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Jason Matthew Jobe
SUMMARY

Accomplished motion designer with eight years on the west coast working with advertising and post-production companies. Adept at graphic design, animation, and video post-production for well-crafted, emotionally evoking content. Hardworking and forward-thinking designer with an ambitious, yet collaborative approach to create engaging work.

SKILLS
  • Graphic Design
  • Communication and Storytelling
  • Motion Graphics (2D and 3D)
  • Video Editing, Compositing, and Color
  • Online and Print Media Design
  • Rich media and Static ad units
  • Front-end programming:
    HTML/CSS/JavaScript (jQuery)
  • After Effects
  • Cinema 4D
  • Premiere Pro
  • Photoshop
  • Illustrator
  • InDesign
  • Flash & Edge Animate
  • Final Cut Pro 7
  • Microsoft Office
EXPERIENCE
  • Freelance Motion Design Oct. 2012 - present (San Francisco, CA)
    Motion Designer (Self-employed)
    Created 2D/3D motion graphics (Cinema 4D and After Effects), video editing (Premiere Pro), and color grading for various post-production and advertising companies, recently with Photon SF, Ravin' Films, Campbell Alliance, Bay Pointe Ballet, and others. Animated graphics and edited video for the Portland Youth Builders’ conference presentation, resulting in successful funding to the program. Animated graphics in After Effects for the upcoming documentary film, BANG The Bert Berns Story. Provided art direction and creative ideation for online and print media, including mockups, ad banners, posters, brochures, and postcards.


  • Isobar Feb. 2011 - Sept. 2012 (San Francisco, CA)
    Motion Designer (Full-time)
    Created motion design, video editing, visual effects, and color grading for promotional and advertising videos dispersed to Facebook, YouTube, and broadcast TV. Animated Adidas GameFace TV commercial aired during the MTV Movie Awards in 2012, successfully completing year long viral campaign. Developed and programmed prototypes for new business presentations as well as animated video demos for proposed interactive projects. Developed and animated rich media banners with DoubleClick, such as the ClimaCool expanding banner with a 2.24 percent click-through rate and approximately 8-second interaction rate.


  • Freelance Motion Design May 2009 - Jan. 2011 (San Francisco, CA)
    Motion Designer (Self-employed)
    Animated graphics, video editing, visual effects, and motion for websites, promotional videos, and demos using Cinema 4D and After Effects. Technical supervisor on video shoots and post-production specialist for the Intel video marketing campaign. Animated a series of videos for Bank of America’s online products and services, such as online banking, the home loan guide, and Morris on Campus for student loans.


  • EVB, Inc. Aug. 2007 - May 2009 (San Francisco, CA)
    Motion Designer (Full-time)
    Provided motion design, compositing, visual effects, and creative ideation for web videos, websites, and banners. Worked on video compositing and animation for the highly successful Elf Yourself viral campaign, gaining awards and credits in current student textbooks. Programmed and developed standard and rich media ad banners with DoubleClick and PointeRoll.


  • EVB, Inc. July 2006 - Sept. 2006Jan. 2007 - March 2007 (San Francisco, CA)
    Intern (motion department)
    Created motion design, Flash animation and development, and some visual effects with After Effects. Animated standard and rich media ad banners with Flash. Provided support to the motion department.


  • SAEC/kinetic vision July 2005 - Sept. 2005Jan. 2006 - March 2006 (Cincinnati, OH)
    Intern (visualization department)
    Helped with architectural visualization, PDA interfaces, websites, and graphic design. Developed websites and helped prepare client presentations. Modeled architectural furniture in Autodesk 3ds Max that was used in pre-visualization models composited into live-action videos (using After Effects) for client presentations.


  • Cincinnati Children’s Hospital July 2004 - Sept. 2004Jan. 2005 - March 2005 (Cincinnati, OH)
    Intern (Division of Biomedical Informatics)
    Provided graphic design and art direction for the department website. Animated employee training videos in Flash. Designed and developed a series of Flash interactive modules that trained employees on three separate applications used in the hospital.

EDUCATION

University Of Cincinnati (Cincinnati, OH)
College of Design, Art, Architecture, and Planning (DAAP)
Attending Dates:
Architecture: Fall ’00 - Winter ’02
Digital Design: Fall ’02 - Spring ’07
Bachelor of Science in Design
GPA: 3.4

Sinclair Community College (Dayton, OH)
Attending Dates:
Winter ’98 - Spring ‘00
Major: Liberal Arts
Dean’s List: 6 quarters

AWARDS
Websites (while working as Motion Designer):
  • Webby Awards, honoree 2012—GameFace (Adidas): Isobar
  • FWA May 26, 2010—Toyota Prius (Toyota): EVB
  • Ad:Tech Awards, Best User Experience 2009—Levi’s Unbuttoned (Levi’s): EVB
  • Ad:Tech Awards, Best of Show 2008—Elf Yourself (Office Max): EVB
  • SXSW Web Awards, Amusement 2008—Elf Yourself (Office Max): EVB
  • FWA Sept. 11, 2008—Levi’s Unbuttoned (Levi’s): EVB—Motion Designer
  • FWA Apr. 17, 2008—St. Ives Elements—Get a Happy Face (St. Ives): EVB
  • FWA Nov. 22, 2007—Adidas Basketball—Brotherhood (Adidas): EVB

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Updated: Novemeber 15, 2015