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Shannon Anderson

41 Preston St.

Wakefield, MA 01880

781-771-0049

www.shanimations.com

Multi-talented animator with skills and experience in traditional and digital animation, as well as editing and sound design. Passionate about art, detail oriented, and works well collaboratively.


Education

Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston MA
Bachelor of Fine Arts in Animation, May 2007

Departmental Honors upon graduation, 2007
Faculty achievement award, 2007


Work Experience

360KID (Oct 2009 - Dec 2009, April 2009 - July 2009, June 2007 - June 2008)

  • Animated characters, objects, and design elements in Flash for web-based educational videos.


The Hip Gamer (Sep 2009 - Present)

  • Lead character artist, designing and animating 2D sprites for an independent game studio.


Passportcareers.com (Jan 2009 - March 2009)

  • Freelance Flash animation


Art of the Event (Aug 2008 - Feb 2009, 2005 - 2006)

  • Fabricate and set up props, backgrounds, and room treatments for events and corporate functions.


Skills

Animation

  • Extensive 2D animation skills involving drawn character animation, story boarding, camera moves, and editing; additional skills in stop motion and set building, as well as sound design

Illustration

  • Character design

Software

  • Photoshop, Flash, Final Cut Pro, Premiere, Audacity, Cacophony, Microsoft Office, both Mac and PC platforms


Festival Screenings

  • Boston Underground Film Festival, Boston, MA 2008

  • Anchorage International Film Festival, Anchorage, AK 2007

  • 10 or Less Film Festival, Portland, OR 2007

  • Lights! Camera! Action!, Boston, MA 2007

  • Squealing Pegs, Boston, MA 2007

  • On Deck, Boston, MA 2005, 2006, 2007