CHERYL MEIER


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

KENNESAW STATE UNIVERSITY, Atlanta, GA – August 2022-present
-Professor of Art – Animation
-Animation Course Instructor – 3D, 2D Animation, Environment Design, Character Design, 2D Rigging
MEIER MEDIA, LLC, Atlanta, GA – 2003-present
-Principal Owner and Director
-Filming, Editing, Directing and Producing Films for Light Commercial Projects
-Filming, Editing of Weddings and Special Events under subsidiary, AWC FILMS
NORTH POINT MEDIA, Alpharetta, GA. 2018-2019
-Leadership Development Program, 9 Month Contract Assignment
-Filming, Editing and Production on Various Film Projects for North Point Ministries
-Leadership Development through Workshops and Seminars during Assignment
FATHOM STUDIOS, Atlanta, GA – 2000-2002
-CG Generalist, PreProduction
-Modeling Set Elements, Character Modeling, Texture Mapping, and Animation for the PreProduction Stage of the Independent Feature
Animated Film, Delgo, A Hero’s Journey
RETRO STUDIOS, Austin, TX – 2000 (6 months)
-Animator
-Cycle Animations of Background Characters for the Nintendo Video Game Metroid Prime

SERVICE

WOODSTOCK CITY CHURCH, Woodstock, GA
-Volunteer in Service Programming Department
-Camera Operator for Live Worship and Service Events
-Discussion Leader- Parenting Unscripted Workshop

SOFTWARE AND SKILLS

ADVANCED PROFICIENCY– Autodesk Maya, Maxon ZBrush, Toon Boom Harmony, Adobe Creative Suite, Final Cut Pro X, Procreate
OTHER– Cinema 4D, HTML, CSS, SketchUp
CAMERA PROFICIENCY– Canon DSLR series: 5DMKII-III, 70-90D | Sony Series: FX7, A7ii | Panasonic Series: AK-HC931BP, P2HD, GH5

EDUCATION

KENNESAW STATE UNIVERSITY, Kennesaw, GA
MA in Art & Design, Digital Animation Concentration
Specializing in 3D Modeling

RINGLING COLLEGE OF ART & DESIGN, Sarasota, FL
BFA Computer Animation Degree

WRIGHT STATE UNIVERSITY, Fairborn, OH
Fine Art, Liberal Arts