Illustrator, 2D Animator, Character Designer

Resume posted by Janilee in 2D Animator.

Desired position type: Any
Location: Vista California, United States

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Summary

A lifelong artist with skills in illustration, character design, 2D animation, graphic design, and storyboarding. I strive
to work and collaborate well with other artists as a team. Bachelor of Fine Arts & Animation degree earned at Ball
State University (Muncie, IN).

Education

BFA in Animation, Ball State University
Muncie, IN
Aug 2014 – May 2018
● Overall GPA: 3.5
● Gained knowledge and skills in traditional
fine arts, graphic design, and 2D/3D
animation.
● Senior Thesis: Created character designs,
character animation, and concept art for my
2018 demo reel.

Experience

Gerardy Photography – Escondido, CA
Aug 2019 – Current
● Seasonal in-house Digital Photo Lab
Technician for school photos in the
surrounding San Diego County area.
● Photo editing and retouching experience
using Photoshop and Pixel Click software
programs,

Quanteus Entertainment – Atlanta, GA
Aug – Dec 2018
● Freelance animator for sizzle reel project.
Utilized Adobe Animate for hand-drawn and
2D rig animation, animatic, and concept art.
Video compositing in Premiere Pro.

Short-film Production, Ball State University
Muncie, IN
May 2016 – Dec 2018
● The Gallery (2017) – Involved in the
production of this 3D VR short-film by the
Senior animation class. Produced character
designs, concept art, and 3D animated
characters.
● Forgotten Flora (2017) – First time trained
on Adobe Animate (Flash) to animate,
cleanup, and color when working on this
short-film.
● Oliver (2016) – First experience working on
an animated film. I helped with animation,
cleanup, and color using Toon Boom
Harmony.

Freelance Artist
Jul 2016 – Current
● Freelance artist fulfilling client work that
ranges from illustration, graphic design, and
animation.
● Amaya Meets her Family (TBA) – Vista, CA
Illustrator for upcoming children’s book
series. Utilizing Adobe Photoshop for the
digital illustration process.
● Samuel Stone Enterprises LLC – Vista, CA
Logo designer for this company’s new logo.
Sketches done in Photoshop with the
finalization of work in Illustrator.
● The Republic – Columbus, IN
First publication of illustration work as a
contracted illustrator for the article, The
Magic of the Mouse, (She magazine).
Adobe Photoshop used for digital
illustrations.

Conservation Tales – Muncie, IN
Jul – Dec 2017
● Illustrator for a Children’s book series,
Conservation Tales, that informs the
importance of conserving species to young
readers.
● Photoshop used for illustrations.
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Digital Corps – Muncie, IN
Aug – Dec 2016
● Design Apprentice trained on Adobe products for graphic design that includes Photoshop, Illustrator,
and After Effects.

David Owsley’s Museum of Art – Muncie, IN
Mar 2016
● Portrait Sketch Artist at Final Friday Event (March 18, 2016).

Skills

  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe Animate/Flash
  • Adobe After Effects
  • Adobe Premiere Pro
  • ToonBoom Harmony
  • Storyboard Pro
  • Autodesk Maya
  • PaintoolSAI
  • Traditional art media
  • Microsoft Word
  • Microsoft Powerpoint
  • Microsoft Exel

Specialties

    collaborate, data entry, Drawing, inventory, Online Sales, team work

Spoken Languages

    English

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