Willie Azali

Freelance Animator & Storyboarder

Location:South San Francisco, California, United States
Website: http://www.wazaliart.com/
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Willie Azali


Seeking a position in the Animation field within a dynamic creative department that will enable me to utilize my talents in animation, while allowing me to excel and grow as an artist.


Software: Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Premier, Adobe AfterEffects, Adobe Flash, Corel Painter, Toonboom and Digicel Flipbook

Skills: Traditional character animation, Illustration, Concept and Logo design, Character Design, and Storyboarding

Work Experiences

Marvimation, Burlingame, CA
Freelance Animator January 2011 – Present
• Revising and Drawing the story and animatic for an original short film
• Traditionally animating shots for the short film

Buckingham Creek, Santa Clara, CA
Freelance Animator August 2010 – Present
• Designing and creating visual assets for an iPhone game application ‘Pipe Rescue’ that was released on December 16th, 2010 on iTunes
• Providing ideas and character sketches for new game release

Mariposa Pictures, Los Angeles, CA
Freelance Animator October 2010 – Present
• Traditionally animating characters for scenes in a short film using Toonboom
• Cleaning up and coloring the final animated scenes

M.O.R.R.E. Project, UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA
Intern March 2006 - June 2006
• Observed and documented the inpatient flow from the operating room to the recovery unit
• Interacted with nursing staff and anesthesia residents
• Trained and supervised volunteers to collect and analyze data

Department of Psychology, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA
Research Assistant October 2005 – March 2006
• Recruited and interacted with subjects for a social experiment
• Collected and Analyzed data

Relevant Experiences
• Participating in a collaborated student short film as a clean-up artist
• Participated and animated a scene for Don Bluth Animation Master Class
• Create original traditional animation short film; from concept and character design, layout, storyboarding and animation
• Design, create and animate 2D assets using Flash
• Build clay puppets and create a stop motion animation using clay, paper and found objects
• Create and animate 3D models with Maya
• Create and present storyboards in a team environment
• Create GIF icons and symbols
• Strong traditional art skills and character design

Academy of Arts University, San Francisco May 2010 Bachelor of Fine Arts in Animation

University of California, Los Angeles March 2006 Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
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