RISD BFA Animation 2017
jackwgray@gmail.com
Resume

Jack Gray is a Philadelphia based 2D & 3D animation designer specializing in motion graphics design, character design, and asset design for games.  He graduated from RISD with a BFA in Animation.


EXPERIENCE

CreatorUp
Los Angeles, CA 2021-Present
Working for CreatorUp as a freelance designer/animator. Worked with a team to create motion graphics in After Effects for commercial animation projects.


Rogue Artist Ensemble
Los Angeles, CA 2020-Present
Currently working as a 3D animation and asset creator using Maya, Unity and Photoshop for a mobile app.


GB Geotechnics USA Inc
New York, NY 2018-Present
Currently working as a computer media specialist, focusing on 3D modeling, 2D architectural drawing design, web design & social media design.

Drisko Studio
Los Angeles, CA 2017-2018
Worked with the director of the architecture studio, to develop videos and interactive components for their website. Additionally, created architectural 3D models for a project with The Claremont Healthcare and Wellness Center.

RISD Film/Animation/Video Teacher Assistant
Providence, RI 2017
Invited to assist in a course focusing on special effects and video compositing.

Vertical Horizons Exhibition Curator
Providence, RI Fall 2017
Co-curated exhibition at The RISD Museum's student gallery, Gelman Gallery. The show focused on innovation through the use of contemporary technology and the moving image. First RISD Museum show to be curated by FAV students.

Artist Assistant for Suzan Pitt
Los Angeles, CA Summer 2016
Assisted in the creation of advertising content for Suzan's exhibitions. Responsible for documenting the exhibits and cataloguing the artworks.

Artist Assistant for Janie Geiser
Los Angeles, CA 2016-17 
Worked on a variety of post-production duties for the artist’s films, 'Flowers in the Sky' and 'Flowers', while helping manufacture life-sized puppets for anupcoming performance project. Also handled the development of special creative events for her organization, Atomata.

SCREENINGS & SHOWS

Oberhausen Film Festival
Oberhausen, Germany May 2022
Short film 'Menagerie' screening in Children Competition (Oscar qualifying).

Flatpack Festival
Birmingham, England May 2022
Short film 'Menagerie' screening in Short Film Competition (Bafta qualifying).

Krakow Film Festival
Krakow, Poland May 2022
Short film 'Menagerie' screening in Short Film Competition (Oscar qualifying).

GLAS Animation Festival
Los Angeles, CA April 2022
Short animated film 'Menagerie' screened in US Competition.

MONSTRA - Lisbon Animation Festival
Lisbon, Portugal March 2022
Short animated film 'Menagerie' screened in International Short Film Competition.

Illuminate the Plaza
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA June-Sept 2021
Exhibited a short animated piece, in a group show at PAFA.

Lausanne Underground Film Festival & Music Festival
Lausanne, Switzerland October 2016  
Short film 'Navigational Dream' screened in Experimental Short Film Competition.





Jack Gray
Philadelphia, PA