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 and maintenance, and 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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