I am looking for a position of an animator in a challenging and creative environment. I would like to work closely with the team, bring my ideas and create animated content that tells its story via distinct personalities, movements, poses, and composition.

The animation is my passion and I love bringing characters to life.

Work History

January 2018 – Oct 2018
AtmosFX Inc. Character Animator

  • Produced hand-key animation for multiple quadruped and biped creatures using Cinema4D
  • Owned end to end delivery of the projects, working off of the storyboards, iterating and polishing the animation with Production Manager and Animation Director
  • Worked with other adjacent groups including Character Riggers, Character Artists, and Designers
  • Test ran new rigs, implemented test cycles, found and reported bugs, suggested improvements

July 2017 – August 2017
AtmosFX Inc. Character Animator

  • Produced lip sync hand-key animation for Ghost characters for Halloween project using Cinema4D
  • Owned end to end delivery, iterated and polished the animation with Production Manager and Animation Director

Skills

  • Solid understanding of core animation principles
  • High-quality hand-key animation of bipeds and quadruped creatures using Autodesk Maya and Maxon Cinema 4D
  • Video editing and animation effects using Premiere Pro and After Effects
  • Image processing and visual effects using Photoshop
  • Strong communication skills

Education

Animation Mentor (2014 – 2016)
Character Animation. Advanced body mechanics. Acting. Creature animation.

Bellevue College, Digital Media Arts (2013 – 2014)
Animation Fundamentals. Drawing for Animation. Storytelling. Video Production and Editing.

Kyrgyz National University, Bachelor of Arts (2000 – 2004)
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs