Jennifer Elizabeth Kossack
In a nut shell:
Comedy writing. Animation. Fluent in Mac and PC. Social networking capabilities. Basic Spanish speaking skills. Hola! Create and conceptualize unique ideas with my razor sharp and disgustingly sick sense of humor. Knowledge of web and web-based applications. Strong fine art and illustration capabilities. eLearning. Gaming. Interactive animation. Voice talent. Storyboarding. Character design. Over 11 years in production environments both independently and with a team.
Media 1 Interactive- 2001- 2011
Multimedia developer and senior Flash animator and designer. Art direction and production of eLearning games, training courses, interactive exercises, graphics, and animations using various design and animation software.
Joe Cartoon Co. /www.joecartoon.com - 1999-2001
Flash animator and storyboard creator. Created online, animated series of cartoons for one of the pioneer animation firms during the dot com era. Produced, wrote, directed, and composed music and voices for a full series of animated cartoons.
Stone Raven - 2011 - Animating Games and apps for iPads and iPhones.
Animax- July-August 2009 (Los Angeles-based company)
Production of MTV’s animated comedy series, Popzilla.
Adopt-a-Pet.com- 2008-2010 (Malibu-based company)
Produced, directed, and animated ‘shorts’ featured on The Martha Stewart Show.
95X WAQX- (New York-based radio station) Clear Channel
Branded several events with logos and illustrations for radio promotions.
American Greetings- 2005
Illustrations for Strawberry Shortcake.
Grand Valley State University - 2003
Bachelor of Science - Film/Video and emphasis in animation
Grand Rapids Community College - 1998
Associates in Fine art and animation
2008: Winner of the Flash Goddess Award.
2004: Merit Award – International Kalamazoo Animation and Film festival.
2004: Animated cartoon premiered on international TechTV’s show, Dash’s Animation House.
2000-present: created the online cartoon world of www.jennicartoon.com featuring cartoons and interactive graphics, and games.