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Mike Barnett

New York, NY, USA
Visual effects artist, designer, and animator with 2+ years industry experience. A multi-faceted creative problem solver with a genuine passion for all things film, media, and design.
Work Experience
New York, NY, USA
Feb 2013Present
Junior Compositor
Freelance Junior Compositor. Roto/paint, earwig removal, and tracking work on various episodes of Smash and Golden Boy.
New York, NY, USA
Jan 2013Present
Freelance Motion Designer
Ongoing freelance motion design work for various clients including Avon, Matrix, and Maybelline.
New York, NY, USA
Jul 2012
Freelance Motion Graphics Artist
Various motion graphics work for clients including The Grinch Musical, Lowe Alpine, and Arc'teryx Bozeman Ice Festival.
New York, NY, USA
Jul 2012Nov 2012
Compositor/ Rotoscope Artist on "Jurassic Attack" film
Responsible for creating rotoscopes and alpha mattes for the integration of CGI into live-action footage.
New York, NY, USA
Dec 2011Jun 2012
Post PA on "American Gypsies" series
Responsible for logging and transcribing footage, creating episode transcripts, cutdowns, and assisting the AE.
May 2012
Assistant Director & Editor on "Charm City" pilot
Responsible for Assisting the director on set, and virtually all of the post production, including: editing, sound design, color correction, and compositing.

A labor of love and friendship. Yay friendship.
Westport, CT, USA
May 2010Jan 2011
Graphic Designer
Member of design team, responsible for creating finalized graphics for printed hosiery & web, developing line sheets & creative direction for the Fall 2010 and Spring 2011 lines.

Basically, I designed knee-high riding socks for tween girls.
Syracuse, NY, USA
Aug 2007May 2011
Syracuse University
B.F.A. Computer Art & Animation
Graduated Cum Laude
English (Native), Italian (Advanced)
3D Studio Max, After Effects, Avid, Dreamweaver, Final Cut Pro, Flash, Illustration, Illustrator, Indesign, Intaglio, Lightwave, Logic Pro, Maya, Nuke, Photoshop, Silkscreening