’s entertainment. Have recently completed development and delivery of a comprehensive Story Bible that includes a Feature Film script, Episode treatments for two full seasons of television airing, extensive Character Bio’s and development, R&D statistics for broadcast and audience profiles, and extensive development of concept world.
Design: Corporate Image, Desktop Publishing and Print Advertising, Website Design and Development, Technical Illustration, Art Direction, Color Design, and Marketing Materials.
Copy Writing: Primarily for entertainment industry businesses. Marketing materials includes company and personnel biographies, brochures, client communications, media handbook entries, Excel worksheets and production management tools.
Louis Shanks of Texas (2000 – 2001)
Supervised in-house ad department of fine furniture retailer.
Art direction included: Weekly creation of 8 – 10, full and half-page color and b/w ads for the Austin American Statesman, Houston Chronicle and San Antonio Express News | Regular 4-color, full page ads for the Texas Monthly and Southern Living magazines | Seminar advertising and marketing materials | Flyers, notices, coupons, posters and tagging | Bimonthly 4-color, 4 page inserts in 3 newspaper markets | Catalog development and copywriting | General copywriting and editing.
Restructured the ad department on every level by streamlining computer information systems, researching and purchasing upgraded workstations, software and peripheral equipment, and creating a new corporate image in advertising to upgrade advertising and marketing campaigns.