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OBJECTIVE:
To obtain a job in the field of film and animation.

EDUCATION:
Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah GA
BFA in Computer Art with emphasis on animation
Graduating May 1999
GPA for Computer Art: 4.0, Overall: 3.98

SKILLS:
Strong communication skills
Strong skills in animation
Strong skills in film and video
Strong Computer Art skills
Strong HTML design

Computer Software Experience: Photoshop, Illustrator, Adobe After Effects, SoftImage, Maya, Flash, Avid, Microsoft Word, HTML code

EXPERIENCE:
Industrial Light & Magic (ILM), Summer 1998, San Rafael, CA
Art Department Internship.
Responsibilities include: Production Assistant roles in the production of various films and commercials.

Group 3 Communications, Summer 1997, Norfolk, VA
Internship.
Responsibilities include: Assistance in the production or various ad campaigns ranging from Graphic Design ads to HTML Design.

MAW Productions, 1994-present, Chesapeake, VA
Freelance. Self-employed freelance firm.
Responsibilities include: Production of artwork, illustration, graphic design and web design to various companies.

Swimco. Pools, Summer 1996-1998, Virginia Beach, VA
Manager and Lifeguard.
Responsibilities include: Managing a team of Lifeguards with the goal of protecting the lives of pool patrons and customers. Coordinating weekly meetings between staff and Swimco. supervisors. Responsible for the maintenance and care for several public swimming pools.

OTHER EXPERIENCE:
"The Who's Tommy", Savannah College of Art and Design, 1999
Assistant band director and drummer.
Responsibilities include: Overseeing auditions for band members and choosing final band cast. Attending daily rehearsals performing on drums and percussion. Leading the cast band in performance when band driector was in absence.

Savannah College of Art and Design DRUMLINE, 1997-1999
Founder and Captain.
Responsibilities include: Proposing Budget and team for first SCAD DRUMLINE. Leading Presentations with SCAD trustees and administration.

"Godspell", Savannah College of Art and Design, 1998
Drummer.

HONORS:
Dean's List, Savannah College of Art and Design, 1995-present
Work featured on the SCAD Demo Reel, Savannah College of Art and Design, 1998
Presidential Scholarship, Savannah College of Art and Design, 1998
Cerra Scholarship, Savannah College of Art and Design, 1997
Best Intro. Music Video, Savannah College of Art and Design Video Awards, 1996
Eagle Scout, Boy Scouts of America, 1995

CONTACT INFO:
Address (unitl May 31, 1999):
201 W. Montgomery Xrds. Apt. 60
Savannah, GA, 31406

Permanent Address:
3536 Elkton Dr.
Chesapeake, VA 23321

email:
mward@scad.edu
web sites:
Home Site: http://members.tripod.com/ice_cream_junkies
"Death Of A Jedi" the short film's site: http://members.tripod.com/deathofajedi