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Jackie Marion, Animator

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traditional and non-traditional animation
character and set design
CG modeling (Autodesk Maya)
UV mapping and texturing
lighting (Autodesk Maya)
composition and editing
traditional and digital painting


CG Animation Intern, Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, 2013—

Currently interning at host studio, Nickelodeon, in Burbank, CA. Working on Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles production, and supporting Nick Digital, Digital Operations, and the CG Department.

Web Developer, DreamWorks Animation, Glendale, CA, 2013

Lead designer in restructuring, redesigning, and rebuilding the education department’s internal website.

Artistic Development Intern, DreamWorks Animation, Glendale, CA, 2011—2012

Supported DreamWorks’ education department by designing posters and various print collateral to promote classes, presentations, and screenings, and managed the art studio. Additional tasks included updating the design and structure of the department’s Wiki website and organzing the department’s digital file system.

Teaching Assistant, University of California, Los Angeles, 2012– Los Angeles, CA

Assisted teaching Adobe Flash CS6 and Actionscript 3.0 to two interactive animation classes.

Freelance Designer, Los Angeles, CA, 2010—

Worked on an array of multimedia projects for clients. Projects included branding, posters, postcards, business cards, 3D modeling (Autodesk Maya), 2D animation (Adobe Photoshop and Flash), and set design. Clients include Universal Studios, UCLA GSA Pulications, Wallace Roberts & Todd, and SoloCraft among others.

Teaching Assistant, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, 2012

Assisted in teaching film production to a graduate Critical Media Studies class. Responsibilities included weekly tutorials and workshops covering the Adobe Production Premier Suite CS5.5 and student support.

Graphic Designer, Wallace Roberts & Todd, Philadelphia, PA, 2008–2010

Worked as a artist and multi-media designer for internal and company clients. Job responsibilities included storyboarding and visual conceptualization, layout, information architecture, illustration, photo simulation rendering, and production for reports, brochures, posters, presentations, websites, and various print collateral. Also trained beginner–advanced employees in Adobe Creative Suite CS4. Job required self-management, responsibility, and reliability.



Autodesk Maya 2012
Adobe After Effects CS5.5
Adobe Flash CS5.5
Adobe Premier Pro CS5.5
Adobe Encore CS5.5
Adobe Media Encoder CS5.5
Adobe Soundbooth CS5.5
Adobe Audition CS5.5
Pro Tools


Adobe Photoshop CS5
Adobe Illustrator CS5
Adobe InDesign CS5
Adobe Dreamweaver CS5
Corel Painter


Confluence 5.1
Actionscript 3.0


Filemaker Pro
MS Office


University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA

Master of Fine Arts, June 2013

University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Fine Arts Major; Concentration in Graphic Design
Bachelor of Arts, June 2007


Maccupation, 2013

UCLA Festival of Animation, 2013
San Diego Children's Film Festival, 2013
New Orleans Children's Film Festival, 2013
Los Angeles Children's Film Festival, 2013
Matt Groening Initiative Award Screening, 2013

Wepo, 2012

UCLA Festival of Animation, 2012 Best of Show
San Diego Children's Film Festival, 2012
New Orleans Children's Film Festival, 2012
Los Angeles Children's Film Festival, 2012
Chicago Children's Film Festival, 2012
Rochester,NY Children's Film Festival, 2013
Tumbleweeds Film Festival for Children and Youth, 2013
Little Big Shots: Melbourne's International Film Festival for Kids, 2013 Best International Film
Milwaukee Children's Film Festival, 2013
Festival Internacional de Cine Ninos, 2013
Martha's Vineyard Film Festival: Cinema Circus, 2013
Big Eyes, Big Minds: Singapore Internation Children's Film Festival, 2013

Elmer's Nest, 2011

UCLA Festival of Animation, 2011
San Diego Children's Film Festival, 2012
New Orleans Children's Film Festival, 2012
Los Angeles Children's Film Festival, 2012

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