Ray Collett
10975 SW Mira Ct.
Tigard, Or. 97223-3838
Telephone: 503.968.2084
E-Mail: ray@norwesters.net
3D Computer Animator/Modeler in the Creative Services Industry


The Art Institute of Portland
Bachelor of Applied Science, Computer Animation
Anticipated Graduation in Spring, 2002
Relevant courses of study:
3D/2D Modeling & Animation • Character & Object Design • Anatomy • Script & Storyboard • 3D Lighting & Texturing • Advanced Image • Camera & Light Techniques • Digital Video & Audio Editing • Image Manipulation • Advanced Drawing & Illustration • Multimedia & Digital Layout
Portland Community College
Associate of Applied Science, Printing Technology
Relevant courses of study:

Life Drawing • Mixed Media • Product Design • Digital Page Layout • Graphic Design • Illustration • Concept Development • Camera Striping & Electronic Prepress


Skilled in many creative techniques:
3D Modeling and Texturing • Character Animation • Object/Scene design • Storyboard Development • Video Editing • Multimedia Authoring • Digital and Traditional Illustration • Layout Design • Website Design • System Design and Installation • CGI Programing
Experience with a wide variety of software tools:
Maya • 3D Studio Max • Lightwave • Photoshop • Illustrator • Premiere • Macromedia Flash • QuarkXPress • InDesign, Sound Forge • After Effects • Vegas Video • Media Studio • Bryce • Poser
Knowledge of several leading operating systems:
Microsoft Windows (9x,NT4,2000,XP) • MacOS • Linux/UNIX (Redhat, BSD)
Westmark Industries (7 1/2 years)
Production Staff: Flexographic Printing Press Operator
Produced multi-color labels in a high volume production shop; Procured materials and equipment, communicated with sales and customer representatives, monitored product quality throughout job production, documented job for future reference.
Boy Scouts of America
Directed and Produced Conclave Shows 2000
Created the script for a three part production combining on stage and on screen action for the inspirational evening shows at a statewide event. Directed over 100 actors and extras, filmed and edited video from several different locations, created special F/X, acquired donations for tent/stage/screens/lights/props, assembled volunteer staff to handle logistics.
Produced Videos for CPC Pre-Jamboree Campout 2001
Designed and produced two shows for the Cascade Pacific Council's Pre-Jamboree Campout. The first show was a pre-assembled inspirational video presentation consisting of popular movie scenes and a custom audio track. The second show was shot entirely at the campout, edited and mixed with music in 4 hours, and then shown that evening.