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SEBASTIAN RODRIGUEZ-WAKIM

Storyboard Artist - Animator - Comic Artist

MY GOAL:

To collaborate with other passionate artists and tell memorable stories through a variety of artistic mediums; focusing on 2-D animation and comic art.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Storyboard Pro, Toon Boom Harmony, Adobe Photoshop, Premiere, After Effects, and TV Paint Animation.

Current Position:

Storyboard Artist on Gemusetto: Death Beat(s)

January 2020 - Present

Atlanta, GA

Awesome Incorporated

  • Remote Contractor - January to March 2020.

  • Full Time In-House (remote due to covid) - March 2020 to Present.

  • Creating effective storyboards and animatics using Storyboard Pro.

  • Also joined the animation team to create 2D animation with Toon Boom Harmony rigs and other assets.

Education:

The Savannah College of Art and Design

August 2014 - June 2019

Savannah, GA, United States

Major in Animation

Minor in Sequential Art

  • 3.9 Overall GPA.

  • Storyboarding, Comic Art, 2-D Animation, 3-D Animation, Character Design and Layouts.

Short Film:

The Lesser of Two [Director]

August 2018 - May 2019

Savannah, GA, United States

Storyboard Artist and Lead Animator, Assistant Director

  • Efficient presentation and organization skills.

  • The ability to work collaboratively and effectively with other artists.

  • Maintaining positive and professional relationships with teammates over extended work hours.

Freelance Comic Artist

October 2015 - December 2019

Online

  • Maintaining a 160+ Page Online Graphic Novel.

  • Dedicated time to completing high quality full-color comic pages. 

  • Communicated effectively with a fan base and Patreon support.

Disney College Program Participant

April - June 2015

Lake Buena Vista, FL

The Walt Disney Company 

  • Hastily responds to and completes tasks both scheduled and immediate.

  • Cheerfully maintains a brisk, genuine work ethic and desire to succeed.

  • Understands the importance of organization and cleanliness in the work-place.

Art Teachers' Assistant

May - July 2014

Scottsdale, AZ

Scottsdale Artists' School

  • Worked with and instructed young artists (age groups 6-17 years old).  

  • Learned to function autonomously, following concise instructions.

  • Understands how to communicate with and appeal to a variety of demographics through both speech and presentation.

                                                                                           

REFERENCES: available upon request.