John Varvir

Freelance Animator & Digital Artist

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Location:Westminster, Colorado, United States
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John Varvir
3641 Dyanna Dr.
Thornton, Colorado 80241
303.280.0932 (home)
303.725.4630 (cell)
rivrav@comcast.net

Career Goal - Animator
Highly self motivated and goal-orientated individual committed to pursuing a long-term career in animation. Offer ability to follow through with projects from inception to completion.

Education
Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design (RMCAD), Lakewood, Colorado
Honor’s Program September 2008 to present

Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design (RMCAD), Lakewood, Colorado
Bachelor of Arts in Fine Arts April 2008
Majoring in 2D Animation
Dean’s List with a GPA of 3.6 on a 4.0 scale

Senior Project: Titled ‘Little Old Ladies’, a comedic take on noir storytelling. This project enabled me to write, produce and direct an entire animated film. The voiceovers and original music were performed by friends. All the animation was hand drawn by myself and is approximately nine minutes.

Related Coursework: Character design and animation, clean-up, modeling, slugging, storyboarding, production design, stop motion and computer animation.

Computer Skills: Proficient in Combustion 4, ToonBoom Studios 4, Adobe Illustrator CS3, PhotoShop CS3, Addition, and Premier 7.0.

Work Experience
Supply Store Sales Assosiate July 2010 to Current
Denver, Colorado 80241 800-888-ARTS
Take care of stocking and running Supply Store. Responsibilities are listening and taking care of customers needs, cleaning store, handling and managing money and direct employee.

RMCAD Café Sept. 2006 to July 2010
Denver, Colorado 80241 800-888-ARTS
Handle all facets of the Café. Responsibilities included greeting customers, making coffee and specialty drinks, sanitizing drink making machines, food preparation, and employee supervision.

Achievements
Eagle Scout December 2001
Completed all ranks of Boy Scouts and earned everything needed to lead me to become an Eagle Scout.

FX Networks April 2009
Art work pertaining to the characters of the Sons of Anarchy TV show was selected for the show’s web site art gallery.

Little Old Ladies 2010
My college thesis 'Little Old Ladies' has appeared and won at several film festivals. Best Animation at Festivus Film Fest, Audience Award for Best Animation at SENE Film Fest, also shown in San Diego Comic Con, Vail and many more film festivals.

References
Rev. Michael Chambness Carol Copeland Jim Irwin
3960 E. 128th Ave. 12304 Clermont Pl 12156 Locust St.
Thornton, Colorado 80241 Thornton, Colorado 80241 Brighton, Colorado 80601
303-457-9267 303-450-6553 303-450-2034
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Animation
Digital Art