Animator Sample Resume


Ann Jones
483 Dovetail Street
Chagall MN
(612) 574-7190

Objectives
  • To operate my own animation production company.
  • To fulfill my creative aspirations in my work.
  • To teach and mentor other artists to achieve their full potential.

Skills

Software
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe Creative Suite 3
  • Corel Draw
  • Blender
  • Animator

Please note: I've attached examples of my work which include descriptions of the software used.

 
Business
  • Production consultancy
  • Professional software advisory to clients
  • Budgeting of productions
  • Acquisition of production materials and equipment
  • Contract management
  • Quality control
  • Project management

Professional History

Production Supervisor, Toon America Studios (2 January 2006 - Present)
12354 Sunset Boulevard Los Angeles, CA

My role:

As senior animator I participate in all phases of the creation of Toon America's animations from project inception to final product. The company is a contractor, providing ready-made animation platforms for TV shows, webcasts, and multimedia materials for business audiences. I'm also the main consultant in client relationships, providing a range of professional technical support and advice in direct contact with client management. My work includes enforcing strict compliance with contracts and monitoring product quality from each team member to ensure compliance.

We produce a very diverse range of animated materials, including:

  • anime,
  • cartoons,
  • website widgets,
  • interactive games animations, (both animorphic and 3D)
  • cursors,
  • avatars,
  • link animations,
  • skins,
  • advertising internet screens

As head of the production team, I am responsible for its administration, including

  • Budgeting
  • All production costs incurred
  • Completion of contracts according to time frames for delivery
  • Creation and coordination of production by 12 animators and 5 color specialists
  • Final pre-production materials.
  • Contract compliance of software applications and materials.
Achievements
  • Toon America is a highly successful industry leader in providing materials across major media. Our clients include Fortune 500 companies as well as many West Coast TV stations and websites including social networking sites.
  • Productions successfully completed, and contract budgets:
  • Ganju, Ninja Knight: $2.5 million
  • Furry Bunny?s Adventures: $10 million
  • Gigabigcorp Inc User Manual and tutorials for Hyper Think software: $20 million
  • FriendshipNetUS applications and net animations, $3.6 million
Awards
  • Top Business Media Award 2008 for Gigabigcorp production.
  • Best animation software development 2008 for our Furry Bunny's Adventures special effects
Previous Employment History
Self employment: Animator, freelancer (1 July 2004 - 31 December 2006)

       Website                            Product and role

  • Desire.com                   Animator, storyboard design consultant
  • Sine Industries.com      Advertising graphics, animation, copywriting
  • Crown Pubs.com.uk     Animation project for TV commercial
  • Huang.com.cn              Little Emperor Foods kids anime character
Full time employment (concurrent with freelance):
Supervisor, Animator and Productions
Strong Designs Graphics
444 Motherload Street, Chagall, MN
(1 July 2004 - 31 December 2006)

Strong Designs is a major advertising graphics production company. I was given extensive training and experience in all aspects of commercial advertising, and my role progressed from a junior production staff member to supervisor of the production department.

Duties included:
Graphics and animation production, supervision of three animation staff, coordination of production, client consultation and technical advisory role, responsible for animation section budget.

Education
Master's Degree (Hons) Computer Science MNOPQ School of Fine Arts 2008
Bachelor's Degree Computer Science MNOPQ School of Fine Arts 2004
Certificate of Business Management IV Chagall Business College 2006

References
Mrs. Denise Dryden, CEO, Toon America Inc
Phone: (612) 125-8484
Email: dd@toonamerica.com

Mr. William Strong, Manager, Strong Designs Graphics
Phone: (602) 2333-7489
Email: strong@sdgmn.com