Jazzlyn Weaver

  • Story Artist / Character Designer
  • Houston, TX | Los Angeles, CA

Hello I’m Jazzlyn (Jazz for short)! I’m a story artist, character designer and illustrator. I like cats, all shades of red, and video games / anime.

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Specialties

Character DesignStoryboardIllustration

Skills

FlashPhotoshopIllustratorAfter EffectsStoryboard ProWatercolorOilInkTraditional 2D Animation

Education

Bachelor’s of Fine Arts at Sam Houston State University

2012 – 2017 Huntsville, TX

Graduated from Sam Houston State University with a BFA in Animation

Certificate of Completion in Creative Producing at University of California Los Angeles

June 2016 – Aug. 2016 Los Angeles, CA

Participated and completed a rigorous course in the field of Creative Producing at UCLA. Included mandatory Internship and class participation and a minimum of a 3.0 GPA to complete.

Exhibitions

Sam Houston State Animation Fair Group

Animation Showcase Huntsville, TX

Featured animations in the annual animation showcase.

Sam Houston State Animation Fair Solo

Animation Fair Hunstville, Tx

Featured short story at the animation fair. Only four were chosen to be represented, including my piece.

Experience

Storyboard Artist Intern at UNIVERSAL PHOENIX GROUP LLC

Sept. 2016 – Feb. 2017 Virtual

Storyboard Artist for upcoming project.

Composition and draftsman skills to convey storytelling visually.

Using Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Flash, Storyboard Pro, Creative Cloud.

2d General Artist Intern at EsianMall

Sept. 2016 – Jan. 2017 Virtual

Internship.

Directed Promotional short animation.

Provide 2D art including Illustration and Animation for promotion, publication and design for products.

Face Painter / Caricature Artist at Exaggerated View Inc.

June 2015 – Present Houston, TX

-Worked as a face painter and caricature artist
-used creative mechanical skills to apply body art in many different styles for different tastes depending on the customer
-worked with ink, graphite, and watercolor to create personalized portraits
-handled the cash register and audits throughout the day

Animation Camp Assistant at Sam Houston State University Art Department

June 2015 – July 2015 Huntsville, TX

-worked as an assistant in helping teach adolescence the fundamentals of many different forms of animation, including traditional, flash, rotoscope and stop motion
-created storyboards and drafts for animation demonstrations