About Anna

Third-year animation student looking to break into the industry. Diligent, multi-disciplinary artist with a passion for story and breathing life into characters through appealing design and animation. Highly adaptable, works well in fast-paced environments, and eager to take on new challenges and experiences. Dedicated to producing quality work, and collaborating with others to create strong storytelling and engaging media. Specializes in animation, design, and storytelling.

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Education
 

Sheridan College - Honours Bachelor of Animation

​2018- 2022

Currently in third year of Bachelor's program. Studies animation (digital, rigged, stop motion, and 3D), layout, storyboarding, visual and story development, character design, ​and other various aspects of the animation pipeline (sound design, compositing, etc.).

Okanagan College - Animation

​2017 - 2018

Dean's List

Completed one year of Diploma program. Studied animation (traditional, digital, rigged, and 3D), layout, storyboarding​, character design, figure drawing, and professional development. Worked in a professionally equipped environment and received guidance from my mentor, Chris Derochie. Had art and personal interviews featured in program promotional material and school promotional material.

Skills

PHOTOSHOP

CLIP STUDIO PAINT EX

TOON BOOM HARMONY

STORYBOARD PRO

ADOBE PREMIERE

ADOBE AFTER EFFECTS

AUTODESK MAYA

MICROSOFT OFFICE SUITE

DRAGONFRAME

Hobbies

THEATRE

SEWING/TEXTILES

PADDLEBOARDING

BAKING

UKULELE

Thompson Rivers University - Fine Arts

​2016 - 2017

Dean's List

 

Completed one year of Bachelor of Fine Arts program. Studied the fundamentals of fine arts including life drawing, colour theory, layout and architecture, western art history, and exploring basic artistic conecpts with various mediums.​

Digital Commissions

​2018- present

​Creates custom digital artworks and designs characters based on the needs and descriptions of my client. This ranges anywhere from single-character busts for social media to fully-coloured multi-character compositions. Works in an efficient pipeline to meet deadlines, utilizing organizational and time-management skills, as well as financial record-keeping and scheduling. Participated in Sheridan Zine Zone 2020 to sell artworks in artist alley.

Work experience
 

Project Manager - Stop Motion Student Film Group

​2020-2021

​Secondary production manager for the Sheridan Third-year Stop-Motion film group on our production, "Cantastoria". Creates a collaborative environment and manages a small team of artists at various points in production in order to meet production deadlines. Manages timelines, budget and social media aspects of  group, and works in various production teams to help give a coherent voice to film.

Sheridan Animation Student Council (Treasurer)

​2019-present

Volunteer Member of Sheridan Animation Student Council. Assists with organization of student events and fundraisers. Designed posters to advertise said events. Acts as a representative of the program on behalf of its students, works collaboratively with other members to meet semester goals. Helped organize successful sale of animation jackets for students in 2019-20 year. Appointed as Treasurer for 2020-21 school year.

Project Worker - Fry Design Ltd.

​2019

Temporary worker for large-scale mosaic installation on downtown Kamloops parkade. Placed aluminum mosaic parts and kinetics according to a computerized system of tiles. Worked on boom crane at high elevation and operated various tools to place tiles in external positions. Followed safety protocols in order to complete work in a timely, organized manner to meet deadline. Position ended due to completion of the project.

Project Assistant - Fry Design Ltd.

​2017

Temporary sorting assistant for large-scale mosaic project under the direction of artist Bill Frymire. Placed mosaic parts according to a computerized system of tiles independent of supervision, worked in a focused, timely manner in order to meet deadlines. Position ended due to completion of the project.

Various Retail Experience

​2015- present

​I've worked in multiple fields as a soccer referee, fast food worker, hospital giftshop auxiliary staff, bakery clerk, grocery cashier, bookstore sales associate, and liquor sales associate. These positions required diligence, time management, customer service, co-operative and independent work alike in fast-paced, time-oriented environments.

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2010 - present
2010 - present