Hello, my name is

Wink

3D modeling/texturing artist,


Illustrator, and Creative Director

ABOUT

ME

As a Creative, Artist, and Designer I work hard everyday to emulate the 10 things that don't require talent to reach my goals. My greatest strength is my passion and my passion is creating. Having worked with large enterprise brands and smaller local businesses, my variety of experiences makes me a valuable member to any creative team.

3D modeling/texturing

Illustration

Creative Direction

RESUME

Contractor

Digital Artist and Creative Lead

Creating content or leading teams of creatives and artists for production.

2016 - Now

Contractor - Wacom Technology Corp.

Wacom Pro Artist

Presenting and giving tablet or Cintiq workshops/lessons/demonstrations to professional photographers, animators, illustrators, designers, 3D artists, and traditional artists.

2016 - Now

AIGA Orlando

Membership Experience Director - Elected Board Member

Responsible for creating relevant programming and educational opportunities, building and supporting community, chapter governance, and planning events.

2015 - 2018

Orange Technical College

Instructor of 3-D Animation & Modeling

Showcase the ability to inspire, motivate, and empower students to think critically about coursework. Design, revise, and update courses and materials based on new developments in current events and research findings. Develop curriculum and program planning. Advise students regarding coursework, time management, and assignments. Collaborate with colleagues regarding their research. Ensure student engagement, awareness of course objectives, approach and evaluation techniques. Evaluate student progress/achievement and is responsible for the timely overall assessment of the student's work.

2016

Theory Studios

Motion Capture Lead

Direct actor performance, run mocap sessions by recording takes, and monitoring the quality of the resulting data. Create and assign processing tasks to the mocap team and track their progress. Coach the team or actors to improve production quality.

2015

DGBEK Studios

Owner, Founder, & Managing Director

Direct the design of facility, marketing, experience, materials, clothing design, and content. Develop and execute the company’s business strategies in order to achieve goals and targets. Delegate responsibilities and supervise all employees providing guidance and motivation. Read all submitted reports by lower rank managers to reward performance, prevent issues and resolve problems. Act as the public speaker and public relations representative of the company.

2013 - 2015

Nickelodeon Suites Resort

Graphic Design & Creative Production Manager

Developed creative direction and conceptual ideas for the Nickelodeon Suites Resort. Managed all intellectual property and Nickelodeon branding across all mediums. As an active member of all creative conceptual brainstorming meetings, directed, led, and delegated all artistic tasks. Oversee still photography, video content, print material, and digital content for the Resort. Worked seamlessly with multiple departments including Food and Beverage, Marketing, Sales, Purchasing, Front Desk, and Entertainment. Hotel liaison for media, vendors, executives, partners, celebrities, and on property guests.

2008 - 2015

Studio One

Board of Directors, Creative Marketing Director & Design

Created a cohesive artistic brand that encompassed the company’s mission statement. Conceptualized new and creative ways to reach their audience with their message. Managed business relations, negotiations with partners, revenue strategy, and develop new business. Conceived and implemented the style guide and brand integrity for all products and advertisement. Represented Studio One as community outreach and company liaison.

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Wink@WilliamWinkler.com

WilliamWinkler.com

Orlando, FL 34747, US

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