Resume


 

Brandon Tabone
www.brandontabone.com
Brandon.Tabone@gmail.com | 516-581-4617 | 115 Berkeley Place, Massapequa NY 11758


Summary

Independent and highly motivated 3D animator with a strong background in analyzing reference and timing, brings a unique outlook on adding appeal to an animation and the ability to quickly adapt.



Education


School of Visual Arts Manhattan, NY | 2013 - 2017
Bachelor of Fine Art, Computer Art, Animation, and Visual Effects
• Cumulative GPA: 3.81, Dean’s List


New York University Polytechnic School of Engineering Brooklyn, NY | 2011 - 2013
Integrated Digital Media/Game Design
• Cumulative GPA: 3.5, Dean’s List


Work Experience

Insomniac Games                                                                                                         Burbank, CA | Summer 2016
Animation Intern
• Responsible for gameplay animation on Spider-Man

Muse Games                                                                                                                     Manhattan, NY | Fall 2015
Animation Intern
• Animated various idle, attack, and run sequences for their upcoming mobile game and tested them in Unity
• Adapted to their production pipeline in a timely fashion


Blue Man Group                                                                                                       Manhattan, NY | Summer 2015
Freelance Character Animator
• Animated pantomime shots and walk cycles to be baked and blended together seamlessly


Taking the Plunge (Senior Thesis)                                                                                  Manhattan, NY | Fall 2014
Character Animator
• Responsible for two main shots that rely heavily on storytelling, used Shotgun application to manage them


Paradigm Forge                                                                                                          Arlington, VA | Summer 2014
Character Animation Intern
• Created walk and run cycles, as well as cast animations for the main character in an independent game


TreSensa                                                                                                                   Manhattan, NY | Summer 2013 Game Designer/Game Developer Intern
• Made my own mobile game using sprite sheets and Java Script, and helped design upcoming mobile games



Technical Skills

Autodesk Maya, Motion Builder, Avid Pro Tools, Unity, Shotgun, Illustrator, Photoshop, After Effects, Mocha, Java, JavaScript



Extracurricular Activities


SVA Animation Club                                                                                               Manhattan, NY | 2015 - 2016
Vice President
• Assisted peers in learning the foundations of animation and the importance of using reference
• Organize different social animation-related events to help strengthen the school’s community