Richard Trebus

Freelance Animator & Graphic Designer

Location:Kissimmee, Florida, United States
2 Skills

More than fifteen years experience working as an illustrator, designer, and animator. Skilled in creating whatever it is that you create within whatever kinds of ridiculous time and budget restraints are put on you and always doing it with a smile on your face. Known for consistently producing high-quality creative products on time and under budget.
Proficient with computer use: Internet and graphic capabilities. Work efficiently in Photoshop and Illustrator, Acrobat, In Design, Quark, and Powerpoint. Experienced watercolorist, and draughtsman.

12/2001 - Present Rich Trebus Illustration & Design - Poinciana, Florida
Freelance Designer, Illustrator, Animator, Muralist, Children's Book Author/Illlustrator
Worked with clients on design projects, illustrations for print,
animation for television, and interior designs and murals for residential projects. Clientele list includes: Disney Design, SeaWorld, Busch Gardens and Busch Entertainment Corp., AT&T, Garth Brooks Enterprise.

7/1997 - 12/2001 Walt Disney Feature Animation - Orlando, Florida
Clean- up Animator
Responsibilities included breaking down of animation scenes. Worked on the character Mulan from the film Mulan, various characters from the film Tarzan, the character Goofy from the short film How to Haunt a House, and the character Lilo from the feature film Lilo & Stitch.

6/1995 - 6/1997 Character Builders Inc. - Columbus, Ohio
Assistant Animator
Responsibilities included key clean-ups, rough animation, layouts, storyboarding, effects animation and effects clean-up, conceptual design, character design, and illustrations for clients.
Film work includes: Anastasia for Twentieth Century Fox, Space Jam for Warner Bros., Swan Princess for Nest Entertainment, Beauty and the Beast?s Enchanted Christmas and numerous other television spots, commercials and shows such as Life with Louie, Beethoven, and Happiest Ever After Fairy Tales.

1/1994 - 5/1994 Walt Disney Feature Animation Internship Program - Orlando, Florida
Received basic training in all aspects and departments of Disney Animation.

1988 - 1993 Freelance Illustrator, Designer and Watercolorist - Canfield, Ohio
Worked with numerous clients on commissioned paintings, shirt designs, newspaper advertisements, illustrations, company logos and murals.
Clients included Youngstown Vindicator and AT&T.

1990 - 1995 Columbus College of Art & Design - Columbus, Ohio
Major- Illustration Design
Minor - Advertising Design
Art classes included: 2-D Design, 3-D Sculpture Design, Structural/Perspective Drawing, Color Concept and Color Theory, Painting, Figure Drawing and Rapid Sketch, Advertising, Package Design, Art History, Illustration and Decorative Illustration.
Skills (2) Rating
Graphic Design