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Steamroller exists to breathe life into stories, characters, and experiences in visual, physical, and virtual spaces. Each project that comes our way, be it a game, a film, or a theme park ride, exists in its own universe. It is our job to bring this multiverse to life. Our animators build believable characters and whole worlds in a multitude of universes, while our developers manipulate the rules of perception to transport you to a new definition of reality. We relish the opportunity to bring our clients’ universes to life while also developing our own stories.

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Amanda Kern

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Amanda Kern

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Character Animator

Seaford,NY

A M A N D A K E R N
ANIMATOR/ILLUSTRATOR
I N F O E M P L O Y M E N T H I S T O R Y
Ad d re ss 3870 Ralph Street
South, Seaford, N ew
York, 11783
Phone 516-4 77-514 2
Email AmandaEKern@ gmail.com
S O C I A L P R O F I L E S
Portfolio
https://animator2016.wixsit
e.com/amanda
S K I L L S
2D and 3D Animation
Illustrator
Storyboarding
Rigging
Shading and Lighting
Visual Effects
Character Animator, Razor Edge Games
Mar 2017 – Present
Creating animations for the release of video games. Responsibilities include,
. Animating using Maya
. Look up references and videos to assist in creating animation
. Posting our work in progress videos to company forum for review and critique
. Critiquing and giving feedback to fellow coworkers assignments
. Responsible for turning in assignments on time
. Setting up scenes and importing characters into Maya
Junior Animator, Hidden Legend Games
Nov 2016 – Jul 2017
. Animator for video games in Maya
. Sketching, drawing and making video references for animation
. Creating play blast videos of animation to be reviewed
. Rigging characters by importing them into Maya
. Adding textures and other materials to characters
Illustrator/Animator, Bushido Media Group
Jun 2016 – Jan 2017
. Created illustrated turnarounds of the model and concept
. Using model provided to create illustrations
. Turned in daily drawings for critique
. Creating quick sketches in Illustrator and Photoshop
. Producing final illustrations
. Responsible for turning in all drawings on time
. Generating ideas and doing research on the illustrations needed
Animator/Illustrator, SLE Productions
May 2016 – Sep 2016
. Created animation trailer to show to companies
. Drawing, sketching and creating storyboards in Illustrator
. Compositing final drawings in After Effects to create video based on script given
. Turned in finalized illustrations on project deadline
. Producing artwork based off concepts and ideas from project manager
. Finding and doing proper research for create drawings.
Remote
Remote
Remote
Remote
Bookseller, Barnes and Noble
Oct 2016 – Present
. Currently work part time at Barnes and Noble as a bookseller
. Assist customers in locating books and placing orders
. Stock shelves and assist manager in stockroom
. Setting up displays for new merchandise
Carle Place, NY
E D U C A T I O N
Full Sail University, Bachelor of Science Degree in
Computer Animation
Sep 2013 – Mar 2016
Winter Park, FL
Studied Computer Animation at Full Sail University and after graduation was invited to
participate in an internship with animation professors from Walt Disney Animation Studios.
MacArthur High School
Sep 2007 – Jun 2011
Nassau Community College, Liberal Arts/Graphic Design
Sep 2011 – Jun 2013
I N T E R N S H I P S
Computer Animator Intern, Full Sail University
Apr 2016 – Aug 2016
Levittown, NY
Garden City, NY
Winter Park, FL
Shortly after graduating from Full Sail I was asked to do an internship with one of my
animation professors. My responsibilities included creating and making different
animations to add to my demo reel. Another was attending his lectures and classes to
teach and help other students with there animation projects. I would also critique and give
advice to students about what needed to be improved on there work.

Education

Sept.2013/March 2016

Bachelors Degree in Computer Science at Full Sail University

  • Animation
  • Updated 1 year ago

To contact this candidate email AmandaEKern@gmail.com

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