5335 39th Ave. South Minneapolis, MN 55417
612-721-4993 [email protected]
Award winning illustrator and animator primarily specializing in whimsical pen and ink style.
Experienced, creative 2d animation character designer, director and animator with strong innovation, communication and teamwork skills.
Primary software: Photoshop, After Effects, Flash, MAC OSX and Word. Functional knowledge: Illustrator. Basic understanding:
Completed Web Design Professional series at Minneapolis Community Technical College spring 2009
Able to learn new software and technology as necessary
Create concepts , sketches, layouts and illustrations for advertising, editorial, children's books, greeting card and internet applications.
Develop original ideas, work from existing designs or combine original and existing when appropriate
Work with traditional, digital or combined media
Clients include Target, FedEx, MSP Magazine, CarolRhoda Books, Harcourt, Recycled Paper Greetings, U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs
Design, direct and animate television commercials, corporate presentation video and viral video.
Supervise all creative aspects of production from initial sketches, storyboard, layouts, animation, color rendering, assembly and post-production.
Work in traditional, digital, or combined media
Use After Effects or other software when appropriate
Self-produced projects include video for United Way of America, 3M , Luther Seminary and HillaryNutcracker.com
Animation subcontractor clients include Reelworks, MAKE, Crash and Sue's, and HDMG.
ILLUSTRATION AND ANIMATION PROJECT MANAGEMENT
*Develop new and creative ways to solve problems. Understand client objectives and create appropriate images
*Analyze ideas to determine their strengths and weaknesses. Judge the costs vs. benefits of possible actions
*Identify problems and review information, Develop, review, and apply appropriate solutions
*Manage the time of self and others, Organize, plan, and prioritize work
* Establish and maintain relationships
*Determine the technological tools and requirements needed to do a job
Dean Lindberg Illustration and Animation : Illustrator, Animation Director , Animator… Nov. 1987 - Present
Bajus Jones Film Corporation : Animation Director, Animator………………………..April 1975 - Nov.1987
ï Animation Mentor, Carver County Public Schools
Minnesota Flash User Group, Minnesota AfterEffects User Group
BA. Major: Studio Arts, Minor: History