Lucas M. Haley

424 NE 73rd Avenue

Portland, Oregon 97213 USA

+1 (503) 736.1234

29 Happy Valley Road

Owhiro Bay, Wellington 6023 New Zealand

+64 (204) 109.0822


Pacific Northwest College of Art - MFA, Visual Studies. Thesis Award        2013 - 2015

Vancouver Film School - Honors in Classical Animation         2002 - 2003

Reed College - BA, major in Art History         1992 - 1996


Senior Lecturer/Programme Lead at Massey University         2016 - Present

Led the development of a new undergraduate degree programme in film, animation, game development, and interactive development. Supervised academic development, new hires, budgeting, accreditation, and creation of new courses. Work included tight integration with the active Wellington, New Zealand creative technologies community. Supervised postgraduate students and participated in research-based activities, presentations, and publication.

Faculty at Art Institute Portland         2008 - 2016

Instructed beginner and advanced classes at undergraduate level. Created and developed curriculum. Instruction focused on technical, artistic and conceptual development, with interactive teaching and group critiques. Classes developed included game design, game development, prototyping, 2d animation, and illustration.

Additional responsibilities:

Freelance Animation and Programming         2001 - Present

Illustration, design and animation, programming and database design. Clients included ABC Family, Hallmark Channel, LeapFrog (with Pixar, Disney and Hasbro properties), Cisco, Nike, Oregon State University, Oregon Health Sciences University.

Animator at Renegade Animation         2006 -2007

Broadcast animation and design. Projects included The Mr. Men Show, Slacker Cats.

Instructor at the Pacific Northwest College of Art         2005

Animation instruction in the PNCA Continuing Education department, including both for-credit adult classes and pre-college workshops.

Animator with Mongadillo Studios        2000 - 2001

Illustration, design, inking and painting, animation and output for web- and video-based cartoons. Contract work included CD-ROM based animation for The Learning Company and Warner Brothers.

Multimedia Artist with ImageBuilder Software        3/1999 - 3/2001

Illustration, animation, 3d design and video work for children's games (PC, Mac, PSX). Projects included BrainQuest for IBM/Workman, Intel SmartLabs, and Tonka SpaceStation for Hasbro.

Internet Developer with Ledge Multimedia        1997 - 1998

Graphic Designer with Eagle River Interactive/Creative Multimedia        1996 - 1997