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Nick's Education

Bachelors Degree in Computer Graphics Design and Animation
May 1999 University of Massachusetts at Amherst

Nick's Objective for a New Job

To use my skills, experience and training to help further my professional career in a field that utilizes my creative energy.

Nick's Relevant Experience

2012 - Present : Sign Effects, Inc. -
Designer, Production & Manufacturing, Installations

  • Complete and collaborative design of a wide range of decals, signage and vehicle lettering/wraps
  • Layout and application of cut vinyl, wide-format printed vinyl, and carved & extruded lettering
  • Full production of signage from raw materials to finished product
  • Installation of various signage using industry-standard techniques

1999 - Present : Focus Power -
Co-Founder - Graphic Artist/Animator/Web Designer

  • Direct and provide quality services such as Graphic Design, Internet Development, and Multimedia Programming
  • Meet and confer with clients, write proposals and manage their projects to completion
  • Assign tasks to co-workers and manage client/worker relationships
  • Clients have included:Cape Ann Tree Service, Heather Famico for Ward 2 - Salem, MA, The Witches Cup Bike Race, Bentley College, Ferdie’s Soccer-Magic, Ferdie's Soccer-Magic International, Salem Cycle, Marblehead Cycle, Pedipress, The Tree House Charlatans (a band out of Gloucester, MA), Vinyl Square (a band out of Westford, MA), Meridian (a band out of Rowley, MA), Northeast Hardscapes, Iraqi Children's Art Exchange, Chelsea’s Fine Clothing for Women, Revolve, Divinities, Gasper Enterprises' Domino’s Pizza, Pamplemousse, Little Lulu’s, Holeshot Tattoo, David Davinchi (an R&B Recording Artist), The Setup Machine for Lightwave, Blazen Hats, and others

Sept. 2002 - April 2005: Positronic Design -
Website Design/Graphic Design/Project Management

  • Designed and assembled webites for a variety of clients and businesses
  • Managed high-end projects from conception and storyboard to completion of specified terms and goals in a timely fashion
  • Created original artwork, animations, Flash content, and web content
  • Designed artwork and arranged for multiple print projects

Jan. 2002 - May 2002 : University of Massachusetts at Amherst
Graphic Artist/Animator for Live Show (Transformations)

  • Instrumental in design and storyboarding stages
  • Created 2D and 3D animation sequences for 4 out of 5 poems
  • Worked closely with Music and Dance instructors and specialists

1997- May 2004 : University of Massachusetts at Amherst
Director of Final Animation

  • Directed and supported students in final animation
  • Supervised teaching assistants in grading and creating assignments
  • Assisted in ideas, process, and storyboard for 3D animation - Managed the final project to completion
  • First and only to fully complete an animation by the deadline

Teaching Assistant

  • Facilitated teaching of Computer Science 591K, a graduate level 3D computer animation class created by Adam Lavine, founder of Specular International - Tutored students
  • Developed project conception - Assessed student projects for grading

Animator, Graphic Artist, and Multimedia Programmer for the Intelligent Tutoring Systems

  • Assisted in creation of multimedia tutoring systems
  • Created 2D and 3D animations of parts and methods of fabrication
  • Designed and implemented the creation of the Die Casting Tutor, graphic interface for the CD-ROM, and introduction to the tutors
  • Designed cover and label art for CD

1998 - 1999 : Gravity Switch - - Northampton, MA
Intern - Created multimedia presentations for use on the web and CD-ROM

  • Oversaw quality and satisfaction of multimedia presentations for clients
  • Conducted debugging of client systems

Volunteer Work

2016 - Present : The Tri State Trek - Bicycle ride to find a cure for ALS - Put on by ALS TDI
3-day Road Crew & Team Support

  • Fundraised for Team Truman, and ALS TDI in general
  • Lettered team van with personalized graphics, including a QR code which brings the viewer to the donation page
  • Aided stranded and injured cyclists while on the 3 day, 280 mile ride
  • Collaborated with other team members to provide the quickest and best response to rider issues
  • Was aksed to head the road crew for 2020 and beyond. The 2020 ride was cancelled due to Covid-19 health issues, but should resume in 2021, and I will happily take up my new position then.

You can also download an Acrobat .PDF file of my actual resume here