Efrain Cintron

Freelance Animator & Illustrator

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Location:Brooklyn, New York, United States
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/efraincintron
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Efrain Cintron

 
 
OBJECTIVE
 
To be a vital member of the visual development for illustration, game design, and film/animation
by applying storyboarding, illustration, animation, and background art skills.
 
 
EDUCATION
 
Parsons School of Design - May 2000, BFA in Illustration
 
Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts - July 1996, Landscape Painting
 
Parsons School of Design - July 1995, Intensive Painting(non-credit)
 
Pratt Institute -1994, Traditional Animation course(non-credit)
 
Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts - July 1993 Life Drawing and Painting(noncredit)
 
Hussian School of Design - August 1993, Illustration(non-credit)
 
University of The Arts - July 1992, Illustration and Drawing(non-credit)
 
 
QAULIFICATION SKILLS
 
Illustration                  Environment Painting, Character Design, and Costume Design
 
Animation                   Storyboards, traditional animation (2d). Flash Animation
 
Software                     Flash, Photoshop, After-effects, Adobe Premiere
 
General                       Strong sense of drawing and painting skills.
 
 
EXPERIENCE
 
 
2013
 
VH1                                                    Jingle Bells-animated characters for this 30 sec holiday spot for VH1
 
Cementos                                         Historias- Animated Character for this 25 second spot for Cementos
 
 
2012
Confused.com                                 Worked on animation roughs and clean-up on characters as well
 
Candywarehouse.com                   Designed characters as content for the website Holiday Pics.
 
Coach Bags                                     Created animation content for 3 commercial spots using flash.
 
Trident                                                Created animated assets to be overlaid over live action.
 
 
 
2011
 
Confused.com                                 Worked on animation of characters and clean-up on characters as well
 
Trigenta                                             Worked on animation of characters
 
VH1 Valentine's  Day                      Created animation for short animation Directed by Julia Pott
 
Candywarehouse.com                   Designed characters as content for the website Holiday Pics.
 
Office Buddies                                  Worked on clean up and lip sync for the animated pilot
 
Man Team                                         Worked on rough animation and clean up for the animated pilot
 
Google.com                                      Created animated content using flash program.
 
 
 
 
2010
 
NY Times Knowledge Network     Animated 30 second spot from animatc to finished animation.
 
Confused.com                                   Animated character for the pitch.
 
Pains of Being Pure of Heart          created animation assets and animated assets for POBPH's music video.
 
GE                                                        Animated character for an in-house instructional film for GE employees.
 
 Maryland Lottery Powerball            Animated characters for 30 second spot.
 
Maryland Lottery Jackpot                 Animated characters for 30 second spot.
 
Reese's Peanut Butter Cups          Animated character for 30 second spot(pitch)
 
 
2009
 
Code of Everand         Animated character for 20 second spot for on-line content.
 
Healthy Choice           Animated character for 20 second spot.
 
Maryland Lottery         Created animatic and animated 30 second spot.
 
ADA Sports                  Created character, Storyboard,animatic , and animation for 30   
 
                                        second spot for ADA sport on-line site. 
 
Cheapeats.com         Designed Character Design for website
 
Goldfish Crackers     Working with Mixtape Club of Hornet Inc, I animated the goldfish  
                                     characters in 4 20 second spots
 
Fulton Bank               Created caharacter animation for Fulton Bank commercial.
 
Banco Canarias         Animated Handycap Logo for 10 second televsion spot
 
 
Vivo                              Animated Assets for on-line website
 
 
 
2008
 
Fed Ex                          Working with the team at Hornet Inc. I contributed to working on           
                                       banner animation   
 
Nike/Footlocker          In collaboration with Hornet Inc, I worked on the  character 
                                      animation for 4 online web spots.
 
Orbits Gum                   Working with the team at Hornet Inc. I did the character  
                                        animation for a Times Square Billboard advertisement for
                                        Orbits Gum.
 
The Topps Co.              Collaboratiing with Topps Co, I created a pilot for a 
                                         possible upcoming t.v. show(details are confidential) 
 
Aaron Stewart               Working with Aaron Stewart. I worked on character animation
                                         for a pilot called "Bloody Bandaids"
 
 
 
 
2007
 
Nicktoons Network             Animated the three headed monster character for several TV   
 
                                               spots that were aired on Nicktoons 3 headed monster   
                                               
                                               cartoon block.
 
 
 
Rocket Monkeys                   I was part of an animation team working to complete the 
 
                                                 Rocket Monkeys  Episode 1.
 
Modelo Special                     I animated the characters in this short 15 second spot for 
 
                                                 Modelo beer.
 
 
Los Campansinos                 I contributed my animation service to the animated music 
 
                                                  video for the rock  band "Los Campasinos"
 
 
2006
 
 
 
Discovery Science                 In collaboration Interspectacular, I animated several TV 
                                                   spots that were aired between showings on the  
                                                   Discovery Science Channel.
 
Lowes                                       In collaboration with Siite Interactive, I created the  
                                                   background art, designed, and animated the characters in  
                                                   this interactive online game for Lowes Official website.
 
Lysol                                         Working with the team at Karsten Creative, I created 
                                                   conceptual designs for Lysol's "the Bowl and Beyond"  
                                                   line of Toilet Cleaners.
 
ARS Beco                                Collaborating with the team at Dancing Diablo Studios, I 
                                                   animated several characters in 2 15 second spots for Ars  
                                                   Beco christmas sales.
 
Scary Movie 4                          In collaboration with Mammoth Advertising, I animated the 
                                                    Sumo characters in this on-line game
                                                    for The Weistein Company's "Scary Movie 4"
 
 
 
Comedy Central Mobile           I animated the comedy central logo in 2  spots for 
 
                                                     "Comedy Central 
                                                     Mobile". 
 
 
The Pidgeon                              Working with Mammoth Advertising, I animated the 
                                                      Pidgeon character based on a line of childrens books by 
                                                      the same name.
 
 
 
2005
 
Hasbro                                         In collaboration with Brooklyn Games, I produced the            
                                                      artwork for upcoming "The Batman" video game,  in-
                                                      cluding:   
                                                      Storyboards, Animation, Background Design
                                                      Video game assets.
 
 
ARS Beco                                    In collaboration with Dancing Diablo Studios, I animated 
                                                       the characters in two 20 second spots.
 
Hasbro                                         In collaboration with Brooklyn Games, I produced the            
                                                       artwork for upcoming "Transformers" video game,  in-
                                                       cluding:   
                                                       Storyboards, Animation, Background Design
                                                       Video game assets.
 
Marc Echo                                    Produced various line drawings to be used on boys
                                                        T-shirt / pants.
 
VH1                                                 In collaboration with Hornet Inc, I contributed to 
                                                         animating the characters  in this Vh1 short sequence
 
Topps Co.                                       I Illustrated 36 cards which will be part of the new
                                                         Garbage Pail Kids  Series 4 trading cards
 
 
 
2004
 
Strangelove                                   In contribution with Hornet Inc. studios, I animated the 
                                                         characters in this animation opening title sequence.
 
Scholastic                                       Animation using Flash software. Created character 
                                                          design, storyboards, and complete animation.
 
Topps                                              Redesigned and animated Garbage Pail kids Official 
                                                         Website, which included: Character Designs,        
                                                         Background Designs, and Animation.
 
Topps                                               Created website content for Wacky Packages Official
                                                          Website. Content included, Background artwork,    
                                                          animation, and  online game designs.
 
 
 
Wolverine                                        Created storyboards for  preproduction of latest ad   
                                                          campaign. Created Pre-production Illustration 
                                                          depicting the look of future television spot.
 
 
2003-2001
 
Freshdirect                             As an employee I was responsible for the following:
                                                 
                                                  Developed Flash animation for company website including:
                                                • Web Banners
                                                • Seasonal Animations
                                                • Animated Buttons
 
                                                 Traditional Animaton - Storyboarded, animated and 
                                                 directed several Billboard Ads(Digital Billboard)
 
                                                 Costume Designer -Designed Characters to be designed  
                                                 into Fabricated Costumes
 
 
 
2001-2000
 
BullsEyeArt                                       As an employee I was responsible for the following:
 
 
 
Rosie O’ Donnell Show             Designed opening title storyboards/ animation
                                                        (2001 Daytime Emmy Award Nominee" for Opening   
                                                        Title Design)
 
VH1                                                Animated on-line voting service/ character design
 
Flybanger                                      Character designs/animation/ storyboards and layout  
                                                        design.
 
SparkleDrive                                 Music video, character design/ animation
 
Kenny The Shark                          Animated series, animation(clean-up)/background  
                                                         design and layout
 
Rock.com                                       Rock Legend Illustrations
 
DietRite                                         Animated survey animation/background art and design.
 
Makin Moves                                  Animated series
 
Phish                                               Music Video for "Shockwave.com" character design / 
                                                          animation/ background design.
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Animation
Illustration