Keith Seyer
Character Animator
Email: k.a.seyer@gmail.com
Canada Cell Phone: (778) 321-0195
US Cell Phone: (573) 576-5318


Objective: To work with a passionate staff on bringing interesting characters to life.  To work in a challenging environment that constantly pushes me to learn and grow as an animator, artist, and storyteller.

Work Experience: 

          Rainmaker Entertainment - Vancouver, BC, Canada
          February 2017 - Present
          Senior Animator
          Netflix Series - Spy Kids: Mission Critical

          ICON Creative Studio - Vancouver, BC Canada
          April 2016 - September 2016
          Shot Finallling Supervisor
          Disney TV Series - Elena of Avalor

          ICON Creative Studio - Vancouver, BC Canada
          May 2015 - April 2016
          Senior Animator
          Disney Jr. TV Series - Goldie and Bear

          Bardel Entertainment - Vancouver, BC Canada
          October 2014 - May 2015
          Animator
          Netflix Series - The Adventures of Puss in Boots
          
          John McNeil Studios - Berkley, CA
          January 2014 - February 2014
          Freelance Animator
          Game Trailer - Deception Force
          
Rhythm and Hues - El Segundo, CA
May 2011 - October 2011
Animator
Feature Film - Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked

Education:

AnimSchool.com - July - September 2015  Workshop 7 - Appeal and Enterainment w/ Mike Amos

The Animation Collaborative - September - December 2013  Advanced Animation Critique w/ Victor Navone

AnimSchool.com - July - September 2012  Workshop 4 - Body Acting w/ Ken Huling

iAnimate.net - January - April 2012 Workshop 3 - Advanced Body Mechanics

Animation Mentor - 2007 - 2009
Diploma in Advanced Studies in Character Animation
(Additional 12 week course completed December 2010)

Animation Mentor is an online character animation school that partners students with professional, working animators to provide feedback on their work as well as insight into how a real, production environment operates.

Mentors:
Gini Santos          Pixar Animation Studios        Class 1                Introduction to Animation
Joe Mandia          Sony Interactive                    Class 2                Body Mechanics
Ray Chase            Reel FX                                Class 3                Introduction to Acting
David Gallagher    Blue Sky Studios                   Class 4                Advanced Acting
Justin Barrett       Reel FX                                Class 5                Short Film Pre-Production
Sean Sexton         Dreamworks Animation         Class 6                Short Film Production
Nick Bruno            Blue Sky Studios                   Class 6 (2010)     Polishing and Portfolio

University of Missouri - 2003 - 2007
Bachelors in Information Technology with an emphasis on Media Technology
Minor in Fine Art (Drawing)

Proficient in the following software: Maya, Modo, Voodoo, Photoshop, Premiere, Flipbook
Working Knowledge of the following programming languages: MEL Scripting, C++, Visual Basic, SQL, Java
Experience with Windows, Mac, and several Linux/Unix variations  

 
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