Arthur Z. Thomas Jr.
(512)944 -7777


I am comfortable talking with people I have just met and have given presentations to large groups.
I have experience communicating verbally and in writing
I have written for school publications, short stories, essays, and detailed reports.

I am well trained in modeling, animation, editing, and illustration software. I am proficient in Word, Excel, Powerpoint, and most other office related software.

Art director on short projects.
Lead animator on animation project.
Lead story artist on Animated short.
Executive producer on group animation project.

Maya, 3DS max, Photoshop, After Effects, Zbrush, Power Point, Flash

Bachelor of Fine Arts degree awarded by the Art Institute of Austin
in Media Arts and Animation March 2012

Austin Community College 2002 – 2004 Radio Television Film

Vancouver School of the Arts PIXAR master class

Super Sprowtz entertainment
Character modeler
Character rigger
Worked remotely from home with art director and CEO of the company to model characters based on physical puppets for a show to air on New York PBS

Employment History

-Art Institute of Austin Supply Store 06/2010 – 07/2011
Responsible for receiving and processing shipments.
Taking cash and assisting students with purchases.
Assist with daily operations.
Interacting with new students, explaining policies and book ordering procedures.

-Sam’s Club 06/2008 - 06/2010
Michelin Certified level 3 Master Tire Technician
Responsible for selling and changing tires
Checking, selling replacing car batteries
Helping unhappy customers and providing the best service possible
Assisted customers in choosing the right Tire for their vehicle based on model and year
Followed all safety guidelines and procedures to maintain quality safety standards

-Round Rock Independent School District 09/2007 – 05/2008
Substitute Teacher
Teaching grades pre-K through Senior level with an emphasis on Art classes

-Hastings Books, movies, and games 03/2007 – 06/2008
Video Manager
Ran Video department overseeing Movies, rentals and Games
Assisted customers with orders, finding the right selection and technical questions
Supervised 8 employees

-EBGames/Gamestop 11/2004 – 03/2007
Senior Game Adviser
Sold games and video game systems
Maintained proper organization of video game products
Assisted customers with technical issues
Assisted customers with finding proper video games that fit their liking