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Marie Tai Resume Page 1

HIGHLIGHTS OF QUALIFICATIONS
* Over 4 years of professional industry experience at the Electronic Arts Motion Capture Studio
* Over 5 years of experience designing graphics for commercial companies and small businesses
* Excellent skills in traditional arts including figure drawing, painting, sculpting, and illustration
* Strong interpersonal and communication skills developed through interacting and establishing good relations with students, clients, colleagues, and outsourcing partners
* Excellent multi-tasking, time-management, and prioritizing skills proven by delivering data to clients on a timely basis and managing teams of motion capture specialists
* Languages: fluent in English and spoken Cantonese

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
ELECTRONIC ARTS CANADA, Burnaby, BC 2005 – 2009
Motion Capture Specialist II
* Consistently met and exceeded targets for speed, quality, and teamwork
* Effectively increased the quality and efficiency of work from international outsourcing partners through online and in-person training sessions, wiki training documents, building practice packages, and regular communication to build rapport and ensure deadlines are met
* Takes on demanding leadership tasks to lead post production on game titles to ensure timely delivery, positive team morale, and good quality
* Streamlined outsourcing process by documenting the steps necessary for improvement, testing the new technologies, and teaching the new technologies to colleagues
* Compiled and wrote extensive valuable documentation on test results, training on software packages, and new and current techniques including Blade, Nexus, head mounted cameras, and 3D scanning
* Game titles worked on include: NHL, FIFA, NBA, Fight Night, Tiger Woods, Madden, Lord of the Rings, Harry Potter, Army of Two, Mass Effect, Dante’s Inferno, MMA, Skate, Godfather, Need for Speed, Tennis, Deadspace, new IP, and an unreleased movie

BLUE PANDEMONIUM, Etsy.com, Online 2008 – present
Artist and Small Business Entrepreneur
* Built a small online store through creating appealing products, researching on how to run a small online business, and building relationships with the online community, especially within Etsy

AUTUMN PRESENCE GRAPHIC ART AND DESIGN, Port Moody, BC 2004 – present
Graphic Artist
* Worked closely with clients to creatively design eye-catching logos, graphics, and websites
* Previous clients include Electronic Arts, Georgia Nicols Mobile Horoscopes, Rhonda Dent Photograpy, Pro-Lens Image, and Tiggle Wiggle baby products


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