Alejandra Perez

Freelance Storyboarder & Children's Book Illustrator

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Location:Sarasota, Florida, United States
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ALEJANDRA PEREZ GONZALEZ
aperez@c.ringling.edu
http://aleperezportfolio.blogspot.com

EDUCATION
-Ringling College of Art and Design. Sarasota, FL. Major: Computer Animation BFA May 2014.
-Gobelins. Paris, France. Character Animation Master class. Two-week summer course July 2011
-Vancouver Film School. Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Animation Certificate 2003. Completed a one year Traditional Animation Program. Developed a student film. “Fantasia Taurina”

ANIMATION / ARTIST EXPERIENCE
Computer Animation, Ringling College of Art & Design, Sarasota, FL, Spring 2014
As part of a semester long senior thesis project, designed story, characters and background focusing on narrative and the animation principles to complete a two-minute film titled “Matrioshka”.
-Utilizing Photoshop to create storyboards, character and environment design, as well as animated textures.
-Created all the models and character animation using Autodesk Maya.

During a Film Production Course, worked as part of team in charge of creating two animated sequences used in two different projects by the Film Department.
-Animated three sequences for the credits of an Independent Film titled The Lucky Six, using Adobe Flash and Photoshop.
-Designed the characters, initial storyboard idea and animation of a small sequence for a live action student film titled: Glitch, using Adobe Flash.

Ringling College Student Ambassador. Volunteer for different special events, where I assisted the College staff in welcoming guests and prospective students as well as giving tours throughout the campus.

EcoFilm Festival, Mexico City. June 2011.
-Involved in all aspects for the creation of a one minute animated sequence that promotes water conservation. Software used: Toon Boom.

COMPUTER SKILLS
-Working knowledge in Autodesk Maya, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Premier, Flash and Toon Boom.
-Basic knowledge of Nuke, ZBrush and Pixar’s Renderman.

ART TECHNIQUES/ABILITIES
-Storyboard artist. Traditional animation. Character and environment design, exploring different styles and concepts to create an original piece.
-Illustration and painting using traditional and digital media.
-Skilled in 3D modeling, animation, lighting and compositing.
-Languages: fluent in Spanish, English and intermediate knowledge of French.

AWARDS
-Best of Ringling Juried Student show in 2014 for CA senior thesis “Matrioshka”
-Animated short “Gotas de Esperanza” Winner of the 2011 EcoFilm Festival Scholarship 3D mx Mexico City.
-Animated Short “Fantasia Taurina” 2003 included in the book: Ideas for the Animated Short.