Jayel Draco - Resume 2015
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EDUCATION

The School of Visual Arts: NY, NY. Sept. 1999 – May 2003 BFA - Illustration
Pratt: NY, NY. Sept. 2004 Continuing Ed. Maya 3D Fundamentals I & II
Hofstra: NY, NY. Sept. 2005 Continuing Ed. Ceramics I & II


TECHNICAL SKILLS

Adobe Photoshop: Conceptual Design, Graphics, Photomanipulation
Adobe After Effects: Compositing, Video Effects, Animation
Adobe Flash: Animation, Scripting (AS2 & AS3) for websites and interactive web items
Adobe Dreamweaver: .html authoring/editing, .css authoring/editing, .php editing
Adobe Premiere: Video Editing
Final Cut Pro: Video Editing
Operating Systems: Windows, Mac


FULL-TIME STAFF WORK EXPERIENCE 2012 – PRESENT

 

NEAL ADAMS CONTINUITY STUDIOS – NY, NY - 2012 – PRESENT

Responsibilities include: Project Management, Lead 2D Animation and Compositing with After Affects,
Photoshop Artwork Preparation for animation, Lead VFX and Motion Graphics, website design & maintenance, & Assistant to Neal Adams.
Websites (nealadams.com & nealadamsproductions.com) - Website Design. Dreamweaver: .html, .php & .css editing

 


FREELANCE WORK EXPERIENCE 2004 – PRESENT

 

ALL AXIS MUSIC – NY, NY - 2013

Website (allaxismusic.com) - Website Design. Dreamweaver: .html, .php & .css editing

 

NEAL ADAMS CONTINUITY STUDIOS – NY, NY - 2008 – 2012

Marvel - "The Astonishing X-Men Motion Comic" ep. 1 – 6 (DVD) - After Effects: Animation
Purina - "The Purreal Life" ep. 1 – 6 (Webisode Ad. campaign) - Flash/After Effects: Animation
Taco Bell - "SDIF" ep. 1 – 5 (Webisode Ad. Campaign) - Flash/After Effects: Animation
General Mills "Millsberry" (MMO) - Flash/Photoshop: Characters, Backgrounds & Elements
Aflac Insurance (Broadcast Commercial Campaign Animatics) - After Effects: Animation
Outback Steakhouse (Broadcast Commercial Campaign Animatics) - After Effects: Animation
Lyrica (Broadcast Commercial Campaign Animatics) - After Effects: Animation
Dannon DanActive (Broadcast Commercial Campaign Animatics) - After Effects: Animation

 

POLYGON PUSHER INC – NY, NY - 2012

Websites (polygonpusherinc.com) - Website Design. Dreamweaver: .html, .php & .css editing


VICES PRESS – NY, NY - 2012

Websites (m3comic.com & vicespress.com) - Website Design. Dreamweaver: .html, .php & .css editing

 

THE METROPOLITAN OPERA NY, NY - 2011

Ex Machina production company, Die Walküre (Stage/DVD) Tech. video design - After Effects: Animation

 

THREE SISTERS SANCTUARY – Goshen, MA - 2011

Website (threesisterssanctuary.com) - Dreamweaver: .html, .php & .css editing
Logo, Flyers & Brochures - Design/creation of graphics & layouts

 

GOOD TIME STOVE CO. – Goshen, MA - 2011

Website (antiquestoves.net) - Dreamweaver: .html, .php & .css editing
Logo, Flyers & Brochures - Design/creation of graphics & layouts
Product Demo Videos - After Effects: Editing/compositing

 

PANOPTICON NYC – NY, NY - 2005-2011

Website (panopticonnyc.com) - Flash/Dreamweaver: Design, code, implementation
Company Logo - Flash/Photoshop: Design & Creation of vector graphics
Milk - "Typewriter" (Web Commercial) - Art Direction, After Effects: Animation/compositing
Jigsaw Soul - "Anchor" (Music Vid.) - Art Direction, After Effects: Animation/compositing
Jigsaw Soul - "Cockroach Hotel" (Music Video) - Art Direction, After Effects: Animation/compositing
Circle of Willis - "Archipelago" (Music Video) - Art Direction, After Effects: Animation/compositing
Neil Halstead - "Elevenses" (Music Video) - Art Direction, After Effects: Animation/compositing
Dino. Feathers - "History Lessons" (Music Video) - Art Direction, After Effects: Animation/compositing
Social Fingerprint (Training Video Series) - After Effects: Compositing

 

GRAMERCY PILATES FITNESS – NY, NY - 2009

Website (gramercypilatesfitness.com) - Flash/Dreamweaver: Design, code, implementation
Company Logo, Flyers & Brochures - Design/creation of vector graphics & layouts

 

VARGAS STUDIOS – NY, NY - 2009

Website (kylevargas.net) - Flash/Dreamweaver: Design, code, implementation

 

SALAR, INC. – Baltimore, MD - 2008

Software Logos - Flash/Photoshop: Designer
Software Demo Video - Directing, Flash/After Effects: Animation, Premiere: Editing

 

FILM/VIDEO/STAGE ART DEPT. – NY, NY - 2004-2007

Don Omar "King of Kings" (Concert Tour) - Art Director, Stage Designer, Costume Designer
"Wrestling Junkies" (Webisode Documentary) - Flash/After Effects: Animation/compositing
"Still Center" (Short Film) - Photoshop/After Effects: Story boarding/animation/compositing
"Sorry Haters" (Feature Film) - Assistant Property Master
HBO - "The Chat Zone" (TV Series) - Set Dresser, Asst. Set Designer
"The NakedBrothersBand" (Feature Film) - Asst. Property Master
"Trust the Man" (Feature Film) - Art/Prop Dept. Production Assistant
MHD - "Wing & Wall" (Comm.) - Effects Tech, Asst. Prop Master, Story boarding, Puppeteer
"Puppy Love" (Short Film) - Practical Special Effects Technician

 


References to be furnished upon request

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