Jose Rene Ramirez

Freelance Animator & Flash Designer

Location:San Francisco, California, United States
2 Skills
SKILLS Excellent 2D animation skills
Strong skills in traditional full animation, Flash, After Effects, and Photoshop
Proficient in FX animation
Familiar with 3D animation
Fluent in spoken and written Spanish

Aug 2013 -- Sep 2013 Breaktime Studios, San Francisco, CA
Production Animator
Created character animations for Paper Streets and unannounced title
Designed and animated FX for unannounced title

May 2012 – Aug 2013 GREE International, San Francisco, CA
Flash Character and FX Animator
?Animated biped and quadruped characters for several titles
?Created FX animations such as lightning, smoke, light, etc.

Aug 2011 – Mar 2012 LOLapps, San Francisco, CA
Flash Character Animator
Took character concept and created flash rigs for Ravenshire Castle
Worked on character animations for Ravenshire Castle and minor work on FX

Sep 2010 – Aug 2011 Alter Action, Burlingame, CA
Freelance Graphic Artist Production Assistant
Assembled final artwork layout and organized files for Facebook game apps
Worked on three titles: Club Ciel, Me Quieres No Me Quieres, and La Fiesta

Mar 2010 – Sep 2010 Sudoscape, San Francisco, CA
Freelance Flash FX Animator
Designed and animated FX for Totemica: Esper Chronicles

Mar 2010 Mad Turtle Media, San Francisco, CA
Freelance Character and Prop Designer
Designed several tree props for PlantMe on Facebook
Designed male and female avatar characters for Space Crusader

Nov 2009 – Jan 2010 Crowdstar, San Francisco, CA
Freelance Game Prop Designer
Created and animated Scuba Turkey for Happy Aquarium, #1 item for Nov
Designed props for three games, with emphasis on Happy Aquarium

Jul 2009 – Oct 2009 Product Madness, San Francisco, CA
Freelance Graphic Artist
Created graphic content for Facebook game apps. Games included are:
D-Day, Australia’s Underworld, Wizard Academy, Zombie Wars, and Made Men

Jan 2009 - Jun 2009 Outspark, San Francisco, CA
Graphic Design Intern
Created virtual gift icons for Outspark’s gift shop
Created banner ads within a limited file size
Designed landing pages

Oct 2005 – Dec 2008 The Art Institute of California – San Francisco
B.S., Media Arts & Animation 12/2008
Skills (2) Rating
Flash Design