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welcome to my portfolio.

Hi, I'm Jake - a design, production and post artist capable of developing and actualizing productions in unique and innovative ways with extensive experience in creative and stategic design, video production, marketing, and post-production through a variety of disciplines.

About

A few words about Jake.

So who is this guy?

I'm Jake - a designer, production and post artist. I've been operating my freelance business, VFXJAKE, on local and remote basis for over 6 years now on projects ranging from graphic and web design to interviews and promotional videos. I've spent the past 4 years as a media specialist in the Digital Media Services department of East Tennessee State University's Office of eLearning, where I've provided production, design and post-production services on a variety of projects. I also do contract work for StudioNow in Nashville, TN as well as New Patients Inc. in Las Vegas, NV. In my spare time, I've created original artwork and designs, short films, animation projects, 3D designs and animations, and an independent feature.

My Toolbox

I posess skills and experience with several software packages including 3Ds Max, After Effects, Audition, Avid Media Composer, Boujou, Cinema 4D, Encore, Final Cut, Flash, Fusion, Illustrator, InDesign, Maya, Mocha Pro, Mudbox, Nuke, PfTrack, Photoshop, Premiere, SoundForge, Soundtrack Pro, and Vegas among others.

Portfolio

Check out the links below to view some of my 3d, compositing, design, narrative, and promo projects.

  • Choices Teaser

    Movie Trailer

    Teaser trailer created for the independent film Choices utilizing production, editing, compositing, and motion graphics skills.

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  • Spaces Pilot

    Web Series

    Pilot episode for narrative web series produced by Parking Services and ETSU Online and created utilizing production, editing, and compositing skills.

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  • Carter Legacy

    Documentary

    Short form documentary created for ETSU's centennial celebration utilizing production, design, editing, and motion graphics skills.

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  • Taste Budz

    Logo Design

    Original logo design for local restaraunt utilizing Photoshop and Illustrator.

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  • Townie Meeting 2013

    Promo Video

    Promo video created for New Patients Inc. showcasing the 2013 edition of the annual dental convention in Las Vegas, NV utilizing editing, design, and motion graphics skills.

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  • The Burn Rose: Book I

    Book Cover Design

    Original book cover design created for the 2013 release of book one of the Burn Rose Pirates series by W.D. Currie created with Photoshop and Illustrator.

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  • African Angelz Fashion Show

    Promo Video

    Promo video created for Palavahut TV to showcase their coverage the 1st annual African Angelz Fashion show in Sacramento, CA utilizing editing, design, and motion graphics skills.

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  • ETSU CPA Promo

    Promo Video

    Promo video created for ETSU's Center for Physical Activity and produced by ETSU Online utilizing editing, design, and motion graphics skills.

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  • Spaces - Episode 2

    Web Series

    Episode 2 of a narrative web series created utilizing screenwriting, production, editing, and compositing skills.

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  • Faculty Orientation 2012

    Promo Video

    Promo video created for ETSU's 2012 New Faculty Orientation and produced by ETSU Online utilizing editing, compositing, design, and motion graphics skills.

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  • Choices Poster

    Movie Poster Design

    Movie poster created for the independent film Choices utilizing Photoshop, Illustrator, and After Effects

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  • ETSU Online Commercial

    Promo Video

    Commercial spot created for and produced by ETSU Online utilizing editing, compositing, design, and motion graphics skills.

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  • Scratch Foodworks

    Logo Design

    Logo design created for a local business utilizing Photoshop and Illustrator

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  • Townie Meeting 2012

    Promo Video

    Promo video created for New Patients Inc. showcasing the 2012 edition of the annual dental convention in Las Vegas, NV utilizing editing, design, and motion graphics skills.

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  • Spaces - Episode 3

    Web Series

    Episode 3 of a narrative web series created utilizing screenwriting, production, editing, and compositing skills.

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  • One Breath Away

    Book Trailer

    Promo video produced by ETSU Online and created welcome students to the campus for the Summer semester utilizing design, compositing, and motion graphics skills.

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  • Spaces - Episode 4

    Web Series

    The final episode of a narrative web series created utilizing screenwriting, production, editing, and compositing skills.

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  • ELPA Course Overview

    Promo Video

    Promo video created for the ETSU Online course "Technology Applications for Educational Leaders" utilizing editing, compositing, design, and motion graphics skills.

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  • Carter Legacy DVD Cover

    DVD Cover Design

    Original DVD cover created for the short form dcumentary "Carter Legacy" utilizing Photoshop and After Effects.

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  • Dyer's Eve

    Short Film

    Original short created utilizing screenwriting, production, compositing, and 3d skills.

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  • Keep ETSU ROTC

    Promo Video

    Promo video created to raise awareness for the campaign to keep the ROTC program at ETSU utilizing editing, design, and motion graphics skills.

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  • Golden 50's

    Promo Video

    Promo video created for the ETSU Golden 50's Club and produced by the ETSU Alumni Office utilizing editing, design, and motion graphics skills.

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  • Snap Running Club

    Promo Flyer Design

    Original flyer design created for a local running club utilizing Photoshop.

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  • The Heretic

    VFX Breakdown

    VFX Breakdown of a compositing project created utilizing Photoshop and After Effects.

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  • Carter Railroad Museum

    Promo Video

    Promo video created for the George L. Carter Railroad Museum at ETSU utilizing editing, design, 3d, and motion graphics skills.

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  • OSU Department Intro

    Motion Graphics intro

    Motion graphics intro created for the Oregon State Department of Professional and Non-credit Education utilizing Illustrator and After Effects

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  • Why Choose ETSU?

    Promo Video

    Promo video created to supplement the International Students Scholarship video for ETSU and promote the university to prospective international students utilizing editing, design, and motion graphics skills.

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  • Mary B Martin 2013 Promo

    Promo Video

    Promo video created for the Mary B. Martin School of the Arts to promote their Fall 2013 events utilizing editing and motion graphics skills.

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Reels

Watch and download the reels below to view the best of my recent work.

Get in touch

Have a project in mind? Facing a deadline? Looking to hire? Drop me a line or give me a call and let's discuss how I can best assist you in reaching your goals or completing your project.

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