Benjamin McMillan

Freelance Cartoonist & Illustrator

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Location:Collingwood, Ontario, Canada
Phone: 705-888-0469
Website: http://www.benjaminmcmillan.com
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/benjaminmcmillan
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Benjamin McMillan
535 Tenth Street, Apt 204, Collingwood, ON, L9Y 4K6, CANADA | (705) 888-0469 | www.benjaminmcmillan.com
benjamin_mcmillan@hotmail.com

JOB EXPERIENCE

Descartes Technologies Inc. – Graphic Artist / Storyboard Artist (March 2011 to Present)
. Creative Direction
. Info-graphics
. Storyboards and Animatics
. Medical Illustrations and Illustrations

Switch Marketing – Animator / Illustrator / Director (March 2010 to April 2011)
. Storyboarding
. Character / Concept Designer
. Communicating with clients
. Responsible for keyframe animation for characters, lip sync, motion graphics
. Sound Editing and Compositing
. Technical Director
. Software used Flash, Premier, After Effects, Photoshop, and Illustrator

Lightspark Studios – Animator - Junior (Dec 2009)
. Animated Character for TV commercial
. Responsible for keyframe animation of character
. Software used 3DS Max

Lightspark Studios – Internship (July 2009 – Nov 2009)
. Worked on Layouts and Animated 2 characters for internal project
. Software used 3DS Max

Freelance Illustration / Graphic Artist (2005 – Present)
. Illustration work for Sun Media
. Storyboarding, Animating, Motion Graphics, Product Illustrations

Professional Skills

Software: Maya 2008 / 2009 / 2010 – animation, modeling, some texturing, lightening. 3DS Max 2010 - animation. After Effects – compositing and particle effects, Flash, Premier, Photoshop, and Illustrator. Gained experience working on a Wacom Cintiq tablet.

Education

Sheridan College
Computer Animation – Graduated with High Honours – Certificate (2009)
Illustration – Graduated with Honours – Diploma (2005)
Art Fundamentals - Certificate (2002)

Volunteer Work
Big Brother Big Sisters – Taught a cartooning class for kids (July 2010)
Off the Wall – Introductory class to Maya (July 2010)

References can be sent upon request
Skills (2) Rating
Cartooning
Illustration