Matt Check

Fords, New Jersey     

732-379-2253 | MattCheck@CosmicComicsProductions.com

CosmicComicsProductions.com

 

EDUCATION

BA Animation 3D – Anticipated September, 2020  GPA 4.0/4.0

Bloomfield College, Bloomfield, New Jersey

 

AAS - Media Arts & Design - Gaming/Animation Option           GPA: 3.49        May, 2018

Middlesex County College, Edison, New Jersey                                            

 

RELEVANT COURSES

•   CAT 471 Advanced 3D Animation – CAT 360 Special Topics in Technology

•   CAT 116 Motion for Animators - CAT 264 Computer Imaging  

•   GAM 280 Animation Portfolio - GAM 222 Animation Workshop

•   GAM 218 3D Modeling & Animation Foundations - GAM 219 Game Design Foundations

•   GAM 223 Game Design Workshop - MAD 114 Three-Dimensional Design

 

AWARDS

•   2018 Creative Excellence in Gaming & Animation - Immortal Level

•   2017 Rookie of the Year Artist Award in Gaming and Animation

•   Dean’s List: 2 semesters

 

TECHNICAL SKILLS

•   Maya, Substance Painter, Houdini, Photoshop, Illustrator, Unity, 

     Mudbox, After Effects, Media Encoder, Microsoft Office, Google Suite

 

CREATIVE MUSIC ACTIVITIES

Cosmic Karma (band)                                                                                 

Vocalist and Lead/Rhythm Guitarist.                                                                      2/2017 - Present

•   Currently recording a new album; recently released four singles.

•    The Knight Owls (band),

Co-Vocalist, and Lead Guitar/Rhythm Guitarist.                                                     8/2009-12/2014

•   Recorded and released five studio albums.

•   Performed at venues such as: The Stone Pony, The Saint, 10th Street Live, Crossroads, etc.

•   Interviewed and performed on air at WP 88.7 FM.                                                           11/2011

 

The Holy Smokes (band),

Back-up Vocalist, and Rhythm Guitarist.                                                                   4/2007-6/2012

•   Won 2nd place in 2009 talent show at Union County Performing Arts Center in Rahway

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

Wegmans, Woodbridge, New Jersey

Part-time shelf stocker for Nature’s Market.                                                          1/2015 - Present

 

VOLUNTEER WORK

Student Volunteer at SIGGRAPH 2018 in Vancouver.