Rick Minor - Graphic Artist

A personable, well-rounded individual with a natural passion for art and technology. Skilled in the creation of 3D models, vector artwork, illustration, photo retouching, digital effects, compositing, video production, product packaging and layout.

Summary of qualifications
• 3D Studio Max / Maya / Blender
Twelve years personal experience working with 3D applications with a balanced knowledge
of modeling, lighting, rendering and animation.
• Adobe After Effects CS5
Composition of digital content with live footage, effects generation and title animation.
• Adobe Photoshop CS5
Twelve years personal experience using and mastering the tools of Photoshop. Skills include
photo manipulation, photo retouch, color correction and illustration.
• Adobe Illustrator
Skilled creation of vector illustration, photorealistic illustration and packaging.
• Adobe InDesign
Page layout and product packaging for print.
• AutoCAD
Completed a certificate program for General – Advanced Techniques in both planar and isometric design.

Work experience
• Kopp Glass, Inc. - Marketing Communications Specialist - [ July 2006 - Present ]
Responsible for coordinating marketing efforts, establishing and maintaining a corporate identity, social media marketing, website design and maintenance. Creation of web videos and other digital and print material.

• Bachelor’s of Science
Art Institute of Pittsburgh Online - Media Arts & Animation

Studying advanced techniques in both traditional & modern art and 2D animation. Focused
on advance 3D modeling and animation, lighting, texturing and rendering techniques.
• Associate’s Degree in Specialized Technology
International Academy of Design & Technology - Visual Communications

Studied desktop publishing, color theory, digital illustration, layout, photography, 3D
modeling and animation.