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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Kendal Drewke

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Kendal Drewke


BFA Character Animation

Orlando, FL



Kendal Drewke

drewkekm@gmail.com  /  (727) 657-9166  /  vimeo.com/kendaldrewke




University of Central Florida (UCF)                                                    2013 – 2017

Bachelors of Fine Arts in Character Animation


UCF Study Abroad Program in Nice and Paris, France                   2015


DreamWeaver (2017)                                                                              2016 – 2017

Student short animated thesis film

–          Worked within a team of 10 to develop six minute animated short

–          LAIFFA 2017 “Best Animation Student Short”

Reference: Professor Cheryl Briggs (Cheryl.Briggs@ucf.edu, 912-661-3894) – Faculty Director


Work Experience

Universal Orlando Resort                                                                       2017 – 2019

Resort Yacht Captain

–          Piloted 45-passenger water taxi, guest interaction, disabled/wheelchair guest assistance

–          Required State of FL Boating Safety certification, CPR AED certification, bloodborne

pathogens and fire hazards safety training

–          “Way to Go!” award winner – Guest Service Owners Council recognition for delivering

outstanding guest customer service in themed entertainment

Reference: Spencer NeeDelman (407-796-677) – Yacht Captain Lead


First Presbyterian Church of Gainesville                                                               2012 – 2013

Brass Ensemble Performer – Concert Euphonium

Reference: Dr. Mark Coffey (music@1stpc.org, 352-213-2134) – Director of Music


Volunteer Service

Otronicon STEAM Exhibition 2016 (Orlando, FL) – UCF School of Visual Art and Design representative and volunteer staff, there to promote the Character Animation program to prospective students


ACM SIGGRAPH 2016 (Anaheim, CA) – student volunteer for annual conference showcasing international computer graphics and VFX


University of Florida Natural History Museum, Junior Volunteer                   2006 – 2012 (348 hrs)

–          Children’s camp assistant, UF Butterfly Rainforest exhibit docent

–          Outstanding Service Award, “in recognition of superior performance” as a Junior Volunteer for the University of Florida Museum of Natural History, 2012


Morningside Nature Center, Gainesville Parks & Rec, Junior Naturalist         2009, 2010 (93 hrs)

–          Children’s camp assistant


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