Ken Music                     Character Animator

Objective:

Looking to work on challenging 3D projects with a team of inspiring artists.

Education:

Animation Mentor

  1. Certificate in Advanced Character Animation

  2. Animation Award: Best Silent Acting Shot - Student Choice Awards - Siggraph 2007

Classes included Advanced Short Film Production, Acting Techniques and Animation Fundamentals with mentors from Pixar, Blue Sky, Disney, Tippet and ReelFX

Parsons School of Design, New York, NY

  1. Classes in Graphic Design and Typography

Harvard University Extension School, Boston, MA

  1. Classes in Beginning and Advanced 3D Modeling and Animation with Maya

Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester, MA

  1. Bachelor of Science in Management Information Systems, with High Distinction

Professional Experience:

Senior Designer/Producer, Verizon, Boston MA/New York, NY

Senior User Interface Designer, Accenture LLC, Wellesley, MA

Web Developer and Designer, Litton TASC, Reading, MA

Technical Skills:

Software: Maya, Softimage XSI, After Effects, Final Cut, Photoshop, Illustrator

Operating Systems: Windows, Mac OSX, Unix

Character Animation Experience:

Roof, New York, NY - Character Animator - Freelance

  1. Bullet Honda Ad campaign

Buck, New York, NY - Character Animator - Freelance

  1. Bullet Walmart ad campaign

Charlex, New York, NY - Character Animator - Freelance

  1. Bullet Advil and Verizon ad campaigns

Psyop, New York, NY - Character Animator - Freelance

  1. Bullet Mucinex ad campaign

Charlex, New York, NY - Character Animator - Staff

  1. Bullet National ad campaigns including Verizon FiOS, Cheerios, Jarritos, Subway, Advil, Seton, Ziplock

Hornet Inc., New York, NY - Lead Character Animator - Freelance

  1. Bullet National ad campaigns including McDonalds, Uncle Ben's, Smurfs, Intel, British Gas

Tippett Studio, Berkley, CA - Character Animator - Staff

  1. Bullet Feature film: Cats and Dogs 2

Panda Panther, New York, NY - Character Animator - Freelance

  1. Bullet Pop Tarts ad campaign

So! Animation, New York, NY - Character Animator - Freelance

  1. Bullet Virgin Media theater ad campaign

Framestore, New York, NY - Character Animator - Freelance

  1. Bullet Geico Gecko Nature and Zoo ad campaigns

Blue Sky Studios, White Plains, NY - Character Animator - Temp

  1. Bullet Feature film: Horton Hears a Who

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Jul 2016 - Present


Jun 2016 - Jul 2016


Jan 2016 - May 2016


Jul 2015 - Dec 2015


Dec 2011 - Jun 2015


Feb 2010 - Feb 2012


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Jan 2006 - Sept 2007

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Sept 2003 - May 2004

Aug 1993 - May 1997


April 2001 - Aug 2007

May 1999 - Mar 2001

Jun 1997 - Apr 1999

                                                                                   
                                                                                   Cell: 617-818-8465
                                                                                   E-mail: kgmusic@me.com mailto:kgmusic@me.com?subject=shapeimage_2_link_0

Personal:

Fluent in English and Spanish.  Interests include salsa dancing, international travel and action sports.