Lead Animator Resume Samples

As a Lead Animator, the individual will lead the animation style and direct the artist’s team in developing animation for various projects which can range from mobile games to social. While the actual duties are determined by the area of work, the following are certain common tasks mentioned on the Lead Animator Resume – developing and leading the creation of storyboards, animation, visual effects, and artwork; working with the art director and art team to develop and communicate the animation style of games, managing artists including training, keeping track of tasks, and creating guidelines; mentoring individuals to guide them to better practices and methods; utilizing internal tools and procedures and maintaining flexibility to assist with special projects.

Required skills, and abilities include – experience with all aspects of 3D animation, modeling, rigging, lighting, and animation; a positive attitude and the ability to work on a team, experience in 2D animation and motion design; the ability to give concise and constructive critiques, and strong ability to communicate ideas visually and in writing. A college degree in arts, Animation, or design is preferred.

Lead Animator Resume example

Lead Animator Resume

Objective : An experience Lead Animator with strong illustration and painting skills. I have considerable knowledge and understanding for the traditional medium in both aspects of Animation and Art. I am a self-motivated, go-getter and I pride myself on always exceeding expectations. I'm dependable and always put forth the extra effort to meet all deadlines.

Skills : Maya, Motion Capture, Adobe Suite, 3D Studio Max, Unreal Engine.

Description :

    1. Designed and developed instructional material for customer training courses that support the company technical products.
    2. Demonstrated and utilizes effective needs analysis, project management, course development, and evaluation skills.
    3. Independently developed entry level and advanced level courses for both internal and external audiences.
    4. Utilized multimedia technology and authoring tools.
    5. Acted as liaison between Research and Development and Instructional Designer in order to determine needs of the course and appropriate method of delivery.
    6. Developed numerous storyboards/scripts, graphics, and instructions for e-learning productions team using rapid-development tools such as PowerPoint, Photoshop, and Captivate for use in Joint Strike Fighter and other like projects.
    7. Produced visual solutions to the communication needs of the clients, using a mix of creative skills and commercial awareness.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Advanced Degree In Animation


Lead Animator Resume

Summary : Goal is to animate realistic movement and show emotion in a character. To create high quality, dynamic illustrations and graphic design used to catch the eye. To always learn something new and share knowledge along the way.

Skills : 3D Studio Max, Unreal Engine, Unity Engine, Maya, Photoshop, 3d Coat, Modeling, Animation, Game Design.

Description :

    1. Managed animators to stay on model with our look and style of animation.
    2. Directed 3D animations used for a cutting edge mobile game.
    3. Planned scenes, character movement and directing animation.
    4. Animated 3D characters & cinematic scenes.
    5. Contributed directly to project design and development.
    6. Provided quality assurance of all creative deliverables.
    7. Contributed to the development of the Studio's quality standards.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
GED


Lead Animator Resume

Objective : Responsible for Supporting Creative Director in achieving the vision for each video, and also Helping develop the various aspects of storytelling, with focus on visuals.

Skills : After Effects, C4D, Maya, Premiere Pro, Design, Indesign, Sketchup Pro, Photoshop, Photography.

Description :

    1. Concepted and designed for characters and story.
    2. Worked with sound design and voice talent.
    3. Designed SCORM-conformant courseware, with a working knowledge of the latest graphic packages and an understanding of material costs and time limits, all of which can impact on the design.
    4. Consistently stressed the importance of clearly articulating the qualities of each project, creating coherent educational programs that cultivate those qualities, and assessing to determine if they have been achieved.
    5. Generated finalized shot sequences in After Effects for video editing department.
    6. Troubleshoot technical and artistic issues to ensure the best-possible presentation.
    7. Reported to the Lead Animator.
      Years of Experience
      Experience
      2-5 Years
      Experience Level
      Level
      Junior
      Education
      Education
      BA

      Lead Animator Resume

      Objective : To establish a long-term career in a company where I may utilize my Lead Animator professional skills and knowledge to be an effective Associate Program Manager and inspiration to those around me.

      Skills : Flash Animation, Flash Animation, Photoshop, After Effects, Illustrator.

      Description :

        1. Mentored junior animators in Flash utilization, animation techniques and production workflows.
        2. Improved production efficiencies and prioritized shot sequences to maintain schedule.
        3. Animated 2-4 minute Mixed Media sequences for use in broadcast syndication each week.
        4. Deligated work to junior animators, capitalizing on individual strengths and opportunities for personal growth while maintaining the production schedule.
        5. Facilitated reviews and dailies evaluating progress and quality of all animated sequences.
        6. Created and maintained animation asset library to assist in streamlining production pipeline.
        7. Developed the aesthetic look for backgrounds and assets utilized through the entire show.
      Years of Experience
      Experience
      2-5 Years
      Experience Level
      Level
      Executive
      Education
      Education
      MA

      Lead Animator Resume

      Headline : Lead Animator with a passion for creating educational games and environment art. I continue to pursue new innovative ways to enhance digital design, graphic modeling, and interactivity. Gaming for education is something I always want to help innovate. Just finished a contract at I3Logic as a Creative Developer for e-learning training games.

      Skills : Designing Skills, Customer Service.

      Description :

        1. Mentored, managed, and led the technical animation department.
        2. Set the guidelines, standards, and quality bar for technical animation
        3. Charactered, creatured, and propored rigging and skinning.
        4. Implemented characters in Unreal Engine 4 including cloth, physics, and blueprint setups.
        5. Worked across disciplines, particularly with the art and animation teams, to ensure a smooth development pipeline that delivers high-quality assets.
        6. Built custom pipeline tools and working with engine and project leads to the continuous improvement of those tools.
        7. Constructed, staged, and framed compelling cinematic sequences.
              Years of Experience
              Experience
              5-7 Years
              Experience Level
              Level
              Executive
              Education
              Education
              MFA In Animation

              Lead Animator Resume

              Objective : 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. Worked as project manager, establishing project timelines and workflows.
                2. Managed creative team's daily assignments, progress, and quality.
                3. Built working files for artists.
                4. Produced numerous 3D productions, up to 25 minutes in length.
                5. Continually raised quality levels and expectations Assisted in the production of numerous support materials Assisted in the production of games for web, iPhone, and Android.
                6. Directed the production and post-productions of the company's advertisements.
                7. Led team members to create animated commercials in a timely and cost efficient manner, thus saving the company approximately $2000 on each production.
              Years of Experience
              Experience
              2-5 Years
              Experience Level
              Level
              Executive
              Education
              Education
              Bachelor Of Fine Arts

              Lead Animator Resume

              Objective : Lead Animator with 4 years of experience in short films, advertisement, and product development creating highly realistic 3D models with multiple programs such as Autodesk 3Ds Max, Maya, Photoshop, and Zbrush. With my deep passion for creating digital artwork to the best of my capability and my thirst to push new boundaries, confident that I will be a valuable team member to my employer.

              Skills : 3D Studio Max, Autodesk Maya, Photoshop, After Effects, Premiere, Premiere, Zbrush, Mari, Mudbox.

              Description :

                1. Collaborated with other lead artist in regards to game design and goals.
                2. Assigned tasks and monitored day-to-day operations of animation team.
                3. Set up and design of animation database and flow charts.
                4. Tracking and maintaining inventory of animations and assets.
                5. Titles include: MLB 2K8/MLB 2K9 https://www.2k.com/.
                6. Directed the production and post-productions of the company's advertisements.
                7. Led team members to create animated commercials in a timely and cost efficient manner, thus saving the company approximately $2000 on each production.
              Years of Experience
              Experience
              2-5 Years
              Experience Level
              Level
              Executive
              Education
              Education
              Bachelor's In Animation

              Lead Animator Resume

              Objective : A results-driven team player with a passion for visual storytelling. I have an expert understanding of animation, and composition with extensive knowledge of all major 3D software packages. Thrive working under pressure; handling tight deadlines with decorum and grace. Motivating and mentoring junior artists gives me the ability to pass on my experience and education and rejuvenates my love for the industry.

              Skills : Designing Skills, MS Office.

              Description :

                1. Spearheaded a proposal for using 3D animation as a cost effective measure to create economical yet visually appealing commercials for start up company.
                2. Established a team of animators and editors in handling all of the company's animated commercials, significantly increased efficiency and production value within the first 6 months.
                3. Spearheaded a proposal for using 3D animation as a cost effective measure to create economical yet visually appealing commercials for start up company.
                4. Created jaw-dropping animation for characters, props, and cinematics.
                5. Thoroughly understood and applied classic animation principles.
                6. Must provided reel demonstrating strong animation skills including body mechanics, technical, cinematic acting and action.
                7. Created aesthetic eye to ensure top-notch, realistic, natural looking in-game animation.
                            Years of Experience
                            Experience
                            2-5 Years
                            Experience Level
                            Level
                            Executive
                            Education
                            Education
                            BS In Animation

                            Lead Animator Resume

                            Headline : To obtain a part-time Lead Animator position with an emphasis on Sales Support/Office Management utilizing extensive experience and skills. Productive in contributing effectively towards the objectives of a team, and is able to share knowledge, ideas, and information.

                            Skills : Team Work, MS Office.

                            Description :

                              1. Taken ownership of all animation and set a high quality bar for the animation department.
                              2. Collaborated effectively across all disciplines of the team to deliver visually impressive and fun gameplay.
                              3. Led, managed, mentored, coached, and inspired a team of animators.
                              4. Created world-class first-person animation for weapons, gadgets, and player world interactions.
                              5. Created third-person animations using motion-capture data.
                              6. Worked with designers and engineers to develop gameplay animation and mechanics.
                              7. Communicated and collaborated effectively with the development team using strong interpersonal skills.
                                          Years of Experience
                                          Experience
                                          5-7 Years
                                          Experience Level
                                          Level
                                          Executive
                                          Education
                                          Education
                                          Bachelor's In Animation

                                          Lead Animator Resume

                                          Headline : Responsible for Imagining and developing illustration styles to elevate our brand visual tone and aesthetic of radical humanity, warmth, and unabashed enthusiasm for topics many would consider taboo.

                                          Skills : Training Skills, Animating Skills.

                                          Description :

                                            1. Created key-frame animations for bi-pedal and quadrupeds, along with other types of unique characters and creatures.
                                            2. Partnered with the Art Director and Interactive Experiences Team to define the most appropriate animation direction, methods and approaches for the project.
                                            3. Partnered with Technical Artists and Engineers to define and improve our animation pipelines.
                                            4. Provided animation direction, feedback and guidance to our domestic and/or international vendors.
                                            5. Researched and developed new animation techniques and methods.
                                            6. Created animations that are optimal and performant on the target platform.
                                            7. Worked closely with the art director and design leads to drive and evangelize the artistic and gameplay vision for the game.
                                                            Years of Experience
                                                            Experience
                                                            5-7 Years
                                                            Experience Level
                                                            Level
                                                            Executive
                                                            Education
                                                            Education
                                                            GED