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Robert Sledge

Freelance Animator & Drawer

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Location:Los Angeles, California, United States
Website: http://www.robertsledge.wix.com/rsledgeportfolio
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/robertsledge
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Contact Info willsledge@msn.com
(818)590-4790
http://robertsledge.wixsite.com/portfolio
www.robertsledge.blogspot.com

Experience
Storyboard Artist at Wild Canary
June 2018 – May 2019
Translating scripts to visuals that imparted Acting / Emotional content / Cinematically conveying stories underlying messaging In addition to designing Characters for Series

Storyboard & Character Layout & Design at Renegade Animation Animation January 2015 - April 2018 (3 years 3 months)
Creating Storyboard thru premise driven outline. Duties include creating dialogue and character / situational comedy driven action, story structure. Then Pitching to studio heads and network executives. Other functions include character posing for overseas studios and creation of Character designs for show.

Storyboard Artist Warner Bros. Studios - Freelance
Aug 2015 - Nov 2015 (4 months)
Translating scripts and adding appropriate material to bring out Humor, Story Structure, and Acting.

Storyboard Artist at Universal Animation Studios
January 2014 - January 2015 (1 Year)
translating script to visuals that imparted acting and emotional content to characters and story arcs.

Character Animator at Warner Bros. Studios - Freelance June 2014 - August 2014 (3 months)
Tom & Jerry / Johnny Quest, "Spy Quest" - Feature length, Direct to Video.

Storyboard Artist at Warner Bros. Animation January 2014 - June 2014 (6 months)
New Buggs Bunny & Lola Bunny - Feature length, Direct to Video.

Storyboard Artist & Animator at Warner Bros. Animation - Freelance
December 2013 - April 2014 (5 months)
Translating scripts and adding appropriate material to bring out Humor, Story Structure, and Acting. As Animator I created, key Animation for Oversees to cleanup and in-between's Both Dial / Pantomime
Scenes. Warner Home Video DTV Release "Robin Hood and his Merry Mouse "

Storyboard Artist & Animator at Warner Bros. Animation March 2009 - November 2012 (3 years 9 months)
Looney tunes Show 1,2 Seasons. Storyboard Artist and Character Layout Artist.

Director at MGM / Rubicon
2008 - 2009 (1 year)
Director on Cartoon Network show Ant & Aardvark series Packaged with the "Pink Panther and Pals" Show.
Specifically, handled show Development of Ant & Aardvark series Direction Managing Production Crew from Models to Sound Records Sessions.

Storyboard Artist at S D Entertainment - Freelance
October 2008 - December 2008 (3 months)
3D Project series “Angelina Ballerina”

Storyboard Artist at Starz Media
October 2007 - October 2008 (1 year 1 month)
WOW WOW WUBBZY Storyboard Artist

Storyboard Artist / Character Designer at universal cartoon studios
January 2006 - October 2006 (10 months)
Curious George PBS Series and Hit series Land Before Time Series.

Character Artist at Disney Consumer Products
February 2006 - February 2006 (1 month)
*Contracted by company to design Winnie The Pooh Character Art for merchandise / product.

Storyboard Artist at Rich Crest Entertainment - Freelance
June 2005 - August 2005 (3 months)
. Direct-to-Video Arthur Movie C.G.I.

Storyboard Artist / Character designer / Development at Disney Toon Studios
March 1997 - July 2004 (7 years 5 months)
* Storyboarded Feature’s and Direct to Video's creating dialogue and character / situational comedy.
* other Assignments Animation, Character Models, and Character Layout* Designed publicity art, posters for theatrical film releases.

Development at DreamWorks Animation
July 1996 - March 1997 (9 months)
* Character development on TV productions, Story Development
* Leading design team to achieve overall character model style

Character Artist at Disney Consumer Products
January 1993 - January 1996 (3 years 1 month)
* Oversee Licensees and character art submissions for character merchandise.
* Oversight in correcting and creating artwork for licensees, publishing, Disney stores,
* oversaw and developed branding and Design of Style Guides for Lion King 101 Dalmatians and
Toy story, was heading Character art for Lion kings Bradford exchange Plate series and much more.
Character Layout/ Animation at Warner Brothers Animation
January 1990 - March 1993 (3 years 3 months)
* Character layout and design for;"Tazmania", "Animaniac's" & "Batman" TV Series * Animator for “Tiny Toons”

Character Designer & Animator at Hanna Barbera 1989 - 1991 (over 2 years) Animator Designer Story revisionist. for tv Primetime series and Feature projects.

Skills & Expertise Animation, Storyboarding, Character Design, Sheet Timing, Directing, Consumer Product design and supervision.
Proficient in Photoshop knowledge of Bridge, After Effects, Illustrator Adobe Media Encoder, Flash (Animate) also Corel Painter, Toon Boom software Flipbook 6, SketchUp, Maya, Blender, windows based and Mac proficient.

Education Studio Arts 2013 - 2014 Maya, Toom Boom Harmony, Flash, Cinema4d, and More
West Valley occupational Center 2006-2007 Maya, Sketchup, AutoCAD. and More

Architectural Design and Computer Animation, 2008 - 2009 Glendale Career College Computer Animation, 2006 - 2006
Activities and Societies: Maya



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