I've worked as a lead animator on Richard Linklater's film "A Scanner Darkly," created interactive portals for NASA and developed eLearning courses for Johns Hopkins University. I've also worked for Warner Brothers, Ericsson, MTV, The Discovery Channel, Kellogg's, The History Channel, and many other corporate clients.
Blue Bliss Resume firstname.lastname@example.org www.houseofbliss.com
Animation, Design, Concepting, E-learning, Web design, Video graphics, Illustration
Software PHOTOSHOP, AFTER EFFECTS, ILLUSTRATOR, FLASH, LIGHTWAVE 3D, PAINTER
Summary of Qualifications Blue Bliss is highly focused with excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Her wide range of project experience makes her very versatile with the ability to concept, design and execute graphics in many styles. Her fifteen years of successful experience as a graphic artist in a variety of disciplines include Flash animations; illustration, hand-drawn and computer graphics; art and animation for video, TV and film; 3D illustration and animation; banner ads and microsites; large format digital graphics; corporate training and e-learning graphics; painted and printed murals; theme park graphics; and portraiture. Proficient in Flash, Photoshop, Illustrator and After Effects, she also has strong hand-drawing and painting abilities.
Recently she was an assistant lead animator and team leader on the Richard Linklater feature film “A Scanner Darkly”, also creating illustrations for the movie posters and publicity stills. Since moving to NYC in 2006 she has been freelancing for numerous agencies and companies, primarily as a designer and animator. She is well organized and hard working, and able to keep on top of numerous and simultaneously happening events, meet deadlines and deal with challenging logistics, build teamwork, and work well with diverse personalities and backgrounds. Strong in creative energies, Blue is committed to giving total effort to a project from concept to completion, to ensure the attainment of outstanding results.
Clients NASA, Bell Helicopter, Bonanza Steak House, Frito-Lay, Hasbro Toys, Lazertron, Hotel Del Coronado, Lennox, Nokia, Ericsson, Nortel, L. A. County Fair, Leisure and Recreation Concepts, Texas Instruments, Mattel Toys, Nickelodeon, Radica Games, National Semiconductor, Nikko Toys, Graco, Inet, EDS, Wet’N’Wild, AOL, SeaWorld, Marine World, Richard Linklater, Warner Independent, MovieMaker Magazine, Res Magazine, Detour Film Productions, FlashNet/Prodigy, Animation Collective, RMG Connect, A&E Networks, SuperNova, Scholastic Inc., Heartbeat Digital
2008 - present NYC GRAPHIC DESIGNER/ANIMATOR FOR JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY Animation, illustration, concepting, graphic design for university training programs
2006-2007 NYC FREELANCE PHOTOSHOP, ILLUSTRATOR AND FLASH banner ads, microsite design, PowerPoint graphics, animation, illustration, concepting, character and background design CLIENTS INCLUDE Animation Collective, Richard Linklater, RMG Connect, A&E Networks, SuperNova, Scholastic Inc., Heartbeat Digital PROJECTS FOR HSBC, GlaxoSmithKline, AOL, Nick@Nite, Biography Channel, A&E, History Channel, iTunes
2004-2006 Austin, TX ASSISTANT LEAD ANIMATOR & TEAM LEADER on the movie “A SCANNER DARKLY” Detour Film Productions, Richard Linklater, Warner Independent Films. Also illustrations for the movie posters, and publicity stills. Illustrations for magazine covers and spreads in Movie Maker Magazine, Res Magazine, Time Out NY, and CG World Japan
2000-2004 Dallas, TX FREELANCE FLASH, PHOTOSHOP, ILLUSTRATOR, LIGHTWAVE AND AFTER EFFECTS Ads, brochures, logo design, website design, video and broadcast graphics, 2D and 3D animation, illustration, concepting, graphic design, e-learning, interactive CDs, large format graphics, murals CLIENTS INCLUDED NASA, Bell Helicopter, Bonanza Steak House, Frito-Lay, Hasbro Toys, Lennox, Nokia, Ericsson, Nortel, L. A. County Fair, Leisure and Recreation Concepts, Texas Instruments, Mattel Toys, Nickelodeon, Radica Games, National Semiconductor, Nikko Toys, Graco, Inet, EDS
1997-2000 San Diego, CA FREELANCE MURALS, SCENIC ART, ENVIRONMENTAL GRAPHICS, TRADE SHOW DISPLAYS CLIENTS INCLUDED SeaWorld, Marine World, Wet’N’Wild, Lasertron, LA County Fair, Sebastiani Winery, Hotel Del Coronado
Education Carnegie-Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA. Majored in Drawing, Painting and Glass Blowing; Minor in Art History