Name: Zee Bashew Date of Birth: 11th September 1985

Nationality: US

Email: zeebashiv@gmail.com Phone# 323-203-8782

 

Education:

Art Institute of Pittsburgh: (2003-2004) Transferred­

Edinboro University of Pennsylvania received a Bachelor’s Degree in Media Arts and Animation. (2005-2009)


FREELANCE WORK:

 

HAPPY HOUR

I was an in house animation gorilla at Happy Hour. That is to say every two to three weeks I was handed a script and was set loose on a short. I would do all of the production design, character design, storyboards, character rigs, animation, VO direction, and foley for just under a minute of animation a week. Not to mention a ton of promotional material for the shorts.

 

MACHINIMA REALM

Created my own animated parody series “League Of Legends Apocalypse” and handled everything. Writing, Production design, Character design, Backgrounds, VO production, Sound production, and promotional materials.

 

TOYOTA(Stardust)

Did character driven animated vignette endcards for three toyota campaigns.

 

PURINA(The Mill)

Did character design and animation on a Purina Puppy chow a TV spot.

 

SONY(The Mill)

Brand vid, did some character animation.

 

YAMMER(Gunshop)

Did character animation for a isometric style TV Ad.

 

LA Golda

Did character rigging and animation for 2 minute kids tv pitch.

 

BIG BLUE BUS

Illustrated a childrens book.

 

FIREDUST

Designed, storyboarded and animated a short promotion for firedust book.

 

DRUNK DRIVING PSA(Stardust)
Hand drew faces back into damaged footage. (As strange as it sounds)
 
REDBULL (Kastner&Partners)
Illustrated pitches for six separate campaigns, Animated six cartoon banners, Did animation, character design and character rigging for 2 redbull flash games and created more banners and web skins than you can shake a stick at and finally storyboarded four cartoon spots.
 
BOLT BUILDER, WORD SORT, CANNONBALL CRAZE, SHAPESORT (Lakeshore Learning)
 Games made for Lakeshore learning products new interactive division.
 
CELEBRITY SEX TALES(Gunshop)
 Worked as an Animator/Rigger/Background Artist on a show for the Playboy channel.
 
LOS MOY!

Illustration for an article written by Eben Venter (Award winning South African Author)

 

FACE SAY

UI design for computer game that helps children with autism recognize facial expressions.

 

NEXT GEN GARDENS

Graphic Design and Web Design

 

CORONATION BANK

Character animation and design on the “meet the future you” branding.

 

UNDERSTANDING SAM

Graphic design on promotional materials.

 

Don't eat your friends!”

Promotional video for a children's book.

 

 

 

 

Skills:

 Flash Animation, Flash Character rigging, Storyboarding, Character design, and Background illustration. Windows/Mac friendly.

Software:

ADOBE CS 1-6, MAX (Animation and primitive modeling/texturing), MAYA(Animation only)

 

References available Upon request.