Jonathan Song
3D Character Animator / Artist
jonathansonganimation@gmail.com
www.jonathansong.com


WORK EXPERIENCE

Freelance 3D Character Animator: Bamn Studios, MD / September 2017 – Present
  • Create game animations for current characters in Autodesk Maya

Creative Engineer: AppOnboard, CA / July 2017 – Present
  • Create playable advertisements using proprietary software
  • Construct creative decisions with the creative team

Character Animation TA for Four-Time Emmy Winner Laura Barbera: Otis College, CA / August 2016 – May 2017
  • Assist an average of 20 students in Autodesk Maya

Autodesk Maya Tutor: Otis College, CA / September 2016 – May 2017
  • Tutor students an average of 10 hours per week in technical art, including modeling, rigging, and lighting

Character Animator Intern – X-LEGEND Entertainment Corporation: Taipei, Taiwan / June 2016 – August 2016
  • Created new animations for past and current PC games

Marketing Intern - Chinese Overseas Marketing Services Corporation: Rosemead, CA / June 2014 – August 2014
  • Sketched storyboards and produced a new commercial for CCHP.com, a real estate/property website

PROFESSIONAL TRAINING

Autodesk 3D Studio Max Program: San Gabriel, CA 2009 – 2013
        Trained at Electric Waves Association with a Certified Autodesk Instructor

  • Coursework: 3D Modeling and Animation, 3D Maps and Light, Biped System, and 3D projects

Autodesk Maya Animation Program: Monrovia, CA 2005 – 2008
        Trained at Montecito Fine Arts School

  • Coursework: Animation I, Animation II, Modeling I, Modeling II

EDUCATION

Otis College of Art and Design: Los Angeles, CA May 2017
        Bachelor of Fine Arts in Digital Media, Emphasis in Animation
        Dean’s List: Fall/Spring 2014, Fall 2015, Fall/Spring 2016; GPA: 3.58

  • Coursework: Traditional 2D Animation, 3D Animation, Character Animation, 3D Animation and Modeling,
       Z-Brush, Storyboarding: Lines to Lens, Story Structure, Figure Drawing, Connections Through Color and Design

SKILLS AND INTERESTS


Language: Fluent in Mandarin Chinese and English

Computer Software: Maya, 3D Studio Max, Unreal Engine, Substance Painter, Cinema 4D, Flash, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Premiere Pro, Unreal Engine, Z-Brush

Traditional Skills : Oil Paints, Gouache Paints, Watercolor, Pastel, Charcoal, Graphite, and Acrylic Paints

Interests: Traveling, Basketball, Golf, Cars, Fashion, Digital Photography, Games, Film, Acting, Music, Animals, Board Games