Resume

Alexis N. Jackson

Email: ajackson.yesacan@gmail.com

Education

University of Southern California, 2015

B.A. Animation and Digital Arts. Specialization: Web Development.

Work Experience

Cartoon Network, Adventure Time
Summer Production Intern
Assisted with storyboard cropping and conforming using Photoshop. Organized background layouts and character models using FileMaker Pro for some episodes in Season 6.
Jun-Aug 2014
USC Trojan Vision, Graphics Department
Graphic Designer/Animator
Designed and animated logos, banners, lower­ thirds, and other artistic work for student­-based shows within Trojan Vision 8.1.
Sep 2012-May 2014
USC Annenberg Web Technologies
Student Worker/Web Technologist
Researched technologies for Annenberg students such as Apple apps, Adobe products, and Prezi. Redesigned and created tutorial worksheets for Adobe products such as Photoshop and Bridge.
Aug 2011-May 2013
DreamWorks’ DreamWorlds: Behind-the-Scenes Art Gallery
Gallery Attendant
Supervised DreamWork’s Art Gallery hosted by USC School of the Cinematic Arts (SCA) during daylight hours.
Jul-Aug 2012
Eloteo
Colorist
Assisted with a USC graduate animation student’s character color design (using Photoshop) for his Master thesis film called “Eloteo”.
Oct 2011-Apr 2012
Northrop Grumman Internship Program
Graphic Design Intern
Designed a pamphlet for Northrop Grumman Systems and Operations Center (NGSOC) and a database for an engineering employee in the Launch and Operations department.
Feb-May 2011

Skills/Interests

Adobe Products
Photoshop, After Effects, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, Premiere Pro, Media Encoder, InDesign, Acrobat Reader, Bridge

Microsoft Office
Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, Outlook

Social Networks
Facebook, Google Blogspot, Twitter, YouTube, Skype, FaceTime, Oovoo, WordPress, Instagram

Other Technologies
Autodesk Maya, Nuke, Prezi, Dropbox, Google Drive, Windows Movie Maker, Windows DVD Maker, iMovie, FileMaker Pro

Communication Skills
Answering telephone calls, responding to emails and video messages, public speaking, greeting guests, conducting meetings and interviews

Miscellaneous Skills/Interests
Quilting/Sewing, Traveling, American Sign Language, Book Art, Jewelry Making, Cooking, Origami

Volunteer/Extracurricular Activities

Florence, Italy
English Teacher’s Assistant, Scuola Elementare Agnesi
Walk/Run Volunteer, Corri La Vita

University of Southern California (USC)
Volunteer, USC Study Abroad Fair, SACI-Florence, Italy
Student Panelist, USC Support Centered Program (SCP)
Student Panelist, USC Cinematic Arts School’s Explore ‘SC
Painting Volunteer, AbilityFirst, USC Friends and Neighbor’s Day
Graphic Design Volunteer, Blazer Learning Center, USC Friends and Neighbor’s Day
Usher/Volunteer, USC John C. Hench Division of Animation and Digital Arts (DADA) Graduation Showcase

Other
Art Teacher, Kirkland Academy for Excellence: Labor of Love Day Camp
Guest Speaker, 112th Street Elementary School Career Day
Walk Volunteer, 3rd Annual Sickle Cell Disease Walk-A-Thon