Jayel Draco - Resume 2012
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Portfolio: www.jayeldraco.com


EDUCATION
The School of Visual Arts: NY, NY. Sept. 1999 - May 2003 BFA - Illustration
Pratt: NY, NY. Sept. 2004 Cont. 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 AfterEffects: 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,
Photoshop Artwork Preparation for animation, Lead VFX, and general 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/AfterEffects: Animation
Taco Bell - "SDIF" ep.1-5 (Webisode Ad. Campaign) - Flash/AfterEffects: Animation
General Mills "Millsberry" (MMO) - Flash/Photoshop: Characters, Backgrounds & Elements
Aflac Insurance (Broadcast Commercial Campaign Animatics) - AfterEffects: Animation
Outback Steakhouse (Broadcast Commercial Campaign Animatics) - AfterEffects: Animation
Lyrica (Broadcast Commercial Campaign Animatics) - AfterEffects: Animation
Dannon DanActive (Broadcast Commercial Campaign Animatics) - AfterEffects: 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 METROPOLITAIN OPERA NY, NY - 2011
Ex Machina "Die Walkure" (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 - AfterEffects: Editing/Compositing

PANOPTICON NYC – NY, NY - 2005-2011
Website (www.panopticonnyc.com) - Flash/Dreamweaver: Design, Code, Implementation
Company Logo - Flash/Photoshop: Design & Creation of Vector Graphics
Milk - “Typewriter” (Web Commercial) - Art Direction, AfterEffects: Animation/Compositing
Jigsaw Soul - “Anchor” (Music Vid.) - Art Direction, AfterEffects: Animation/Compositing
Jigsaw Soul - “Cockroach Hotel” (Music Video) - Art Direction, AfterEffects: Animation/Compositing
Circle of Willis - “Archipelago” (Music Video) - Art Direction, AfterEffects: Animation/Compositing
Neil Halstead - “Elevenses” (Music Video) - Art Direction, AfterEffects: Animation/Compositing
Dino. Feathers - “History Lessons” (Music Video) - Art Direction, AfterEffects: Animation/Compositing
Social Fingerprint (Training Video Series) - AfterEffects: 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/AfterEffects: 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/AfterEffects: Animation/Compositing
“Still Center” (Short Film) - Photoshop/AfterEffects: Story Boarding/Animation/Compositing
“Sorry Haters” (Feature Film) - Assistant Property Master
HBO - “The Chat Zone” (TV Series) - Set Dresser, Assistant Set Designer
“The NakedBrothersBand” (Feature Film) - Assistant 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

 

   

Jayel Draco's work has been featured in many shows and festivals, including:

*Die Walkure @ The Metropolitan Opera 2011

*Marvel Fest 2009,

*Coney Island Film Festival 2009,

*Silversound’s Music Video Fest 2009,

*$99 Music Videos 2009,

*Deli Magazine Best of NYC Showcase 2009,

*Much Music Canada 2009,

*Fuse on Demand 2009,

*Sundays in the City Film Festival NY 2008,

*Independent Film Channel 2008,

*Italian Digital Festival @ digifestival.net 2008,

*Don Omar’s “King of Kings” International Concert Tour 2007,

*Queens International Film Festival NY 2007,

*The Church of Pop NY 2007,

*E-Ville City Film Festival NY 2007,

*Unite in Fashion NY 2007,

*Chashamma Film Festival NY 2006,

*E-Ville City Film Festival NY 2006,

*FAIF International Film Fest Hollywood 2006,

*LoveNico @ Pool 10 FTS Las Vegas 2006,

*LoveNico @ Project FTS New York 2006,

*George Romero Camp & Vamp Film Fest 2006,

*Monsters HD TV,

*Icon 25 2006,

*Rob Zombie - Camp and Vamp Film Fest2006,

*Ohio Independent Film Festival 05,

*St. Johns International Womens Film Festival 2005,

*Reel Venus Film Festival NY 2005,

*Icon 24 2005,

*Columbia Film Festival 2005,