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MICHAEL FONG – STORY ARTIST
michaelfong.art@gmail.com 916-595-0276

OBJECTIVE
To support a creative team as a story artist within the entertainment industry.

SKILLS
• Quick sketching/idea visualization/storyboarding
• Ability to think cinematically/understanding of the principles of story-telling
• Traditional drawing/painting/animation
• Photoshop, Flash, Autodesk Sketchbook Pro, InDesign

EDUCATION
San Jose State University 2005-2010
B.F.A.Animation/Illustration

EXPERIENCE
Storyboard Artist at Nickelodeon Animation Studios
October 2011 – Present (1 year 7 months)

Storyboard Revisionist at Nickelodeon Animation Studios
July 2011 – November 2011 (5 months)

Production Intern at Nickelodeon Animation Studios
February 2011 – May 2011 (4 months)
Intern on Robot & Monster:
• Worked directly with the production team to update assets for artist reference and overseas shipping using
Filemaker Pro and Portfolio. Helped create loglines for episodes of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Assisted
artists and other crew members as needed.
• ONEGeneration Community Service Project: Contributed to beautification of a Senior Daycare Center by
mural painting and garden replanting.
• Lollipop Theater Game day volunteer

Assistant Story Artist at Illumination Entertainment
July 2010 – August 2010 (2 months)
• Assistant Storyboarding on “The Lorax”

Story Artist/Animator/Clean-up at House of Chai
June 2010 – July 2010 (2 months)
• Annie Award nominated short film: “Enrique Wrecks the World”
• Created storyboards for pre-production/animatic with story team and director. Worked as traditional animator
and clean-up artist for production.

Animator and Clean-up Artist at House of Chai
June 2009 – August 2009 (3 months)
• Short Film: “Ninjas vs. Guilt”
• Animated traditionally and with Flash. Clean-up animation in Flash. Composited scenes in Flash.

Animator and Clean-up Artist at House of Chai
June 2008 – October 2008 (5 months)
• Short Film: “Life on a Limb”
• Animated traditionally and in Flash. Clean-up in Flash.

Server – Spartan Catering at Spartan Shops Inc.
July 2006 – June 2008 (2 years)
• Provided excellent customer service for San Jose State student and faculty events on and off campus.
• Responsible for setting up events, food serving, bar tending, washing dishes
• Worked with clients and served guests at events from 10 to 1000 people

ACTIVITIES
• Graphic Design Officer for Student Organization: Shrunkenheadman Animation/Illus- tration Club, SJSU (2008 – 2009). Created posters and publicity materials for student club.Worked in tandem with other officers to organize events for the Animation/Illus- tration student body.
• Riding bicycles as much as possible

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Posted March 24, 2010 by Michael Fong

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