PEDRO L. DELGADO

Web Address@: GOGOPEDRO.COM

Blog @: GOGOPEDRO.BLOGSPOT.COM

E-mail Address@: DELGADO_ARTS@Hotmail.com

 

Experience:

Dancing Diablo, Brooklyn, NY

Clean UP Animation (Aug 2007 & Sep 2007):
“Bronx Zoo Commercial"
Worked with another animator to polish and clean up two separate commercial spots. Using flash to complete the drawings effectively while, closely following given design specifications, and Character model sheets. The projects were neatly completed for local broadcast air.

The Madison Group, New York, NY

Photoshop colorist (Aug 2007):
Used quick coloring processes to render production Storyboards for Commercial pitches within the ad company. Followed direction, made suggestions on workflow, and completed all the requested assignment within a timely fashion, and to the satisfaction of my superiors.

Animation Collective, New York, NY

Character, Prop, and Background Designer (Sept 2005 - June 2007):
Experience working on five separate productions with varied styles and requirements. I’ve
handled deadlines, followed direction, made revisions and worked within a group to produce art
for flash based Shows. These shows have aired on Kids AOL, Nickelodeon, and Cartoon Network.

Kids Herald School, Gwacheon, S. Korea

Instructor (Apr 2004 - May 2005):
Used quick drawing and communication skills to teach English to Korean students. Worked within a designated curriculum to teach the course material. Also, designed worksheets and art activities to help convey the subject matter.

College for Creative Studies, Detroit, MI

Instructor (Oct 2002 - Dec 2003):
Acted in redeveloping the curriculum, while creating lesson plans and demos for an animation drawing class within the Continuing Education department. Also instructed a traditional animation workshop for students in the CCS Summer Institute program. for a couple of years.

Mediawurks, Capac, MI

Freelance Character Designer & Illustrator (Oct - Dec, 2002):
Created original character designs for use in a General Motors Intranet training module. Worked closely with client specifications, requests, and deadlines. Generated drawn and digital artwork.

Thunderbean Animation, Ann Arbor, MI

Freelance Animator (Jun-Jul 2001):
“Jumbotron Red Wings Demo”
Cooperated with a team to produce concepts, storyboards, character designs, layouts and animation for a promotional demo aimed at the Detroit Red Wings Hockey Franchise.

Big Fish Animation, Worthington, OH

Freelance Animator (May 2001):
“Puff’s Magic Adventure”
Animation Keyout/Layout, Inbetween and Background Layout/Cleanup for an episode of “The Proud Family". This episode (produced by Disney/Hyperion) originally aired 3-1-02 on the Disney Channel.

Software:

Video/graphics program knowledge (Mac and PC):
*Photoshop *Illustrator *Painter *Flash *After Effects *Premiere *Freehand *Streamline

Job skills:

Experience in preparing and editing traditional animation for video or multimedia use.
Competent in Flash, and symbol based animation. Familiar with standard animation
processes and procedures including: Storyboarding, Lipsyncing, Exposure sheets
(track reading, timing and slugging), Inbetween, Cleanup and preparation for overseas
production. Also capable of reading, and speaking (a little) Korean. Proficient in
concept design for animation as well as construction and animation of stop motion
puppets. Skilled at very quick sketching techniques for design and development.

Education:

College for Creative Studies, Detroit, MI
BFA / Traditional Animation & Digital Media, 2002

Accolades:

*Artwork displayed in the theatrical release of "Secrets of Fenville".
*2002 People's Choice Award: KAFI (Kalamazoo Animation Festival
International) "Cartoon Challenge".