Character Designer

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Desired position type: Any
Location: Malaysia

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Summary

Enthusiastic character designer and creature artist who produces wonderfully unique 3D and 2D designs. Possesses substantial technical skills in a variety of leading-edge professional software/technology. Excellent team worker. Good at meeting challenging deadlines. Adaptable, flexible, receptive to client feedback. Proven ability to translate client concepts into solid and satisfactory character designs. Exposure to a rich tapestry of cultural backgrounds has resulted in my unique creativity. Aspires to create an original animated television series.

Education

2017 – BA (Hons, First Class) in Illustration and Animation, Raffles Design Institute partnered with Coventry University

2015-2016 – Advanced Diploma in Animation Design, Raffles Design Institute

2012-2013 – Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (GCSE equivalent grades provided), 11 subjects including English (A), Maths (A), Additional Maths (A), Art (A), Biology (A), Chemistry (B), Physics (B), SM Lok Yuk Likas (CF)

Experience

April 2019-Present – Book Trailer Animator (Freelance), Novelist (Private Client)

• Adapted client’s concept into comprehensive script, facilitating the development of the book trailer
• Worked closely with client to ensure the elements in the book trailer matched those in the novel, creating a cohesive feel to both projects
• Interpreted written script into visual storyboard, allowing for clear communication of scene sequence and layout to the client

April 2019-June 2019 – Animator (Freelance), All4One

• Animated key frames for “The Legend of Ancient Borneo” short film, assisting the main animation team in meeting their tight deadline
• Successfully adhered to finalised character designs when animating, allowing for a consistent look to the animated scenes

Jan 2018-Present – Fabric Designer (Freelance), Changgih

• Successfully adapted client’s ideas into polished designs for Fall/Spring 2018 and Fall 2019 collections, solving company’s problem of not being able to find the desired fabric in stores
• Utilised Adobe Illustrator to create complex patterns, enabling us to accurately showcase the beauty of Malaysian-inspired textiles

Apr 2018 – Character Designer (Freelance), Novelist (Private Client)

• Successfully facilitated the design of a lead character to customer satisfaction, enabling the author to write her short novel
• Client has expressed desire to work on future projects together

Mar 2017-Mar 2018 – Character/Lead Graphic Designer, Persatuan Tadika Sabah

• Created the principal icons for the Keep Kids Safe program, safeguarding children against the dangers of sexual abuse across the state of Sabah
• Illustrated and designed topic posters, worksheets, logo, launch event banner and book covers in three languages, enabling them to facilitate their workshops effectively

Dec 2017 – Storyboarder/Animator (Volunteer), Church of Our Saviour Singapore

• Conceptualised an original story for the annual Christmas event, contributing to their collection of themed performances
• Interpreted the concept into a comprehensive storyboard, allowing the team to animate the scenes with visual consistency
• Animated the first section of “Be The Light”, setting the standard for a style that would be production time-efficient yet comprehensive to the viewer
• Developed junior colleague’s confidence in post-production skills, enabling creation of end product that was well-received by the target audience

Oct 2016-Dec 2016 – Assistant Motion Graphics Artist (Internship), editlounge Singapore

• Created assets and animated select graphics for a Capitastar App advertisement, enabling team to complete the project despite the tight, challenging deadline
• Designed Christmas event invitations and associated social media video, building relations between colleagues and clients
• Honed motionography and attention to detail skills to exacting industry standards
• Gained experience on how to work in a fast-paced professional environment as part of a versatile company that operates confidently in a variety of genres

Skills

  • Illustrator
  • Animate
  • Photoshop
  • After Effects
  • Premiere Pro
  • InDesign
  • Clip Studio Paint
  • Keynote/Powerpoint
  • Word

Specialties

    2D Animation, Attention to Detail, Character Design, Creature Design, Editing, Public Speaking, Sound Design, storyboarding, storytelling

Spoken Languages

    English (fluent), malay

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