Resume

 


Animation Samples: https://vimeo.com/user8167585/videos/
Graphic Samples: http://bartharlan.com/site/portfolio/
LinkedIn Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/bart-harlan-372b33120/



Software Experience

  • Maxon Cinema4D (versions R10 through current) ●●●●●●●●●○
  • Octane Renderer (versions 3 through current) ●●●○○○○○○○
  • 3DS Max (versions 4 through 8) ●●●●●●○○○○
  • AfterEffects (versions V3.1 through current) ●●●●●●●●●○
  • Photoshop (versions V.3 through current) ●●●●●●●●●○
  • SAP Visual Enterprise Author (versions 8 through current) ●●●●○○○○○○
  • Illustrator (versions V.8 through current) ●●●●●●●○○○
  • Dreamweaver (versions V.4 through current) ●●●●●●○○○○
  • Acrobat, Bridge, Flash, GoLive, InDesign, and Premiere
  • Vizrt Curious World Maps (versions 8 through 11) ●●●●●●●○○○
  • WordPress, BaseCamp & various content management systems ●●●●●●●○○○
  • OpenOffice, Word, Excel, and various office support software ●●●●●●●○○○
  • PC/Mac agnostic


Work Experience

BILT Intelligent Instructions, Southlake TX, 2018-current
3D Content Creator

  • Using SAP Visual Enterprise Author to create assembly instructions

Self-employed, Haltom City TX, 2016-2018
Motion Design and Brand Consultant

  • Logo design and communications guidelines
  • 3D modeling & animation contracting

Infinitude, Plano TX, 2017 (part-time contractor)
Internal training program development

  • Provided AE, C4D, and Photoshop assistance during heaviest workloads

NBC ArtHouse, Fort Worth TX, 2002-2016
Graphics support for local newscasts by national NBC-owned stations

  • Produced still and animated graphics under extremely tight deadlines
  • Designed visual themes for network and story packages to produce coordinated graphics
  • Contributed and implemented improvements in daily work flow and asset libraries
  • Created several virtual news sets and set backgrounds
  • Maintained broadcast standards and brand identity for all visual output
  • Awarded for 3D technical implementation:
    • Lone Star Emmy 2009 (for network holiday animation)
    • BDA bronze 2011 (for Universal Theme Parks promotional video)
    • Telly 2012 (for Universal Theme Parks promotional video)
    • MarCom platinum 2014 (for WRC special broadcast)

Low Earth Orbit (defunct), Spring TX, 2001
Designer of video games

  • Designed logos for game and promotional materials
  • Produced textured models for inclusion in 3D games
  • Created game navigation, cut scenes, fonts, and other graphic elements
  • Organized presentation materials for trade shows
  • Coordinated style and technical issues with management, art, and programming teams

Plaza 5 LLC (part-time), Tomball, TX 1996-2002
Web design company

  • Worked with small team to conceptualize site styles, navigation, and layouts
  • Provided graphics to fit both style and technical guidelines

Rock ‘N Learn, Conroe TX, 1994-2001
Producer of award-winning educational books and videos

  • Responsible for all art and video for successful start-up company
  • Provided color and black & white illustrations for many educational topics
  • Created print layouts for books, catalogs, ads, flyers, and displays for stores and trade shows
  • Supervised proofing and press checks
  • Attended several graphic and video training courses
  • Provided graphic assets for websites and video game
  • Directed company’s first seven educational videos from storyboard through final output
  • Researched and recommended technology solutions to advance company’s design capabilities

Texas Advertising, Arlington TX, 1991-1994
Producer of signage (plywood, silkscreen, and billboard) for real estate sales companies

  • Designed and created vinyl cutouts for real estate signage
  • Created and updated clients’ logos for business identity and land development projects
  • Ensured adherence to client specifications
  • Rebuilt and maintained design archive filing system
  • Transitioned the art department from proprietary to PC-based vinyl cutting system


Education

Texas A&M University, College Station TX, 1987-1991
Bachelor, Environmental Design