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Erik Morris

erikmorr@gmail.com

10 Wexford St.
St. John’s, Newfoundland A1B 1W7
709-631-0514

Objective: To obtain a rigging/modeling position in a game production studio in order to test and challenge my abilities.

Talents:

  • Portrait art
  • Character Development (Personality, back-story, appearance, behaviour, modeling, rigging)
  • Eye for colour/simple efficient design

Strengths and Abilities:

  • Highly motivated; eager to learn and grow
  • Self directed; able to work with minimal supervision
  • Organized, with strong attention to detail
  • Results oriented
  • Excellent problem solving and analysis skills
  • Ability to look beyond the obvious and develop innovative solutions
  • Ability to assist and guide others; desire to share knowledge

Selected Accomplishments:  

  • Granted permission to specialize in modeling/rigging by Algonquin College Animation program coordinators based on perceived aptitude
  • Completed production quality character from concept to animation (See Emma in portfolio: https://erikmorris.wordpress.com)
  • Completed production quality set from concept to final render (See Living Room in portfolio)
  • Received high praise from professor for personal business card designs
  • Taught web design for one week at CDI College while professor was away

Skills:

  • Time Management
  • Problem Solving
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Team Work
  • Organization
    Software:

  • Maya 7.0 and up
  • Photoshop 7.0 and up
  • Painter X
  • Illustrator
  • Final Cut Pro
  • 3DS Max (Basic)
  • SoftImage XSI 7 (Basic)
  • Harmony
  • Flash
  • Dreamweaver
  • Fireworks
  • After Effects
    Languages:

  • HTML/CSS
  • C++ (Intermediate)
  • MEL (Basic)
  • Python (Basic)

Education:

  • Algonquin College – Diploma: Animation (Digital) – 2009
  • Algonquin College – Game Development (1 year) – 2006
  • CDI College – Diploma: Web Design – 2005

Work Experience:

    Graphic Design – Self Employed – 2009

    • GameSquirrel.com (Shawn Snider)
    • GamingExcellence.com (Shawn Snider)

    Web Site Design – Self Employed – 2005

    • Carp Interiors (Cindy Gray, Interior Decorator)

    La Senza – Stock Coordinator – 2008

    • Shipping and Receiving stock
    • Maintaining an organized stock room
    • Placing orders

    Chapters – Customer Service/Cashier/Stock – 2007/2008

    • Shelving, and organizing books and merchandise
    • Cash trained, returns, exchanges, balancing tills, cash pulls
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