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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Jessica Durant

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Jessica Durant


Animator/ storyboard artist

Mount Dora

JESSICA DURANT Sequential Artist-Illustrator-Colorist-Storyboard -Animatorwww.behance.net/seqagal

(352)497-9947 jduranttheartist11@gmail.com

EDUCATION Columbus College of Art and Design (CCAD)Columbus, OHM.F.A. in AnimationAugust 2018 – May 2019Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD)Savannah, GAB.F.A. in Sequential ArtMarch 2015 – May 2018SKILLS




Layout Design

Attention to Detail

Narrative Storytelling Concept Art Storyboarding Character Design Time Management Writing Editing Animation


SOFTWARE SKILLS Adobe Photoshop Adobe InDesign Adobe Illustrator Clip Art Studio Storyboard Pro Microsoft Office Blender Adobe After EffectsAWARDS CCAD Academic Honors Scholarship 2018-2020SCAD Academic Honors Scholarship 2015 – 2018 SCAD Achievement Honor Scholarship 2015 – 2018

EXPERIENCE CCAD Graduate AssistantColumbus, OHAugust 2018 – December 2018Work with multiple departments within CCAD to create a stable work environment for the bachelors students. Freelance Background / Storyboard Artist Columbus, OHAugust 2018 – December 2018Worked with Industry Animators to create background designs for shows. SCAD Sequential Art Society PresidentSavannah, GA May 2017 – June 2018Collaborated with Vice President and Secretary to expand the club and bring new experiences to the Sequential Arts Department and other SCAD majors. Focused on creating engaging and dynamic events to inspire new and current members. Designed marketing materials, created detailed schedules and promoted club events and resources. Children’s Book IllustratorSavannah, GA September 2017 – November 2017Worked with a writer to create art for her SCAD Master’s Degree thesis. Freelance Illustrator Savannah, GA November 2017 – January 2018Worked with multiple artists to create a cohesive book.


  • Adobe products
  • attention to detail
  • Blender
  • collaboration
  • Communication
  • Creativity
  • harmony
  • Layout Design
  • Leadership
  • Maya
  • narrative storytelling
  • storyboard pro


march 2015/ june 2018

bachelors in sequential art at Savannah College of art and design

august 2018/ may 2019

Masters in Animation at Columbus college of Art and design

  • Animation
  • Updated 1 year ago

To contact this candidate email jduranttheartist11@gmail.com

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