BIO: 
Dee is a detail-oriented motion designer, illustrator and most importantly a storyteller. She comes from a multidisciplinary background of 2D animation, visual effects, design and illustration. Dee aspires to support the storytelling, creative and technical aspects of a project by solving any issues or limitations that occur due to the medium used to produce the project. 
EDUCATION: 
Master of Fine Arts in Motion Media Design [Sept. 2020 - Present]
    Savannah College of Art and Design [Atlanta, GA] 
    Expected Graduation: May 2024
Bachelor of Fine Arts in Visual Effects [Sept. 2014 - Nov. 2018]
Minor in Motion Media Design [Mar. 2015 - May 2018]
    Savannah College of Art and Design [Atlanta, GA] 
    
Diploma in 3D Animation [Sept. 2012 - Mar. 2013]
    BIG Animation and Infotainment Media School [Delhi, India] 
    
Digital Direction in Animation [Aug. 2009 - Feb. 2012]
    DSK Supinfocom [Pune, India]
WORK EXPERIENCE: 
Motion Designer for SCAD StartUp 2022 [Feb. 2022]
SCAD StartUp is a highly competitive week long design sprint with 93 teams participating this year.
My team consisted of 5 members from the Motion Design, UX Design , Illustration and 
Graphic Design majors.
My responsibilities as a team member was to:
          • Conduct user and product research.
          • Collaborate with the teammates to create a 30 seconds animated video and a 3D product mockup.
Freelance Illustrator [May 2020 - Aug. 2020]
          • Worked on commission based illustrations.
Freelance Look Development Artist [Jan. 2019 - Nov. 2019]
          • Worked on multiple awards winning short films as a texture and lighting artist.
          • Worked on producing two personal short films.
Show Opening: Kinetik [Motion Media Student Showcase] [Apr. - May 2019]
    • Worked as a shading & lighting artist.
Short films:
    • Escape: Shader setup for the main character & lighting for 2 shots. [Jan. 2019 - May 2019]
    • Golden Hour: Lighting for the entire short film. [Feb. - Mar. 2019]
AWARDS AND CERTIFICATIONS: 
Google UX Design Professional Certificate, Google and Coursera [Sept. 2021 - Present]
The Most Action Taken Halfway (Winner), Motion Hatch: Motion Designer Client Challenge [Sept. 2020]
Escape” short film, Award for Excellence in Lighting & Textures at Southern Shorts Awards [July 2019]
“Vines” 3D printed mask displayed at artshow, I : Formula of Understanding, Atlanta, GA [May 2019]  
ORGANIZATIONS/ VOLUNTEER ACTIVITIES: 
Momentum: Secretary [Sept. 2017 - Nov. 2018]
Responsible for recording meeting duration, updating members list, sending important emails
and designing promotional material for events.
SCADGRAPH (SIGGRAPH Student Chapter): Member/ Treasurer/ Graphic Designer [Sept. 2017 - Nov. 2018]
Responsible for budgeting, keeping track of funds from fundraiser events and designing
promotional material for events.
Women in Technology (WIT) Club: Vice President, Marketing [Sept. 2017 - May 2018]
Responsible for promoting club using social media, sending important emails and providing information to existing and prospective club members.
SIGGRAPH Conferences: Student Volunteer 
    • SIGGRAPH held in Los Angeles Convention Center. [Aug. 2017]
    • SIGGRAPH Asia held in Bangkok International Trade & Exhibition Centre. [Nov. 2017]
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