CORINA GARZA LAKE
2D/3D Animator
corinalake@fastmail.com
Demo reels:  http://corinalake.com/portfolio/
http://www.linkedin.com/in/corinalake

SUMMARY
I'm a talented, eager animator and would love to be part of an exciting project!

QUALIFICATIONS IN BRIEF

  • Technically oriented artist and animator.
  • Trained in the Animation Mentor character animation program.
  • Classically trained 2D/3D animator and rigger.
  • Fine arts degree from The University of Texas at Austin.

SKILLS

  • 2D & 3D animation, character rigging
  • Tools: Unity/Spine/Puppet2D, Autodesk Maya 2013, Toon Boom Harmony, Adobe Flash/Animate, Photoshop, Illustrator, Premiere, After Effects, Mario Paint
  • Lighting, texturing, UV mapping
  • Great communicator with many years experience working on and leading multi-disciplined teams
  • Able to create tools and scripts to make teams more efficient

EDUCATION

Animation Mentor
Character Animation Studies, 2014

  • Focus on animation principles & fundamentals, body mechanics, storyboarding, and animating dialogue.
  • Created animations at production quality, including biped, quadruped, and speech matching.
  • Trained on the in-house asset pipeline similar to industry tools.

The University of Texas at Austin
B.A. Studio Art, 2009
 

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

Leopard Seal Games - Austin, TX   July 2015 - Present
2D Animator, Environment & UI design (indie project)

  • Character and environment concept art.
  • Rigging and animating 2D assets for Unity in Spine.
  • Designing assets in Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator.

Mighty Music Publishing - Austin, TX   Feb 2015 - June 2015,  Jan 2016 - April 2016
2D Animator (contractor)

  • Animated 2D VideoMaps™ using Adobe Flash/Animate, synced to instrumental music.
  • Assisted with preparing files and creating assets in Illustrator for animation.

Texas Legislative Council - Austin, TX    Nov 2008 - Feb 2015
Document Production & Technical Support

  • Led technical teams to devise strategies for enhancing and testing in-house applications.
  • Created Advanced Find/Replace functions using Regular Expressions.
  • Tested applications and add-ons; created bug reports.


VOLUNTEERING

Fantastic Fest & Fantastic Arcade - Austin, TX    Sep 2015 - Oct 2015,  Sep 2016
Volunteer Tech Assistant, Transportation Lead