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Max Haig
Illustrator
Toronto, Canada

Summary

I am a animation industry veteran, illustrator, independent filmmaker and ameture comics creator living and working in Toronto, Canada.

Skills
-Master of 2D animation, character/location design, storytelling and comic arts
-Master of various traditional illustration techniques including drawing and painting, pen and
ink, marker rendering, and watercolour
-In depth knowledge of human and creature anatomy, architectural and mechanical design,
historical and cultural motifs
-In depth knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, Flash, After Effects, Premiere and InDesign
-Experience working in ToonBoom Harmony and Storyboard Pro
-Exceptional at critical thinking, problem solving, creativity, and thinking outside the box
-Able to manage time, meet tight deadlines and working under pressure
-Able to work as part a team as well as independently
-Able to adapt, learn quickly, and focus attention on details as well as the big picture

Education
Bachelors of Applied Arts – Animation
Sheridan Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning, Oakville, ON
September 2004 – April 2009

Work Experience
Designer
December 2017 – Present, Solis Animation, Toronto, ON
-Character/prop designer on Gary and his Demons
-Animator on Gary and his Demons

Designer
April 2017 – November 2017, Rengo Studio
-Freelance concept artist and BG designer on Paradise (short film)

Designer
January 2016 – January 2017, Portfolio Entertainment, Toronto, ON
-Character designer on Doki
-BG cleanup on Cat in the Hat and Doki

Animator/Designer
March 2015 – October 2015, 9 story Media Group, Toronto, ON
-Animator on the Stanley Dynamic
-Character/prop designer on Nature Cat

Layout Artist
November 2014 – January 2015, Guru Studios, Toronto, ON
-BG layout artist on Ever After High

Designer/Layout
August 2014 – September 2014, Solis Animation, Toronto, ON
-Designer and layout artist on Starboard and Stern

Animator
September 2013 – August 2014, Titmouse Inc., Los Angeles, CA, USA
-Freelance animator on Moonbeam City
-Freelance animator on Turbo FAST

Animator
June 2013 – August 2013, Little Tugboat, Toronto, ON
-Animator on Napkin Man

BG Painter/Animator
December 2012 – June 2013, Augenblick Studios, Brooklyn, NY, USA
-Freelance BG painter on a Zoolander: Supermodel animated special
-Freelance animator on SNL short Cool Drones

Animator
June 2012 – October 2012 , Solis Animation, Toronto, ON
-Animator on Motor City

Animator
October 2011 – April 2012, Solis Animation, Toronto, ON
-Layout artist and animator on season 3 of Ugly Americans

Animator
February 2011 – September 2011, Big Jump, Ottawa, ON
-Freelance animator on season 2 of Ugly Americans

Skills

Comic ArtStorytellingStoryboardingIllustrationConcept DesignCharacter Design2D AnimationTraditional ArtCharacter Animation

Software proficiency

Photoshop
Photoshop
Flash
Flash
After Effects
After Effects
Storyboard Pro
Storyboard Pro
Harmony
Harmony

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