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The Coolest Job in the World

I’m often asked “What do you do for a living?” “I’m a 3D Animator,” I always reply, and without fail, their eyes become as big as saucers. What follows is a barrage of questions about what specific type of 3D work I do and how did I get to have the coolest job in the world.


But Can You Code?


The summer between second and third grade, my mom brought home an IBM PC Jr. No hard drive, 126k ram, and a 5.25″ floppy disk with the word “DOS” on it. It was a loaner from her elementary school. The principal said, “Take this home and see if it can be of any use in the classroom.”

After the first week, of it being in our house, I don’t think anyone but me touched the thing. No one else knew what to do with it. I, however, begged to go to the library. I checked out every book in the kids section that had anything to do with computers. (All five of them.) After those, I was pouring over the card index for books in the grown-ups section. It was then I discovered BASIC. Read more

You’re an animator, so prove it.

It’s kind of clumsy, in a way, how I get to show off all the animations I’ve created over the past ten years. They don’t belong to me. Then don’t even belong to the consulting company I created them for. They belong to the attorney’s client who paid for them.

So how can you see them? Two ways, mainly… Read more