Peter Benjamin Straub
1323 N. Bronson Ave. Apt. 3
Los Angeles, CA 90028
Cell: (717) 521-7479


                               Gnomon School for Visual Effects, Hollywood, CA
                               High-End CG Certificate Program
                               Expected Graduation - June 2010

                                University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
                                Bachelor of Arts, Double Major:  Studio Arts and History of Art and                                  
                                Date of Graduation -  December 2007

Experience            Gnomon Studios, Hollywood, CA  1/2010-3/2010
                                 •  Responsible for modeling characters for animation short directed by  
                                    Shane Acker, '+,-' (plus/minus) 
                                 • Lead modeler for shots on Fringe season 2 episode 20

                               Center for Minority Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA  
                                Student Project Assistant
§   Assisting the Graphics and Web Designer with promotional/informational materials
§   Responsible for deliveries and data entry
§   Assist with Center’s various events aimed toward community outreach and closing the health disparities gap

                               Opus One Productions, Millvale, PA  6/2007-8/2007

                                Graphic Design Intern
§   Responsible for creating web banners for the Mr. Small’s Theatre web page
§   Responsible for creating promotional information concerning upcoming events

Group Exhibitions             
                                      Studio Arts Student Exhibition, 2007
              University Art GalleryUniversity of PittsburghPittsburghPA

              Studio Arts Student Exhibition, 2005
              University Art GalleryUniversity of PittsburghPittsburghPA

Awards                   Arts and Sciences Dean’s Award, Studio Arts Student Exhibition, 2007
School of Arts and Sciences Undergraduate Studies Dean’s Award,
Studio Arts Student Exhibition, 2007

Skills                      Proficient in Autodesk Maya, Pixologic Zbrush, UV Layout, Nuke, Adobe      
                                Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Microsoft Office

References Available Upon Request