Lead Animator Resume

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Jason Hanson

3339 Shingleton Road

Centreville, MI 49032



Job Objective To work for a well established company as a Lead Animator to further enhance my skills in the field of animation.

Highlights of Qualifications:

  • Exceptional experience in motion capture animation data
  • Immense knowledge of Adobe software suites
  • Outstanding knowledge of animation and 3D artwork
  • Remarkable ability to design plans for outsourced production
  • Profound ability to develop team and respond to requests
  • Excellent skills to develop games in 2D animation
  • Amazing skills to perform work in high tech environment
  • Solid understanding of developing quality 3D games
  • Proficient with 3D Studio Max, Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects
  • Ability to develop plans and appropriate directions
  • Ability to manage in-house team of animators
  • Ability to respond appropriately to critiques

Professional Experience:

Lead Animator

Double Helix Games, Centreville, MI

August 2007 – Present

  • Developed storyboards and visual effects to various animations.
  • Coordinated with Art Director to develop animation styles for games.
  • Provided training to artists and ensured compliance to guidelines.
  • Analyzed projects and estimated timeframes for completion.
  • Assisted team members for all special projects on flexible schedule.
  • Ensured optimal utilization of all internal tools to meet technical requirements.
  • Monitored animations to identify issues and provide resolution.

Lead Animator

Popcap Games, Centreville, MI

May 2004 – July 2007

  • Identified required animation tools and technical systems to complete projects.
  • Coordinated with programming and design team to meet animation requirements.
  • Scheduled delivery of content within animation projects.
  • Administered daily operations of animation department.
  • Developed next gen console game in coordination with Art and Creative Director.


Bachelor’s Degree in Design

John A. Logan College, Carterville, IL

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