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Chelsea Rae Cantrell


Digital Arts Instructor • 2D Animator • Painting Instructor

E d u c a t i o n

BFA-Animation – 2012-2015
Savannah College of Art and Design/ Savannah, GA
Courses of Study included:
Sculpture, Storyboarding, Mythology, General Psychology, Stop motion,
Western Civilization studies, and print making

S o f t w a r e

Adobe Photoshop, Adobe After effects, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Premiere, ToonBoom Harmony Stage, Maya, ToonBoom Storyboard pro

W o r k   E x p e r i e n c e

University of Florida Digital Worlds Institute  – August 2016
Instructor / Digital Production Studio I

Painting With a Twist  – April 2016

Digital Worlds Studios  – September 2015
Character Animator / ToonBoom rigger/ Motion Graphics Animator

-2D Character animation and character set up in ToonBoom / After Effects, as well as post production animation and editing for online course materials involving live action guides and graphic based scenarios.

Little Ms Crate – August 2015 – December 2015
 Animator / illustrator
-Creating a comprehensive explaining video for the Kick starter campaign for, and designing crate components for the little miss animator package.

Upwork . com – May 2015 
Freelance Animator and Illustrator
-Creating comprehensive explaining videos, short animated clips,
and illustrations to meet the needs of various clients

Kashmir World Foundation (WKF) – October 2014 – April 2015
Story Board Artist and Illustrator
-Visualizing pipeline of products provided at the storefront
-Illustrating subject matter for articles written from the Wildlife Research Department
-Sketching drones constructed by students in the DaVinci Challenge

Quality Deer Management Association (QDMA) – March – May 2014
Membership Packet Illustrator
-Illustrating story book-style membership packet

Bonefish Grill – July – September 2014
-Opening /closing server stations, food prep, Silverware rolling, and cleaning assigned sections
-Serving guests with care in order to create the most pleasurable dining experience possible
-Taking orders, occasionally seating guests, and delivering drink/food orders whenever possible

A w a r d s / A c c o m p l i s h m e n t s

“Welcome to DW” Student convocation video for Digital Worlds Institute
Pre Production and On-Screen Guide

The Siren’s Journal: A Magical Underwater Coloring Book
Author/ illustrator

“The Alligator, the Monkey, and the Bat” Senior thesis by Rae Myss – May 2015
Rough Animator

“Life on Pause” Senior Thesis by James Cudahy – May 2015
Character Animator (Screened at the New York Indie Film Festival 2016)

“Far Out!” Senior Film By Chelsea Rae – Spring 2014 – spring 2015
Director, Producer, and Head Animator

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) – December 2014
Animation and Layout Illustration intern
-Illustrate the layouts and assist in animation for an interactive webpage

“Mirrors” senior thesis by Cristi Lyn Hahn – January – May 2014
Storyboard Artist


Portfolio Scholarship – January 2012
Savannah College of Art and Design