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David Chen


Pre production/Animation

Dauntless young chap seeking preproduction and animation opportunities. Trained in traditional and CG animation as well as conceptual design, rigging. Always seeking to collaborate in professional environment to craft great stories and characters in diverse variety of visual mediums.

Skills Art/Design: • 2D and 3D animation • Digital Illustration/Concept Design • Storyboarding/Color Scripting

Software: • Autodesk Maya • Adobe Creative Suite • Toon Boom Animate Pro • Corel Painter

• Character setup (rigging)

Experience Fisher Price

July 2012-Present

Animation Concept Artist- East Aurora, NY • Worked closely with old and new IPs , maintain IP styles • Create and test a variety of visual solutions in a collaborative environment

Blue Sky Development

Oct 2012-Nov 2011

Freelance Illustrator - Plano, Tx • Illustrated fifteen Pages for iPad eBook • Responsible for Character concepts

Education Bachelor of Fine Arts -Animation Savannah College of Art and Design- Savannah, GA • Graduated cum Laude

Honors First Place- Entelechy 2010 Game Developer’s Exchange • ”Winter Fortress” awarded in Best Concept Art Category

Combined Honors Scholarship Savannah College of Art and Design • outstanding academic and artistic achievement at the undergraduate level

Other Skills • Fluent in English and Mandarin Chinese

June 2011

Resume 2012(11)  

My resume, updated Nov 2012