K. BRANDON CORDY

Digital Media Master

About me

GRAPHIC & WEB DESIGN • ANIMATION & MOTION GRAPHICS • VIDEO & AUDIO PRODUCTION

Passionate and experienced creative professional who takes pride in providing superior customer experiences. Self-motivated artistic and technical professional who genuinely enjoys extraordinary design and multimedia challenges as well as improving personal and professional skill sets.

 

K. BRANDON CORDY

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: garudastudio.com

: Atlanta, GA, United States

K. Brandon Cordy

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HOBBIES & INTERESTS


  • Design


  • Film


  • Animation


  • History


  • Music


  • Fitness

My resume

BROADCAST/MOTION DESIGNER

The Weather Channel 2010 - Current

Created content and helped develop/maintain production processes and VizRT templates for on-air daily graphics for live broadcast; solely responsible for some periods for all live graphics coverage • Developed new ways to implement interactive design on weather.com • Award-winning TWC Android App campaign (Shorties Award: Bronze for In-App or Gaming Advertising)

GRAPHIC ARTIST

Lockheed Martin TSI 2009 - 2010

Helped improve process efficiency for delivering still and motion graphics for use in computer-based training courses and presentations • Noted for delivering finished work on or before deadlines and for wide variety of knowledge and experience

GRAPHICS SPECIALIST/COMPOSITOR/VIDEO EDITOR

Universal Systems and Technology, Inc. (UNITECH) 2005-2009

Brought expertise in design, motion graphics, compositing, editing, and DVD authoring to assemble and deliver video presentations for corporate sales and trade shows • Added value to computer-based training courses by providing high-end design and animation elements to course lessons

GRAPHICS DESIGN/COMPOSITOR/POST-PRODUCTION

Freelance 2000-present

• Facilitated projects through both full-service post-production (editing, color timing/correction, sound mix, delivery formats) and providing print, web, and motion graphics as well as animated special effects • Part of award-winning SFX team for TV pilot (“Mr. Lockjaw”, Best SFX, Macabre Faire Film Festival Winter 2016)

Bachelor of Arts Degree in Digital Media

University of Central Florida2000-2014

Animation specialization • GPA: 3.79 out of 4.0; Graduated Cum Laude

Software mastery

16 Adobe Illustrator & Adobe InDesign
Adobe After Effects
Adobe Flash & Adobe Animate
Final Cut Pro 7 & Final Cut Pro X
Adobe Premiere & Adobe Speedgrade
Logic Pro
3D Studio Max
Cinema4D
VizRT
Microsoft Office

Skills

85%

ANIMATION

Extensive experience, training, and passion for animation, including 2D character animation, 2D and 3D motion graphics and compositing, storyboarding, and concept design

90%

VIDEO PRODUCTION

In-depth knowledge, experience, and skill sets in all facets of video and audio production, including screenwriting, camera, editing, post-production & restoration

88%

AUDIO PRODUCTION

Extensive experience with audio editing, cleanup/restoration, and sound recording and mastering, as well as music production, mixing, mastering

88%

DIGITAL DESIGN

Proficient and reliable graphic artist/designer with experience in print work and web media, file formatting and compression, pre-press, and design for web standards

90%

PHOTOSHOP

Extensively experienced in digital photo retouching and manipulation, vector and raster graphics production, color correction and reproduction

90%

ART & DESIGN THEORY

Foundation in traditional art and design theory and techniques: illustration, cartooning, color and design theory. Strong knowledge of film/TV industry history and standard practices

80%

IT & CODING

Experience in web development, including hand-coding of HTML5 and CSS3 and familiarity with Objective-C & PHP. Expert in computer systems and network setup and maintenance

95%

TECH + CREATIVE

Often makes use of artistic and technical skills in tandem to both produce more efficient results for clients as well as provide higher levels of quality or production value

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