Animator and Designer

Resume posted by jrhalfo in 2D Animator.

Desired position type: Freelance
Location: Reston Virginia, United States

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I am an animator with over 16 years of experience in 2D animation, character design, motion graphics and graphic design. I started in television, web and mobile game content. Currently, I have expanded into developing elearning content.


The Art Institute of Tampa
August 2008 – July 2012
Bachelor’s of Fine Arts – Media Arts and Animation


Connect for Education
Herndon, VA
April 2017 – Present

Developing course content through animation, illustration and graphic design. We build courseware for a variety of clients in both the private and public sectors. Responsibilities also include hiring and training other designers.

Built Games
Los Angeles, CA
July 2016 – December 2016

Contractual position developing gameplay assets, storyboards and animation for educational children’s games on subscription-based app “ABC Mouse.”

Echo Bridge Pictures, LLC
Saint Petersburg, FL
November 2012 – October 2014

Took on many duties for this 2D animation studio, including key animation, character design, background art and storyboarding. Directed and supervised on several projects for both television and web, while also training new artists.

Knowledge Quest Education Solutions, Inc.
Tampa, FL
November 2012 – March 2013

Contractual position as lead animator on a series of interactive learning tools for K-12 students and their parents. Designed characters, backgrounds, assets and supervised other animators.


  • Animate
  • After Effects
  • Photoshop
  • Illustrator
  • Premiere
  • Captivate
  • Storyline
  • Rise


    2D Animation, Animatic, Character Design, Graphic Design, illustration, motion graphics, storyboarding

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