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Woking, UK

Chris Carter

Manager, Technical Director, Developer & Rigger

PROFICIENCIES

 Project Management Technical Direction  Tool Development Training  Rigging  Animation

 Toon Boom Harmony  Animate (Flash)  Photoshop  FTrack   Visual Studio  Spreadsheets

 C#  Python  JavaScript  ActionScript

EXPERIENCE

Blue Zoo

London, UK

AUG 2020 -  present

Head of 2D Animation Pipeline

Shows

It’s Pony

Millie & Lou

other not yet broadcast

Overseeing the development and maintenance of the 2D animation pipeline Supporting the series & development teams Aligning with other technical department leads to establish common working practices and shared knowledge Software and license management Assisting with crewing

AUG 2018 -  JUL 2020

Pipeline TD ( 2D Animation )

Shows

It’s Pony

other not yet broadcast

Developing Toon Boom Harmony Pipeline for the new 2D Animation department

Creating processes and software to improve workflow between departments

Developing Animation & Rigging tools in Toon Boom Harmony

Toon Boom

UK & Ireland

MAY 2018 - present

Toon Boom Harmony Trainer

Disciplines Taught

Rigging

Technical Direction

Online and in person training Preparing and delivering lesson plans Modifying content as the courses progress to suit attendees skill level and interest

Boulder Media

Dublin, Ireland

FEB 2017 -  SEP 2018

Scripter

Shows

Danger Mouse

Transformers: Rescue Bots

Transformers: Cyberverse

My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic 

other not yet broadcast

Creating tools for: Toon Boom Harmony, After Effects & Photoshop Developing custom  Ftrack functionality Developing custom tools to manage production pipeline for artists & external deliveries Providing software training

OCT 2016 - FEB 2017

Rigger

Shows

Dorothy and the Wizard of Oz

other not yet broadcast  

 Developing and updating the character rigs  Troubleshooting Toon Boom Harmony issues

Brown Bag Films

Manchester, UK

APR 2016 - OCT 2016

Rigger

Shows

 Nella The Princess Knight

Developing and updating the character rigs Toon Boom Harmony troubleshooting Scene rigging & layout (rough posing, framing, continuity) Developing animation reuse system with Animation Director

CHF Entertainment

Manchester, UK

APR 2015 - APR 2016

Lead Rigger

Shows

Daisy & Ollie

Head of Rigging, Library Management and Layout for Toon Boom Harmony animated series Developing and updating the character rigs Troubleshooting Toon Boom Harmony issues R&D for design & pipeline

OCT 2013 - MAR 2015

Junior Animator & Rigger

Shows

 Pip Ahoy!

Creating and developing kits for characters, vehicles and props for Flash animated series Character, vehicle & effects animation Flash and pipeline troubleshooting

Freelance

Various, UK

AUG 2012 - OCT 2013

Animator

 Design and animation work for various game, educational and advertising companies

The Mill

London, UK

JUL 2012 - AUG 2012

Runner

Preparing resources for artists and clients Making local deliveries  Setting up studio lighting.

Bournemouth University

Bournemouth,UK

EDUCATION

AUG 2008 - JUL 2011

Computer Visualisation & Animation 

  BA (Hons) (2:1)  Octopult (iOS game) was nominated for BIMA award