WARREN HEATON Motion Design, Graphic Design, Video Editing Contact Information email@example.com; firstname.lastname@example.org Objective Award winning, digital media artist looking to collaborate on creative projects Target Job Desired Job Type: Employee; Temporary/Contract/Project Desired Status: Freelance; Full-time; Part-Time (For any of the above, it would be ideal to be able to maintain current part-time teaching positions during employment.) Desired Salary: Open Site Location: No Preference Description of perfect job: Designing motion and graphic design for film, video, and interactive media; including feature film titles, show opens, broadcast video, industrial video, DVD menus, CD-ROM menus and web menus. And, some video editing. Career Level: Management (Manager/Director of Staff) Date of Availability: Open Target Company Size: No Preference Category: Arts, Entertainment, and Media Description of ideal company: A group of creative individuals who each do exceptional work each on their own, but create something "more" when they work together.
Target Locations Relocate: Prefer not to. Onsite: Los Angeles, CA; Burbank CA Offsite: Able to work from home studio at all resolutions for film video and interactive media. Work Status US - I am authorized to work in this country for any employer.
WARREN HEATON Motion Design, Graphic Design, Video Editing EXPERIENCE 01/2003 - present SPAN Productions ... more. less.
Venice, CA Producer, video editor, motion graphics, graphic design Current independent documentary project: THE HOOPING LIFE (www.thehoopinglife.com); Series promo "G-Spot for Guys" 05/2009 -06/2009 RAPP Colins El Segundo, CA Offline and online video editing, sound mix, color correction, video graphics Handled all video post for Toyota's first look at the Prius "3rd Generation Prius Makes Its Neighborhood Debut". Check it out on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kaQejKILxa0 06/2007 - present Technicolor Burbank, CA Project management, graphic design, asset integration, HTML programming, page layout and PDF publishing Manage and generate content for regionalized DVD-ROM content numerous DVD-Video titles (including Kung Fu Panda, Madagascar 2, and Monsters Vs. Aliens) utilizing Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Acrobat Professional, Flash, Dreamweaver, and HTML coding.<br><br> 02/2008 - 06/2008 Motor Entertainment Los Angeles, CA Video Encodist and DVD Authoring DVD menu integration, asset encoding and DVD authoring for "Desert Bayou" and "Young American Ganstas" 10/2007 - 12/2007 King Apple Pasadena, CA Graphic Design, Motion Design and Color Correction Independent short film "The Lives They Lead" 01/2006 - present DIRECTV El Segundo, CA Broadcast Design Design motion for cShortcuts d and cHighlights on Demand d NFL intro animations for the in-house, Emmy winning advanced services department 01/2007 - present Ortho Dermatologics El Segundo, CA Video editing, color correction, sound editing, graphic design, and motion design. Lead creative on international training DVD (five languages) for EVOLENCE® and trade show video and digital signage. 11/2006 - 12/2008 Neutrogena Corporation El Segundo, CA Video editing, graphic design and motion design On site contractor creating content for current product releases, including product promotional videos, webisodes, trade show video loops and digital signage.<br><br> Offline and online editor for 2008 Malin Acrkerman PSA about skin cancer. WARREN HEATON Motion Design, Graphic Design, Video Editing 02/2005 - 10/2006 Playground Media Group West Los Angeles, CA Lead Graphic Designer/Motion Design Design and animate DVD-Video motion menus and UMD motion menus for numerous Buena Vista and Disney DVD-Video releases, including "Life As We Know It" The Complete Series, "Dark Water", "Mindhunters", "Old Yeller" and more. Also, designed and animated menus and how to videos for SnapTV DVD XTRA (Zoo Digital) game content.<br><br> 10/2001 - 01/2005 Ractive Media Burbank, CA Cofounder, Owner - Vice President of Creative Services Design and create DVD-Video content for numerous clients including Lions Gate Home Entertainment, Artisan Entertainment and Concorde-New Horizons (including DVD menus for more than 200 of Roger Corman's cult classics). Design and create content for numerous CD-ROM projects (including the launch issue of cMag-O-Music d magazine). 7/2001 - 10/2001 QuickTime Creative Hollywood, CA Graphic Design and Web Design Designed header, footer, and navigation graphics for the QuickTime Creative Developers Group (www.quicktimecreative.com).<br><br> Also served on the advisory board. 6/2001 -7/2001 Mr. Kirby Productions Pacific Palisades, CA Opening Title Design Designed, edited and composited the end credit roll (which features outtakes from the production).<br><br> 4/2001 - 6/2001 Deep Current Technologies Brentwood, CA Graphic Designer and Motion Graphic Designer Designed and animated the graphics for "Mindfulness" Recess meditation modules (Flash based). 4/2001 -6/2001 TriCoast Studios Culver City, CA Graphic Design and Motion Graphics Design and animate title cards for movie trailers. Design and animate DVD menus.<br><br> 2/2001 -3/2001 DV World Magazine London, England Contributing Columnist Contributing columnist to issue no. 5 and issue no. 6: "Compress to Impress" Parts 1 and 2 (articles explaining which compression choices to make while working with QuickTime for video production).<br><br> 1/2001 - 3/2001 Netgroupie.com Century City, CA Digital Video Editor Edited live performances of Netgroupie bands (Final Cut Pro). WARREN HEATON Motion Design, Graphic Design, Video Editing 6/2000 - 9/2000 Outfest Los Angeles, CA Graphic Design and Interface Design Design and animate Outfest2000 web site (Flash based). 6/2000 - 7/2000 Yannix Corporation Hollywood, CA Graphic Designer, Web Site Designer, Editor Edit promo reel and design web site (www.yannix.com).<br><br> 1/2000 3 1/2001 ICUNA Productions Santa Monica, CA Digital Video Editor, Digital Video Compressionist Edit 1 minute featurettes, compress video for web distribution, design web site (www.icuna.com). 11/1999 - 1/2001 SPAN Productions West Los Angeles, CA Opening Title Designer Design opening titles and chapter headings for feature film "East of A" Winner of DV magazine 9s 1999 Media Masters Award for Motion Graphics and the 1999 Communicator Awards Crystal Award for Graphics (highest honor). 5/1998 - Present International Airport Videos Beverly Hills, CA Media Artist Video box cover design, opening title design, video editing (first 4 titles), print ad design, business card design, web site design, online store design.<br><br> 3/1998 - 1/1999 The Association Burbank, CA Graphic Design and Motion Graphics In house graphic designer and motion design for AVID and Media100 based video post-production. 3/1997 - 6/2000 Mattel, Inc. El Segundo, CA Digital Media Artist Freelance digital media artist designing interactive press kits; generated animatic animations for television commercials, and created trade show content for annual Toy Fair.<br><br> 9/1996 - 10/1996 PriceWaterhouse Culver City, CA Motion Graphics Artist Design opening and closing motion graphics sequence for trade show presentation. 8/1996 - 9/1996 Golden Harvest Venice, CA Digital Video Editor Edit promo video for theme park production. 6/1996 - 6/1998 Envision Group Torrance, CA Digital Video Editor and Motion Graphics Artist Freelance editing and motion graphics (Media100 based system) for industrial video WARREN HEATON Motion Design, Graphic Design, Video Editing 3/1996 - 8/1996 Cloud 9 Interactive Venice, CA Photoshop/After Effects Artist 2D compositing and animation integration for children's CD-ROM titles 3/1996 - 6/1996 Activision Studios Brentwood, CA Graphic Artist Graphic design and 2D animation for cZork: Nemesis d CD-ROM game.<br><br> TEACHING EXPERIENCE 6/1998 3Present UCLA Extension: Visual Arts and Computer Graphics Los Angeles, CA Instructor / Curriculum Development Motion Graphics Series (Motion on the Mac, Digital Motion - Basic Applications, Digital Motion 1, Digital Motion 2) and Type In Motion; Creating Motion Graphics with Apple Motion; After Effects I and After Effects II 6/1999 -Present Santa Monica College: Academy of Entertainment and Technology & School of Graphic Design Santa Monica, CA Associate Faculty / Curriculum Development ET11 Computer Skills and Software for Animation and New Media; ET12 Principles of Interactive Design; ET31A Digital Video Fundamentals; ET31B -Digital Video Editing; ET58 -Motion Graphics 1; ET59 Motion Graphics 2; GD71 Motion Graphics; ET84k Special Topics (DV Editing) 07/2008 Adobe Systems Anaheim, CA Instructor / Curriculum Development Workshops: Introduction to Adobe After Effects 06/2007 -07/2007 Disney Imagineering Burbank, CA Instructor / Curriculum Development Workshops: Final Cut Express for Visualization 06/2004 Director's Guild of America Los Angeles, CA Lecturer Digital Day at the DGA Workshop: DVD-Video Replication and Duplication for Directors 01/2001 -02/2001 Nickelodeon Burbank, CA Instructor / Curriculum Development Workshops: Adobe After Effects for Animation 06/1999 SIGRAPH Conference Los Angeles, CA Instructor / Curriculum Development Workshop: Animatics with Adobe Premiere WARREN HEATON Motion Design, Graphic Design, Video Editing 01/1997 -12/1999 California Institute of the Arts: School of Graphic Design Valencia, CA Instructor / Curriculum Development Workshops: After Effects; Digital Video Editing; 3D Basics 2/1997 -6/1998 Orange Coast Community College: Art Department Costa Mesa, CA Instructor / Curriculum Development Adobe Premiere 2/1997 -6/1999 Brooks College -Graphic Design Long Beach , CA Instructor / Curriculum Development Animation 2 (Digital Animation); Interactive 1; Interactive 2 EDUCATION 5/1996 California Institute of the Arts US-Califronia-Valencia MA in Live Action Film and Video 6/1991 University of California, Los Angeles US-California-Los Angeles BA in Theater Arts with an emphasis in Film Studies AFFILIATIONS 1/2008 - Present Digital Media Artists (DMALA.ORG) Los Angeles, CA Co-founder/Co-host 6/2001 - Present FIND - Film Independent (www.filmindependent.org) Member 3/2001 -Present National Association of Member Photoshop Users Member 7/1996 -Present Broadcast Designers Member Association Member SOFTWARE SKILLS Adobe After Effects Expert; Currently used 17 years (film, HDTV, SDTV, DVD, UMD, CDROM, web, digital signage) Adobe Photoshop Expert; Currently used 17 years Adobe Illustrator Expert; Currently used 16 years Adobe InDesign Intermediate; Currently used 12 years Final Cut Pro Expert; Currently used 12 years (editing & system config.) AVID Media WARREN HEATON Motion Design, Graphic Design, Video Editing Intermediate; Last used 4 year ago 13 years Composer Media100 Intermediate; Last used 4 year ago 13 years Adobe ImageReady Expert; Currently used 13 years Ultimatte Keyer Expert; Currently used 13 years Macromadia Director (for interface & graphic integration) Expert; Currently used 17 years Macromedia Dreamweaver Intermediate Currently used 14 years Macromedia Flash Expert; Currently used 14 years (graphic & motion graphic design) Microsoft Word and Excel Expert; Currently used 19 years Apple iLife Applications (iDVD, iPhoto, iMovie, iWeb) Expert and intermediate - Currently used 6 years Finding the right workflow to get the job done. Expert; Currently used 19 years TELEVISION APPEARANCES 2000 The X-SHOW "Digital Video Guru" for the Apple iMacDV segment (Just one TV appearance... so far!) AWARDS 2004 Communicator Awards 2004 Video Competition Awarded highest honor in two categories for the DVD demo reel of Mark Mrnka, a highly designed compilation of the trailer editor's best work for major motion pictures (Star Wars Episode 1, Pirates of the Carribean, Jurassic Park).<br><br> 2002 Communicator Awards 2002 Video Competition Crystal Award of Distinction (second highest honor) for a Demo Reel (Amy Goldstein's Directors Reel -video editing and motion graphics) 2000 Instructor of the Year -UCLA Extension -Visual Arts and Computer Graphics UCLA Extension annual Visual Arts and Computer Grapihcs department award for excellence in teaching 1999 Communicator Awards 1999 Video Competition Crystal Award of Excellent (highest honor) for Use of Graphics ( cEast of A d Opening Title Sequence) 1999 DV Magazine 9s 1999 Media Masters Award for Motion Graphics WARREN HEATON Motion Design, Graphic Design, Video Editing cEast of A d Opening Title Sequence ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Able to design and create original content from scratch Specialize in configuring Apple computers (hardware and software) for video editing, motion graphics and graphic design from the Macintosh Quadra, PowerPC, G3, G4 and G5 Systems to the latest Intel based systems Exceptional Macintosh troubleshooting skills Experienced with both Mac OS and WindowsXP/NT/2000/ME/98