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Jayel Draco – Resume 2016       

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EDUCATION

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

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TECHNICAL SKILLS

Adobe Photoshop: Concept 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
WavePad: Audio Editing – cleaning up audio files
MixPad: Audio Editing – mixing audio tracks
Operating Systems: Windows in studio, proficient on a Mac

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FULL-TIME STAFF WORK EXPERIENCE 2012-PRESENT

Resume - Beam Divider - by Jayel DracoNEAL ADAMS CONTINUITY STUDIOS (staff) – New York, NY – 2012 – 2015

Responsibilities included:
– Project Management and organization
– Lead 2D Animation and Compositing with After Affects
– Photoshop Artwork Preparation for animation
– Lead VFX and Motion Graphics
– Assistant to Neal Adams
– Website Design & Maintenance (nealadams.com & nealadamsproductions.com) Dreamweaver: .html, .php & .css editing. WordPress: posting/editing new articles, pages, and galleries

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FREELANCE WORK EXPERIENCE 2004-PRESENT

Resume - Beam Divider - by Jayel DracoPANOPTICON NYC – New York, NY – 2005-present

Website (panopticonnyc.com) – Website Design. Dreamweaver: .html, .php & .css editing
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

Resume - Beam Divider - by Jayel DracoNEAL ADAMS CONTINUITY STUDIOS (free-lance) – New York, NY – 2008-2012 & 2015-present

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 Game) – 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

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N2 Communications, LLC – Baltimore, MD – 2015-present

Website (numbersandnarrative.com) – Website Design. Dreamweaver: .html, .php & .css editing
Website (n2communicationsllc.com) – Website Design. Dreamweaver: .html, .php & .css editing
Website (joe-flood.com) – Website Design. Dreamweaver: .html, .php & .css editing
Company Logo – Flash/Photoshop: Design & Creation of vector graphics
Weekly Podcast – WavePad/MixPad: Cleaning up audio adding intro/outro. Posting to numbersandnarrative.com, soundcloud, libsyn, twitter, and facebook

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Lightrock Productions, LLC – Edison, NJ – 2015

Website (lightrockedit.com) – Website Design. Dreamweaver: .html, .php & .css editing

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Mike Collins – Portland, OR – 2015

Rooftop Screamer – “Talk About It” (Music Video) – Directing, Production Design, After Effects: Animation/Compositing/VFX, Premiere: Video Editing

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Fenix Works – Edison, NJ – 2015

Website (ericaschultzwrites.com) – Website Design. Dreamweaver: .html, .php & .css editing

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ALL AXIS MUSIC – New York, NY – 2013

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

Resume - Beam Divider - by Jayel DracoPOLYGON PUSHER INC – New York, NY – 2012

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

Resume - Beam Divider - by Jayel DracoVICES PRESS – Edison, NJ – 2012

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

Resume - Beam Divider - by Jayel DracoTHE METROPOLITAN OPERA New York, NY – 2011

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

Resume - Beam Divider - by Jayel DracoTHREE SISTERS SANCTUARY – Goshen, MA – 2011

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

Resume - Beam Divider - by Jayel DracoGOOD 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

Resume - Beam Divider - by Jayel DracoGRAMERCY PILATES FITNESS – New York, NY – 2009

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

Resume - Beam Divider - by Jayel DracoVARGAS STUDIOS – New York, NY – 2009

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

Resume - Beam Divider - by Jayel DracoSALAR, INC. – Baltimore, MD – 2008

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

Resume - Beam Divider - by Jayel DracoFILM/VIDEO/STAGE ART DEPT. – New York, 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” (Commercial) – Effects Tech, Asst. Prop Master, Story boarding, Puppeteer
“Puppy Love” (Short Film) – Practical Special Effects Technician

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References to be furnished upon request

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