CV / English / Character Animator

Amanda H. Smith

Address: 125 Animation Ave, Studio City, CA 91504

Email: [email protected]

Phone: (555) 234-5678


Creative and detail-oriented Character Animator with over 5 years of experience in bringing characters to life for video games and animated feature films. Adept at creating high-quality animations that capture the essence and personality of characters, while working closely with directors and other animators to achieve compelling storylines. Proficient with the latest animation software and technology.

Core Competencies

  • Character Design and Animation
  • 3D Modeling and Texturing
  • Rigging and Skinning
  • Motion Capture Editing
  • Storyboarding
  • Team Collaboration
  • Creative Direction
  • Proficient in Maya, Blender, and Adobe Suite

Technologies and Certifications

  • Software Proficiencies: Maya, Blender, Adobe After Effects, Photoshop
  • Certifications: Adobe Certified Expert (ACE), Certified Maya Professional

Professional Experience

Lead Character Animator, Fantasy Worlds Studio

Los Angeles, CA | June 2019 - Present - Directed a team of 8 animators in the creation of characters for a series of successful video games. - Improved animation project completion rates by 25% through the implementation of efficient workflows and collaboration strategies.

Character Animator, Blue Moon Animations

San Francisco, CA | July 2015 - May 2019 - Developed and animated characters for 4 feature-length animated films, receiving acclaim for animation quality. - Collaborated with the rigging team to resolve 95% of technical issues affecting character animations.

Education and Training

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Animation California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA | 2011 - 2015

Workshops and Courses - Advanced Character Animation, AnimSchool - Rigging 101, CG Spectrum


Available upon request.