Matthew Huntington

matt@matthewhuntington.com

169 Mulberry Street

New York, NY 10013

917.757.5387

www.matthewhuntington.com

 

Education

VassarCollege, Poughkeepsie, NY

Bachelorof Arts with Honors in Computer Science GPA: 3.60 (3.69 in Major), May 2003

 

ComputerSkills

GraphicsPrograms: InDesign, Quark, PhotoShop, Illustrator, ImageReady, Fireworks,Dreamweaver, Flash,

        Final Cut Pro, Maya, Bryce, Carrara, Poser, Amorphium, RayDream Studio

Platforms:Windows, Unix, Linux, Mac, Mac OSX, DOS

Languages:Java, PHP, MySQL, HTML, JavaScript, Cascading Style Sheets, DHTML, FlashActionScript,

       OpenGL,MEL, Maya Expressions, C++, 8086 Assembly, Scheme,

 

GraphicsExperience

ArtDirector, Agora Gallery, New York, NY                                                                            March2005-Present

    ¥Lead graphics departmentfor two galleries in SoHo and Chelsea

    ¥Was responsible for allprinted and web material for galleries

    ¥Administered all technicalaspects of the galleries including a Microsoft Small Business Server, three

     database drivenweb-sites, E-mail, and a Virtual Private Network in and between the twogalleries

    ¥Trained Intern

 

WebsiteManager, Atlantic Motion Pictures, New York, NY                                      Feb 2004-Nov 2004

    ¥Maintained, updated, andredesigned parts of website

    ¥Helped create media forproduction house

 

DigitalAnimation Consultant, Media Studies Development Program, Vassar College             May2003-Aug 2003

    ¥Worked closely withprofessors to develop computer animation class curriculum

    ¥Contributed project ideasfor student assignments such as recreating favorite spot on campus in Maya

    ¥Proposed grading andteaching strategies

    ¥Created 3D animated shortsto illustrate ideas

    ¥Instructed professors inuse of Maya

 

Consultant,Media Cloisters, Vassar College                                                               Aug2000-May 2003

    ¥Created 3D animatedshorts, web sites, digital video, and promotional material for collegecommunity

    ¥Educated students andfaculty in use of various programs through office hours and self-taughtseminars

    ¥Promoted three times fromMellon Trainee to CELT specialist to Media Cloisters Consultant

 

StudentResearcher, Undergraduate Research Summer Institute, Vassar College                    May2002-Aug 2002

    ¥Created 3D animated shortsand Maya scenes for use in ProfessorÕs research

    ¥Instructed Professor inuse of Maya

 

Intern,Integrated Media Concepts, Wilmington, DE                                                   May2000-Aug 2000

    ¥Designed and produced websites for computer graphics/ web design firm

    ¥Aided inweb-design/production for company

 

Honors

Vitual Systemand Multi-Media Conference 2003. Several animations selected for openingscreening

Graduatedwith Honors in Computer Science from Vassar College                                        2003

VassarVarsity Squash: Captain, Honorable Mention, Student Athlete Award (twice)             2002-2003

VassarCollege Computer Graphics class: Fractal Art Contest: 2nd Place                                 Spring2003

WilliamPenn Charter Varsity Squash: CoachÕs Award                                                          Spring1999

CarnegieMellon University Pre-College Art Show: Drawing awarded prize              Spring1998

 

 

ArtExhibitions

VassarCollege group show, drawings exhibited                                                                     Dec2001

CarnegieMellon University juried group show, drawings and paintings exhibited                 July1998

WilliamPenn Charter High School solo exhibit, drawings exhibited                          1997

WilliamPenn Charter High School group show, drawings exhibited                          1996

 

OtherActivites

Playedsquash competitively for 13 years

Playedsaxophone/flute/clarinet for 14 years (two years professionally)