Shaun Kessler

2218 Bond Avenue

Drexel Hill, Pa 19026

(610) 547-9735


To secure a stable position with a company where my current skills can be pushed and have enough room for advancement.


More than five years in web-based games with a track record of thinking outside the box.


Techniques:  3D Facial and Character Animation, 2D Traditional and Digital Character Animation, Intermediate Character Rigging, Poly Modeling, Digital Sculpting, Retopo, High Poly to Low Poly workflow, Mental Ray, UE4 Blueprints, Normal mapping, Intermediate Lighting, Texture Painting, UV Mapping, Vector Illustration

Adobe Creative Cloud: Illustrator, Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Flash/Animate, Bridge, Lightroom, Premiere Pro, After Effects, InDesign

2D/3D Packages: Pixologic ZBrush, Autodesk 3DS Max, Autodesk Maya, Pixar Renderman. Blender, Corel Painter, Toon Boom, Unreal 4, Avid


Art Institute of Philadelphia

Philadelphia, PA

BS, Media Arts & Animation, 2001 - 2005


Contract Artist

Drexel Hill, PA

January 2010 - May 2011, October 2013 - Present (6 Years)

Contract Artist at Wildbrain Animation

West Hollywood, CA

October 2009 - November 2009 (1 Month)

Cleanup Artist, Prop Designer, and Animator at Ingeeni Studios

Cambridge, MA

January 2008 - January 2009 (1 year)

Cleanup Artist and Prop Designer at Animax Entertainment

Culver City, CA

January 2007 - December 2007 (1 Year)

Intern at Curious Pictures

New York, NY

August 2005 - December 2005 (5 Months)