Mo Shockey

Freelance Illustrator & Storyboarder

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Location:Brooklyn, New York, United States
Website: http://meshockey.dapotfolio.com
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/mshockey
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MAUREEN SHOCKEY HTTP://MESHOCKEY.DAPORTFOLIO.COM
874 43rd St. #11C (315) 706-3255
Brooklyn, NY 11232 mshockeyart@gmail.com
CAREER FOCUS
Pursuing an Illustrator and Storyboarding/scripting for animation or related position utilizing
my broad and extensive experience in illustration, design, graphic arts, customer service and
achieving performance and company goals in a fast paced, results-driven environment.
IN BRIEF
-Offering a bachelor’s of fine arts degree, magna *** laude in Illustration and over 2 semesters of
field-tested experience in achieving the vision of the author and animation team.
- Broad knowledge of literature specifically: classics, rare books and book
organization
- Self-starter, work well independently or as contributing member of a creative team
- Mastery and expertise in: Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign and Aftereffects
- Bi-lingual, mastery of English and Conversational Spanish
- Passionate about Illustration, Storyboarding & Scripting/Scriptwriting for animation
- Have designed permanent art for artistic tattoo-cover-ups
- Highly detail-oriented and organized
- Deadline-driven with a strong sense of priority and follow-through
- Capable of managing project schedules within specific deadlines in a quick-turn
environment
- Performed over 300 hours of community service for varied organizations

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT
Historic Green-Wood Cemetery -Tour Volunteer (2012- present)
Camp Caspar Gregory – Senior Counselor (2005)
Camp Caspar Gregory – Junior Counselor (2003, 2004, 2005)
Sunshine Horse Rescue – Volunteer (2003 - 2006)
Onondaga Creek Clean-up – Volunteer (2003 - 2006)
Syracuse Samaritan Center – Volunteer (2003 - 2006)

COMPUTER PROFICIENCIES
Microsoft Office 2007 Suite, Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign, Aftereffects

EDUCATION AND CERTIFICATION
Fashion Institute of Technology, New York, NY (May 2012)
Bachelor of Fine Arts – magna *** laude,
Major: Illustration
Minor: English
Fashion Institute of Technology, New York, NY (May 2010)
AAS – Major: Illustration
Onondaga Community College, Syracuse, NY (May 2008)
AAS – Major: Fine Arts
PROFILE…
Creative…Leader…Results oriented…Team building skills…Project-committed… Analytical…
Detail- oriented…Results-driven…Strong organizational skills…Adaptable… Strong Work Ethic…
Positive Attitude…Creative…Efficient…Conscientious…Dedicated
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
www.brooklynfans.com -Peter Tenney ( July 2012)
-Storyboarding/Keyframe work for two (2) Advertizing pitches

Auryn Creative- Carlos Moreno ( June 2012)
- Logo design and branding
- Book cover for Sci-fi ebook

www.seacoastgames.com-Lionel Houde (June 2012)
-Images mimicing artist's stle for Iphone game app

Fashion Institute of Technology, New York, NY (Sept. 2011 – May 2012)
Mentee / Intern – Directly responsible for fulfilling the requirements for the degree of
BFA of Illustration, learning all aspects of storyboarding and scriptwriting.
- Reported for 2 semesters directly to Doc Hammer, Executive Producer of the Venture Bros.
o Created twenty-four (24) pages of storyboards for a two-page animation script
based on an original story I authored
o Produced nine (9) original backgrounds and turnarounds for two original
characters
- Utilized the use of advanced art skills, including sketching and drawing, in a variety of
techniques, styles and subject matter
- Combined strong drawing skills with excellent design, layout to produce new and exciting
art
- Exercised my willingness to collaborate and flexible personality style to build effective
working relationship with Mentor
- Able to communicate in a clear fashion and articulate concept ideas and enticing vision for
the project through sketches
- Worked collaboratively with Mentor and was responsible for delivering quick, yet
proficient sketches and storyboards

Hard Luck Tattoo, Syracuse, NY (May 2010 – Aug. 2010)
Tattoo Apprentice – Responsible for serving as first touch-point for new and
repeat customers.
-Consulted with clients and designed permanent art for artistic tattoo-cover-ups
- Designed original permanent art for tattoos
-Set-up tattoo and piercing stations daily – proficient with autoclave sterilization
process
- Cleaned and sterilized instruments

Fairmont Community Library, Syracuse, NY (Jun. 2003 – Sept. 2008)
Library Assistant/ Page – Responsible for a variety of tasks within the library
including:
-Shelving and arranging materials such as books, magazines and periodicals
-Processing new books
- Photocopying materials
-Performed messenger work
- Assisted with micro-computer
- Organized reading areas
- Assisted with library programming, including setup and takedown
- Assisted with opening, maintaining and closing libraries, including equipment and
grounds activities
-Prepared rooms for meetings and assured that accessories needed for meetings were
available
-Inspected materials for damages and processed accordingly
- Provided minimal directional assistance to patrons
Skills (2) Rating
Illustration
Storyboarding