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Ruedy W. Leeman
7971 East Dublin Granville Road
New Albany, Ohio 43054
Flourishes at producing creative results within educational environments.
Enjoys interaction with students as well ascommunication among staff, administration and the broader
educational community. Empathizes with students developing skills to enter and strive within a professional
arts community & culture. Excellent skills; motivating, and educating students in a team environment.
Analytical and logical thinker able to see the big picture.
Excellent Presentation Skills
Team Builder & Mentor
Media Production Professional
Creative Problem Solver
Video I and Design for Media, 3D Digital Design and Animation II, Digital Photography
July 2010 - Present Apple Retail Columbus, OH
Teach media workshops and offer customers excellent personal technology solutions
Digital Photography, 3D Digital Design and Animation, Web and Motion Graphics
2006 – 2008 AVI Consulting, LLC New Albany, OH
Project manage digital design, development, and productions
WV High Technology Foundation – Project management and media production for the EPA 2007 Clean Water Summit at the University of Cincinnati.
Youngstown State University Department of Art - Visiting Artist Lecture series, public lecture at the Butler Institute, Beecher Auditorium and presentations for digital design students.
2004 – 2006 West Virginia High Technology Foundation Wheeling, WV
A vibrant, national technology organization driven by knowledge, excellence and innovation, functioning as an engine of economic change for growing a statewide and regional high technology business sector
Project Manager/Creative Director
Project management responsibilities; staff hiring, mentoring, budgeting, negotiating, goals creation, project tracking, production meetings, and communication with all stakeholders.
Produced company specific video presentations for Aerospace/Defense companies attending the Farnborough, UK Aerospace and Defense show. Financially benefited and marketed each company.
Researched and developed technology base solutions while producing historical museum content for the Grafton, West Virginia B&O Railroad Heritage Center Museum’s high definition video kiosks.
Project management and business development for a four million dollar multiyear multi-project production team for the EPA, Department of Commerce and the SBA.
2001 – 2004 N T T C, Wheeling Jesuit University Wheeling, WV
Link U.S. industry with federal labs and universities that have the technologies, facilities, and researchers which industry needs to capitalize on product development opportunities
Project Manager, Creative Director
Performed all project management responsibilities; meetings, developing staff, budgets, resource plans/allocation, scope, goals and communication with all clients and stakeholders.
Designed, developed and produced technology based visualizations of our clients’ innovations and inventions.
Enabled clients’ to attain venture capital funding for their patents by illustrating their technology through 3D visualization.
Coordinated with internal departments to develop project goals, regular project reviews, and individual/team accountability, resulting in meeting and surpassing client expectations.
Developed and administer RFPs, hired external technical, creative and history-focused experts.
1998 – 2001 Alpine View Images, LLC New Albany, OH
Produce 3D animation and visualization for corporate media and law firms in the central Ohio area
Creative direction and project management; including art direction, 3D animation, client bids and contact, direct freelance artists, production scheduling, mentoring, cost analysis, and marketing.
Lead the production of animations and visualizations for law firms and corporate clients.
Project managed and directed the team of technology professionals, client contact with law firms and insurance agencies. Produced and administered the yearly budgets.
Account management and business development; expanding services to central Ohio client base.
Developed a 3D visualization of the Columbus airport’s long-term strategic development plan, enabling the airport authority to make pre-visualized and cost effect decisions.
Created 3D animation and still imagery for corporate advertising, art organizations and broadcast productions.
EDUCATION and TRAINING
Master of Art Education in Computer Graphics, the Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
Bachelor of Fine Art, Photography, California College of the Arts, Oakland, CA
Bachelor of Science, Mathematics, the Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
Project Management Professional Certification, training course Thomson NETg, Scottsdale, AZ
Fundamentals of Project Management, The Federal Market Group, Washington D.C.