Resumé

Laura Knight

LMKnightArt@gmail.com

Phone number upon request                                 

 

Education

 

California State University Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 

September 2012 - June 2016 BFA in Animation  with a pre-requisite focus in Graphic Design 

 

Experience

November 2014 - Present: This is Rad!, Comedy and culture podcast

Graphic Artist

  • Creates weekly promotional images for new episodes of the podcast in a wide variety of themes suiting the episode subject. 

 

August 2016 :NerdMelt Gallery, Comedy and arts venue

Featured Artist

  • Produces and sells fine art pieces for gallery shows

March 2013 - Present: NerdMelt Gallery, Comedy and arts venue

Featured Artist

  • Produces and sells fine art pieces for gallery shows

 

 December 2015: Jo and the Pirates, Short Film

Art Department: Scenic Paint, Aging, and Fabrication

  • Aged and textured a spaceship interior

  • Added set elements such as vents, buttons, ect. 

 

July 2014 - November 2015: Activision Volt Solutions, Quality Assurance

Junior Technical Engineer

  • Tested the functionality of Call of Duty Advanced Warfare and Call of Duty Black Ops III

  • Insured the most successful game of 2014 adhered to technical requirements and as well as the high standards of our audience

  •  Headed a focused team on the Xbox One, giving guidance, training and orders to team members

 

May 2013 - July 2013: NerdTerns, Web Series

Art Department production Assistant

  • Created and acquired props and set dressing

  • Assisted the production needs on set

 

March 2013 - July 2014: NerdMelt Showroom, Comedy and arts venue

Intern

  • Assists the Nerdmelt showroom by selling tickets, concessions and setting up

  • Attends to the needs of talent and producers during shows

 

June 2011 – May 2013: GameStop, Video Game retailer 

Game Associate

  • Sold products and maintained the store

  • Answered questions concerning video games, consoles, and gaming news

 

June 2009 – June 2010: Supercuts, Salon and beauty supply

Receptionist and Assistant

  • answered phones, ran the register, and made appointments

  • maintained the store and sold products

 

2008 - 2010: Mira Mesa High Screen Printing, Screen printing shop

Graphic Designer and Screen printer

  • Designed shirts and paper goods such as pamphlets, posters and playbills

  • Created screens and screen printed designs

Skills

  • Well versed in Microsoft office, outlook,  and google docs and calendars

  • Has completed several courses in Illustrator, Photoshop, After Effects,  Anim/Flash, Autodesk mudbox, and Maya 

  • Trained traditional and digital painter and animator

  • 10 plus years of experience with adobe creative suite versions CS2 - CC 2016

  • OSHA trained Screen printer in the state of California

  • creative thinker and problem solver

Interests

Animated films and history, drawing and painting, blogging, reading comics, history of graphic design and printing, playing video games.

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© 2016 by L. M. Knight