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RESUME

I am a creative guy living in Los Angeles.

EMPLOYMENT

2011-Present

Animation / Games / UIUX

Freelancing for big and small studios around town

● Animates for multiple games on mobile and web
● Creates animation, illustration, and game assets.
● Develops content for web and print including flyers, catalogs, trading cards, and digital assets.
● Pitch and brainstorm concept storyboards to final delivery of print activity books and cards.

2015 – 2016

Senior Animation Artist and Developer

MGA Entertainment

● Developed multiple brand in-house games for toy brands Lalaloopsy and Project MC2.
● Created storyboards and wireframes for 2D and 3D games.
● Developed web based games for HTML 5.

2002 – 2011

Animator and 2D artist and a ton of other hats

Warner Bros.

● Created and supervised hundreds of branded online animated sequences and activities featuring
Scooby Doo, Batman, Hanna Barbera, Thundercats, Looney Tunes, and other classic properties.
Budgets ranged from $5K to $1.5M.
● Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated “Crystal Cove Online” : Produced a 27 episode game
based on the television series airing on Cartoon Network.
● Supervised storyboards, character, background and color design, interactivity, animation, overseas production, sound design, voice acting, and music composition.
● Deeply involved with animating, character and background design, editing, animatics, for animation and game production.

EDUCATION

1996 – 1998

   BFA in Painting and Drawing

University of Utah

Studied painting, drawing, and 3D animation.

DESIGN SKILLS

Adobe Animate

Photoshop

Illustrator

Adobe After Effects

Adobe Premiere

Blender 3D

TECH SKILLS

HTML5

IOS Publishing

ANDROID publishing

PORTFOLIO

What is Jazz?

What is Jazz?

Skechers Commercial

Skechers Commercial

Lemoncello Intro

Lemoncello Intro

Scooby Doo Mystery Inc.

Scooby Doo Mystery Inc.

Tweety Cloud Jumper

Tweety Cloud Jumper

Daffy Duck

Daffy Duck

Bugs Bunny

Bugs Bunny

Pitch Idea

Pitch Idea

Gesture Animal Collection

Gesture Animal Collection

Ganesh Painting

Ganesh Painting

Computer’s Math Circuits game footage

Computer’s Math Circuits game footage

Computer’s Math Circuits Storyboards

Computer’s Math Circuits Storyboards

Prospector Paul’s Trading Post Storyboard

Prospector Paul’s Trading Post Storyboard

Kalamity Jane Act 1

Kalamity Jane Act 1

Zombies!

Zombies!

TED talk Ants

TED talk Ants

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CONTACT

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James Jacob

jamesjacob1@gmail.com

– Planet Earth

James Jacob