Dan Calderone

Dan Calderone

Objective

Enthusiastic cartoonist with a background in illustration that enhances a unique view of animation with more traditional styles mixed with new techniques, I am forever on a quest to produce animation for private and studio promoted illustrated storytelling.

Work History

Work History
Feb 2013 - Present

Custom T-Shirt Designer

Big Frog Custom T-Shirts and More, Austin, TX

Quick unique designs based on customers imaginary prerequisites. Mechanically involved printing strategies including upgrading and maintaing operations. Planned print production with a range of Direct-to-Garment products.

May 2008 - Aug 2011

Production Management

Alphagraphics, Inc., Austin, TX

Supervised production schedule utilizing PrintSmith for communication and cost. Manage and estimate scope of work for cost presentation and final delivery. Consulted for typeset logistics, high speed digital printing, offset printing and bindery.

Jan 2008 - Apr 2008

Loan Officer, Call-Center

IndyMac Bank

Exceptional leadership qualities and positive attitude. Delivering customer service satisfaction and commitment. Experienced in call center etiquette and telecommunications environment.

Jul 2007 - Nov 2007

Retail Management

Spirit Halloween Stores

Created a positive presence to retailers seeking Halloween decoration. Motivate collaboration and constructive communication between departments. Reported electronic transactions to track sales data.

Jul 1999 - Jul 2007

Digital Print Operations

Alphagraphics, Inc

Proficient in Microsoft Office, Adobe CS and EFI Fiery. Trained in Xerox, Canon, and Oce brand printer operation. Communicated customer print instructions for production and consultation.

Education

Education
Feb 2012 - Dec 2015

B.F.A. in Media Arts and Animation

Art Institute of Austin

Media Arts and Animation is my preferred outlet for visual motion graphics in traditional 2D and 3D. With this degree I would likely pursue animation projects in film and game production.

Skills

Skills

Adobe Creative Suite

Illustrator: Graphic Design, Vector Art for Flash, Logo Design. Photoshop: Painting, Concept Design, Background Art, Traditional Animation Techniques. Premiere Pro: Film Editing, Title and Visual Graphics. Flash: Vector-Based 2D Animation. InDesign: General Layout Editing. AfterEffects: General Video and Graphic Editing.

Autodesk

Maya 2015, 3DS Max 2013

Corel Draw

Vector-Based Graphic Design for T-Shirt Print Production

Apple OS

General Home/Office and Animation

Microsoft Windows

General Office and Design

Certificates of Achievement

ResCare Online Academy

Managing Projects and Project Teams

Using Data to Communicate

Solving Problems Logically