RESUME

Kevin R. English                      

Seasoned multimedia designer and video editor with 15 years of diverse experience in web, mobile, post-production, motion graphics, animation, and publishing for television, books, packaging, and advertising.

Viacom: Comedy Central and Paramount

05/2014 – 10/2018 Designer, Multiplatform Production, New York, NY

  • Maintained and organized asset library across multiple brands

  • Developed branding for Comedy Central and Paramount’s presence on mobile,
    web and app platforms including, Amazon, Roku, Apple TV, Android, iOS and Hulu

  • Maintained cross platform assets to ensure graphics were updated according to
    current on-air programming schedules

  • Properties included Yellowstone, Ink Masters, Waco, Rest in Power, South Park,
    The Daily Show, Inside Amy Schumer, Drunk History, @Midnight, Workaholics,
    Broad City, Tosh.0, and All Paramount movies ranging from Batman Begins to Rocky

  • Designed assets for tent pole events like Comedy Centrals Clusterfest, Stand Up
    for Cancer, Roast of Bruce Willis and Jeff Ross Roast Battle

  • Created web and mobile graphics web for sponsored content for outside brands
    including Action Point, Hershey, and Slim Jims

  • Created graphics for the Comedy Central Presents Collection, CC Stand Up Library
    and Comedy Central Short Form

Robots & Cupcakes

01/2010 – 01/2014 Animator/Production Designer, Hoboken, NJ

  • Electronic production for interactive white boards

  • Text flow and design for print textbooks and magazines

  • Created animations for presentations and demo reels

  • Collaborated with designers, clients, and art directors to create activities, games,
    and animations for interactive whiteboard, print material, storyboards, illustrations
    for 2D animation and stop motion animation

  • Preflight of all files and screens for several whiteboard activities and creation
    of PDFs for print vendors

  • Trained team members in entry to mid-level Flash/Actions Script3

  • Clients included McGraw-Hill, HMH, Maybelline, Oxford, and John Wiley & Sons

Bill Smith Group 

01/2006 – 01/2009 Production Designer, New York, NY

  • Electronic production of student and teacher textbooks, workbooks and state testing
    manuals utilizing various programs for text book layout and production

  • Collaborated with designers, art buyers, photo researchers, project managers
    and editors to compose style sheets, master pages and state specific editions

  • Page layout, flow of text and Prepress

  • Preflight of all files and creation of PDFs for print vendors

  • Clients included: World Almanac, Harcourt Houghton, John Wiley & Sons, SRA, Glencoe, McGraw-Hill, Scholastic, Nelson Publishing, Cengage, The Wright Group, Hampton Brown, Prentice-Hall, Workman Publishing, and Holt-Mcdougal

Four Lakes Color Graphics

01/2005 – 01/2006 Production Designer, New York, NY

  • Worked with clients, production directors, and editors for all aspects of jobs, from thumbnails to final PDFs, collaborated with designers, art buyers, photo researchers, project managers and editors to compose style sheets, master pages and state specific editions

  • Comp sketches for illustrated books

  • Pre-press, and packaging files for printer

  • Handled formatting layouts, execution of page design, copy flow and in-house
    colour correction on all images featured in the book

  • Clients included: Harcourt, Houghton Mifflin, SRA, Macmillan McGraw-Hill,
    and Glencoe

Tell-A-Graphics

01/2004 – 01/2005 Lead Production Artist & Designer, New York, NY

  • Managed in-house work flows

  • Magazine layout, digital coloring, photo retouching, art correction and production

  • Pre-press, and packaging files for printer

  • Trained new employees in company workflow

Software

Adobe Creative Suite Confluence Promethean
Final Cut Pro Dragon for Stop Motion Jira

 Digital Skills

Retouching Colour Correction Compositing
Masking & Silhouette Web & Mobile resizing Key Light

Traditional Skills

Stop Motion Watercolour Oils
Pen & Ink Wire/foam build up Mold Making
Silicone molds Sculpting Life casting
 

Education

            School of Visual Arts, New York, NY

            Alberta College of Art & Design, Calgary, AB

            Joe Kubert School of Cartoon & Graphic Art, Dover, NJ