Excerpts of my best work wrapped up in a tidy 1-minute package. All illustration, art direction and animation was produced by me unless otherwise specified.
0:08: Joint animation with Marcie LaCerte
0:14: Illustration and Art direction Arielle Ray, animation Marcie LaCerte
0:25 editing by Jeff Bernier
0:33 animation produced in tandem with Marcie LaCerte
0:40 animation produced in tandem with Michael Tabb
A fully animated feature about the intersection of AI, psychology and ethics.
Computing human bias with AI technology
A fully animated feature about the intersection of Artificial intelligence, psychology and ethics.
A weekly news show for Facebook Watch that I art direct, click here to learn more. To watch the episodes, click here.
I created and coded the graphics template for my team using mogrts. To learn more about my process click here.
The Future of Money
I art directed this series and did the animated portions for the video below. To watch the whole series click here.
Bitcoin, blockchains, and the future of money
I art directed and executed the animated portions of this video. To watch the whole series, click here.
I was really struck by Bitcoin being based on such an ancient concept, so I took inspiration from old tech, more specifically the Commodore computer. I wanted everything to have an old school, collage-like feel to nod to the fact that even with cutting-edge technology, nothing is ever truly new.
Future of Money Title Screen
The intro titles needed to fit all 5 videos in the series and work with a variety of footage. I played with sharp lines and geometry to create a feeling of an inevitable forward movement.
Plants & Air Quality
How do houseplants clean the air? A 1989 NASA study explains exactly how plants remove toxins from air by trapping them in their leaves, soil, and roots, and which houseplants clean air the best. The study was designed to test air purification systems for the space station.
What Happens Next
I art directed the branding for this series, mocking up the titles and choosing the subdued color palette. To learn more click here.
NFL Head Trauma
Replika is a chatbot that creates a digital representation of you. It's strange and fascinating -- but the story behind it is even better. This piece is a mini doc collaboration where I had to make a chatbot that learns to mimic you seem more human. It was my firt foray into frame by frame.
Wonder woman, Brienne of Tarth from Game of Thrones, Xena Warrior Princess; one of these armors is not like the others. "Boob Armor" is a breastplate with actual breasts in it. It might look great, but it could actually kill its wearer. This is all original reporting, animation, illustration and interviews.
Everyone hates NAFTA. But what was NAFTA actually supposed to do? I illustrated some vibrant produce and created maps to show the tangible side of an incredibly complicated policy.
In America’s prisons, Hepatitis C levels have reached epidemic proportions. New drugs can cure Hep C, but prisons, with no access to medicare, can definitely not afford them. I worked off of a WSJ reporter’s feature to script an make this video