SYDNEY BERMAN

SydneyBerman.Production@gmail.com

818.585.9383 

EDUCATION

Ringling College of Art and Design, Sarasota, FL

Bachelor of Arts in Visual Studies, Minor: Business of Art & Design

Computer Animation

May 2018
2014-2017

PRODUCTION EXPERIENCE

Production Manager, Game Changer, Reflection, The Art of Claire Nero

 • Manage the production process of 2 Ringling Computer Animation senior thesis films and 1 Illustration thesis.

 • Create a production timeline, establish important checkpoints, maintain an updated calendar and schedule.

• Work directly with the student directors, creating and monitoring the budget.

• Research, contact, and schedule meetings with composers, sound designers, and voice talent.

• Draw up contracts for all outside talent.

• Manage all aspects of Social Media for the films.

 • Manage all aspects of the Kickstarter campaign, including writing the script, filming, and editing the video.

 • Be the positive and motivating face of each team.

2017-Current

MANAGEMENT EXPERIENCE

Resident Assistant, Ringling College of Art and Design

2015-Current

 • Develop an inclusive community for 60+ residents.

• Create, plan, and implement educational, social, and recreational programs for the entire community.

• Implement and enforce all University and On Campus Housing policies.

 • Mediate and provide conflict resolution.

 • Work front desk shifts in the office.

 • Provide excellent customer service.

• Answer phone calls.

• Act as a liaison between residents and Residence Life Professional Staff.

Student Ambassador, Ringling College of Art and Design

 • Nominated by Ringling College of Art and Design for the position.

• Serve as a representative of students and Ringling College.

• Work various events while interacting directly with donors and other higher ups at Ringling College.

• Give tours of the campus and offer information about the college.

Campus Activities Board, Ringling College of Art and Design

 • Have an expansive knowledge of campus resources in order to best help students.

 • Conduct proper procedure to accept and approve student posters.

• Rent out CAB equipment.

• Maintain the organized Excel spreadsheet for CAB equipment rental.

2015-Current
2017-Current

CREATIVE CG EXPERIENCE

CG Generalist, Ringling College of Art and Design

2014-2017

 • Gained familiarity and proficiency with all aspects of the CG pipeline from pre-production to post.

 • Attended 3 years of advanced CGI courses at Ringling, receiving and providing feedback on projects.

 • Participated in multiple courses that cover concept development and story structure.

Student Volunteer at SIGGRAPH

2016

 • Assisted conference contributors and attendees at various venues in all areas of the convention center.

• Networked and learned from professionals, creators, educators, and visionaries.

SKILLS

Computer

 Proficient in Windows and Macintosh platforms and software: MS: Word, Excel, and Powerpoint. Adobe:

Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and Premier Pro. Google: Drive, Docs, Sheets, and Slides. Autodesk Maya, ZBrush,

Nuke, and Pixar’s Renderman.

Personal:

 Leader, Timely, Organized, Outgoing, Creative, Positive, Detail Oriented, Flexible, Communication