Blue Bliss
Digital Art, Brooklyn New York United States
 
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Brief Summary
I'm an animator, illustrator, video artist, and web and print designer.

In both my fine art and commercial work, I set out to tell stories that fully immerse viewers in visceral experiences.

I live and work in Brooklyn, NY.

Clients
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.
Professional Experience
Blue Bliss Resume
blue@houseofbliss.com
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

Experience

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


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