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AINSLEY DYE

Glendale, CA
818-331-8496
ainsdye@gmail.com
ainsleylou.com

EDUCATION

Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, California expected 2019

Expected Degree: Bachelor of Science in Entertainment Design/ Character Animation

Concept Design Academy, Pasadena, California Summer 2016- present

Coursework: Story Development for Animation, Animal Anatomy, Children s Book Illustration

EXPERIENCE

Story Artist, Pekar Films, Pasadena, CA Fall 2017-present

Assist director and producers

Create character designs, storyboards, and animation

Teacher s Assistant, Art Center, Pasadena, CA 2016-present

Assist instructors in Maya 2 and Shorts Prep classes

Review and critique student work, organize weekly plan, create lecture notes for students

Tour Guide, Art Center, Pasadena, CA 2016-present

Lead patrons, alumni, prospective students, and others on a tour of the school

Answer questions and provide resources and referrals to tour members

High School Mentor, Art Center, Pasadena, CA 2016-2017

Assisted an animation class at Clark Magnet High School in La Crescenta, CA

Advised students age 13-17 on their animation projects

Art Teacher, 5acres, Altadena, CA, and Dunsmore Elementary School, La Crescenta, CA 2014-2015

Developed and led art classes for children ages 9-12

Created lesson plans and worksheets that demonstrated character design fundamentals

Volunteer, CTN Animation Expo, Burbank, CA 2014

Helped run the booths at Artist s Alley and assisted the exhibitors

ACADEMIC PROJECTS

Spell It Out : Animated Short, Art Center, Pasadena, CA 2017-2018

Conceptualized story for a three minute short film

Created storyboard animatic based on original script and thumbnail ideations

Collaborate with mentor and fellow students to shape narrative

SKILLS

Artistic: Storyboarding, Visual Development, Character Design, Creative Writing

Digital: Maya, Premiere, Toon Boom Harmony, Zbrush, Celtx, Adobe Photoshop, Excel, Storyboard Pro, Word, Gmail

AWARDS & RECOGNITION

Provost s List, Art Center College of Design 2016-2017

Art Center College of Design Scholarship, Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA 2015-present

Jeanne Ward Foundation Arts Scholarship 2015

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

Women in Animation, ASIFA-Hollywood, CTNX