Keyblack Keyblack




Online content creator and brand manager.
Video & audio editor with experience on independent projects & several viral online videos.
2D animator and illustrator with experience in both digital and traditional media.
Experience in Art, Production, Human Resources, and Management positions in a multinational studio setting.
Versatile skill set across media production and brand development.
Video & audio editor with experience on independent projects & several viral online videos.


• Animation: Toon Boom Harmony, Adobe Flash/Animate, Clip Studio Paint, Toon Boom Storyboard Pro
• Special Effects/Video Editing: Adobe Premiere, Adobe After Effects
• Illustration: Adobe Photoshop, Clip Studio Paint EX, Adobe Illustrator
• Sound: Adobe Audition, Audacity, Melodyne


University of Maryland, Baltimore County
BFA, Visual Arts: Concentration in Traditional Animation
Magna Cum Laude (August 2013 - December 2016)


YouTube Channel (Nov 2017 – current)
• Music, performance, and video production for online audience, as well as game and art streaming.
• Writing, acting, and video editing for online platform, from informational videos to music videos.
• Music writing, animation, talent acquisition, & direction for original songs and animated short films.

Online Content Development: “SquigglyDigg” and “Hailo-C” (Nov 2017 – current)
• Cross-platform development of independent media brand under pseudonyms and full name.
• Advertisement of brand on YouTube, Twitter, Tumblr, Locals, Parler, etc. as well as own site.
• Managed the brand through an online “canceling,” strengthening loyalty from its audience.

Comic Illustrator (Feb 2021 - current)
• Illustrations, character designs, and co-planning for original high fantasy graphic novel.

Audio/Video Editor: Cinema Aficiona (June 2021 – current)
• Audio/video editing for online film study, lecture, & discussion series.

Radio Drama: The Rise of Balxiros (Nov 2020 – Feb 2021)
• Improv acted in & edited 16-episode high fantasy radio drama.
• Managed acquisition of music & sound effects.

Animation Supervisor at Lighthouse Studios (Sept 2020 – July 2021)
• Supervision and management of animation team on high-intensity animated production.
• Assisted Production and HR departments to manage challenges posed by a tight schedule.
• Acted as Animation Director during pre-production and early production stages, and assisted Animation Director closely during production.

Character Animator at Powerhouse Studios (Sept 2020, freelance)
• Key animation & inbetweens for various projects.

Senior Character Animator for LEGO: Monkie Kid (March 2020 – Sept 2020)
• Key animation & inbetweens for television cartoon series.

Character Animator for Mystery Skulls Animated (Oct 2018 – Oct 2020)
• Rough animation for internet-based animated music video series.

Character Animator for Nickelodeon's Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (May 2018 - March 2020)
• Key animation & inbetweens for television cartoon series.

Design and Character/FX Animation for Care Bears: Unlock the Magic (Feb 2018 - Mar 2019)
• 2D character designs, rigged character animation, and visual effects for television cartoon series.
• Worked in multiple departments in-studio.

FX & Character Animator for Disney XD's Pickle & Peanut (Jan 2017 - Nov 2017)
• 2D visual effects & rigged character animation for television cartoon series.

Freelance Work: Commissions (Jan 2015 - Jan 2017)
• Illustrations and animations according to customer specifications