Bio + Resume

Amber Lee Jones is a 2D Animator and Illustrator hailing from Brooklyn. She obtained her BFA from Pratt Institute in 2016. Current comic artist on Kevin Wayne Williams’ graphic novel adaptation “P.S. 43”. Sole creator of the upcoming webcomic “Spirit Pizza”.

 

 

Resume:

Amber L. Jones 
Illustrator with BFA in 2D Animation & Minor in Creative Writing
sofritojones@gmail.com
ajoneslee.wordpress.com
Springfield, Illinois
CORE SKILLS
* Eye for character detail and experience in creating characters that are stylistically and chromatically appealing through years of comic work, animating & storyboarding
* 4+ years experience with 2D Animation programs such as Toon Boom Animate Pro/Harmony and Flash
* 6+ years experience with programs such as Photoshop, Paint Tool Sai, Adobe Illustrator
* 4+ years experience with Adobe Premiere, After Effects
* 4+ years creative writing experience (fiction, poetry, and nonfiction essays)

EDUCATION
PRATT INSTITUTE, Brooklyn, NY – Bachelors in 2D Animation, Minor in Creative Writing
August 2012 – May 2016
Completed courses as full-time student including: Storyboarding/Storytelling; Animation I-III; Character Animation I & II;Senior Thesis Capstone; Life Study; Motion Graphics & other courses.

WORK EXPERIENCE
Freelance
May 2016-present
* Current artist on the graphic novel adaptation of Kevin Wayne Williams’s hit book Everything I Know About Zombies, I Learned in Kindergarten
Static Fish (Pratt’s Comic Club), Brooklyn, NY – Comic Anthology Artist
2014 – 2015
* 5-page comic “New Game” printed in Static Fish Fall 2015 & 3-page original comic “Black Matta’” printed in Static Fish Winter 2014
Pratt Libraries (Video & Multimedia), Brooklyn, NY – Library Assistant
Jan 2014 – May 2016
* Provided fast and positive customer service to patrons looking for video/dvd content
* Performed inventory on collection of over 500 DVD/video titles and maintenance on film related equipment
* Reserved lecture rooms and materials for professors’ classes in the library
* Provided assistance to patrons over telephone & took messages for supervisors

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