Skills

  • Computer Animation

  • AE Animation

  • Traditional Animation

  • Illustration

  • Concept Art

Projects

   

Curiosity

AEPDX Short Compilation,

Animator

​February - April 2018

(A Design Week 2018 Project)

Sweet Dreams

Student Short Film,

Animator

Spring 2015

Terra Tater

Global Game Jam 2019

Art Director/Animator

Experience

Deep Sky - Animator

October 2019 - November 2019

October 2018 - November 2018

October 2017

  • Balanced speed with quality under strict deadlines and short turnarounds, meeting every schedule and high expectation

  • Collaborated closely alongside members in other departments

  • Acted as the primary animator and was responsible for maintaining personal efficiency

 

Hinge - Jr. Animator/Animator

May 2017 - October 2017

July 2016 - September 2016

  • Handled a diverse set of characters including: aliens, robots and different types of humanoid characters with distinct personalities

  • Adhered to strict pipeline layouts and file structrues

  • Completed many complex shots that had gimbal locking, multiple constraints and IK/FK switches

  • Transitioned storyboards into final animation, including layout, camera setup, previs sequences, key frames, animation tests and polished animation

  • Worked under the supervision of the Lead Animator and Animation Director, responding to feedback in a timely manner 

 

INCIGHT - Animator

February 2019

October - November 2018

  • Animated moving images and icons using After Effects for online educational development videos

 

Fiverr - Freelance 2D and 3D Animator

January 2020 - Ongoing

  • Managed my own time and production in accordance with client expectations and demands

 

Sprocketship - CG Animator

July 2016

  • Animated characters for an interactive children's storybook

  • Created lip sync animation for multiple characters

Tools

  • Maya

  • After Effects

  • Photoshop

  • Illustrator

  • Character Animator

  • Key Frame Pro

  • Mental Ray

  • Arnold

Education

The Art Institute of Portland

​BFA, Animation (2012 - 2016)

Skills

  • Computer Animation

  • AE Animation

  • Traditional Animation

  • Illustration

  • Concept Art

Caleb Rankin
crankin.anim@gmail.com
971-678-3201
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