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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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Elijah Kutzavitch

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Elijah Kutzavitch

Elijah Kutzavitch

218 Butternut Drive, McDonald, PA  kutzavitchanimation@gmail.com (412) 296-1937

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY

Senior at Edinboro University with a focus in Cinema Animation and a minor in Business Administration. Highly experienced with the Adobe cloud, the Microsoft suite, and Toonboom. My goals are to bring a sense of wonder and charm to any production or art, using my skills in various media. I also possess extensive experience with conducting meetings, planning events, working interdepartmentally, and creating memos and emails to keep teams up to date, all while being part of a creative team.

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

Residential Assistant, Edinboro University. Edinboro, Pennsylvania

Jan. 20166— Ending May 4th, 2019

Help conduct continuing education training, create informational powerpoints, and work across residential and campus life to bring guest speakers, and relying information through calls and email.
Keep records of room availability and residents accounts, manually or using excel. Perform bookkeeping activities, such as key audits and conducting nightly building rounds.
Create community events within dormitories and around the university for students.
Help create a community conductive to student growth academically, personally, and socially.
Reserve space and schedule events.
Date-stamp, sort, and rack incoming mail and messages.
Freelance

Dec. 2015 — Present

.Created animatics and storyboards for clients
Created commercials, compositions, backgrounds, storyboards, and other images
.Present final layouts to clients for approval.
Create custom illustrations or other graphic elements for clients.
Participate in design and production of multimedia campaigns, handling budgeting and scheduling, and relying information throughout the pipeline.

Comic artist, Edinboro Spectator. Erie, Pennsylvania

Feb. 2018 — Apr. 2018

Confer with clients, editors, writers, art directors, and other interested parties regarding the nature and content of artwork to be produced.
Created comics in a timely manner to fit bi-weekly deadlines. Worked for and with editors to create a mixture of political and current trend comics for the Edinboro Spectator.
Submit preliminary or finished artwork or project plans to clients for approval, incorporating changes as necessary.
Create sketches, profiles, or likenesses of posed subjects or photographs, using any combination of freehand drawing, mechanical assembly kits, and computer imaging.

EDUCATION

Edinboro University, Edinboro, Pennsylvania

Bachelor of Arts, Cinema Animation, Minor Business Administration, May 2019

West Allegheny High School, Imperial, Pennsylvania

High School Diploma, June 2014

SKILLS
-Microsoft Office suite -Toonboom Suite -Adobe cloud -SPSS Softwares -Dragonframe

AFFILIATIONS

Animation Club Treasurer

Recruitment, Philanthropy, and New Member Education Chair for local Lambda Chi Alpha chapter

REFERENCES

Jeremy Galante (animator and professor)

(440) -773-2526

Michael Genz (animator and professor)

(814)- 449- 1423

Joesette Skobieranda (residence life director)

(814)-732-2818

(client references available upon request)

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To contact this candidate email kutzavitchanimation@gmail.com

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