Ray Collett
10975 SW Mira Ct.
Tigard, Or. 97223-3838
Telephone: 503.968.2084
E-Mail: ray@norwesters.net
3D Computer Animator/Modeler in the Creative Services Industry


The Art Institute of Portland
Bachelor of Applied Science, Computer Animation
Anticipated Graduation in Spring, 2002
Relevant courses of study:
3D/2D Modeling & Animation • Character & Object Design • Anatomy • Script & Storyboard • 3D Lighting & Texturing • Advanced Image • Camera & Light Techniques • Digital Video & Audio Editing • Image Manipulation • Advanced Drawing & Illustration • Multimedia & Digital Layout
Portland Community College
Associate of Applied Science, Printing Technology
Relevant courses of study:

Life Drawing • Mixed Media • Product Design • Digital Page Layout • Graphic Design • Illustration • Concept Development • Camera Striping & Electronic Prepress


Skilled in many creative techniques:
3D Modeling and Texturing • Character Animation • Object/Scene design • Storyboard Development • Video Editing • Multimedia Authoring • Digital and Traditional Illustration • Layout Design • Website Design • System Design and Installation • CGI Programing
Experience with a wide variety of software tools:
Maya • 3D Studio Max • Lightwave • Photoshop • Illustrator • Premiere • Macromedia Flash • QuarkXPress • InDesign, Sound Forge • After Effects • Vegas Video • Media Studio • Bryce • Poser
Knowledge of several leading operating systems:
Microsoft Windows (9x,NT4,2000,XP) • MacOS • Linux/UNIX (Redhat, BSD)
Westmark Industries (7 1/2 years)
Production Staff: Flexographic Printing Press Operator
Produced multi-color labels in a high volume production shop; Procured materials and equipment, communicated with sales and customer representatives, monitored product quality throughout job production, documented job for future reference.
AT&T Broadband & Internet Services January - March 2002
Internship: Media Services, Production Department
Assisted in the production of local TV commercials; created graphic elements including titles, logos, backgrounds and animated sequences; edited and assembled voiceover and soundtrack elements; and assisted with video editing.
Boy Scouts of America
Directed and Produced Conclave Shows 2000
Created the script for a three part production combining on stage and on screen action for the inspirational evening shows at a statewide event. Directed over 100 actors and extras, filmed and edited video from several different locations, created special F/X, acquired donations for tent/stage/screens/lights/props, assembled volunteer staff to handle logistics.
Produced Videos for CPC Pre-Jamboree Campout 2001
Designed and produced two shows for the Cascade Pacific Council's Pre-Jamboree Campout. The first show was a pre-assembled inspirational video presentation consisting of popular movie scenes and a custom audio track. The second show was shot entirely at the campout, edited and mixed with music in 4 hours, and then shown that evening.
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