Seth Grayson
(302) 650-7561

Produce rewarding content for both client and myself. To build and maintain relations with clients reinforced by my quality work and high standards.

University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC)
B.A. Visual Arts, Animation and Interactive Media Concentration
Date of Graduation: May 2012

Howard Community College
A.A. Interactive Media and Game Design
Date of Graduation: May 2008

Relevant Coursework:
Intro to Animation, Advanced 3D Computer Animation, Advance Topics: Animation, Designing for Interactive Environment, Drawing II, Expression Time & Motion, 3D Modeling & Animation, Graphic Design: Typography, Introduction to Flash, Intro to 3D Animation, Intro to Gaming and Simulation, Intro to Interactive Media, Motion Graphics, Moving Images I, Senior Projects, Sound Design

Art Skills:
Traditional Animation, 3D-Animation, 3D-Modeling, Character Animation, Motion Graphics, Life Drawing, Storyboarding, Media Compositing, Character Design, Graphic Design, Video Editing, Sound Editing.

Software Skills:
Animating:      Toon Boom, iStopmotion, Maya, 3DS Max, Cinema 4D, Dragonframe Stop Motion, Flash
Video Post-Production: After Affects, Final Cut Pro
Illustration/Design:   Photoshop, Illustrator, Corel Painter, InDesign, Dreamweaver
3D Modeling:     Mudbox, Z Brush, Maya, 3DS Max
Sound:       Audacity, Logic Pro

Experience:Content Creator for Curt Dumas Music: (2015 - 2017)

-Created vivid, captivating animation designed to enhance clients' music for potential consumers.
-Utilized animation software to create both a storybook cut-out animation aesthetic as well as traditional, fluid animation.
-Designed characters, concepts, storyboard, style, and cinematography for clients' video.
-Formed a professional and continuing relationship with client.

Freelance Animator/Designer: (2010 - Present)

-Produced expressive, animated content for clients using software such as ToonBoom, After Effects, and Maya.
-Designed logos, composite images, websites, and illustrations using Photoshop, Illustrator, and Dreamweaver.
-Work used to advance the careers and awareness of independent content producers.
-Created content ranging from music videos to animated logos.

(Demo Reel located on "Animation" tab)