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Lydia Pépin

Freelance Illustrator & 3D Animator

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Location:Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Website: http://www.lydiapepin.com
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/lydiapepin
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WORK EXPERIENCE:

Kratt Brothers Company LTD (January - December 2013)

Background Painter for Wild Kratts tv show ( September - current)

Production Coordinator (June – September 2013)
Coordinated props, characters, and location designs with designers, storyboard artists, builds department, and background department.
Prepared and assisted in script/storyboard and design meetings. Prepared design packs for board artists, 9story, TVO, and PBS. Cross-checked invoices.

3D Artist (June 2013)
3D Modeled and Textured characters for 3D printer to be used as Toy Prototypes.

Digital Coordinator (January – June 2013)
Coordinated, designed, and tested new interactive games and social media.
Provided updates and upkeep of Html & WordPress websites.

One World Awesome Arts (October - December 2012)
Workshop Instructor
Taught stop-motion animation workshop for children.

EventBots (September 2012 – Present):
Special Events Media Producer (Part Time)
Interacted with guests and helped creatively capture them through photography and video, as well as assist in the marketing of products.

Ottawa Animation Festival (September 2012):
Adobe Products Expert
Taught Flash and gave technical support/recommendations in animation workshop of 27 teens.

Jordan Craig Photography (June 2012 –September 2012)
Photographic Assistant (Part Time)
Assisted with photo-shoots, photo retouching, and video editing.

Canadian Heritage, Young Canada Works (YCW) (May 2010 - June 2011)
Program Coordinator (PM4)
Provision of program management and services including consultation, policy interpretation, technical support for the YCW website and its access database, and program promotion strategies for Canadian Heritage program partners.

Canadian Heritage, Virtual Museum of Canada (December 2008 - May 2010)
Project Coordinator (PM4)
Planned, organized, and managed projects for the Virtual Museum of Canada, with respect to integrated web-based products and services.

Canadian Heritage, Cultural Capitals of Canada (May - December 2008)
Program Officer (PM3)
Prepared information documents, summaries, briefing notes, and correspondence to the Minister’s Office.
Analyzed financial and narrative information, communicated with clients, and provided logistical support and coordination of program activities.

EDUCATION:
Cité collégiale / 3D Animation Collegial Diploma
Algonquin College / Web Design Certificate
University of Ottawa / Honours B.A in Communications

SKILLS:
Excellent interpersonal communication skills
Thirst for learning and able to adapt well to change
Able to work with a broad range of medium creatively and under time constraint
Team spirited, resourceful, with great ability to improvise

SOFTWARE EXPERIENCE:
Adobe Photoshop, Maya, Adobe Flash, and After Effects. (CS6 & 2012 versions )
Illustrator, InDesign, Dreamweaver (knowledge of HTML & CSS language), Final Cut Pro, and Adobe Premiere. (CS6 & 2012 versions)

EXTRA-CURRICULAR HIGHLIGHTS:
Successfully organized fundraiser and art exposition Art for Awareness (Oct 2013)
Featured in article by Celebrate her, as well as on the Rogers tv show Entre nous.
Well-traveled: Greece, Ecuador, Egypt, Mongolia, South Korea, Italy, and more.

References Available Upon Request
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Illustration
3D Animation