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Zach Horn Motion Graphics

Motion Graphics

4 Martine Ave #1020 - White Plains, New York - 10606 - United States

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My name is Zach Horn, and I am an experienced professional animator and broadcast designer based in New York.

To view additional samples of my work, including work I have done for broadcast news, please take a look at my website,

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ExperienceTim Hunter Design, Senior Designer, New York, NY, 2006-present
• Creating graphics for high profile clients such as Microsoft, Color Kinetics, Time Warner Center, and Armani
Exchange. Projects are displayed in high-end retail stores, banks, airports, casinos, and on the facades of
prominent buildings. The media is presented via plasma, LCD, LED and projection.

Comedy Central, Broadcast Designer, New York, NY, 2005-2006
• Designed graphic elements and animations for use in on -air promotion spots.

ID Interactive, Creative Director, New York, NY, 2004-2005
• Art director for ID Interactive, creating DVDs, ECDs, websites, and logo design for the music industry.

ABC News, Motion Graphic Artist, New York, NY, 2003-2004
• Worked directly with the art director as a motion graphic designer for “World News Tonight with Peter
Jennings,” redesigned the look of the show, and animated maps and 3D simulations for broadcast on nightly

Ink Tank, Animator, New York, New York, Freelance 2000
• Animated “D.O.G.O.B.G.Y.N”, pilot broadcast on USA Network. Digital ink and paint for “Chicken Jane” and
“Tiger Words,” children’s television shows., Production Assistant, New York, New York, Freelance 2000
• Created storyboards for website designs.

MTV Animation, Animator, New York, New York, 1998, 1999
• Designed and created audience characters broadcast on puppet-animated sitcom “Celebrity Deathmatch.” Animated main characters in segments of broadcast episodes.
• Assisted independent animator Bill Plympton in animating “Helter’s Shelter,” character animated pilot episode. Made video dubs and DAT recordings. Evaluated pilot episodes for animated series.

Rhode Island School of Design, Teaching Assistant, Providence Rhode Island 1998-1999
• Taught class “Introduction to Animation For Illustrators.” Instructed students in hand-drawn, cut-out, and puppet animation techniques; taught use of cameras, sound recording equipment, lighting, and film-video transfer. Advised students on storyboarding and design of animated films.

Freelance Credits

• A&E: Animated broadcast promo spots for A&E, History Channel and Bio
• NBC: Animated broadcast promo spots for WNBC
• CBS: Animated broadcast spots for sweeps
• Flickerlab: Animated opening credits for show on Food Network
• Callaway: 3D illustration (Maya) for “Miss Spider” children’s books
• Michael Sporn: Created educational interactive DVDs for Scholastic children’s books
• J.J. Sedelmaier: Cleanup 2D animation for commercials
EducationCalifornia Institute of the Arts, Santa Clarita, California, 2000-2002
• Master of Fine Arts Degree in Experimental Animation 2000-2002
MFA Thesis in experimental animation techniques, BFA coursework in character animation.

Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, Rhode Island, 1996-2000
• Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Film, Video, and Animation 1996-2000
Coursework in traditional and experimental animation, computer animation, character animation, puppet animation, painting, photography, drawing, illustration, live-action film, video, graphic design and art history.
Hardware ProficiencyMac and PC platforms
Software ProficiencyMaya
Cinema 4D
Curious Maps 5.5

Photoshop CS4 Extended
Illustrator CS4

After Effects CS4
Final Cut Pro
Premiere CS4
DPS Reality

Encore DVD
DVD Studio Pro

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