May 2005: University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL Masters of Science in Biomedical Visualization Graduated summa cum laude
May 2002: New York University. New York City , NY Bachelor of Arts in Biology with a Minor in Architectural Studies Graduated cum laude
July-August 2001: Cornell University: Shoals Marine Laboratory, Gulf of Maine August 2002 Field Marine Biology and Ecology Biological Illustration
May 2005-present: Freelance Medical Illustrator
As a freelance medical illustrator, I sell, market, and delivery my products to multiple companies within the United States . Capabilities include medical illustration, 2D animation, 3D illustration and and graphic design.
June 2007- Present: IOMEDIA, New York , NY: Project Manager/ Medical illustrator
Run and manage healthcare studio projects that include 3D animation, motion graphics, Interactives and web site development. Assist in pre-production and production activities that effect studio productivity, which includes working on illustrations, storyboards, and flash animations. Prepare and meet all client deliverables through management of internal and external milestones. Coordinate with the Studio Directors and communicate with clients to move a project to completion. Communicate with the VP of Healthcare on a daily basis on all project needs, incoming and outgoing content, timelines, and conflicts. Follow through on marketing, project wrap-up, and business development activities as directed by the VP of Healthcare.
April 2006-May 2007: Medsn: Senior Medical Illustrator/ medical animator/ Creative Lead
Created flash based illustrations and animations using Photoshop, After Effects, Illustrator, and 3d Studio max. Worked remotely in our East Coast office, while the rest of the US Creative team is located in our LA office. As creative lead, I provide leadership on programs. This includes: reviewing the scripts from the content team and providing comments and suggestions for animations within those scripts; ensuring that there is consistency within the project, and having the overall approval of the project before it goes to the client.
Feb. 2005-April 2005: Medsn: Internship, Medical Illustrator
Utilized skills in flash, 3d studio max, Adobe after effects, Adobe Photoshop, and Adobe illustrator to provide illustrations and flash-based animations for use in CD-ROM and web-based pharmaceutical and medical device training.