Resume of Joseph Gorski

CONTACT:

 

 

 

Email: resume "at" greendude dot com URL: www.greendude.com

OBJECTIVE:

To obtain a challenging character animation position for film production in a computer animation department.

SUMMARY OF SKILLS:

Computer character animation specialist
Traditional animation, drawing, sketching, digital painting
 

INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE:

        Short film, The Mouse That Soared
Employed by: LAIKA, INC
Position: Lead Animator

        Feature film, Jack and Ben
Employed by: LAIKA, INC (September 25th 2006, to date)
Position: CG Character Animator

        Feature film, The Ant Bully
Employed by: DNA Productions (November 15th 2004, to May 5th 2006)
Position: CG Character Animator

        TV series, The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius
Employed by: DNA Productions (June 10th 2003, to November 14th 2004)
Position: CG Character Animator

        Feature Film, Jonah, a VeggieTales Movie
Employed by: Big Idea Productions (June 24th 2000, -April 15th 2003)
Position: CG Character Animator

        Direct-to video projects at Big Idea: Esther, Lyle the Kindly Viking,
The Ultimate Sillysong Countdown, An Easter Carol,

The Ballad of Little Joe, 321 Penguins, Episode 2

SOFTWARE:

9 years industry experience with Maya
Additional experience using Lightwave, Adobe Photoshop, Premiere, and Dreamweaver.
Very comfortable with both Windows and Linux operating systems.

EDUCATION:

Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, Edinboro, PA
Undergraduate BFA with focus in Animation, May 6th, 2000
 

ACHIEVMENTS:

1st Recipient of The Chuck Jones Award for Excellence in Student Animation
Award presented by Linda Jones Clough and Chuck Jones on May 1st, 2000.
Outstanding Senior in Animation
Award received at the Edinboro University Celebration of Excellence, spring 2000.
Pennsylvania Governor's School for the Arts
I attended an intense summer session at Mercyhurst College from July to August 1994, where I studied several forms of animation, life drawing, and sign language.

INTERESTS:

I've drawn cartoon characters since I could pick up a pencil. I enjoy baseball, skiing, photography, bass and trout fishing, and playing guitar. I'm a die-hard fan of character animation, and highly self-motivated---CG character animation is a passion.