Jennifer M. Wood

Character/Prop Designer

Children’s Book Illustrator

 

jwoodATartofjwoodDOTcom

www.artofjwood.com

 

 

Experience:              Nickelodeon Animation Studios

                                                Character Designer – “Pig Goat Banana Cricket”

                                                Prop Designer - “T.U.F.F. Puppy”

                                                                           “The Fairly Oddparents

                                                                          2013-2014 Animated Shorts Program

                                    Immedium Publishing

                                                Children’s Book Illustrator  - “The Year of the Dragon: Tales from the Chinese Zodiac”                                                                             

      “The Year of the Snake: Tales from the Chinese Zodiac”

     “The Year of the Horse: Tales from the Chinese Zodiac”

                                     Cartoon Network Studios

                                                Character/Prop Designer  - “The Marvelous Misadventures of Flapjack”

                                     Desert Panther Productions

                                                Freelance Character Designer - “Ant and Aardvark”

         “Pink Panther and Pals”

                         Mike Young/Moonscoop Productions

                                                Prop Designer - “Strawberry Shortcake”

                                    Nickelodeon Animation Studios

                                                Freelance Character Designer - “The Penguins of Madagascar”

                                                Character Designer - Tak and the Power of JuJu

                                                Character Designer - “Catscratch

                                                Intern on Catscratch; assisted with pre-production duties

 

Awards:                   Nominated – 43rd Annual Annie Awards

Outstanding Achievement in Character Design for Pig Goat Banana Cricket

       Ballistic Publishing - www.ballisticpublishing.com

- Painter: The World’s Finest Painter Art

                                                          Digital art finalist with two pieces selected.

 - Expose II: Finest Digital Art in the Known Universe

                                                          Digital art finalist in the Abstract and Design 2D category.

  Society of Illustrators, Los Angeles: Illustration West 43

Student Competition Finalist with two artworks selected;

www.si-la.org

  Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators

Honorable Mention in Illustrator Contests #5 and #8;

www.scbwi.org

  Created and animated the student film, “Gastropod”

      - 2nd place animation winner at the 13th Annual CSU Media Arts Festival

                                               

Computer Skills:      Macintosh and PC proficient

              Software Experience:  Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Sketchbook Pro, Corel Painter

              Highly Experienced with Wacom Cintiq

 

Education:                  California State University Fullerton

Bachelor of Fine Arts: Entertainment Arts/Animation and Illustration

Graduated with Highest Honors: Summa Cum Laude

Dean’s List

                                           Member of the Pencil Mileage Club