Anna Saunders

Freelance Animator & 3D Animator

Location:Glendale, California, United States
2 Skills
567 Arch Place, Glendale, CA 91206 | (C) (818)-434-6835 |

Professional Summary

Versatile Animation Artist who produces creative, charming, character animation for TV commercials and digital
Specializing in both animal and female character design and animation. Experience on commercials, Features, web
and digital Casino games.

Adobe CS5 Flash Knowledgeable in both traditional and advanced Animation
After Effects Design techniques,
Flash 'hand-drawn' style
Lip-sync specialist Experience in drawing organic forms with an emphasis on
Maya 3D Animation quadruped.
Traditional Animation
Character Animation Ability to perform and participate in a dynamic team
Character Design environment.
Character Layout
Fine art Figure drawing Output high quality work per design direction.
Digicell Flipbook
Work History
Animator 07/2013 to 08/2013
Logan TV – Marina Del Rey, CA
Animated and contributed to design elements on new Fruit of the Loom TV Commercial. Created digital 'Hand-
Drawn' style animation and design by incorporating Flash and Photoshop to effectively convey a moving chalk on
blackboard effect.
Character Designer and Animator 07/2013 to 07/2013
TaneVision/Fox TV – Los Angeles, CA
Designing a caricature of Betty White for a Fox News Special LA.
Animating the design (walking into screen) to fit within existing Live-Action title sequence using Adobe Flash CS5.
Lip-sync Specialist. 07/2013 to 07/2013
Ebar Productions – Los Angeles, CA

Designed, created and animated mouth shapes, lip­sync in Adobe Flash CS5 for pre­existing 3D model animation
from concept through completion.
Breaking-down sound track by visually tagging sound wave's in Flash for accurate lip synchronization.
Animation Director 02/2013 to 06/2013
PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) – Echo Park, CA
Designed, story-boarded, animated and edited a 3 minute music video for PETA. Concept through completion,
animated in Flash and After Effects, designed in Photoshop.
Animator- Flash and Traditional 08/2012 to 11/2012
Duck Studios – Santa Monica, CA /Hot Buttered Toast Productions- Pasadena, CA
Traditional Character Animation on a campaign for McDonalds Happy Meals. Created quirky,
fun animation to complement tie-in toy products.
Animating Disney characters Timon and Pumbaa for interactive App project.
Animating Donald Ducks nephews for Disneyland France.
Animating Old Navy Commercial in Flash. All Character Animation.
Flash Animator 03/2012 to 05/2012

Cosmic Giant – Studio City, CA
Flash 'Hand-drawn' style animation and clean-up (using Wacom tablet) for Adult Swim TV show.
Freelance Animator 02/2001 to 04/2012
Freelance Jobs – Los Angeles, CA
Buck Studios Los Angeles CA. Created 'hand-drawn' Flash animation of female character for Burt's Bees Gud
Acme Filmworks Hollywood,CA. Flash animation for United Airways commercial.
Moo Studios, Hollywood CA. 'hand-drawn' Flash animation for Visa card commercial.
Animax Interactive, Culver City. Character turn-arounds/designs for BET TV show Bufu.
AcmeFilmworks Hollywood,CA. Traditional animation for Charmin bear toilet tissue commercial.
Universal Studio, Hollywood, CA. Animation on Curious George feature.
Rough Draft Studio Glendale, CA. Character Layout on Futurame show for Fox TV.
Warner Bros, Glendale, CA. character Animation on Quest for Camelot feature.
TVCartoons London, UK. Animation on Beatrix Potters Tales of Peter Rabbit.

Bachelor of Arts: Animation, Photography
University for the Arts, Epsom and Surrey - Surrey, England.

Additional Information
Status: US Citizen.
Member of BAFTA.
Experience as a Character animator at Disney UK, Warner bros, Universal Studios, Sony and numerous commercial
Studios in Los Angeles and London.
Skills (2) Rating
3D Animation