CV

Crystal Kan
crystaltk(at)gmail(dot)com

Skills
Storyboards
Sequential Art
Illustration

Software
Photoshop
Toon Boom Storyboard Pro

Experience

Marvel Animation Studios

Freelance Storyboard Artist July 2016-Present
Rough out storyboards from script
Revise storyboards after receiving feedback from the episode director

Oddbot Inc.

Storyboard Artist March 2016-May 2016
Plan out storyboards from script
Assist revisionists to ensure boards maintain clarity
Storyboard Revisionist January 2016-March 2016
Edit storyboards to address the director’s notes on composition, staging and acting
Clean up rough storyboard thumbnails to match the show’s style
Ensure all boards have action and dialogue notes in the proper order

Bolt City Productions
Page Flatter October 2013-Present
Prepare comic pages for coloring in Photoshop

Kandid
Creator October 2010-2014
Write and draw a webcomic, Kandid, every Sunday
Design and maintain the website using WordPress

Charged Studios
Freelance Illustrator/Animator May 2013
Design characters and illustrate vector images for a short white board animation for a CapitalOne internal training video

Apple Inc.
Family Room Specialist February 2012-September 2013
Run one-to-one computer training sessions and exclusive workshops for customers
Troubleshoot hardware and software issues with Apple mobile devices
Specialist November 2010-February 2012
Help customers find a complete solution for their everyday technological needs through Apple and third party products
Be able to understand and explain technology in layman’s terms

Titmouse Inc.
Intern November 2012-January 2013
Clean up animation for SuperJail! season 3
Rough animation and clean up animation for various projects

Schrader Heavy Industries
Light Weight RPG Illustrator January 2012-December 2012
Draw various illustrations for the Light Weight RPG rulebook
Help play test the system and provide feedback on the book layout

Professional Development

Concept Design Academy
Intro to Storyboards with Ben Juwono
Story Development for Animation with Tron Mai
Intro to Story Development with Louie Del Carmen
Cinematic Storyboard with Jay Oliva
Composition and Cinematography with Bill Perkins
Figure Invention with Alan Wan

Education
The College of New Jersey,
Ewing, NJ May 2010
Bachelors of Fine Arts in Digital Arts
GPA: 3.635
Honors: Cum Laude, Dean’s List, Honors Program Participant, and Merit Scholarship Award