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Dotun ogunsakin LogoDOTUN OGUNSAKIN
ANIMATOR
email@dotun.me
404.437.3179
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OBJECTIVE

A career in the field of Animation in which I express my passion for visual storytelling, contribute to a team of creative professionals, and mature as an artist.

EDUCATION

The Art Institute of Atlanta, Atlanta, GA

Bachelor of Fine Arts - Media Arts & Animation
Graduated Fall 2013

TECHNICAL SKILLS

  • Maya
  • Mudbox
  • Toon Boom Animate
  • Flash
  • TVPaint
  • Photoshop
  • Painter
  • Illustrator
  • After Effects
  • Premiere
  • Encore
  • Audition

CREATIVE SKILLS

  • CG & Traditional Animation
  • Traditional & Digital Illustration
  • Background & Layout Design
  • Modeling & Rigging
  • Lighting & Texturing
  • Compositing & A/V Editing
  • Storyboarding
  • Concept Art & Visual Development
  • Web Design (HTML- CSS - JavaScript - PHP)

WORK EXPERIENCE

Freelance Digital Artist

2007 - Present
Animation, Illustration, Web Design, Video Editing. Clients include:
  • River Blue Media, Atlanta, GA (June 2007 - Present)
  • Applause Learning, Inc. (Jan. 2014 - Present)
  • Breensmith Advertising (Jan 2014 - Present)

Motion Graphics Artist - Going Interactive

Sept. 2014 - Nov. 2015
  • Responsible for visual design & motion graphics animation for B2B & B2C videos
  • Applications used in production pipeline include After Effects, Element 3D, Cinema 4D, Illustrator, Photoshop, Blender
  • Clients for motion graphics projects include Chick-fil-A, RentPath, Syniverse, Strata Worldwide, and Prime Time Toys

PROJECT DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Syniverse Mobile Context Video (Going Interactive; completed Feb. 2015)

    • Concept Design & development of look and feel
    • Storyboarding of provided script
    • Building graphic assets in Illustrator
    • Animation of graphic assets & timing to supplied voice-over (After Effects)
    • Final delivery: https://vimeo.com/117422996

  • Solaris Paper Overview Video (River Blue Media; completed Nov. 2014)

    • Storyboarding of provided script
    • Building graphic assets in Illustrator
    • Animation of graphic assets & timing to supplied voice-over, incorporating client-provided photos along with motion graphic elements (After Effects)
    • Final delivery: https://vimeo.com/114838037
    • Due to successful delivery, the client authorized the additional production of 8 industry-specific videos

  • Coindexter Crops Mobile Game (Applause Learning; completed June. 2014)

    • Concept design - characters & game board
    • Building graphic assets in Illustrator & Photoshop
    • Animation of character cycles (idle, action) in Flash
    • Final delivery: https://itunes.apple.com/app/id905549934

  • Police Experience Solutions Explainer Video (Breensmith Advertising; completed May. 2014)

    • Concept design & visual development, based on client's logo design and colors
    • Storyboarding of provided script
    • Building graphic assets in Illustrator
    • Animation of graphic assets & timing to supplied voice-over (After Effects)
    • Final delivery: https://vimeo.com/97140093

  • Macon Tourism Economic Impact (Breensmith Advertising; completed Mar. 2014)

    • Visual development
    • Storyboarding of provided script
    • Building graphic assets in Illustrator
    • Animation of graphic assets & timing to supplied voice-over (After Effects)
    • Final delivery: https://vimeo.com/91760598

AWARDS & HONORS

  • Best Portfolio Award in Media Arts & Animation, Fall 2013 Graduation
  • Outstanding Academic Performance in Media Arts & Animation, Fall 2013 Graduation
  • Outstanding Department Contribution in Media Arts & Animation, Fall 2013 Graduation
  • Outstanding Academic Performance in General Education, Fall 2013 Graduation
  • Quarterly recipient of President's List or Dean's List Award (Fall 2010 - Fall 2013)
  • Animator on Award-winning student short Little Red (Best Animated Comedy - DragonCON 2013)

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