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Jesper Jensen

Freelance, Art Director, Designer, Background painter/layout artist and Storyboarder.

Copenhagen, Denmark
0045 53 61 21 74
Work Experience
Viborg, Denmark
2007
3D Animator
3D Logo/ Christmas Breaker for Nickelodeon.
3D animations with winduptoys for Nickelodeon TV channel.
Denmark
2008
Designer, Layouter, background painter
Breaker for MTV
Background and character designer for a few short 2D clips about the environment for MTV.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2aCfuTuPiOg
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hJuF2sbRTQM
http://penguinarmyanimation.blogspot.com/
Viborg, Denmark
2008
Character design, Background / Layouts
Visuals for Roskilde Festival 2009 green footsteps
Background and character designer for 4 short 2D clips running on the big screens before all koncerts/shows about the environment and how the world might look in the year 2050 if we don’t take action against pollution.
Viborg, Denmark
2008
Teacher
Teaching
I have been teaching Classical drawing, character/layout design and composition at Viborg Youth Club in the evenings. The Kids ranged from 10-15 years of age and the classes consisted of around 20 kids.
Denmark
2009
Lead 2D Animatior.
Lead Animator on “To Venner” a 2D bachelor short film from the National Film school of Denmark by Paw Charlie Ravn.
Link to the short film: https://vimeo.com/44654960
Denmark
2009
Lead 3D Animator
DADIU game production
Lead Animator on a game production from The Danish Academy of Digital, Interactive Entertainment.
http://www.trailofthecollector.dk/
Kilkenny, Ireland
2010
Intership. Design, Storyboard and layout.
Intership at Academy award Nominated animation studio, Cartoon Saloon.
I interned for 4 months at Catoon Saloon in Kilkenny, Ireland. www.cartoonsaloon.ie
Kilkenny, Ireland
2011
Storyboarder, designer, background artist.
Worked at Cartoon Saloon. www.cartoonsaloon.ie

I was hired to work on Cartoon Saloon in Kilkenny, Ireland. To work as a designer, background artist and storyboarder for a Disney inc. Pilot TV series Called Rikki Doom.
Copenhagen, Denmark
2011
Kool Production
Illustrator.
Working with KoolProductions

illustration 4 children books for the TV series Elleville elfrid.
Copenhagen, Denmark
2012
Art Director, Designer
Work freelance with Cartoon Saloon and Walt Disney inc. www.cartoonsaloon.ie,

I was hired to art direct a Disney inc. pilot TV series Called Max Helsing.
Copenhagen, Denmark
2012
Director, Art director, Layout artist, Background artist, Character designer.
Music Video for Danish Hip Hop Artist L.O.C.
Music Video was produced in 10 weeks from idea to finish.
We worked on and off 5 people and i completed the 100 finished painted backgrounds in 4 weeks.
The Video can we viewed here
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Cj6cxviTZg
Copenhagen, Denmark
2012
Background painter
Work with Copenhagen Bombay. http://www.copenhagenbombay.com/

Hired as a background painter for Angry Birds TV-series.
Education
Denmark
Sep 2007Jan 2011
Bachelor in Art and Animation
Three and a half year Bachelor’s programme in Character Animation, 2D as well as 3D. Furthermore extensive classes are given in design, color and layout.
Languages
 
English (Fluent), Danish (Native), Norwegian (Conversational), Swedish (Conversational)
Skills
 
Adobe Aftereffect, Adobe Photoshop, Autodesk Maya, Flash, TV-Paint