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ABOUT                                             Resume      Writing

 

Writer, director, producer

20+ years success in graphic design, art direction, creative direction and leadership

 

Consistent success in visual communication including graphic arts, illustration, motion graphics, film, music and sound design. Proven track record in directing, leadership and problem-solving, including award-winning work, for a wide range of clients including businesses, ad agencies, non-profits and individuals. Innovative designer and filmmaker, developing new systems and philosophies of organization and production.

 

LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/ericlawrencechamberlain/

 

IMDb: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm11194992/

 

DCC tools: Blender, ZBrush, Cinema 4D, Vue, Adobe Premiere, After Effects, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign

 

Professional Experience

 

Writer, director, producer, Angelic Engineering, 2014-present

 

• Writer, director, producer, actor, Gyrus, feature film, distributed by Troma. Development, production design, props,

   wardrobe, lighting, camera, cinematography, motion control, VFX, editing, music, sound design.

• Writer, director, producer, Dragon Lotus 1 and 2, short films for El Rey Network. Production design, animation, VFX,

   editing, music, sound design.

• Writer, director, producer, Gyrus short film, distributed by Santa Fe Network. Production design, cinematography, VFX,

   editing, music, sound design.

• Raised awareness about wolves by writing, directing and producing Wanagi short film. Location scouting, development,

   cinematography, VFX, editing.

• Writer, director, producer, Road Rash Romance animated short.

• Writer, producer, remixer, multiple albums and EPs, including charting records.

• Composer, Health Care for the Homeless campaign, Rick Johnson & Co. Awarded ADDY by New Mexico Advertising

   Federation.

• Author, The Eye of Gogi, self-help book for creatives.

• Author, illustrator, The Adventures of Gamma Ray & Nitro Jen.

• Wrote two treatments for Lockheed Martin Orion films.

• Writer, director, producer, Four Hills neighborhood Christmas Lights promo. Cinematography, VFX, editing, music.

• Film analyst at Film Grouch, present/occasional.

 

 

Art Director/Filmmaker/Multimedia Designer, 2015, Northrop Grumman Corporation

 

• Art direction and task delegation of sensitive material for classified, multi-locale projects.

• Writing, storyboarding, directing, video editing/filmmaking, motion graphics, music and sound design.

• CG asset design, immersive environments/virtual reality design.

• Project conceptualization, design and management: virtual reality and gaze-detection interface.

• Member, Creative Services Working Group tiger team for cross-sector sharing of knowledge and creative assets/resources

   across organizational boundaries.

 

Contract Producer/Art Director 1998-2012, 2015 Albuquerque, New Mexico

 

• Wrote educational articles for sound design tools.

• Presently writing, directing and producing short films for community PSAs and non-profit organizations.

• Wrote two treatments for Lockheed Martin Orion films.

• Increased awareness of Santa Fe Network with Gyrus short/teaser.

• Wrote, directed and produced Wanagi short, increased awareness for Wanagi Wolf Fund &Rescue.

• Highlighted Goodwill New Mexico’s growing relationship with local communities across the state by designing a series of

   brochures, quarterly posters and newsletters.

• Increased traffic for Shop a Le’a fashion show and store opening at Ala Moana Mall, Honolulu, with promotional posters

• Designed graphics, illustration, animation and web sites for clients and agencies.

• Beta-tested Adobe Muse web design application.

• Awarded ADDY by New Mexico Advertising Federation for composing music for Health Care for the Homeless campaign.

• Composed and produced library music for the Paramount television production Navy NCIS.

 

Graphic Designer, Illustrator, 2004-2011, Albuquerque Journal, Albuquerque, New Mexico

 

• Researched and produced graphics, logos and information graphics.

• Photographed, illustrated and created custom material furnished to customers.

• Conceptualized and designed communication collateral for safety campaign for Albuquerque Publishing Company.

• Coached coworkers in the use of graphic production software and methods for producing visual information products

   as well as in the transition from Freehand to Illustrator and from QuarkXPress to InDesign.

• Established a new workflow to convert TV guides and pages from grayscale to CMYK, reduced work time by 97%.

• Conceptualized and rendered illustrations for news and feature stories using vector art as well as CGI.

• Assured quality of automated toning system, final-edition photo editor.

• Mentored coworkers in non-destructive editing techniques and in CMYK/RGB preparation for archival and web use.

• Increased efficiency by establishing script-based workflow for batch processing, toning and resizing image material.

 

 

Editor, 1st Edition, Department of Photography, 2002-2004, Albuquerque Tribune, Albuquerque, New Mexico

 

• Managed the design of visual information materials by determining placement and appearance for publication.

• Selected, edited and created visual products, maps and information graphics for print and multimedia.

• Advocated visuals for features, sports and local and national news.

• Researched, conceptualized and prepared visual language for 2003 Iraq War stories consumed by subscribers statewide.

• Managed resources in the field and delegated tasks in a live news environment.

• Ideated, created, programmed and implemented online interactive Flash multimedia for visuals associated with print stories.

• Archived materials and prepared local materials to be disseminated to additional markets via Associated Press.

 

Volunteer Experience

 

National Multiple Sclerosis Society Graphic design

National Geographic/Parcak Satellite imagery archaeological analysis

Friends Feeding Friends Food service

Health Care for the Homeless TV spot music

Four Hills Neighborhood watch Evening/early morning neighborhood patrol

Wanagi Wolf Rescue Video direction and production

 

 

Education

 

University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico

Bachelor of Liberal Arts: Film and Digital Media/Interdisciplinary Studies, December 2014

Summa cum laude, GPA: 4.23, Dean’s List, nominated for Golden Key International Honour Society

 

Academic Experience

 

• Leadership for multiple group projects, writing, directing and producing product collateral, animation pipeline and film

• Initiated solutions for ineffective hybrid computer science courses for UNM Department of Computer Science

• Managed and produced material for multiple independent studies including creative direction, creative writing, cinema-

   tography, editing, research and level design with CryENGINE and Unreal editors, illustration, architectural rendering and

   visualization, CG asset creation and collateral design

 

 

 

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