My name is Joe Malott and I’m a web developer, filmmaker and educator. I’m a proud Texas native who recently moved back home to the Lone Star state after living and working in Tokyo, Japan for three years. I have a passion for media, web design, and education. I bring a creative eye and a passion for sharing knowledge to any project. My specialty is digital media with the majority of my previous work in web design and video.

Skills

• WordPress theme and plugin development
• PHP frameworks (Laravel and Symphony)
• Web design and frontend development
• Game design and programming (Unity / Unreal)
• Passion for teaching and making complex topics easy to understand
• 3D modeling and animation
• Filmmaking and Editing
• Audio mixing and mastering
• Formal art training (sculpture, painting, drawing)

 

Education

B.F.A. in Film and Video from the University of Texas at Arlington
Japanese Studies at Kwansei Gakuin University, Osaka, Japan

 

Software

You name it, I’ve probably used it for a project or two. In some cases, I’ve been a user for more than a decade. Anything else I pick up quickly.

• Adobe Suite (primarily Photoshop, Premier, After Effects, Audition, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, and InDesign)
• Autodesk Maya, Mudbox, and 3DS Max
• Unity3D since 2007
• ZBrush and Blender
• Unreal Engine
• DaVinci Resolve
• Visual Studio
• Substance Designer
• Formal art training (sculpture, painting, drawing)

 

Work History

2020 – Present Front End Developer,  Globe Runner – Dallas, Texas

2017 English and Computer Science Teacher,  Meguro Nichidai, Private High School & Junior High – Tokyo

2016  Digital Media Coordinator,  D Custom, Content Marketing Agency – Dallas, Texas

2014  Director of Media,  Camp Thurman, Non-profit Summer Camp – Pantego, Texas

 

Filmography

2017 Remember Wilburg – Documentary – Animation Support
2016 Cardboard – Animation – Director

 

Brands I’ve Worked With