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Jacob Taylor
Call/Text: (630) 995-0777
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Animation Reel: https://vimeo.com/137717535

Work Experience

  • IFANCA: Animation / Graphic Design Associate (2015-present)

Education

DePaul University Chicago, IL

  • M.A. Animation
    Expected Graduation: Winter 2018
  • B.S. Animation
    Graduated: June 2015

Projects

  • Created a promotional video for the 19th International Halal Food Conference
  • Developed numerous motion graphic videos and short hand-drawn animations for IFANCA’s social media page in 2017
  • Co-directed and edited Halal on Campus , an informative video on halal food at campus dining halls
  • Co-directed the short animated film Breaking into the Industry
  • Co-directed the short film animated Fluke (in progress)
  • Vice President of DePaul’s Japanese Media Appreciation Club (2014-2015)
    • Created and presented audio-visual presentations each week to the club and school community
    • Organized and conducted executive board meetings
    • Collaborated with board members and DePaul to fun and host an annual Visiting Voice Actor information panel
  • Conceptualized and edited together analytical video essays and reviews as a hobby
  • Organized and led two gaming charity marathons which raised over two thousand dollars in total as a Community Ambassador for TSG.tv

Animation and Video Editing

  • Experienced in the entire 2D Animation Pipeline
  • Heavily experienced in video editing

Computer Software Experience

  • TVPaint Animation
  • Toon Boom Harmony
  • Adobe Animate CC
  • Adobe Photoshop CC
  • Adobe Premiere CC
  • Adobe After Effects CC
  • Autodesk Maya, 3ds Max, and MAXON Cinema 4D
  • Microsoft Office
  • Sony Vegas Pro

Social Media

  • Managed social media for the Islamic Food and Nutrition Council of America on both Facebook and Twitter in 2017