me

Melanie Cordan

Maker of Many Things

Experience

2017

Google VR Daydream
Official Google Vendor 
Squeaktoy provided storyboard and animation services for one of Google’s AR projects. It was for their Pixel 2 phone sticker projects called FoodMoji. It required storyboarding, idea pitches, full character animation and animation supervising. We were responsible for 3 of the Foodmoji character sets: Donut, Ice Cream and Chili Pepper.

2016 - 2017

Nimble Collective
Freelance Animator
On call for passion projects at Nimble Collective. Lastest projects include  a  web comic by Brian Newlin called Disrupted Living. And short film by director Nick Aroli called Coin Opperated that is currently winning awards on the  film festival circuit.

2015-Present

Freelance
Illustrator and Character Designer
Latest project was designing the cover for an indie author’s middle grade series.   Designed main character and created black and white illustrations for interior.

2003 - 2015

Dreamworks Animation.
Senior Animator
Worked as a character animator on 12 films which included The  Madagscar films, Kung Fu Panda 2, and How to Train Your Dragon. I was a character lead on Madagscar 3.

Education

2015 - 2016

Digital Painting and Visual Development
Chris Oatley Academy

1992 - 1996

 BFA in Character Animation
CalArts

Skills

Adobe Photoshop
Toonboom Storyboard Pro
Autodesk Maya
Adobe Illustrator

Contact Me

E-mail : melanie@squeaktoyfilms.com
Phone : 01 (831) 216 8009


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