The student handbook for the ETC students who entered in the program in August of 2021.
Believing in the importance of personality in character design keeps John focused towards creating characters that audiences can connect with. A background of character modeling and animation, traditional life drawing, and composition and color design is complimented with client-based advertising and marketing experience.
John has worked at Schell Games as a Character TD and Animator for 2 years and was recently the animation lead for a large, interactive Theme Park Attraction. As a Design and Animation Consultant for four years prior, past clients include ETCetera Edutainment: Educational Animation; Best Promotions: Promotional Animation; Feet First: Medical Product Design and Marketing; McKenzie Illustrations: Medical Imaging and Animation; and ITT Technical Institute: Educational Physics Simulation.
Also, as a 3D Modeling and Animation instructor, John taught all 3D course levels in ITT Technical Institute's Multimedia Program for over three years. He also taught two summers of a 3D Modeling course in Carnegie Mellon University's Summer Academy for Math and Sciences, a program focusing on rapid skill advancement.