2017 - 2020
Animax Designs, headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee, USA, creates animatronic and interactive characters, animated costumes, and puppets utilizing leading-edge technology and craftsmanship. Animax serves some of the largest operators in the world in the themed entertainment, live attractions, location-based entertainment, commercial, film, and television industries.
Oversaw the coordination between departments in the production of technical documentation, wrote/created graphics for end-user documentation/presentation materials, budgeted for projects, implemented templates for improved workflow/productivity, and managed photography studio.
Received feedback from a distinguished client that our documentation raised the bar and became the new industry submittal standard.
Modernized and implemented client/IP holder approval process through the use of photography, video, drones, Pantone charts, and additional reference materials.
Redesigned project approval flow chart and traveler tag system for new projects going out and older projects coming back in for refurbishment. This highly monitored process saved the company money and bolstered reputation.
Wrote a comprehensive company-wide Standards Guide. Chapters included: brand identity, project templates, industry-specific terminology/acronym glossary, digital asset management schematics, and client-specific reference document index.
2015 - 2017
Workplace Resource is a high-end furniture dealership providing superior service to its corporate, academic, and design industry clients throughout Massachusetts.
I designed bid proposal packages and supporting promotional materials for the sales staff. Additionally, I worked with vendors to update and curate holdings of finishes, textiles, and marketing materials.
Developed presentations that highlighted holdings and promoted the use of innovative materials.
Renovated and cataloged material sample library.
JOSH KIGNER DESIGNS
Josh Kigner Design is a full service theatrical design firm that managed teams of designers, artisans, and technicians; Services ranged from large Broadway style multi-changing scenery, small independent film, immersive fringe theatre, and specialty fabrication.
Received excellent reviews from clients including Connecticut Repertory Company, Emerson Cabaret, Fort Point Theatre Channel, Stoneham Theatre and New York International Fringe Festival.