Animation Director Resume Samples

An Animation Director is responsible for supervising and leadership of the animation team. The job duties are listed on the Animation Director Resume as – undertaking responsibility for directing, defining, and maintaining the performance of the show or movie or animation, establishing key character animation, creating an animation bible that outlines the production; reviewing animation passes for internal and external teams, directing the members to ensure the quality of animation; approving characters and facial rigs, and making sure all the characters are in high enough standards for the production to work with.

To succeed in this role, one needs to possess the following – several years of experience in the animation department, solid knowledge of CG software tools, excellent aesthetic judgments, a keen understanding of cinematic design, and composition; the ability to work with live-action constraints, and performance, excellent spatial awareness, and a good understanding of animation principles and aesthetics in motion. A relevant degree is seen on eligible resumes.

 

Animation Director Resume example

Animation Director Resume

Objective : Seeks to provide positive exposure and attract additional clientele. Over the course of six months business increased with the partnering of four different architectural firms to design commercial and residential buildings interior and exterior.

Skills : 3D Studio Max, MS Office, Maya, Sketchup, Adobe Creative Suite.

Description :

    1. Developed playgrounds from concept to play for Park and Recreational Corporations nationwide.
    2. Started this year more than a 5% increase has been shown as of June 2015.
    3. Designed 3D Models of playgrounds and environments for clients for presentations.
    4. Used AutoCAD for site layouts, taking the layouts into 3DS Max or Sketchup to make 3D models and environments, then use Lumion 3D to make quick animations of the site for Board of Director presentations.
    5. Handled a variety of design projects, including 3D animation; effects for 30-second animations; 2D concept drawing; concept storyboarding; infographic design; and marketing and brand development for ARC using Adobe Creative Suite.
    6. Managed time and priorities to meet or exceed expectations for deadlines with other team members.
    7. Mentored lower-level animators with critiques and tips on processes.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
MFA In Media Design


Animation Director Resume

Summary : Freelance Illustrator responsible for producing quality illustrations based on art directions provided by clients in a timely fashion. TORG and Various game titles Savage Mojo LCC.

Skills : 2D Generalist, Illustrator, Graphic Designer, Animator, 2D Background Designer, Filmmaker.

Description :

    1. Responsible for providing directions to animators based on materials provided by clients, making sure that story points are followed as they are in the storyboards.
    2. Making sure that the animators have the correct information before starting their scenes via handout instructions.
    3. Making sure that there are no discrepancies in the materials provided by clients i.e: Character models, props, and locations.
    4. Communicating with clients regarding matters or problems that arise during production.
    5. Making sure that the animators were in the right direction before showing their scenes to the animation director.
    6. Made sure that the changes called by the director were followed through.
    7. Helped the director make changes on scenes when needed.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
MFA In Digital Animation


Animation Director Resume

Objective : An independent filmmaker, mix folk and contemporary, nature and digital artworks to have own individual style. Work is to create magical worlds with colorful characters and extraordinary allegories.

Skills : After Effects, Photoshop, Premiere PRO, Animator, Screenwriter, Filmmaker.

Description :

    1. Task and production optimization in an optical fiber company.
    2. Responsible for creating Animations from Pencil sketches and storyboards to final animated video.
    3. Creative animation development of Daredevil, a licensed Marvel property.
    4. Oversaw the internal and external development and implementation of all animation assets.
    5. Trained and mentored animators, establish production pipeline, developing style guides, animation sheets, scheduling, and quality control.
    6. Brainstormed and storyboarded ideas for a holiday e-greeting card.
    7. Presented and proposed creative ideas to owners and the design team.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
MFA In Digital Animation

Animation Director Resume

Objective : Use skills and creativity to bring characters to life and tell stories through movements. Looking to obtain a position that will enable using working skills, educational background, abilities, and experiences to further expand knowledge and work ethics in a positive environment and become an asset to the company.

Skills : Story Development, Storyboarding, 3D Animation, Editing, 3ds Max, Adobe Photoshop, TV Painter, Premiere.

Description :

    1. Concepting and Designing Characters derived from the original script.
    2. Concepting and designing Background and props.
    3. Storyboarding of episodes Character animation Rough Through Clean stage Animation cleanup Background drawing and painting.
    4. Edited of camera moves.
    5. Helped the director in checking dailies.
    6. Quality Assurance, continuity, instructing and training young artists, creative leadership, an organized project that was in progress before arrival.
    7. Provided creative feedback on adult animated shows.
      Years of Experience
      Experience
      2-5 Years
      Experience Level
      Level
      Junior
      Education
      Education
      BS In Media Arts And Animation

      Animation Director Resume

      Summary : Experienced production lead. Familiar with producing & overseeing all areas of creative production. Art-minded, budget-focused, client-facing. Prepared for fast-paced, ever-changing project goals. Practiced at running concurrent projects & nonlinear assignments. Uniquely able to manage & support creative professionals.

      Skills : Maya, Motionbuilder, Autodesk, Adobe Creative Suite, Photoshop, After Effects, Project Management, Premiere, Motion Capture, Actual, Agile Development, Acrobat, Word, Excel, Budgeting, Pivotal Tracker, Basecamp, Graphic Design, Animation.

      Description :

        1. Responsible for the management, coordination, and administration of the NCMEC Creative Studio animation team.
        2. Ensures that animation projects meet production standards and deadlines.
        3. Responsible for overseeing and advancing the quality and innovativeness of animation projects.
        4. Responsible for addressing and resolving problems arising in the animation production pipeline.
        5. Worked closely with clients and the Creative Studio management team to determine the most effective ways to disseminate NCMEC prevention messages.
        6. Planned & implemented annual team budgets & goals.
        7. Produced numerous 3D & 2D animated productions. 
      Years of Experience
      Experience
      7-10 Years
      Experience Level
      Level
      Management
      Education
      Education
      BFA In Fine Arts

      Animation Director Resume

      Headline : 25+ years of art and animation experience, including over 12 plus years in the gaming industry. 5+ years of management experience. From small start-ups to large studios. Have worked in TV/Broadcast, edutainment, multimedia, and professional sports creating art and animation. Traditionally trained animator, skilled in both 2D and 3D animation. Experienced in art & animation direction, storyboarding, character design, graphic design, illustration, motion graphics, and UI.

      Skills : Planning Skills, Creative Skills.

      Description :

        1. Developed, grew, & improved a team of artists.
        2. Expanded productions to new styles.
        3. Expanded in-house productions into new mediums and formats.
        4. Managed 6 Artist/Animators Flash character animators on a new series.
        5. Responsible for creating the cinematic animated concept of operations for high-level presentations, trade shows, design reviews.
        6. Oversaw and set up animation processes and pipelines for outside developers.
        7. Created layouts, storyboards, and character and prop designs.
        Years of Experience
        Experience
        5-7 Years
        Experience Level
        Level
        Executive
        Education
        Education
        Certificate

        Animation Director Resume

        Headline : Seeks to obtain a position that will enable to use working skills, educational background, abilities, and experiences to further expand knowledge and work ethics in a positive environment and become an asset to the company.

        Skills : Great Interpersonal Skills, Coordinating, Storyboarding, Conceptualizing Concept Art.

        Description :

          1. Developed a system for keeping animation frame counts low by reusing common frames.
          2. Directed a production crew to create short promotional videos.
          3. Directed and completely fleshed out animated shorts for Ted-Ed Original Lessons.
          4. Developed an animated short.
          5. Edited in Adobe Premiere Pro.
          6. Filmed live events.
          7. Filmed on set, setting up lighting, etc.
        Years of Experience
        Experience
        5-7 Years
        Experience Level
        Level
        Executive
        Education
        Education
        Certificate

        Animation Director Resume

        Headline : Hard-working and dedicated individual looking to improve and utilize personal intellect and professional experience to contribute to the organization's noble goals and simultaneously provide excellent service and opportunities for company development and personal growth.

        Skills : Talent Acquisition, Content Sourcing, Customer Service, Human Resources, Project Management.

        Description :

          1. Animated documentary What caused the French Revolution a short animation based on real archive photos.
          2. Directed storyboards, animation direction, budget, and schedule, responsible for 4 animators.
          3. Finished project on budget and developed new pipelines of work.
          4. Responsible for a team of 6 animators and other subcontractors, storyboarding, layout, animating.
          5. Organized the team and assigned tasks completed animation.
          6. Led a team of three.
          7. Led team of over 25 artists, in-house and freelance thru complex Simpsons video game, Virtual Springfield for Fox Interactive Media.
        Years of Experience
        Experience
        5-7 Years
        Experience Level
        Level
        Executive
        Education
        Education
        BFA In Fine Arts

        Animation Director Resume

        Headline : Looking to acquire a position that will enable utilizing knowledge, education, and experience. Combining strong interpersonal and communication skills, and committed to continual performance development in the workplace.

        Skills : Multi-Task Management, Energetic And Organized, Excellent Communication.

        Description :

          1. Hired to create and oversee the redesign of all animated materials to coincide with the company's brand re-development.
          2. Responsible for the implementation of a new production pipeline and all training thereof.
          3. Completed major Chinese feature CG.
          4. Create or oversee all storyboards, scripts, and animatics for both commercial and internal animation work.
          5. Check and give critique on all finished characters.
          6. Developed high-end 3D animations that accurately depicted complicated concepts for audiences of such programs as the NBC nightly news.
          7. Consulted and performed needs assessments with clients for their educational and promotional requirements.
        Years of Experience
        Experience
        5-7 Years
        Experience Level
        Level
        Executive
        Education
        Education
        Certificate

        Animation Director Resume

        Headline : Seasoned professional looking to grow and succeed in a dynamic environment. A proven track record of exceeding departmental goals while initiating operational enhancements to improve quality and reduce costs.

        Skills : Social Media Management, Communication Skills.

        Description :

          1. Managed projects, ensuring that all deadlines and expectations were met.
          2. Generated graphic and 3D content for the company's human atlas, a product licensed to healthcare facilities.
          3. Developed marketing materials for the company within a team atmosphere.
          4. Applied traditional principles and fundamentals of animation throughout projects.
          5. Developed a comprehension of human and non-human motion and expressions.
          6. Helped develop tools and techniques to improve the production and pipeline of animations.
          7. Directed and Co-directed mocap shoots on a 24 camera Vicon system and the Xsens Mocap system.
        Years of Experience
        Experience
        5-7 Years
        Experience Level
        Level
        Executive
        Education
        Education
        Certificate