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RESUME OF

    ED OLSON

    805 529-3101

    edolson@designloftstudio.com

    A talented, experienced, artist with established credentials and a successful track record in intellectual property development and the production of art for film, television, book print, online and interactive projects.

    ; Proficient with Flash CS3, Photoshop CS3, Illustrator CS3, After Effects, Maya character

    animation, Microsoft Office, Outlook, Excel, Word and PC/Mac multimedia authoring tools.

    ; Platform and operating system experience on the PC and Mac.

EXPERIENCE:

Design Loft Studio, Moorpark, CA (February 1999 - Present)

    Creative Director, Principal

    ; Flash animation for Disney Mobile and Disney Online.

    ; Concept art for Disney Consumer Products and Creative Asylum Agency.

    ; Presentation art for Johnson and Murphy Advertising, PBS & The Disney Channel.

    ; Produced style guides for startup by Paul Frank.

    ; Flash symbol-based character animation on Warner Bros. I.P. for Grapevine Prod.

    ; Character-based logos for www.hero-web.com

    ; Animator for symbol-based character work at Renegade Animation.

    ; Created DVD cover art for Universal DVD division.

    ; Created all artwork for Schoolside Press in their latest educational children’s franchise.

    ; Conceived logo character art and point-of-purchase graphics for The Bear Mill Stores.

    ; Designed main characters for video series at Wet Cement Productions.

    ; See www.designloftstudio.com

Warner Brothers TV Animation, Sherman Oaks, CA (April 1997 - February 1999)

    Storyboard Artist

    ; Created storyboards for four hours of animated material.

    ; Worked directly from script to pose characters in settings, implementing changes as

    required.

    ; Storyboards were highly accurate and required the least amount of retakes overseas per

    director’s evaluation.

Disney Interactive, Burbank, CA (1995 - 1997)

    Head Concept Development Artist/Computer Graphics Artist

    ; Significantly contributed to the launch of a new division by visualizing key development

    projects including digital multimedia for Online, Feature and CD-ROM implementation.

    ; Storyboarded computer game segments for the 1996 release of “101 Dalmatians.”

    ; Interfaced with Producers creating games for Disney Online, preparing graphics and

    screen selection comps for their first two online, “Buzz Lightyear” games.

    ; Helped generate more than $5 million dollars in development money for division.

Sega Interactive, Diamond Bar, CA (1993 - 1995)

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    “Garfield” storyboard revisions for 3-D animated feature at Wonderworld 2007

    “Arthur” storyboard artist for 3-D animated feature at Rich Entertainment 2006

“Caves of Qumran” – Director for Direct to Video release 2002

    “Auto-B-Good” character designs for 3-D video series at Wet Cement 2002- 05

“Men in Black” storyboards for Sony Television Animated series – 1999

“Recess” – storyboards for Disney Television Animation series 1999

“Baby Blues” – storyboards for Warner Bros. Television Animation - 1998

    “Pinky and the Brain” – storyboards for Warner Bros. Television Animation 1996-97

    “Animaniacs” – storyboard revisions for Warner Bros. Television Animation 1996

“101 Dalmatians” – storysketch artist for live-action/3-D animated Disney feature - 1996

“Rugrats” – storyboard artist for Klasky-Csupo television series 1993

    “The Endangered” – Supervisor of Assistant Animation for Hanna-Barbera 1991- 92

“Rover Dangerfield” – Clean-up artist for Baer Animation feature 1992

    “Prince and the Pauper” – Clean-up artist for Baer Animation featurette 1991

    “Rescuers Down Under” – Clean-up artist for Disney Feature Animation 1991

GAME CREDITS:

    “Indian Fables” – Illustrator on six 30-second movies for Disney Mobile 2007-2008

    “Disney’s Magic English” – Flash animator for Disney Online game 2004- 05

    “Disney’s Virtual Magic Kingdom” – concept development for Disney Interactive 1996 (Concept continues through 2007 as a web-based game for Disney Online)

    Concept Development for golf, biking and volleyball games at Disney Interactive 1994- 96

    “101 Dalmatians” – layout and concept art for CD-Rom game at Disney Interactive 1995

    “Aladdin” – presentation art for fly-through CD-Rom game at Disney Interactive 1994

    “Jump Start Pre-School” – animation layout for Knowledge Adventure 1993

“Casper the Friendly Ghost” – animation layout for Knowledge Adventure 1993

“Bonkers” – animation for Sega action-based video game 1992

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