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Edward Scott | Elance
 
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Edward Scott

Multi-skilled, experienced graphics pro and writer
   United States
  |   Jefferson City, MO
  |  2:13 am Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $13

Multipurpose graphics applications and communications are my areas of expertise: 3D/animation (not character); digital imaging; design; web design/development; multimedia; post VFX; video editing; photography; journalism/copy writing; more. Originally a journalism graduate and former daily newspaper sportswriter, photographer, and sports editor, I also have PR and business profile-writing experience. Possess brutal work ethic and work quickly but thoroughly. Always seek some reasonable point of closure—if at all possible—in work project each...

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May 17, 2012|Illustration|Private|Completed
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Portfolio

3D-modeled, textured, lighted, and rendered (Targa with alpha channel) as a still file...
Product prototype design of a "face shade beach pillow" for KPJ Associates...
Explosion of man including grenade detonation, fire, smoke, and land scorching, plus...
A close-up shot--from about 20 feet--of a desert iguana in the Mojave Desert's Joshua...
A project originally done to test 3D post particle-effects design software for...
Key logo designed for AutoWorld of Boca Raton, Fla. Ordinary door key scanned into...
"Mister Lister" product prototype modeled, textured, lighted, and rendered in...
Originally, this 3D/composite project was to serve as a skills test for a client...
This animated globe originally was generated for use by a local church, and is based...
This comped animation was created for the U.S. Marine Corps to be used in eLearning...
This scene was created as a "teaser" for a past client who intended to...
A mysterious shot of not-an-atypical cloud formation during the early evening, in the...
Modeled and textured in 3D to resemble an Iomega Zip 250 cartridge, this project was...
A colorful and telling plateau shot in Joshua Tree National Park, Twentynine Palms,...
This was my very first project using 3D Studio MAX (r. 3.1), training on the software...
This shot is another example of the unusual-to-unique photographic opportunities...
Originally, this project was designed as a potential prototype for a kiosk possibly to...
Simply a screenshot of a published review I wrote on AIST's former product eXtreme 4.0,...
This is a MediaMajik version of the original--a potential kiosk prototype for...
A close-up shot of two barrel cacti in Joshua Tree National Park, Twentynine Palms,...
A photoshop comp of a high-elevation photo of Twentynine Palms, Calif., and beyond,...
A Medieval castle scene composed of foreground-midground 3D imagery and a photographic...
This 3D lighthouse scene was meticulously modeled, textured, lighted, and rendered in...
This logo was designed for a publishing company needing a rustic look to represent its...
A screen capture of the opening screen of the 2012 MediaMajik multimedia portfolio, the...

Skills (10)

Tested
Computer Graphics
PC Graphics Test
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3D
Adobe Photoshop
Adobe Photoshop CS3 Test
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Adobe After Effects
Adobe After Effects 7.0 Test
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Content Writing
Content Writing Skills Test
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Web Design
Principles of Web Graphics Design Test
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Passed
Adobe Director
English
U.S. English Sentence Structure Test (For Writing Professionals)
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Technical Writing
Technical Writing Skills Certification
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Academic Writing
U.S. Academic Writing Test
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Service Description

MediaMajik (Ed Scott) provides a vast, diverse, and complementary array of visual and written communication solutions customized precisely to efficiently and powerfully promote your enterprise: 3D modeling/animation; 2D design; audio editing; copy writing; digital compositing; digital imaging; digital video editing; digital visual effects (post—web/video); DVD authoring; journalism; media conversion multimedia development; photography; photo restoration; web design/development.

Among MediaMajik's clients have been/are the U.S. Marine Corps (3D lead), MAXON Computer (CA—published feature articles); Ron Hansing (MO—post digital effects for short film); KPJ Associates (FL—3D product prototypes [4]); Grace Episcopal Church (MO—detailed 3D visualization); Mo. State Grape & Wine Program (Graphics/western promotion); The Computer Tailors (FL—3D product prototype and user interface, plus proposal [for Motorola]); Harris Financial Services (MO—complex Flash promotional/instructional presentations, numerous 3D support graphics, copy writing/editing, promotional post cards [2D/3D composites]); AmeriShop.biz Magazine (MO—feature profiles, photo manipulation); Randy Dinwiddie (MO—press releases for Mo. State Representative campaign); The Creative Edge (FL—business/investment profiles).

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Employment

MediaMajik
Owner
1993 - Present
3D modeling/animation (1995), 2D design/animation (1994), audio editing (2004), copy writing/editing (1991), digital compositing (1995), digital imaging (1994), digital video editing (2007), post...
Ron Hansing
Freelancer designer
2007 - 2008
Produced three post digital visual-effects shots for client's 10-minute film (video). Scenes comprised an explosion/fire/smoke, a pistol muzzle discharge, and the removal of a bearing from the...
The News Tribune Co.
Web designer
2004 - 2006
Company logo and main menu redesign, computer troubleshooting, section design, HTML 3.2/JavaScript, web ad design, photo optimization (homes--classifieds)
MAXON Computer
Freelance writer
2004 - 2006
Wrote nine (9) published features on how CINEMA 4D was used in the project pipeline for several CG studio and freelance productions. Phone-interviewed key production personnel, included requested...
3D Cafe/Platinum Pictures Multimedia (now defunct)
Freelance writer
2001 - 2003
Wrote published feature articles on digital visual effects studios (CA), including--but not limited to--Rhythm & Hues Studios, ReZN8, Cinesite, Blur Studio, Jumby Bay Studio (MO), plus two (2)...
SendAMug.com
Freelance designer
2002 - 2002
Designed web site main menu, numerous 3D-animation sequences, plus larger still photorealistic render of cup/saucer/cloth/table scene and smaller variation. Also animated (2D) existing logo.
KPJ Associates, Inc.
Freelance designer
1999 - 2001
3D-modeled, textured, lighted, and rendered three (4) product prototypes. Designed product packaging.
UNITECH
Lead 3D modeler/animator
2000 - 2000
Modeled 3D objects and scenes; animated some scenes; comped 3D/2D stills and animation. Modeled photorealistic U.S. Marine Corps humvee in 3D. All projects were utilized for Marine e-learning...
AutoWorld
Graphics designer
1999 - 1999
Designed 3D logo and web user interface, plus other graphics.
The Computer Tailors, Inc.
Freelance designer
1999 - 1999
3D-modeled product prototype, designed related multimedia user interface/ multimedia kiosk screen, and wrote product proposal for client submission to Motorola.
Mo. State Grape & Wine Program
Promotion Specialist (western Missouri)
1995 - 1996
Conducted wine tastings, served as liason for (then) 28 wineries and juiceries in Missouri. Visited and toured each facility. Designed some support graphics (including 3D).
Mo. State Office of Public Information
Graphic Design Specialist III
1995 - 1995
Brochure and independent-graphic design; digital imaging.

Education

The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale
A.S., multimedia & web design
1999 - 2000
Lincoln University of Missouri
B.A., Journalism
1986 - 1989

Keywords

3D
photography
graphics
multimedia
writing
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