Melanie Cordan

Maker of Many Things


2016 - Present

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.


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.


2015 - 2016

Digital Painting and Visual Development
Chris Oatley Academy

1992 - 1996

 BFA in Character Animation


Adobe Photoshop
Toonboom Storyboard Pro
Autodesk Maya
Adobe Illustrator


Contact Me

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Phone : 01 (831) 216 8009