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I'm Jake - a designer, production and post artist. I've been operating my freelance business on a local and remote basis for over 8 years now on projects ranging from graphic design and animation to interviews and promotional videos. I teach courses in production and post with the Adobe Creative Cloud Suite, Avid … Read More
I'm Jake - a designer, production and post artist. I've been operating my freelance business on a local and remote basis for over 8 years now on projects ranging from graphic design and animation to interviews and promotional videos. I teach courses in production and post with the Adobe Creative Cloud Suite, Avid Media Composer & DaVinci Resolve at East Tennessee State University. I also do contract work for StudioNow as well as New Patients Inc. In my spare time, I continue to pursue my passion for filmmaking and design by creating short films and animation projects among other endeavors. Read Less
  • Adjunct Instructor
    ETSU Department Of Mass Communication — Johnson City, TN, USA
  • Freelance Videographer, Designer, and Post-Production Artist
    VFXJake — TN, USA
  • Editor & Chroma Key Artist
    New Patients Inc. — NV, USA
  • Editor, VFX Artist & Videographer
    ETSU Office Of ELearning — TN, USA
  • Graduate Assistant
    ETSU Department Of Engineering Technology, Surveying & Digital Media — TN, USA
  • Store Associate and Safety Manager
    ICI Dulux Paints — TN, USA
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My design skills include creating original logos and illustrations, designing graphics packages for both print and video, developing visual stategies to drive marketing and branding initiatives, co-ordinating and designing layouts for a variety of print materials, constructing web sites and multimedia design, buil… Read More
My design skills include creating original logos and illustrations, designing graphics packages for both print and video, developing visual stategies to drive marketing and branding initiatives, co-ordinating and designing layouts for a variety of print materials, constructing web sites and multimedia design, building layered textures for use in 3d shaders, HDRI photography, photographic enhancement and repair, and traditional line art.

My production skills consist of concept development including both storyboarding and screenwriting, leading production teams, creative direction of both narrative and interview-style productions in both long and short form, shooting on a variety of HD videocameras and DSLRs, lighting and on-location sound, and maintaining a streamlined workflow that meets the budgetary and time-sensitive needs of the client.

My post-production skill set includes proficiency with a variety of operating systems and software packages, non-linear editing, compositing 2d and 3d elements, motion graphics and animation, development and deployment of visual effects utilizing both 2d and 3d dynamics, 2d and 3d motion tracking, 3d rendering and video encoding for various ouputs from multimedia to Blu-Ray, as well as 3d modeling and shader development. Read Less
My software proficiencies include the Adobe Creative Cloud Suite, Avid Media Composer, Cinema4D, DaVinci Resolve, Final Cut Studio, Fusion, Maya, Mocha Pro, Mudbox, and PfTrack.
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