email@example.com | www.jessicamilazzo.com Jessica Milazzo Animator/Illustrator Employment Animation/Illustration 2006-2007 AniMagic New York NY Flash Animation Supervisor Part of management team that created production structure for workflow and character set up for upcoming PBS kids series. Supervised a team of 11-22 Flash animators, culled assets for the team, worked with Background and Design departments to ensure Flash usability of assets, collaborated closely with the key pose and finishing animators: distributed scenes, provided direction for the animators following the show director’s vision, ensured the file setup was friendly for animation and After Effects delivery. Animator Created Flash animation for use in Cartoon Network live action pilot. Animated “Speed Racer” in Flash using existing and new assets in preparation for After Effects. Created all Flash animation from layout to lip-synch using the Cintiq. Plus et Plus New York NY Lead Animator/Animator Worked closely with director to flesh out and animate several Flash spots for television advertisements shown internationally for Sunsilk hair products. Worked on development of TV spot for the United Nations. 2006 Dennis Earl Moore Productions New York NY Co-Director Worked directly with the client to help them realize their vision for a minute and half 4 ‘ x 6’ animation projected on a moving display for the Mount Vernon Museum. Simultaneously animated and co-directed 3-4 other animators for the project. Wachtenheim/Marianetti New York NY Clean up Artist Did clean up work on traditionally animated Flash short for Coca-Cola. KaliRa/Funkmation Studios New York NY Designer Created several Photoshop images for use in “Sesame Street” animated and live action interstitials in cooperation with the director’s vision. Animator Animated interstitial “Punk Rock Angel Girl” created by the singer Jewel for Nickelodeon. Created character assets in Photoshop as well as character animation drawn directly into Flash using a Wacom tablet. Utilized symbols where appropriate. Executed clean up in Flash. MishMash Productions New York NY Layout Animator Prepared Flash Files for character animation by creating symbol assets drawn within Flash using a Wacom tablet in reference to Character Model Sheets for full-length feature, “Queer Duck- The Movie”. Created basic animation. 2005 Cartoon Pizza/Sesame Workshop New York NY Animator Created character animation using symbol libraries in Flash for “Pinky Dinky Doo”, a Sesame Workshop/Cartoon Pizza production for Noggin and BBC. Fielded retakes including reorganizing files, creating new and tweaking existing animation, lip sync and effects according to director and producer notes in order to finalize animation for post- production. Key Poser Prepared key poses and camera moves for animation using character libraries and levels in Flash following storyboards on “Pinky Dinky Doo”. 2004 Cartoon Network London UK Animator Traditionally animated “Grim Adventures of Billy and Mandy” sting in tandem for Cartoon Network UK. Executed clean up in Flash. 2002 - 2003 Angry Naked Comics Illustrator Complete production on several creator owned online and print comics, including character design and illustration, page layout, and book design; “Patchouli One Shot” was distributed internationally through Diamond Distributing. 2003 www.moviepoopshoot.com Illustrator Co-created and illustrated a web comic for screenwriter Kevin Smith’s movie information website on tight deadline. Film 2000 The Runaway McGee Street Productions Base Camp Production Assistant Coordinated actors with production, wardrobe, and make-up departments for on set arrival for television movie. 2000 Summer Catch Warner Bros. Production Assistant Coordinated extras for onset arrival. Maintained lockups for major motion picture. 2000 Imitation Is Suicide Independent Art Director Designed and decorated sets. Created and placed props for independent short. 1999 Happy Campers New Line Cinema Set Dresser/ Props Prepared, dressed and dismantled sets. Created and placed props for major motion picture. Coordinated work schedule with needs of two different departments. Created several comic style drawings of lead actress for use in film. Education 2003-2004 London University of the Arts/ Central St. Martins London UK Postgraduate Diploma in Character Animation 2002-2003 School of the Visual Arts New York NY Animation As Fine Arts Medium; Continuing Education Illustration Portfolio; Continuing Education 1991-1996 Shepherd College Shepherdstown WV BFA Painting; Magna Cum Laude AA Graphic Design; Cum Laude Skills Fluent in both Mac/PC platforms; Microsoft Office programs. Experienced in a variety of graphics programs including Flash, Photoshop, Illustrator, Image Ready, FreeHand and Fireworks. Proficient in several illustration styles from acrylic and gouache, pen and ink, and digital formats. Equally comfortable with traditional drawn animation and computer based techniques including use of the Wacom tablet/Cintiq. Knowledgeable with basic video editing techniques. References Available Upon Request.
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