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  Douglas Allen Letterman
education New York University, Tisch School of the Arts, New York, NY
Bachelor of Fine Arts, Undergraduate School of Film and Television, May 2001
Double major: film and philosophy    GPA: 3.75
  FAMU, Prague, Czech Republic
Master class in 35mm filmmaking, history of Czech cinema
Summer 1999
experience Blue Sky Studios, New York, NY
Technical Assistant
2002 - present
Make 3D models for feature film, write worflow tools using MEL and PERL for the creators of "Ice Age" and "Bunny".
  Code f/x, New York, NY
2001 - 2002
Design, animate, and composite 2D and 3D elements for national television and print advertising.
  Washington Square News, New York, NY
2000 - 2001
Built and managed Web site,; built automated content database and web interface using PHP and MYSQL; prepared events database and daily e-mail newsletter.
  Syracuse University Video Production, Syracuse, NY
Video Editor, Animator
1998, 1999, 2000, 2001
Edited instructional videos using Avid Xpress; animated using Softimage and AfterEffects; designed a searchable computer database for over 1,000 tapes in video archives.
  Journal of Commerce, New York, NY
summer 2000
Redesigned Web site,; built interactive services using Perl, Java Server pages; rebuilt online editing interface using Visual Basic for Applications.
  NYU Television, New York, NY
Computer Graphics Designer
Designed animation, logos, and promotional print materials for campus cable television station. Logos and animation were broadcast to over 9,000 students living in NYU residence halls.
  Washington Square News, New York, NY
News Editor, Front Page Layout Editor
1998 - 2000
Coordinated the activities of over 30 news department writers and photographers; reported on campus events, conducted interviews, and edited copy.
  Leonard N. Stern School of Business, New York , NY
Computer Lab Assistant
1997 - 1999
Provided technical help to faculty, undergraduate and graduate students on a variety of software applications in the New York University business school.
skills /
Professional experience with Maya Unlimited, including Fur, Paint Effects, and MEL; Perl; Java; MYSQL; PHP; Adobe Aftereffects; Photoshop; Illustrator; UNIX, IRIX, Linux, and Windows NT
Familiar with C; Visual Basic for Applications; Softimage 3D
honors New York University Honors Scholar, 2001
Student Senator at Large Alternate, 2000;
NYU C-Team Volunteer, 1999; NYU Concert Band, 1997-1999; National Honor Society, 1997