DARREN MAREK 16 LONGFELLOW CRT, WHITBY, ON, L1N 6V7 PHONE: (905) 430-0871 – E-MAIL: DARREN.MAREK@GMAIL.COM PERSONAL WEBSITE: WWW.DARRENMAREK.TUMBLR.COM OBJECTIVE To achieve a great work experience and contribute to a team as an Animator, an employer a reliable and responsible individual.
EDUCATION September 2008 – 2011 Durham College, Oshawa, ON. - Graduated with a 3 year advanced diploma in Animation-Digital Arts and achieved Honour Roll in final semester. September 2004 – 2008 Anderson Vocational Institute, Whitby, ON. - Achieved honour roll and enrolled in programs such as drama and art. SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS - Proficient in using Maya, Photoshop, Final Cut Pro and After Effects. - Capable of animating/modeling in Maya, creating textures in P.S. and video editing. - Understands timing, posing, exaggeration and all principles involved in Animating. - Can do facial animation as well as micro and macro character movements. - Has a great understanding of character portrayal through drama courses. - Works well in a group environment as well as individually. - Has excellent trouble shooting, problem solving and communication skills. - Can deal with stress and conflict in a busy work environment. - Keeps a positive attitude and good sense of humour. - Can adapt to changing work environments and situations. - Accepts criticism and is eager and quick to learn new ways to perform tasks better. WORK EXPERIENCE October 2006 – 2010
Whitby Minor Hockey Association, Whitby, ON.
- Certified as Level 2 Ontario Minor Hockey Association referee. August 2010 – October 2010 May 2009 – August 2009 August 2008 - April 2009
Starr Burger, Whitby, ON. Dairy Queen, Wasaga Beach, ON. Arbys Restaurant, Whitby, ON.
- Taking & filling customer orders, prepared hot grilled food. - Handled cash register and cleaned work environment. REFERENCES - Available upon request.