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Josh Halford

Freelance Cartoonist, Animator, & More

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Location:Austin, Texas, United States
Website: http://joshhalford.com
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/joshhalford4484
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I'm a professional animator, designer and motion graphics artist in Austin, TX with over 13 years of experience. I've worked on various television, commercial and web productions including FOX's "Axe Cop" and FX's "Chozen." Not only am I tech savvy, but also have a strong foundation in the visual arts and can produce quality work using any style, method or medium.

EDUCATION

The Art Institute of Tampa
September 2008 - June 2012
Bachelor’s of Fine Arts – Media Arts & Animation

SKILLS

• Storyboarding/Animatic
• Character/Background design
• 2D character rigging
• Key animation
• Motion graphics
• Web design

SOFTWARE

• Flash
• After Effects
• Photoshop
• Illustrator
• InDesign
• Final Cut Pro
• Toon Boom Storyboard Pro
• Manga Studio Pro

EXPERIENCE

Built Games
June 2016 - Present
Animator and graphic designer for educational and gaming apps.

Echo Bridge Pictures
November 2012 - October 2014
Animator, concept designer and layout artist on various television and web productions for a small, traditional animation studio.

Knowledge Quest Education Solutions, Inc.
November 2012 – March 2013
Designed assets for series of interactive educational animations. Created and rigged all characters, backgrounds and props. Trained artists and maintained a consistent aesthetic throughout the series.