David Serna

 

www.davidserna.net
dsernart@yahoo.com

 

Education

 

Ringling College of Art and Design

BFA, Illustration, 2005 - 2010

Activities and Societies: President Ringling College Basketball 2007-2010, Student Government Association

  • Visual development concentration with a background in traditional, and computer animation

  • The Animation Course - Level 1: An introduction to animation through 12 principles of animation. 2019

  • The Animation Course - Level 2: Physics & Body Mechanics. 2019

 
Experience

Creative Service Producer at Univision

2016 - Present, Houston. TX

My key focus is in producing Univision Noticias 45 promos and make sure the brand stays focused to the brand identy. In addition, I aide in production of commercial spots, event recaps and
radio promos. Roles I take during productions include, Director, Editor, Photographer, Animator, Audio Operator and Print Graphic Designer.

 

Production Assistant at Univision

March 2011 - 2016, Houston. TX

Produced PSA’s. Design and conceptualize new promotional merchandise. 3AM Monday-Friday for 5 years on a morning show.

Robotic Camera Operator for live TV shows that consist of bands and dancers. Back up Technical Director on News Briefs and News Cut-Ins.
Experience with Audio Board Operation, Prompter, and Mentor Interns.

Freelance

May 2010 - Present 

Video and Photography production for YouTube, Short Flms, Music Videos, Weddings. Illustator for Children Books and Album Covers, Movie Posters, Logo Designs, Paintings, and Animation.

 

Creative Service Assistant at Telemundo

August 2010 - September 2010, Houston. TX 

Temporary contract,  assistant in production of commercials and promos.

Creative Service  Intern at Telemundo

June 2010 - August 2010, Houston. TX 

Assistant in production of commercials and promos.

 

Student Life Employee at Ringling College of Art and Design

September 2009 - May 2010, Sarasota FL

Organize and set up for Major Events, responsible for student mail, and other student life duties.

 

Programs & Skills

 

Camera operation of all models, Photoshop, Premiere, After Effects, Illustrator, Illustration, Painting, Digital Video, Digital Illustration, Traditional Animation, Traditional Painting, Field Producer, Story boarding, Character Design, Concept Development, Video Production, Video Editing, Concept Design, Motion Graphics, Compositing, Cinema 4D, Digital Painting, Art Direction, Post Production, Television, Digital Photography, Directing

 

Awards and Exhibitions

 

12 Lone Star Time Emmy Winner - 16 Time Total Nominations in Directing, Animation, Photography, Editing

 

2 Time Silver Telly Award Winner (before gold Telly's were introduced) 4 Time Bronze Telly For Directing, Animation

 

Univision Innovation Award 2014 - The Collaboration and Innovation Award is awarded to an employee whose exemplary work and/or innovation for an outstanding business ideas.

Ringling PreCollege, Performance Award in 3D, 2004

Cinco Ranch Area Art League, Scholarship Finalist, 2005

Creative Loafing’s “Sensory Overload 4.0, Juried Exhibition, 2009

Creative Quarterly, Issue No. 16, 2009

Ringling Illest of Ill Show, Andrew Hem Juried Exhibition, 2009

22zine, Issue No. 5, 2009

Best Of Ringling, Staff Juried Exhibition, 2010

The Ringling 100, Issue No. 1, 2010

Infinity Art Gallery, Figurative Art Finalist, 9, 2010

International Dictionary of Artists, 2011

Talenthouse, Animate opening sequence for a movie, Finalist, 2011

(UNTITLED), 2012 – ART SHOW. Houston, TX

Art Institute of Houston Solo Gallery, 2013

Houston TIm Burton Show, Juried Exhibition,  2016

 

Languages

 

English and Spanish 

Significant Film Credits

 2017 The Haunt (TV Series)(poster design)

 2012 Welcome, My Darling (Short) (storyboard artist)