Animator/Cartoonist

Joseph A. Brown

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Grew up in Spring Texas with an interest in cartoons, comics, and movies. Graduated from Texas A&M University, College Station in the Visualization Program with an animation focus and a minor in Computer Science.

Experience

Freelance Artist - Digital Commissions SpartanCat 06/2020

Worked to meet reqirements of various customers through iteration, and collaborated alongside dozens of artists in varying capacities to create large scale community projects

Lead Artist/Animator BlueRichter 06/2020 – 06/2021

Spearheaded art direction and design for various indie titles, including creation of an art pipeline to deliver art efficiently

Animator/Asset Creation Texas A&M Transportation Institute 06/2019 – 9/2020 College Station, TX

Designed, rigged and animated several characters for client with a team of artists. Made edits to several provided rigs to fit shot parameters

Desktop Publishing Copy Corner 3/11/2019 – 5/2021 College Station, TX

Managed and created designs for customers, by adapting quickly to new programs and systems and updated designs as customer’s needs changed

Social Media Manager 2VD Club 8/2020 – 5/2021

Managed and created art assets used for club’s social media, and hosted several presentations over artistic topics

Education

Visualization/Computer-Science Texas A&M/College Station September 2016 – June 2021 College Station, TX

Graduate of the Visualization Program which blends the study of art and technology. Curriculum included classes that covered aspects of pre-production, production, and post-production.

Character Animation Animation Mentor 01/07/2022 – Present

An animation program I use to improve my 3D character animation skill set. I plan to complete the program sometime in 2023.

Awards

Best Time-Based Media - Giga-Jam 2021, TAMU SIGGRAPH A 36 hour art jam where I created the short "Packing a Punch"

Clients

BlueRichterTexas A&M Transportation Institute

Specialties

2D/3D Character AnimationIllustration & CartooningCharacter DesignHard Surface Modeling

Skills

MayaClip Studio PaintPremiereAfter EffectsPhotoshopIndesignToonboom HarmonyUnreal EnginePythonC++JavaCollaborativeQuick learnerAdaptableFriendlyMotion BuilderUnity