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Jason Martinsen - 2017 Resumé

Skills
3D and classical animation, storyboarding, layout, posing and character design. Software experience: Maya, Autodesk 3ds Max, Photoshop, After Effects and Final Cut Pro.

Professional Experience

2017 - Present
Sony Imageworks, Senior animator.
2015 - 2016
Sony Imageworks, Senior animator.
2015
Think Tank Training Centre is a school for computer animation located in Vancouver, BC.
2014
Sony Pictures Animation, Lead animator.
2013 - 2014
Aquent Canada, Senior Cinematic Animator/Storyboard Artist.
2013
Luminary Productions, Senior Character animator.
  • Monsters In The Orchestra - CES tech demo for AMD
2013
Sony Pictures Animation, Senior Character animator.
2012
Iloura Studios, Senior Character animator.
2012
Sony Pictures Animation, Senior Character animator.
2011 - 2011
Naughty Dog, Senior Character animator.
2011 - 2011
Sucker Punch Productions, Senior character animator.
2010
Blue Sky Studios, Senior character animator.
2009 - 2010
Double Negative, Senior character animator.
2009 - 2009
Naughty Dog, Character animator.
2008-2009
Ilion Animation Studios, Senior character animator.
2008
Animated Zombies for Namco® game (freelance).
2006 - Present
Animation Mentor is the original school for learning animation online (est. 2005).
2005 - 2008
Blue Sky Studios, Character animator.
2002 - 2005
Naughty Dog Inc., Character animator.
Volunteer Work
  • 2015 Guest speaker at Blendfest.ca
  • 2008 Guest teacher at Pratt in NY for their graphic arts program
  • 2008 Guest teacher at NYU for the computer graphics program
Education
  • 2002 Graduate of the Sheridan College Classical Animation Program
  • 1999 Received Art Fundamentals Certificate at Sheridan College
  • 1997 High school diploma from Bayfield High in Wisconsin
Awards
  • 2002 Won the Teletoon Animation Scholarship Competition: most promising student
  • 2002 Nelvana award for best classically animated of graduating class
  • 2002 The Sheridan College silver scholar award for academic excellence
  • 1999 - 00 MVP Sheridan Bruins ski team
  • 1994 - 97 Scholar Athlete Award for outstanding academic achievement
  • 1995 - 97 MVP Bayfield High cross country running
Achievements
  • 1999 Direct entry into Classical Animation from Art Fundamentals
  • 1998 USSA Ski Racer at mid-American FIS level
  • 1997 Graduated salutatorian, Bayfield High School, 4.0 GPA
  • 1996 - 97 Member of the National Honor Society
Interests & Hobbies
Basketball, ultimate frisbee, skiing, snowboarding, racquetball, surfing, white water rafting, scuba diving, world travel, rock climbing, wakeboarding, video games and movies.