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Dymon Reidenbaugh | (542) 069-8429 | Bowling Green, KY


As an animator, I have over 1 year of experience in the industry. I have a strong passion for animation and enjoy working on both 2D and 3D projects. My skills include traditional hand-drawn animation, as well as computer-generated animation using software such as Adobe After Effects and Unity. In addition to my technical abilities, I also have a good eye for detail and am able to work independently or as part of a team.


Lead Animator at Blue Dot Productions, KYJun 2022 - Present

  • Led a team of animators in creating the animation for a short film that won an award at an international festival.
  • Created the animation for a feature length film that was nominated for an Academy Award.
  • Worked with a team of animators to create the animation for a video game that sold over 1 million copies worldwide.
  • Led a team of animators in creating the animation for a TV series that ran for 3 seasons.
  • Created the animation for an advertising campaign that won multiple awards.

Animator at Imagination Movers, KYSep 2021 - Apr 2022

  • I increased viewership on the channel by 20% with my innovative and creative animations.
  • I designed, created, and implemented a new animation style for the company that was well-received by viewers and resulted in 10% more subscribers.
  • I produced 5 successful viral videos that were shared widely across social media platforms, resulting in increased brand recognition.
  • I collaborated with other animators to create an award-winning short film that was screened at festivals worldwide.


Associate of Arts in Animation at Bluegrass Community and Technical CollegeAug 2017 - May 2021

How to use industry-standard software for 2D and 3D animation, illustration, storyboarding, and layout.


  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe After Effects
  • Autodesk Maya
  • Toon Boom Harmony
  • TVPaint Animation
  • Blender
  • Cinema 4D

Shakeyda Sinitiere | (129) 184-3732 | Cincinnati, OH


As an experienced Animator, I have over 1 year of experience in the field. I have a strong understanding of animation principles and am skilled in both 2D and 3D animation. I am also familiar with a variety of software programs used for animation, including Adobe After Effects, Autodesk Maya, and Blender. In addition to my technical skills, I also have a good eye for detail and can create visually appealing animations that are both creative and technically sound.


Lead Animator at Walt Disney Animation Studios, OHApr 2022 - Present

  • Led a team of animators in creating the animation for a major motion picture that grossed $100 million at the box office.
  • Successfully completed animation projects ahead of schedule and under budget on multiple occasions.
  • Worked with directors and producers to create animations that met or exceeded their expectations.
  • Created innovative animations that helped to sell products or promote brands effectively.
  • Received critical acclaim from industry experts for the high quality of my work.

Animator at Pixar Animation Studios, OHJul 2021 - Mar 2022

  • Worked on 5 films that were nominated for an Academy Award.
  • Won 1 Grammy award for Best Animated Feature.
  • Worked on 10 films that grossed over $100 million at the box office.
  • Animated a character that was in 3D for the first time.
  • Worked with a team of 20 animators to create a short film.


Associate of Arts in Animation at The Ohio State UniversitySep 2017 - May 2021

I have learned how to use industry-standard software to create 2D and 3D animations, as well as how to storyboard, design characters, and create backgrounds.


  • Drawing
  • Painting
  • Sculpting
  • Computer animation
  • Stop-motion animation
  • 2D digital illustration
  • 3D modeling

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