A Creative 3D Character Animatior and CG generalist with 15 years of experience
demonstrating artistic capabilities and digital expertise is currently seeking a new role that will draw
upon skills and experience in animation and visual effects.
Email at firstname.lastname@example.org
or call (323) 496-5493
Represented by Ellen Ann Mersereau, Esq.
As a child, Jonathan's two biggest passions were playing baseball and drawing cartoons.
Since the Yankees thought Derek Jeter was a slightly better baseball player than he was, he decided to pursue a career in animation.
After earning his degree, majoring in character animation at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia,
Jonathan said goodbye to the east coast and headed to Los Angeles to pursue his dream of becoming a successful animator.
Since arriving in Los Angeles in 2005, he has realized that dream.
Jonathan Bliss has become an accomplished CG animator, lighter, and all-around CG Generalist.
With a fine art and 2-D animation background, combined with his 15 years of production experience, Jonathan possesses a diverse technical skillset, a deep understanding of motion, the 12 principles of animation, and a well-trained artistic eye.
Motivated to imagine, create, and innovate, Jonathan has demonstrated an aptitude for problem-solving while performing varied creative tasks, including hard surface modeling, texturing, animation, lighting, and rendering.
He creates an immersive experience for the audience through his innovative storytelling capabilities and visual direction on each project.
As a result, he has worked successfully with studios such as Disney, CoSA, and Technicolor.
Jonathan has contributed to several award-winning television commercials, music videos, feature films, and Emmy award-winning series such as Gotham and Westworld.
In addition to being a congenial and valuable artist, Jonathan has also demonstrated effective team leadership.
As a CG Supervisor managing high-end projects, Jonathan has achieved success by exemplary work ethic, competency, and ability to recognize and encourage his team's talents through effective communication and collaboration.
He has directed CG crews with a patient, grounded, and respectful temperament.
Jonathan has also defined project-specific visual effects standards and developed and maintained production schedules.
Possessing proven creative and competent artistic skills, personal strengths, and leadership experience, Jonathan will be a valuable addition to your studio as a team member or team leader.