Charles Hamper

26 Work Avenue

Monterey, CA 93940

831-917-0072 day 831-393-2777 evening


Work experience:

September 2007 and currently

Media Developer -  Center for Homeland Defense and Security

      Consult with SMEs to prioritize and organize course work for eLearning.

      Storyboarding and developing complete on-line course modules from scripts.

      Building interactive sequences/presentations that are ADA compliant and integrate with course materials.

      Developing self study courses and building media for them.


January 2004 to August 2007

Fabrication technician – William S. Goree Inc./2G Enterprises

      Working from engineered drawings I fabricated parts for Superconducting Rock Magnetometers.  These instruments are cooled with liquid helium and measure the polarity in rock samples.  I handmade a large number of the internal and external parts, assisted with assembly, and on site installations.


August 2001 and currently

Freelance Information Designer - Animator

      For Monterey Peninsula College I designed and built 7 learning modules that prepare new students for distance learning.

      For Callsource I designed and built 10 interactive branched learning modules, and 4 short presentation modules used to train phone agents for marketing calls.

      For Agile Press I Animated a short marketing presentation for Ted Lewis's book Bak's Sand Pile: Strategies for a Catastrophic World

      I completed an animated map sequence for the National Marine Sanctuary  that was part of a PBS television special.

      For the Kotz & Treichel  Chemistry text book, Ive generated over 40 pieces of art showing atomic orbitals.


November 1994 to August 2001 - Archipelago/Harcourt e-Learning

Senior Animator - Production/Design for Educational CD and Distance Learning

      Developing complete on-line courses from scripts

      Building interactive media sequences for on-line and distance learning.

      Modeling and animating sequences from storyboards and assembling the sequences into finished media with voice over and labels.

      Cleaning up/or revising storyboards from rough layouts.

      Working with content consultants to ensure useful media.


November 1990 to October 1994 - Columbia College

Assistant Production Manager/Staff

      Teaching college level Animation I, covering the fundamentals of animation.

      Organizing and presenting lectures to students on creating titles for their class film projects.


September 1988 to October 1990 - Encyclopedia Britannica Educational Corporation

Principal Freelance Animator and Assistant to the Director.

      Animating scenes in educational films and overseeing them through to completion.


Education:     Columbia College, Chicago, Illinois

B.A. August 1988, Film/Video and Animation

      Emphasis on independent projects in animated film and the use of equipment.

      Work on Student Academy Award winning film "Cat and Rat"


References:   Available on request